SIU freshman run onto the football field!
  • SIU freshman run onto the football field!
  • Chancellors Welcome Fest
  • SIU Family Tailgate
  • SIU Weeks of Welcome Saluki Sprint
  • Students at Light up the Lake

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Saluki Startup & Weeks of Welcome

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.  Events will be updated this summer! 

Weeks of Welcome (WOW) offers all new and returning students programs and events that allow them to connect with peers, faculty, staff, campus departments and community organizations.  Events will be updated this summer!

Saluki Sprint

Take part in SIU's long-standing tradition of welcoming students to the Saluki Family!  Class of 2024 and 2025 are invited to "sprint" across the field at Saluki Stadium before the first home football game! Registration is required!

  • Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Saluki Stadium
  • FREE Saluki Sprint Shirt (while supplies last)
  • FREE Concession Voucher (first 150 students that attend the Sprint)
  • T-Shirt Pickup: 5-5:30 p.m. & Saluki Sprint at 5:45 p.m.

REGISTER FOR THE SALUKI SPRINT

Saluki Superfan is SIU’s app to check-in at events on campus, and earn points for prizes. The app is available in Google Play and the App Store. Events will be listed on the app and all the information you’ll need will be in each event listing.

To download Saluki Superfan App
1. Download the Saluki Superfan app from The App Store or Google Play.
2. Make sure to fill out all your account information to be able to check-in to events.

Saluki Superfan