Future Saluki Game Day Celebration

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You are invited to show your Saluki pride at Future Saluki Game Day Celebration!

As a promising student from Southern Illinois, you are important to Southern Illinois University Carbondale. You are part of the family.

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Saturday, Sept. 14 (during Saluki Family Weekend)

Check-in begins at 2:00 p.m.
SIU Arena, 1400 Arena Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901

  • Tour campus
  • Meet with academic departments
  • Learn about admissions, financial aid and housing

Additional perks to attendance:

  • Seniors can complete a fall 2019 application for FREE.To qualify, you must bring official transcripts and ACT or SAT test scores (if applicable) in a sealed envelope.
  • FREE wristbands for the football game

This exclusive event, held in conjunction with our Saluki Family Weekend, provides an opportunity for Southern Illinois students to tour campus, meet with academic departments, learn about admissions, financial aid and university housing. Registered students may request up to four FREE WRISTBANDS for the football game. Attendance at the Future Saluki Game Day Celebration program is required to receive wristbands. Wristband availability is limited. PLEASE REGISTER EARLY! Registration closes on Monday, Sept 24, 2018.

For more information, contact the Campus Visit Program at 618/453-7141 or visitsiu@siu.edu

Saluki Comic Con

Students registered for the Future Saluki Game Day Celebration will also have automatic FREE two day entry to Saluki Comic Con hosted in the SIU Student Center from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sept. 29-30. Parents/family members who attend the Future Saluki Game Day Celebration with their student will be able to purchase a day pass for $5. Please indicate on the registration form if you are interested in attending.


Time Description Location
2:00-2:30 p.m. Check-in SIU Arena, East Lobby
2:30-3:00 p.m. Welcome SIU Arena, Arena Floor
3:00-4:00 p.m. Campus/Housing Tour Depart from SIU Arena, West Lobby; Drop-off at Saluki Tailgate Area
3:00-4:30 p.m. Admissions Counseling and Application Station SIU Arena, East Lobby
3:30-5:00 p.m. Academic College Fair Saluki Family Tailgate Area
3:45-5:45 p.m. FREE Food Saluki Family Tailgate Area
6:30 p.m. Game Time, SIU vs. South Dakota Saluki Stadium

*Some activities are taking place concurrently, so please choose the ones that best fit your needs.