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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
Salsa Dancing at Recreation Center - Soldiers Who Salsa
Soldiers Who Salsa - SIU Carbondale Student Recreation Center
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."

On Monday April 9, 2018 a threatening sign was found taped to a light pole.  The University does not condone the messaging on the flyer.  The sign was quickly removed by the Dean of Students Office and the Department of Public Safety.  This one incident is currently being investigated and we expect all members of the campus community to be considerate and tolerant of the ideas of others.

If you have any information concerning the sign/flyer please contact the Dean of Students Office at 618-453-2461.

Thank you

Jennifer Jones-Hall, Dean of Students


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.

Student Veteran Leadership Day - Thursday April 12, 2018 - Click here for registration or Click here to view the draft agenda.  If you want to participate, please let Paul know.  We will plan to leave Carbondale at 6:00 AM and will be back Thursday Evening by 8:00 PM.

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 Military Friendly School 2016 Logo This Able Veteran

Veteran Adventures

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

View Veteran Adventures website or contact Shane Brady at or 618-453-1121