Highlights of the Polytechnic Building

  • $10 million facility
  • Over 80,000-square-feet of classroom and lab space
  • Five (5) general classrooms, including a specialized interactive television classroom
  • Seventeen (17) specialized teaching and research laboratories
  • Thirteen (13) laboratories with the latest high-tech equipment
  • Six (6) classrooms with multimedia and instructional technology and internet access
  • A 70-seat auditorium with teleconferencing and interactive television 
  • Seven (7) fully networked computer labs with the latest in computer technology and worldwide access 
  • A Technology Resource Center plus other areas which promote interaction with area industry
  • An industrial use/lease space to serve regional industry involved in production training and research projects

State-of-the-Art Facilities

The College of Science, Technology, and Agriculture is recognized as a Missouri Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and has programs accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) and Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ABET). It is also recognized as the state model for the 2 + 2 transfer of technology degrees from community colleges. The College provides high-tech education and specialized training to meet the needs of the region.

Because of the cooperation among area legislators, industry leaders, and educators, Southeast Missouri State University has been given the opportunity to create a model for the education of students in the polytechnic disciplines. The Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building is a state-of-the-art facility which has the finest classrooms, laboratories, and equipment in an ergonomic setting designed to promote student learning. 

The Otto & Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building houses the Department of Polytechnic Studies offices, classrooms, and laboratories; the North Advising Center; the Dean of the College of Science, Technology, & Agriculture administrative offices; as well as the Technology Resource Center.


Polytechnic Building 216
Department of Polytechnic Studies
One University Plaza, MS 6825
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701