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Welcome to the quintessential college town!

Carbondale is where education, culture and nature come together. With the Shawnee National Forest as its backdrop, our neck of the woods is unique in many ways. Come and see for yourself!

Getting Here

Five hours from Chicago. Two hours from St. Louis. A world away from impossible. Whether you want to drop by for a visit or you’re dropping off a student for move-in day, we’re easy to find.

SIU Events

Meet and Greet the Diversity Council


4:00 PM

Lunch League


11:00 AM

Stained Glass


5:30 PM

Ceramics Pottery Wheel


5:30 PM

Bowl Your Brains Out


8:00 PM

More Events »

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Undergraduate Admissions
Mail Code 4710
1263 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901


Individuals with disabilities are welcomed. Call 618/453-5738 to request accommodations.