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Saluki Startup: August 14-18, 2024

Saluki Startup kicks off on Wednesday, August 14th and runs through Sunday, August 18th. Don’t miss out on this exciting and engaging opportunity to meet new people, connect with returning SIU students, and explore campus.

Register for Saluki Startup Events

Advance registration is not available for all Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome events. Please visit our website for a complete list of events. We're constantly adding new events to enhance your experience.

Download the Saluki Superfan App for access to events throughout the year! Saluki Superfan is SIU’s app to check-in at events on campus and earn points for prizes.

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Download the app:
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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. 

University Bookstore Hours
8:00am – 6:00pm
Location: SIU Bookstore, 1st Floor of Student Center

Need some new SIU gear or to get your books for classes? Stop by the bookstore!

Bursar Office Walk-in Hours
8:00am – 4:30pm
Location: Bursar Office, Student Services Building, 2nd Floor

Need help with your bursar bill? Stop by the bursar office on the 2nd floor of the Student Services Building!

Saluki Spokes Hours
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Student Center Craft Shop

Free Bike Repair with basic materials and tools to fix your own bike! Also offer paid bike repairs to help with those more difficult repairs!

Taste of Carbondale
1:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: Student Services Building Pavilion

Join us and the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce for complimentary samples from menus of some of our area's delicious eateries. 

Sweet Goodbyes
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Student Center Lawn

Once you are settled into your residence hall, join the Saluki Family Association for a complimentary sweet treat. Food trucks will be on-site.