Weeks of Welcome Aug 18 - Sept 28 #weeksofwelcome New Student Programs
  • Weeks of Welcome Aug 18 - Sept 28 #weeksofwelcome New Student Programs
  • SIU freshman run onto the football feild!
  • Sliced watermelon
  • SIU female students showing their salukipride.
  • Students with Saluki dogs

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The Journey Begins Here!

Winter 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.  Information on academics and university life will be available during the first five weeks of the spring 2020 semester.   Come join the fun and connect with your Saluki family!

Winter Weeks of Welcome 2019: January 13 – February 15, 2020

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. 

Event Schedule

MySIU App 

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.   View MySIU Flyer.

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

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Get Involved!

Members of the SIU community are needed to assist with Weeks of Welcome. VOLUNTEERING is a terrific way to unite the campus and welcome new students.