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On-campus living at Southern Illinois University Carbondale can provide an experience to last a lifetime. Residents enjoy meeting new people, making life-long friends, getting involved, interacting with faculty and staff, and much more.

We look forward to assisting you in the transition to your new home here at SIU. If you have any questions, our friendly staff are an email or phone call away. SIU big things are always within reach!

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Residence Hall Contracts

The contract opens at 8 a.m. on Dec. 1 to ADMITTED NEW STUDENTS for Fall 15/Spring 16. Students will receive a contract confirmation email with room selection info after contracting. A $150 prepayment is required.

Click here to learn more or to complete the contract.


Current residence hall students

Contract and select your room for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 by clicking here. Learn about changes and updates for the upcoming year by clicking here.

Closing Information for

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break is Nov. 26 - 30.

  • The residence halls close at 12noon on Nov. 26 and reopen at 1pm on Nov. 30.
  • Our admin. offices are closed Nov. 27 & 28.
  • Click here for detailed closing information.

Have a great Thanksgiving!

Applications & Contracts for

New Spring 15 Students

NEW students entering SIU in the Spring 2015 semester may:

  • Contract for residence halls by clicking here
  • Apply for apartments by clicking here.

Congratulations graduates!

We congratulate our students who will graduate this semester! Good luck in all you do!

NOTE: If you are graduating in December, you must check out with your RA. Please talk to your RA right away!

Fall 15 / Spring 16 Contracts for

Wall & Grand Apartments

Space is filling up fast at Wall & Grand Apartments!

  • CURRENT STUDENTS: Contract and select your apartment online by clicking here.
  • NEW STUDENTS: Apply online here.

Now Accepting Applications for

Graduate & Family Housing

Apply online for an on-campus apartment at Evergreen Terrace by clicking here. Learn more about graduate and family housing by clicking here.