Future SIU Freshmen

Prospective Freshmen

Future freshmen, let's build something together!

Campus Aerial

We have lots to see and do. Take a virtual tour.

Be a Part of this.

You're probably wondering what SIU has to offer.

check First-rate education 

check Fond, everlasting memories

check Meaningful, long-term relationships

check Exciting, productive futures

It's all here. Let's get started.

Important Dates and Deadlines

For financial aid consideration, complete and submit your FAFSA form as soon as possible. Our Federal School Code is 001758.

Many undergraduate scholarships are still available

Freshmen, apply now for Fall 2018. Transfer students, start your application now to jumpstart your future.

Graduate dates and deadlines

Bob Odenkirk

Did You Know?

If you watch AMC's "Better Call Saul" or "Breaking Bad," you're watching SIU alumnus Bob Odenkirk portray Saul Goodman.

Point of Pride

The Great Cardboard Boat Regatta, now a worldwide phenomenon, began at SIU Carbondale in 1974 as a freshman art and design class project for the late Richard Archer’s classes. The annual event will happen a 46th time on April 27, and has been viewed by hundreds of thousands of people and replicated around the world.

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