Off-Campus and Special Events

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New SIU Students

The university hosts numerous special events throughout the year. Be on the lookout for invitations and more information about these events as they come up.

Saluki Celebration

Saturday, March 3, 2018

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cardinals Nation Restaurant
Second floor, Ballpark Village
601 Clark Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63102

Parking is free for this event. We will validate parking when you check in. Please enter the building through the West entrance. 

View parking instructions and map.

Meet us in St. Louis!

✔ Join us in the fun and excitement surrounding the Arch Madness MVC men’s basketball tournament
✔ Learn about admission, financial aid and housing
✔ Hear firsthand experiences from St. Louis-area alumni and current students
✔ Free food!

Register Now! Please check in at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, contact Amber Rivers at arivers@siu.edu or 618-453-2988.

Other visit options include an individualized visit or an Open House.  You can also speak with an SIU representative at a National College Fair sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).

Southern Illinois Regional College Fair

Thursday, March 15, 2018

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
SIU Arena
400 Saluki Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Once a year, SIU hosts the Southern Illinois Regional College Fair to connect students with 75 to 100 public and private universities, community colleges, military, and technical schools from all parts of the United States.

For Prospective High School and Transfer Students

SIU Carbondale is hosting the Southern Illinois Regional College Fair on campus. This college fair will provide high school and transfer students from throughout the area with an opportunity to visit with 75 to 100 public and private universities, community colleges, military, and technical schools from all parts of the United States. This event is one in a series of regional college fairs held throughout the state of Illinois to inform students and their families about educational options. Please add this date to your calendar now and plan to attend.

For more information please contact Undergraduate Admissions at admissions@siu.edu or by phone at 618/536-4405.

For Interested Colleges and Universities

As the host of the Southern Illinois Regional College Fair, SIU is proud to have students in attendance from, but not limited to, the following counties: Alexander, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Massac, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Union, Williamson and Washington.

Register your educational institution to attend this fair.