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Online Courses
Educational Services

Southeast Online provides courses and degree programs which can be completed online at Southeast Missouri State University. The high quality of instruction found in our traditional courses is maintained in Southeast Online

How do online courses work?

Online courses are taught as distance learning classes and require no on-campus meetings. You can access the class web site by going to Login with your Southeast Key and password (your SE Key must be activated). On the homepage, you will see current online courses. All assignments and course work are completed online. You participate in the course via email, reading assignments, papers, homework, class discussions, online quizzes and exams, or other activities. Grades are available in the online class grade book.

How do I contact someone at Southeast Online?

Southeast Online staff always welcome questions or comments. You may contact CSTL by email at, by phone at 573-651-2298 or by mail at Southeast Missouri State University, Center of Scholarship Teaching and Learning, One University Plaza - MS4450, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.

What are some tips to help me be a successful online student?

  • Technical help can be found at
  • Realize that you are much more in charge of your learning and will have to be self-disciplined to keep up with course work
  • Following the two hours of study for one hour of class rule of thumb, expect about nine hours of work per week in a three credit hour regular semester class.
  • Check your email frequently
  • Log on to your class website frequently.
  • Allow a reasonable amount of time for instructor responses
  • Contact the instructor by email or phone for help if you are having any trouble with the class or materials


IT Help Desk

(573) 651-4357

IT Office

(573) 651-2217
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701