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Veterans Day in Carbondale raising the United States Flag
Veterans Day in Carbondale raising the United States Flag
9-11 Run to Remember Start of the 5K Race
Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall on Campus 2014
National Survey of Student Engagement
The National Survey of Student Engagement is on the way
Cardboard Boat under construction

Veteran Services has begun construction of a cardboard boat for the annual regatta at Evergreen Lake on Saturday April 29.  Students are welcome to join us to help with construction.

The Division of Student Affairs is committed to all students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  Our Vision statement says, "We influence campus culture by fostering and inclusive, engaging learning environment..."  One of our Values is Inclusivity, meaning, "We celebrate the unique and creative potential of every individual while providing positive spaces and conversations where everyone belongs."


The Veterans Center is committed to making the transition of Veterans from the military to SIU Carbondale a seamless process. If you are a Veteran who is interested in attending SIU Carbondale, or have already been accepted, your first step should be to contact the Veterans Services Office. If any questions arise please do not hesitate to contact or stop by.

TailGating 2019

Saturday April 6:  Veteran Softball Tailgate:  We will be in the parking lot at Charlotte West Stadium about 11:00 AM to cook Burgers & Dogs.  Doubleheader starts at 12:00 Noon.

Friday May 3:  5:00PM:  We will be on "The Hill" adjacent to the 1st Base Line cooking.  BYOB and watch the game from the hillside. 

Click Here to review a survey of program offerings for Military/Veteran Students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Military Times Best for Vets 2016 Logo  This Able Veteran

Veteran Adventures

SIU Touch of Nature has planned several trips and are working on grant funding to minimize cost: