University Police officers offer programming to the University and local community members. A majority of this programming is free, and focuses on topics of safety, awareness, and local resources. These programs are offered year round.

How to Request a Program

Students, student groups, university departments, and individuals can mail, call (573) 651-2215, or visit in person at the Department of Public Safety.
A two-week notice is requested for planning purposes. Shorter notice may be arranged based on topic. All programs, except for additionally requested group self-defense classes, are free.


Active Shooter Training

Certified, trained officers provide an informational, interactive program to the University and local community that offers guidance to protect yourself in the event of an incident.

Alcohol & Drug Awareness

Officers provide general information on the effects of alcohol and drug use, as well as safety tips for individuals who choose to use them.

Domestic/Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, Stalking Awareness

This educational program provides basic information on domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking. Officers will discuss signs of abuse, how to provide assistance to victims, and available community services.

Self Defense Classes

University Police and Southeast’s Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, provide University and local community organizations two free self-defense classes per semester. University organizations may request individual classes. A fee may apply.

(573) 651-2310
(573) 986-6187
Emergency Operations
(573) 651-2547
1401 N. Sprigg
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 7275
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701