COVID-19 Information

See the latest updates and information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including a list of University contact information at semo.edu/covid19.

International Education and Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
In response to University procedures in place to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus (see semo.edu/COVID19), Southeast employees are working from off-campus locations. International Education & Services faculty and staff will be working and are available to serve our students' and community's needs by phone or email Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For service, please email international@semo.edu.  If you need to speak to someone, the two phone lines will be operational:
International Education and Services - +1 (573) 986-6863
International Admissions - +1 (573) 986-6895

In-person services will be available by appointment only for travel signature or Form I-20 pickup. We ask that you email requests for in-person appointments to international@semo.edu.
 
As we work to keep our university community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are doing our best to respond to the high number of e-mails and requests with fewer resources than usual. We thank you for your patience and apologize for the inconvenience.

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Contact

573.986.6863
international@semo.edu
International Village Admin Building 101 – Located at:
1025 N. Sprigg St.
Cape Girardeau, MO

International Education and Services
One University Plaza, MS2000
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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