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August 12, 2020

Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome events planned - 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!

August 12, 2020

2020-2021 Information Guide for faculty, staff - A guide to important, student-related policies, information and resources is online as a reference for all faculty, staff and students. You can access the 2020-2021 Guide to Important Information for SIU Carbondale Students, Faculty, and Staff on the Office of the Dean of Students website.

August 10, 2020

Media Advisory – SIU Fall 2020 Move-in - As the 2020-2021 academic year kicks off at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, new and returning students will begin arriving on campus this week in preparation for the start of the fall semester on Monday, Aug. 17.

August 6, 2020

Workers’ rights advocate to join virtual discussion on nation’s economy - Carmen Rojas, president and CEO of the Marguerite Casey Foundation, will share her thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the struggles for workers and families during a virtual discussion next week hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

July 31, 2020

DiLalla selected as inaugural Sigma Xi Fellow - A researcher specializing in brain and cognitive sciences and clinical psychology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has been named to the inaugural group of fellows in one of the nation’s leading scientific organizations.

July 30, 2020

Deadline for ‘Decal-By-Mail’ is Friday - The deadline for eligible faculty and staff to participate in the Department of Public Safety Parking Division’s “Decal-By-Mail” program is July 31. Only applications paying by payroll deduction will be accepted until that time.

July 23, 2020

Election day is official state holiday - According to a newly enacted Illinois law, November 3, 2020 -- election day --will be observed as a state holiday. The holiday declaration is only for 2020 in order to enhance opportunities to vote and promote voter safety during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

July 20, 2020

SIU’s Small Business Development Center can help childcare centers seek grant funding - The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity will soon be releasing grant funding to licensed child care centers affected by COVID-19, and the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is offering to help providers apply for the grant. There is no cost for the assistance.

July 20, 2020

SIU earns fifth consecutive Tree Campus USA honor - Southern Illinois University has earned national recognition as a 2019 Tree Campus USA for its commitment to a green and sustainable campus and effective urban forest management. It’s the fifth consecutive year the Arbor Day Foundation has honored the university.

July 16, 2020

Student Recreation Center has reopened - The Student Recreation Center reopened on July 15 with extra health and safety precautions in place in accordance with guidelines set forth by the university, state, Illinois Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

July 16, 2020

International student restrictions rescinded - New U.S. restrictions on international students who take only online courses have been withdrawn following opposition by universities and higher education advocacy organizations.