October 11, 2021

Media advisory: SIU to hold open house Oct. 11

CARBONDALE, Ill. – Reporters, photographers and news crews are invited to cover Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s in-person open house for prospective students today, Oct. 11. More than 230 students have registered for the free event for Salukis who will be new to SIU in fall 2022 or later and their families.

The event will be based at the Banterra Center and include games, a student panel, campus tours, housing tours, academic showcases and a resource fair. University leaders, faculty and staff will be on site to answer any questions. For a schedule of activities, visit the Admissions website.

If you are interested in covering the event, contact Kim Rendfeld, chief communications officer, at kim.rendfeld@siu.edu or 765-426-3650 (cell).