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Veterans Day in Carbondale raising the United States Flag
Veterans Day in Carbondale raising the United States Flag
Alumni Reception for Veteran Alumni Homecoming 2019
Alumni Reception for Veteran Alumni, Homecoming 2019
9-11 Run to Remember Start of the 5K Race
Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall on Campus 2014

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 November 9, 2019:  Military Appreciation Football Game vs Missouri State.  We will again be in Lot 56 South of the Arena from 10:00 until Gametime at 2:00 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  This Able Veteran

Team River Runner Southern IL - Kayaking at Touch of Nature

This is the inaugural event for Team River Runner Southern Illinois.  Beginning at 10:00 AM on Saturday August 31, 2019.  Activities include Paddlesports, Competitions, Night Paddle, Campfire.  Meals are provided, and overnight lodging at no cost can be arranged at Touch of Nature (Bring your own Bedding). 

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