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New Student Orientation (NSO) Main Content

Registrations for programs will close 3 business days prior to program date.

If you have a conflict with a date or have a question, please contact New Student Programs at 618-453-1000 or via email at; we'll help you complete your registration.

You chose SIU to become part of something big, to join a challenging yet supportive academic community. New Student Orientation (NSO) is your opportunity to claim your place.

Please visit the "Fall 2015 Incoming Student Information" for more details about New Student Orientation.

SIU Guidebook app

Download the Guidebook app and search "SIUC" for the complete guide with specific locations, dates, times, and details during Saluki Startup, Weeks of Welcome, and throughout the year.  Create a personalized schedule of events YOU want to attend, share on Facebook, check out pictures and more.  

CLICK HERE to view the official SIU Guidebook home page on your computer with specific event, locations, dates, and times.  

You can click on the left screenshot link below to download Guidebook on your iPhoneiPad or Android devices, or to view on the web.  You can click the screenshot link on the right to view information about the Guidebook app for Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome.  

SIUC 2015-2016 Guidebook      Guidebook app instructions

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. 

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Phone: (618) 453-1000
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First Things First

Do these things before orientation.

Come prepared.

Before Orientation

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