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Weeks of Welcome


2016 Weeks of Welcome (WOW) Main Content

The Journey Begins Here!

Weeks of Welcome (WOW), is the kickoff to the academic year. Students are encouraged to attend programs and events that allow them to connect with peers, faculty and staff.

Information on academics, university life, organizations and safety will be available during the weeklong event - not to mention, plenty of food and fun.

Weeks of Welcome

Weeks of Welcome 2015 was a great success. Check back again for information on Weeks of Welcome 2016!

Saluki Startup gives new students an opportunity to engage with one another and take part in campus activities. You will be given the tools to enhance your academic, social and cultural experiences.

SIU Guidebook app

Download the Guidebook app and search "SIUC" for the complete guide with specific locations, dates, times, and details during Saluki Startup, Weeks of Welcome, and throughout the year.  Create a personalized schedule of events YOU want to attend, share on Facebook, check out pictures and more.  

CLICK HERE to view the official SIU Guidebook home page on your computer with specific event, locations, dates, and times.  

You can click on the left screenshot link below to download Guidebook on your iPhoneiPad or Android devices, or to view on the web.  You can click the screenshot link on the right to view information about the Guidebook app for Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome.  

SIUC 2015-2016 Guidebook
    Guidebook app instructions

For students and family members with disabilities, accommodations can be made for events and programs upon request. Please contact Disability Support Services at 618-453-5738 to discuss your request.

The first steps to student success!

First, Saluki Startup!


Thursday, August 18 - Saturday, August 20

Learn more about what it takes to be a successful college student, to help you meet other students, and to help you meet the faculty, staff, and community who are here to support you throughout your journey at Southern Illinois University.

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