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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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$0 Down Contract Renewal (residence halls only)


From 9 a.m., Apr. 24. 1 to 12midnight, May 5, current residents may contract and select a residence hall room for a fall 2017/spring 2018, with $0 down by clicking here.

Residence Halls

Temp. Changes and Air Conditioning

We use a ten-day forecast to determine when to change over from heat to air conditioning or vice versa. Changing over is complicated and varies by area. Click here to learn more.



New admitted fall 2017 and current SIU students may complete a residence hall contract online for fall 2017/spring 2018.

Information about our apartment areas including eligibility and applications is available by clicking here.

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Taking summer classes? Live conveniently on campus and make life a breeze.

All areas are air-conditioned and furnished and include utilities, cable TV, wireless internet and laundry facilities. Click here to learn more or to apply for summer housing.

FALL 2017/SPRING 2018

Apartment Contracts & Applications

New and Current Students: Click here to apply for graduate/family or undergraduate apartments.

Making Room for Progress:

Schneider Hall to Close this Fall

Learn more about the next step in on-campus housing at SIU Carbondale here.