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Getting Connected


Watch your SIU email account for important Housing and Campus information throughout the year. If you need to update your email address, contact us at or 618.453.2301.

Wall & Grand Apartments

Each Wall & Grand Room offers RezNet access. RezNet is the name for the campus wired and wireless data networks. Wireless access requires a device with a wireless network adapter. Wired access requires a device with an Ethernet adapter and network cable (Category-5 with RJ-45 connectors). An Ethernet switch is required if you wish to connect two or more devices. Routers and wireless access points are not permitted. Your device must meet requirements set by the campus Information Technology department to access RezNet. This may include installing updates and antivirus software. Visit the SIU RezNet website for device requirements, detailed instructions, and support

Elizabeth Apartments

Internet and cable TV are not included with the contract. Residents may contact the Evergreen Terrace and Elizabeth Apartments Area Office at 618/453-5767 for information on service.

Evergreen Terrace

Undergraduate Apartments
Internet and cable TV access is included. To set up cable and internet, students should physically be in the apartment and call (855) 633-4226 with the address for the apartment. For internet outages and issues, call (618) 453-2301. Telephone service is not included. Contact the Area Office for assistance.

Graduate Apartments
Internet, telephone, and cable/satellite service is not included. Contact the Area Office if you'd like to arrange for any of these services for assistance and a list of local providers.

Evergreen Terrace Computer Lab
University Housing offers a computer lab for SIU students living in Evergreen Terrace. The lab offers Microsoft Windows 7 computers and campus-wide printing. Evergreen Terrace Computer Lab hours are below.

Evergreen Terrace Computer Lab Hours
Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday Closed

Copyright Infringement

Unauthorized copyright infringement is illegal. Using the University’s network and/or computer equipment to download or upload unauthorized materials is not permitted. Refer to “The Guidebook” for more information.

Saluki 411

Need campus or local information fast? Contact Saluki411!

CALL: 618.453.SIUC (7482) TEXT: 618.534.3938

SIU Campus Alerts

SIU Campus Alerts are sent through text and/or email. Learn more by clicking here.

Internet Safety

Be sure to follow the Internet safety guidelines listed below.

  • Don't share personal information online
  • Don't announce that you will be out of town on vacation.
  • Don't agree to meet people that you've met online.
  • Do practice common sense safety rules.
  • Do talk to campus staff if you feel unsafe.

Campus Information Technology Support

SalukiTech is the Information Technology HelpDesk and serves the students, faculty, and staff at SIU. SalukiTech provides call center, walk-in, and email support. SalukiTech is located online at, in person at at Morris Library 161A, or by phone at 618.453.5155.