At Towers South you’ll find a mix of new and returning Southeast students. 

Towers’ community style living offers a friendly environment that makes it easy to meet people, get involved, build friendships, and establish your Southeast family.  

Choose from single and two-person rooms at Towers South. Designated floors for single and double occupancy as well as Resident Assistants (RA) throughout the building.

Towers South is a community style residence hall, meaning each floor shares bathroom and shower room with private stalls. Each dorm room comes furnished with a bed, desk, chair, clothing storage as well as a sink for getting ready or washing dishes. Two-person rooms have two beds, desks, and chairs. Every floor has a lounge where you’ll find a TV, microwave, and comfortable furniture for hanging out with floor mates. 

Take a virtual tour to get a full picture of what life at Towers South has to offer.  

Towers South Specifications

Room Item Specifications
Room (approximate measurements)  11'W x 16'L x 9'6"H 
Window  61"H x 43"W 
Desktop  36"L x 24"W 
Shared built-in 8-drawer dresser: drawers are approximately 4" tall.  28.5"W x 24"D x 49"H 
Outlets 4 double outlets 
1 single outlet 
Built-in closets with shelf and hanging rod: hanging space from rod to floor  31.5"W x 35"D x 64"H 
Wardrobes with shelf and hanging rod: hanging space from rod to floor.*   34.5"W x 21.75"D x 54"H 
Mattress size: extra-long twin  80"L x 38"W 
Storage beneath bed (approximate measurements): on the highest rung without lofting  80"L x 39"D x 33"H 
Space under sink  26"W x 23"D x 21"H 
*only in rooms without built-in closets

Towers South Amenities

Room and Floor Amenities

  • Bathroom: communal bathroom and shower room  
  • Built-in clothing storage 
  • Cable TV outlet in room 
  • Floor lounge: seating, TV, and microwave 
  • Internet: LAN (1 per student) and Wi-Fi 
  • Room furniture: desk, chair, and bed  
  • Sink (each room) 

Towers South Hall 

  • Community kitchen (first floor) 
  • Laundry (first floor) 
  • Program lounge (first floor) 
  • Vending and ice machines (first floor) 

Towers Complex 

  • 24-hour customer service desk   
  • Dining options: Towers Café and Rowdy’s 
  • eSports Arena  
  • Study room  

What’s nearby 

  • Academic buildings 
  • Campus Health Clinic  
  • Recreation fields 
  • Student Recreation Center 
  • Show Me Center 
  • International Services

Quick Facts

  • Located in Towers Complex on North campus 
  • Capacity: 297 students 
  • Hall Type: community style, floor shares bath/shower rooms 
  • Room Types: Choose from single and two-person rooms. Single rooms are housed on floors 9-12 while floors 2-8 house two-person rooms,
  • 11 floors, 17-18 rooms per floor, A Resident Assistant (RA) is available on floors 2-8, 9, & 11
  • Restrooms cleaned professionally 

Mailing Address

Student Name 
Towers South Room # 
1000 Towers Circle 
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

2021-2022 Residence Hall Rates

Residence Hall  Semester Rate  Academic Rate  Private Room Rate Semester  Private Room Rate Academic 
Towers East and Towers South Singles  $3,450   $6,900  
Towers East and Towers South Doubles  $2,700   $5,400   $4,050   $8,100  
Greek/Group Singles  $3,450   $6,900  
Greek/Group Doubles  $2,975   $5,950   $4,462.50   $8,925  
Towers North and Towers West Double with Private Bathroom  $3,925   $7,850   $5,887.50   $11,775  
Towers North, Towers West, Myers, Vandiver  $3,425   $6,850   $5,137.50   $10,575  
Merick, LaFerla  $3,525   $7,050   $5,287.50   $10,575  
Dobbins River Campus Center  $3,650   $7,300   $5,475   $10,950  


RHA Fee 

$15 per semester 

The RHA fee serves multiple purposes. $7.30 goes to fund all the activities of the Residence Hall Association (RHA) and the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). These student leadership organizations provide programming, conference attendance, and leadership development opportunities to our on-campus residents. $5.00 goes to support safety and security in the residence halls. These funds assist the Office of Residence Life in expanding keycard access to exterior doors of residence halls, installing cameras at residence hall entrances, and maintaining that equipment. $2.70 funds the programming provided by the Resident Assistants (RAs) in each of our residence halls. This money supports community development and educational programming provided throughout the residence halls during the year. 

Technology Fee 

$30 per semester 

The technology fee is used to support the technology needs of each of the residence halls. This money supports the wireless and LAN networks in the student rooms, lounges, and throughout the residence halls. Funds are used to maintain and upgrade equipment, pay licensing or renewal fees, and maintain the software available to students within the residence halls. 

Cable TV Fee 

$30 per semester 

The cable TV fee supports the offering of cable TV service throughout the residence halls. Over 150 cable channels are provided in every student room, most residence hall lounges, and some common areas throughout our residence halls. This fee also helps maintain the equipment and lines to provide this service in the residence halls. 


While you’re here, you won’t be stuck eating mac and cheese (unless that’s what you want). Find tons of dining across campus including options that cater to your dietary needs, so you won’t have to sacrifice quality or nutrition for convenience. Plus, you’ll dine with a clear conscience—learn about our sustainability efforts and eco-friendly packaging. Explore our dining options and select the meal plan that’s right for you.

Towers Complex 102
Mailing Address

One University Plaza, MS 0055
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701