Mo. college will ask some students to return later

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - Southeast Missouri State University
plans to start asking some students needing housing to return in
the spring because its residence halls are full.

      The university is expecting a large freshman class and currently
has 240 more housing contracts than it had at the same time last
      The school announced Monday that beginning Aug. 9, admission
will be deferred until spring 2011 for applicants who live more
than 50 miles from Cape Girardeau and need housing.

      Southeast Missouri State requires beginning freshmen to live on
campus. The requirement also applies to new transfer students with
fewer than 57 completed credit hours who are under 21, unmarried,
not supporting dependent children, not a veteran and not living
with a parent.
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