April 15, 2015

Homecoming, Family Weekend dates set

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The dates are set so you can make plans now to attend Homecoming and Saluki Family Weekend 2015 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 

Saluki Family Weekend is Sept. 25-27. The Saluki football team will take on the Liberty Flames at 6 p.m. on Sept. 26 and a variety of special family activities will take place that weekend. 

Homecoming 2015 is the week of Oct. 19-24 and the theme of this year’s festivities is “Salukis, Respect the Royalty!” Gridiron action will feature the Salukis against the Youngstown State University Penguins at 6 p.m. on Oct. 24. 

Keep an eye on www.familyweekend.siu.edu and www.homecoming.siu.edu for the complete schedules and details about these two popular SIU traditions. The websites will be updated as additional information becomes available.