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Weeks of Welcome


2015 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.

2015 Weeks of Welcome:  Monday, August 23 - Saturday, September 12 

CLICK HERE for the full 2015 Weeks of Welcome schedule

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 also click on the screenshot link below to download Guidebook on your iPhoneiPad or Android devices, or to view on the web.     

SIUC 2015-2016 Guidebook

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 20 - Saturday, August 22

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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