University Closing Due to Water Main Break


EVT-MainBreakCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 27, 2014 — The main and River Campuses of Southeast Missouri State University are closing immediately due to a City of Cape Girardeau water main break that feeds the main campus.  Residence hall students are encouraged to return to campus on Monday, September 1st, and offices will open and classes will resume at 8 a.m., Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Residence halls will be open for those students who need to remain on campus, but  dining facilities will be available only in the Towers cafeteria, Rowdy’s, and at the River Campus.

The football game on Thursday, August 28th, against Missouri Baptist University will proceed with the 6 p.m. kick-off, and the women’s soccer match scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 29th, will be played as scheduled.

The Student Recreation Centers and the Show Me Center will observe normal working hours, and the Towers open computer lab will be available for student use.

The deadline to add a full-semester class has been extended to Wednesday, September 3, 2014.  The deadline for dropping a first eight-week class or full semester class with 100 percent refund has been extended to Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

The Southeast Missouri State University School for Young Children will be closed Thursday and Friday, Aug. 28-29. The School will reopen as scheduled on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

The closing does not affect the University’s regional campuses or the Cape Girardeau Partnership for Higher Education located at the Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center.