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Thursday, Sept. 19, 2024

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Friday, Sept. 20, 2024

family weekend 2023

Family Check-in
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Student Center East Entrance
Stop by and pick up your weekend VIP badge and get questions answered regarding the weekend.

Parent & Supporter Meet & Greet
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Student Center Roman Room
Meet and connect with fellow parents/supporters while your students are in class and enjoy a cup of coffee or a snack. Purchases available in Student Center Marketplace. No set agenda other than to meet other Saluki families. 

More events coming soon!

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2024


Family Weekend Tailgate
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Saluki Row 1415 Arena Drive 

Parking available in Lot 56 
Food provided by Smokin' K's BBQ, free of charge while supplies last.

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SIU Football vs. SEMO
6:00 pm
Location: Saluki Stadium
Purchase Tickets

More events coming soon!

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2024

Saluki Family Association Brunch
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location: Saluki Plaza - Alumni Center 900 South Normal Ave. Carbondale, IL 62901
Advance registration is preferred to attend this event.

Register for Family Weekend Events

Community Faith Services
Various Times & Locations
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Student Recreation Center

Friday, September 29th - Sunday, October 1st 

Complimentary use for all families 

Building Hours: 5:30 am-10:00 pm
Pool Hours: 6:00 am-9:00 am; 11:00 am-2:00 pm; 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

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University Dining Hall Experience

Friday, September 29th - Saturday, September 30th 

Trueblood Dining Hall & Lentz Dining Hall 
Building Hours: Friday 7:00 am-8:00 pm, Saturday 11:00 am-8:00 pm 

All you can eat for $7 plus tax (credit/debit card only) 

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