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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Campus Life and Facilities

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Says...

SIUC is a major part of Carbondale, Ill., (pop. 26,231), The city is home both to major restaurant chains and retail outlets, and to individually owned boutiques and eateries, with a business district and a downtown. The latter is home to a dynamic live music, theater and improv scene. Carbondale, located at the northern tip of the Shawnee National... More More

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Students Say...

Though parking can be "impossible," SIUC’s wooded campus comes complete with its own little lake and this place is "really pretty," especially in the fall. "Some amazing forest preserves and national parks" are also very close. "The outdoor life here in Southern Illinois is second to none." In addition to all the natural beauty, students can partak... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Undergraduate Admissions, Mailcode 4710

Carbondale, IL 62901

United States

Phone: 618-536-4405


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 71
Fire Safety Rating: 84
Green Rating: 87
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 1,136.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.dps.siu.edu/Documents/2013%20ASR.pdf

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 31.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students

Living Learning Communities
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:448
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:24
Number of Social Sororities:9
    % of women who join:6%
Number of Social Fraternities:21
% of men who join: 8
Number of Religious Organizations:63
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Salukis
Women's Sports Team Name:Salukis
Team Mascot:Saluki
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 30
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 400
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 22.50
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: Tech fee/$72.50 & Tech surcharge/$25
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Recommend: Laptop
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 85.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell, Apple
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Art, natural history, and science museums, outdoor education center, center for crime studies, advertising and public relations agencies, child development lab, community human services center, airport training facility, archaeological research center, fisheries and wildlife research labs, coal research center, electron microscopy center. SIUC's two newest additions: Troutt-Wittmann Academic and Training Center; Student Health Center.
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