University Extension Center

109 North 1st Street
(573) 683-6129

Southeast State Missouri University

1 University Plaza
Cape Girardeau
(573) 651-2000

Academic Units

A list of Southeast academic departments and units with links to the repsective Web sites.

Areas of Study

Southeast Offers more than 200 areas of study from accounting to zoology

First Year Success

Honors Program

Students interested in small classes, caring faculty and special privileges, such as opportunities for undergraduate research, will want to check out the Jane Stephens Honors Program.

School of Graduate Studies

Kent Library

Southeast's Kent Library is your partner in finding information for completing research papers and class assignments. Library professionals can work with you in person, by phone or e-mail. Online resources bring the library to wherever you are, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Study Abroad

Southeast Missouri State University offers an unmatched variety of study abroad opportunities for students from all majors and interests.

University Catalog

University catalogs are guidelines for your assistance as you progress through your program of study.


Southeast Missouri State University is Missouri's most academically competitive comprehensive, regional university. Founded in 1873, Southeast offers 200 areas of study with numerous academic accreditations and is the only university in Missouri to have a separate campus dedicated to art, dance, music and theatre. With nearly 12,000 students, Southeast is an ideal size to take advantage of critical learning and extracurricular opportunities. We offer small classes with 97 percent of courses having fewer than 50 students and an overall student-faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Students come from nearly all 50 states and countries around the world.

Admissions Information for...

Beginning Freshmen

Transfer Students

Home-Schooled Students

International Students

Non-Traditional/Adult Students

Veteran and Military Students

General Education Diploma (GED) Students

Returning Students

Graduate Students

Visiting Students

High School Counselors

Additional Resources

A Timeline for High School Seniors


Campus Visit

Meet Your Admission Counselor

First STEP: New Student Orientation

Contact Us

  • Phone: (573) 651-2590
  • Fax: (573) 651-5936
  • Email:
  • Facebook: SEMissouriState
  • Southeast Missouri State University
    Office of Admissions
    MS 3550
    One University Plaza
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Student Financial Services

Welcome to Southeast Missouri State University and the office of Student Financial Services (SFS). SFS operates as a single service center for all your financial needs. Our staff provides comprehensive and professional service in order to finance your education. The SFS website provides extensive information for most of your general questions. Please utilize this site for data regarding fees, billing, financial aid, scholarships, loans, refunds, etc.

Additionally, the Southeast Portal ( ) gives information concerning your specific financial records. Below are examples of how to access your detailed information:

If you have any questions regarding financing your education, please contact our office.


Our Office Has Temporarily Moved!

The Student Financial Services office has temporarily moved to Memorial Hall Room 101. Come visit us in our new location.

Verification Process Has Changed
Verification regulations that schools must comply with to confirm that a student's FAFSA is accurate have changed significantly for the upcoming 2012-13 academic year. Please review Verification Updates for important changes to this process that may impact your timely receipt of financial aid.

Urgent - New Federal Regulations on Repeat Coursework and Financial Aid Eligibility

New regulations are in effect for Spring 2012 enrollment. Please review the Repeated Coursework Federal Regulations for detailed information.

Contact Us

  • Phone: (573) 651-2253
  • Fax: (573) 986-6431 Financial Aid/Verification
  • Fax: (573) 651-5006 Billing

Email questions to:

Student Life

Wondering what type of student services or extra-curricular activities Southeast offers? With more than 150 social and special interest organizations, NCAA Division 1 Athletics, 10 national fraternities and eight national sororities, you are sure to find ways to spend your free time.

Things to Do

When you are not in class or studying, Southeast has a variety of extra-curricular activities to fill your time.

Things for You

Take advantage of the many services offered to enhance your learning and living experience at Southeast.

Visit the Campus!

We are proud of our attention and commitment to students. Let us show you! Visiting the Southeast campus is the best way to find out if Southeast is right for you.

Attend a Special Event

Southeast hosts several events on and off the Southeast campus each year. We invite you to join us for an upcoming event as your schedule permits.

Schedule a Personal Tour

A Southeast visit is customized to meet your individual needs and interests.

Online Campus Tour

Take a closer look at Southeast's scenic 400 acre campus located in the heart of historic Cape Girardeau, Missouri with our online campus tour.

Video Campus Tour

Watch our narrated video campus tour to experience why we believe when you Experience Southeast, you Experience Success!