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!
First, Saluki Startup!
2018 Saluki Startup August 16-18
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.
Then, Weeks of Welcome!
2018 Weeks of Welcome August 19 – September 29
During WOW, SIU and the Carbondale community provides multiple activities to make students feel like SIU is their home away from home.
Download the MySIU app and select "New Student Programs" 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. View MySIU Flyer.
CLICK HERE to view the official MySIU home page on your computer with specific event, locations, dates, and times.