Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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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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Student Jobs For Summer 2018

Are you an SIU student looking for a job this summer? University Housing has positions in the central office assisting with office duties and tours. Please contract Lori Randolph at for more information.

NOTE: You must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours to be eligible for summer employment.

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 and follow us on Facebook for updates.



New admitted and current SIU students may complete a residence hall contract or apply for an apartment online.

Click here for more information about our residence halls or here for information about our apartment areas. .

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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.


Spring closing and move out information for our current residents is available by clicking here.

Current SIU Students

Complete a fall 2018/spring 2019 residence hall contract with $0 down, April 23 - May 5. Click here to complete your contract and select a room.