SIU Alumni Magazine
Read the latest SIU Alumni Magazine for Fall, 2015!
Volunteer SIU
Ever considered volunteering for Southern Illinois University?  We invite you to become a volunteer and give the gift of time to your alma mater.
Tell Us Your Story
Every Saluki has a story. Tell us yours today.
Online Store Homecoming Specials
Check out the Saluki Homecoming Merchandise Specials on the Online Store through Oct. 9. Orders shipped Oct. 15.


Class of 1965 50-year Reunion

Celebrate your 50-year reunion on Homecoming Weekend at SIU. The university is planning many activities, including your induction into the Half Century Club.

SIU Selects Interim Chancellor

William Bradley Colwell, dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University and former associate dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Southern, will return to SIU Carbondale Oct. 1 to serve as its interim chancellor. 

Get Ready For The Homecoming Tailgate

Join alumni, students and friends for the SIU Alumni Association’s Homecoming tailgate this football season. Find out more at

Students, Hosts Sought For Extern Program

The SIU Alumni Association once again invites juniors and seniors to apply for the 2015-16 Extern Program, an initiative that for 32 years has helped nearly 4,000 students obtain professional experience in their chosen career field over spring break. Students are asked to submit an application by October 9th, while the host deadline is October 16th at


History springs to life as you sail the Mediterranean aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera. Ports of call on the shores of Greece, Italy, Monaco, France and Spain will provide a mosaic of unforgettable experiences.
The Chicagoland Chapter of the SIU Alumni Association invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Chicago Bowling Fundraiser.  Join fellow Salukis for bowling, billiards and a silent auction!  All proceeds will go towards the Chicagoland Chapter Scholarship Fund.  The bowler with the highest and lowest scores will receive a special prize.  All are invited! 
You and your family are invited to SIU Homecoming 2015 at Southern on Oct. 19-24, 2015. The Homecoming game on Saturday will be against Youngstown State University at 6 p.m., and the SIU Alumni Association tailgate on Saluki Row will begin at 3 p.m. A variety of festivities will take place that weekend and during the preceding days. Come be a part of the action.