COVID-19 Information

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International Education and Services

Office of International Education and Services faculty and staff have returned to work in the International Village, and are currently available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  However, in an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we are taking the following precautions:

• Following the University’s “Protect the Nest” plan, face coverings are required for all visitors to the International Village.

• We will continue using technology to limit face to face meetings as much as possible. Please call (573-986-6863) or email ( before coming to the office.

• International Student Services is not holding drop-in office hours. Please contact Dr. Brooke at if you have issues related to international student regulations.

• We encourage anyone who does visit the International Village to bring a computer or smart phone. For visitors who do not contact us beforehand, we will use a virtual meeting system to allow the visitor to speak with an OIES representative. Having your own device will make this process simpler and safer.
Click here for details on all the precautions Southeast has taken in response to the pandemeic.

International Admissions Inquiries

In response to the COVID-19, we are making several accommodations to our international admissions process. Some of them are:

  • Admission decisions can be made for first-time undergraduate and graduate applicants with unofficial transcripts and test scores. (Transfer students, however, will still be required to submit official documents.
  • We are now accepting the results of in-person tests such as GRE, GMAT, IELTS, and Duolingo.


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1025 N. Sprigg St.
Cape Girardeau, MO

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

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