SIU Today - January 18, 2018


Status quo is still not an option

In 2012, an SIU committee looking at programs raised a number of questions related to “complimentary practices and academic efficiencies.” More

Time to review W-4 forms

It is time for employees to review their current Form W-4 (Employees Withholding Allowance Certificate) status for preferred changes in filing status needed for tax year 2018. More

SIU works toward sustainability while inviting Green Fund applications

Proposals are being accepted for the newest round of Green Fund awards. The grants are given to projects that promote campus sustainability. Applications are due by March 1. More

SIU offers free family fun swim program

Chase away the winter blahs by enjoying a free swim at the Student Recreation Center. More

Red Cross blood drives set for next week

The SIU Carbondale Annuitants Association will be sponsoring Red Cross blood drives on Jan. 23-24. The blood drives are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day in the Student Center’s Renaissance Room. In addition, there will also be a blood drive at the Transportation Education Center at Southern Illinois Airport from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jan. 23. For faster processing time, please schedule an appointment via the website and scroll the listing of available drives. Call 800/733-2767 for availability. Walk-ins are welcome.

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletters for January is available. The Office of Executive Inspector General for the agencies of the Illinois governor publishes the newsletter as a way to stay abreast of current issues relating to ethical matters. The university’s Ethics Office website is at The website contains information regarding how to file a complaint and the relevant contact information, as well as many other resources.

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