City Water Main Break Affecting Southeast Universtity Building Closings


Updated 8/27/14 5:22pm:

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 College 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.

This 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.

VIA - Southeast Missouri State University News Bureau

Prior information:

Due to a city water main break, the University is closing the following buildings effective immediately until noon tomorrow (Thursday, Aug. 28th) for students, faculty and staff.  Tomorrow morning, we will reassess updates provided by the City of Cape Girardeau and will provide further information.

Classes will not be held and offices will be closed in the following buildings: Academic Hall, Art Building, Brandt, Carnahan, Memorial and the University Center. Minimal staff will be available for academic advising and in Admissions, the Office of Registrar, Student Financial Services and the Cashier’s Office. The IT Help Desk, Southeast Bookstore and Textbook Rental will remain in operation. Check the University website for further updates

VIA - Southeast Missouri State University News Bureau

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