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Orientation Leaders
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NSO Staff

The New Student Orientation reservation system will be open February 2019 so you can register for your Orientation date!

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.

What's so great about NSO?

Listen to the Campus Community and students talk about the benefits of attending New Student Orientation.


For students and family 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.

For Families 

The NEW Parent Access is a great way for parents and guardians to view billing, financial aid and registration information.

MY SIU

Download the MySIU app and select "New Student Programs" 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.  View Guidebook Flyer.

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

What to take care of before NSO!

 

Staying Overnight

Make it a mini-vacation and stick around after orientation or arrive a day early.

Stay Overnight- Carbondale hotels

First Things First

Do these things before orientation. Come prepared.

Before Orientation