Southeast Missouri State University offices will be closed and classes will not be in session Nov. 22-26 as the University observes the Thanksgiving holiday.
The original holiday break was increased to include the entire week after University students, faculty and staff exceeded a 70% vaccination rate goal set by University President Dr. Carlos Vargas on Aug. 26. The University community achieved it on Oct. 29, three days ahead of the Nov. 1 deadline for the Great SEMO Vaccine Give Away Get Away incentive program.
Classes will reconvene and regular office hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. will resume Monday, Nov. 29.
Break hours for campus operations will be as follows:
Dining services meal plans will be in effect until 9 p.m. Nov. 20, and resume with brunch on Nov. 28. All locations resume normal hours of operation on Monday, Nov. 28.
For more information regarding on-campus dining and hours, visit dineoncampus.com/semo/hours.
The Student Recreation Center and Student Aquatic Center will observe reduced hours from Nov. 20-27, and will be closed Nov. 25-26.
Student Recreation Center
Nov. 20-21: Noon-7 p.m.
Nov. 22-24: 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Student Aquatic Center
Nov. 20-21: Noon-5 p.m.
Nov. 22-24: 5:30-7 a.m.; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 4-7 p.m.
Recreations Services will resume normal operating hours Nov. 28.
Information Technology (IT) Help Desk
The IT Help Desk will observe the following schedule:
Nov. 19: Memorial Hall Room 107 open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Nov. 21: Phone and email support available from noon-4 p.m.
Nov. 22-24: Phone and email support available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Nov. 25-26: All offices closed – limited email support only.
Nov. 27: Phone and email support available from noon-4 p.m.
Nov. 28: Regular weekend support resumes – Kent Library and Towers Complex open 6-9 p.m.
IT Computer Labs
The IT Computer Lab will observe the following schedule:
Dempster Hall closes at 5 p.m.
Kent Library closes at 6 p.m.
Magill Hall closes at 4 p.m.
Merick Hall closes at 5 p.m.
River Campus closes at 5 p.m.
Towers Complex closes at 5 p.m.
Nov. 20-27: All Labs are closed
Kent Library open 6-11 p.m.
Merick Hall open 6 p.m.-midnight
Tower Complex open 6 p.m.-3 a.m.
Shuttle service will end on Nov. 19 with the Blue Route ending at midnight and When In Need Go Shuttle (WINGS) ending at 9 p.m.
There will be no shuttle services from Nov. 20-27. Shuttles service will resume at noon Nov. 28 with the Blue Route.