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SIU Open House

Explore Campus


This event is for prosective students starting their college search. At Open House, you will learn about the admissions process, housing options, financial aid, and scholarship information. Meet with academic colleges and take a campus tour. Hear from current students and have a chance to win some Saluki swag!


On-Campus Open House Dates

Monday, October 9, 2023
Friday, November 10, 2023
Monday, February 19, 2024
Friday, March 29, 2024
Friday, July 19, 2024

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Open House Schedule

8:30 AM
Check-in & Early Bird Campus Tours Available
Banterra Center - Charles Helleny Pavillion

8:30-9:00 AM
Resource Fair
Banterra Center - Charles Helleny Pavillion

9:00-9:50 AM
Welcome Program & Student Panel
Banterra Center - Charles Helleny Pavillion

10:00-11:00 AM
Resource & Academic Fair
Banterra Center - Gymnasium

11:00-12:15 PM
Lunch (Please bring cash to purchase your meal.)
Food trucks outside Banterra Center & Student Center Marketplace

12:30-1:30 PM
Academic Info Sessions
Various Locations across Campus

1:45-3:00 PM
Campus & Residence Hall Tours Available
Depart from Student Services Building every 15 minutes

Getting Here

Directions to the Banterra Center

Additional Questions

(618) 453-7141