August 12, 2020

Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome events planned

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill., — The fall 2020 semester at Southern Illinois University Carbondale may look a little different, but students will be able to enjoy a wide variety of welcome-to-campus activities – both in person and virtually – during Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome. Plans include tie-dying T-shirts, bowling and much more!

The schedules are constantly evolving and being updated so students are asked to check often at and Or, download the Saluki Superfan app to keep tabs on everything.

New events and details are being added to the schedule all of the time, organizers say, so visit often to make sure you don’t miss out.

In compliance with the governor’s Restore Illinois Plan and to contain the spread of COVID-19, some events will be held in small groups or simultaneously at multiple locations this fall, while others will take place virtually. Safety protocols such as masks and social distancing will be enforced. Find complete details on the websites and app.