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Let us be your go-to reference for getting started at SIU. We’re excited you’re here and want to help you however we can.

If you prefer, you can download the printable application.

Please Note: SIU Carbondale has a preferred application deadline of Dec. 1 for freshman applicants. Any applications received after May 1 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Freshman students wishing to apply for the Spring 2016 semester are encouraged to apply for admission and submit supporting documents by December 1.

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Prospective undergraduate students can apply online or can download a printable PDF application to print and mail.

Apply to Graduate School here.

Additional Materials

Some programs require you to submit materials in addition to the freshman application checklist or transfer application checklist.

Find out if your major requires additional materials.

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Student Life
What is there to do on campus? Lots. Find out what interests you.

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Scholarships and Aid

Complete and submit your FAFSA form any time after January 1 for the following academic year. The priority deadline is February 15.

February 1 is the deadline for most campus-based scholarships.

Private scholarships have their own timeframes.

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