SIUC hosting open house for prospective students this Friday

CARBONDALE, IL — SIU Carbondale will hold its first in-person open house for prospective students since November 2019, this Friday.

The free, daylong event is for students who will be college freshmen in fall 2022 or later as well as their families.

The event will be based at the Banterra Center and include games, a student panel, campus tours, housing tours, academic showcases and a resource fair. University leaders, faculty and staff will be on site during lunch to answer any questions.

About 200 students and their guests – around 400 people total – are expected.

To register, visit, call 536-4405 or email