Main Content

students cheering
Join the Saluki Family
kids taking a picture saluki mascot
Become a Future Saluki
students typing on keyboard
IMPORTANT NOTE: FAFSA Application Opens Oct. 1

At Non-Traditional Student Services, OUR GOAL IS ENSURING YOU REACH YOURS!

The adult and transfer student population is growing and we have a place for YOU! SIU Carbondale is a nationally ranked research University so credentials earned here matter. If you are among the 75% of college students combining school with an already busy life, we invite you to take advantage of our services to help lighten your load and create a great college experience on your journey to degree completion.


January 12, 2024: New Student Orientation for new spring 2024 students

January 13, 2024: Residence halls open for spring semester

January 15, 2024: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - no classes

January 15-27, 2024: Salukis In Unity events

January 16, 2024: Spring Semester begins

January 16-19, 2024: FAFSA Week, Morris Library 139, 3-5 p.m. daily

January 17, 2024: Transfer Welcome (Back) Lunch, Student Center Kaskaskia/Missouri rooms, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

January 18, 2024: Involvement Fair, Student Center Ballrooms, 5-7 p.m.

January 19, 2024: First Friday FYI, Student Center Roman Room, 6-9 p.m.

January 20, 2024: Dawgs Nite Out, Student Center, 7-11 p.m.

January 25, 2024: Transfer student movie night, Student Center Old Main Lounge, 7-9 p.m.

January 26, 2024: Free Family Day at the Rec Center

January 30, 2024: Taco 'Bout Majors and Minors, Student Center Ballroom B, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

February 20, 2024: Spring Job Fair (all majors)

March 2, 2024: Sibs and Kids Day

March 9-17, 2024: Spring break - no classes

April 8, 2024: Total Solar Eclipse - no classes

April 13, 2024: Honors Day

May 6, 2024:  Finals Week Begins

May 11, 2024:  Graduation