Future SIU Military and Veteran Students

Prospective Military or Veteran Students

Military Student

Be a Part of this.

We take pride in our commitment to military veterans.

Our Veterans Center is dedicated to making the transition to student life a seamless one.


Can’t make it to Carbondale? No problem! We have you covered with on-base locations!

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

Start your application now to jumpstart your future.

Graduate dates and deadlines

Run to remember

Veteran Highlight

Lt. Ryan Chamberlain received his bachelor's degree in aviation management from SIU in 2003. Now, he flies with the Blue Angels.

Point of Pride

The 2021 Saluki softball team placed second in the nation in the 2020-21 Easton/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I All-Academic list with a 3.806 GPA. The achievement marks the 11th time since 2001 that SIU has finished in the top five nationally and the fourth time the team has finished second. All 19 Salukis from the 2021 Missouri Valley Conference championship team earned NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete honors with a 3.5 GPA or higher.

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