Undergraduate Admissions Application
Start a new application or finish/update a current application.
Please Note: SIU Carbondale has a preferred application deadline of Dec. 1 for applicants. Any applications received after May 1 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Freshman students wishing to apply for the next Spring semester are encouraged to apply for admission and submit supporting documents by December 1. If you prefer, you can download the printable application.
Once you have submitted your application, you may check your Application Status.
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Scholarships and Aid
Complete and submit your FAFSA form as soon as possible after October 1 for priority consideration.
December 1 is the deadline for most campus-based scholarships. Private scholarships have their own timeframes.