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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Enrollment Guide for Students Entering Fall 2011 • Spring 2012 • Summer 2012


Congratulations! Welcome to Southern Illinois University Carbondale! At Southern, we offer the advantages of a major research university and the personal touch of a smaller school. Join us for a Southern Experience that will expand your world in so many ways – in what you learn, in the friendships you forge, in the career connections you make, in the memories you live. Once a Saluki, always a Saluki. Use this packet to help guide you through the final steps in the enrollment process. You are well on your way to becoming part of the Saluki Family.

Here is what you need to do... q Contact your academic advisor q Log on to SalukiNet q Contract for Housing q Apply for Financial Aid q Sign up for New Student Orientation q Return the Immunization Compliance Form q Submit your final transcripts

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Register for Classes

Please contact your advisor to preregister for classes. Official registration for spring begins in October. Official registration for summer and fall begins in March. College of Agricultural Sciences................................. 618/453-3080 College of Applied Sciences & Arts........................... 618/536-6682 Architectural Studies...........................................618/453-3734 Automotive Technology.......................................618/453-4024 Aviation Flight........................................................618/453-8898 Aviation Management.........................................618/453-8898 Aviation Technology.............................................618/536-3371 Dental Hygiene......................................................618/453-7211 Electronic Systems Technologies......................618/453-7253 Fashion Design & Merchandising....................618/453-3734 Health Care Management.................................618/453-7211 Information Systems Technologies....................618/453-7253 Interior Design.......................................................618/453-3734 Mortuary Science Funeral Service..................618/453-7211 Physical Therapist Assistant..............................618/453-7211 Radiological Sciences...........................................618/453-7211 Technical Resource Management.....................618/453-7281 College of Business .................................................... 618/536-4431 Alternate.................................................................618/453-7496 College of Education & Human Services.................... 618/453-6340 Social Work............................................................618/453-6340 College of Engineering................................................ 618/453-2261 College of Liberal Arts................................................ 618/453-3388 Art & Design..........................................................618/453-4313 Music.......................................................................618/453-7316 Speech.....................................................................618/453-8114 Theater....................................................................618/453-8114 College of Mass Communication & Media Arts......... 618/453-4308 Cinema & Photography......................................618/453-4164 Journalism...............................................................618/453-3280 Radio-Television.....................................................618/453-6902 Undecided..............................................................618/453-4303 College of Science....................................................... 618/536-5537 Pre-Major Advisement................................................ 618/453-4351 Center for Academic Success ................................................. 618/536-6646

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Network ID Management System Claiming your Network ID is an important step on your path to becoming a Saluki. Southern’s Identity Management (IdM) System will allow you to change and reset passwords and recover your user account should it ever become locked. The following steps will help you claim your new Network ID. 1. Go to: https://netid.siu.edu. You will be presented with a login page for the Network ID Management System.

2. Scroll down to the section with the heading “If you do not have a Network ID, get one here…” and click the “Claim your Network ID” button in the blue box.

3. You will be presented with an Account Claim Process form.

4. Review the policies regarding the creation and use of computer accounts at SIU by clicking the ‘Policies’ link. Once you have reviewed the policies, check the box and click “Continue”.

5. The next page of the Account Claim Process form

8. The next section will allow you to enter alternate contact information into the IdM system. Providing this information will allow you to reset your Network ID password using an alternate email address or via text messaging. You may skip this step by placing a check in the box next to “I do not want the University to have alternate contact information“ and clicking the “Continue” button.

9. If you choose to not provide the University with alternate contact information, you will see the following warning screen. Click “Skip Alternate Contact” to continue, or click “Provide Alternate Contact” to go back to the previous screen.

10. The final part of the Account Claim Process is choosing a password. The password must conform to the Southern Illinois University Network ID password policy as stated on the page. Enter and confirm your password, and click “Continue”.

11. If your password is accepted, you will be presented with a confirmation page.

will prompt you for your First Name, Last Name, Dawg Tag, and Date of Birth. Complete the form using the correct formatting and click “Continue”.

12. Click the continue button to be directed back to the

6. The next section pertains to the authentication questions

using your new Network ID (SIU + your Dawg Tag) to verify that your account is working properly.

as part of the forgotten password process. You will be required to answer a minimum of five of the ten questions presented. The answers are not case sensitive.

7. Now you will configure a personalized ‘@siu.edu’ e-mail address. Your e-mail address must conform to the Southern Illinois University e-mail policy as stated on the page. If you are not yet registered, this page will not be displayed. Select your e-mail address and click “Continue”.

Network ID Management System login page.

11. Now, log into the Network ID Management System

12. Once logged in, you will be presented with a menu page. In the future, this is where you will go to reset your Network ID password and/or the answers to your authentication (forgotten password) questions.

13. Finally, log out of the Network ID Management System by clicking the “Logout” button.

Contact Information Technology for support 618/453-5155

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Sign up for Orientation Consider orientation your guidebook to the new universe you are about to enter. Your orientation experience at SIUC will consist of New Student Orientation (held prior to move in) and Saluki Startup, your extended orientation that will occur in the fall after you move in.

Just before classes begin, you will participate in Saluki Startup. Saluki Startup will consist of activities planned just for new students to help you learn more about what it takes to be a successful college student, to help you meet other students, and to help you meet the faculty, staff and community who are here to support you at SIUC.

At New Student Orientation, you’ll take care of some of the major things you need to do – like register for classes. You’ll also get to Benefits of Orientation: take care of some of the other details – like reserving textbooks, getting your student ID, • No guesswork needed. After orientation, individual financial aid counseling, campus you should hit the ground running on the and housing tours-all in ONE location! first day of classes. You’ll know where your classes are, what they are, when they are, Here are some of the other things you can what books you need for them, and what to expect during New Student Orientation: do if the class is harder than you expected. • Meet other new and current students

• Friendly faces are on the horizon. As a veteran of orientation, you will begin your first semester already acquainted with both new students like you and also some upper-classmen who know their way around here. You will also get to know some of the professors and the academic support staff. • Fitting in is easy. At orientation, you’ll learn about campus social life, including our more than 400 Registered Student Organizations. For more information on orientation, including dates and how to register, visit the website or call 618/453-1000. www.newstudent.siuc.edu

• Set up your Debit Dawg account • Get the lowdown on student medical insurance • Learn more about campus and the city of Carbondale. NOTE: We encourage your family to participate in New Student Orientation with you. That way you can focus on your concerns and your family can focus on theirs.

First-Year Experience The college experience is more than just a change in where you attend school. It’s lifealtering, in the best sense of the word. Your first year at college, whether you are coming from hundreds of miles away or just the next town over, means changes in the way you live your daily life. That can be fun and exciting, but it can be intimidating and confusing, too. Saluki First-Year (SFY) is here to help you make a smooth transition into college generally and SIUC specifically so you can make

the most of the available advantages. As a first year student, you are automatically enrolled in SFY. Our office is located in Faner Hall, Room 3341. You can call us at 618/453-1828, email us at firstyr@siu.edu or find us on Facebook. We’ll help keep you aware of what’s going on at SIUC, including upcoming events, important announcements, opportunities, deadlines and so on. Think of us as your in-the-know guide to your first year here. www.firstyear.siuc.edu

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Apply for Financial Aid Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Alert! Notice! Pay attention! Advisory! Do this early! The FAFSA form is online at fafsa.ed.gov beginning in January 2011, for Fall 2011. To receive full consideration for all forms of financial aid at Southern, you should complete and submit the FAFSA before March 1, 2011. SIUC’s federal code is 001758. Cost of Attendance and Contribution = Financial Need

The Financial Aid Office uses information from your FAFSA to develop a financial aid package, including a combination of grants, scholarships, loans and student employment. We do our best to provide a financial aid package that meets the needs of you and your family. Beginning in March 2011, the Financial Aid Office will begin notifying students, via their SIUC email account, about their financial aid award package. For more information or to check your status, call 618/453-4334, or visit the Web site. www.siu.edu/~fao

Immunization Compliance Form

Illinois law requires that all students born after Jan. 1, 1957: • Must show proof of immunity to tetanus, diphtheria, measles, mumps and rubella. All students: • Must have had a tetanus/diphtheria (TD) vaccine within the last 10 years. Students not in compliance will be unable to register for second semester classes until requirements are met. The immunization form and return envelope are in the back pocket of this folder. The form can also be found on the Web site. For more information, call 618/453-3311 or visit the Web site.

The fees you pay every semester include a Student Health Insurance Plan. If you already have another health insurance policy and don’t want to be included in the plan we offer, you may request a refund of that part of your fees. To do that, apply for the refund by the Friday of the second week of classes (in either the fall or the spring semesters) or by Friday of the first week of classes in the summer semester. Apply at the Student Health Center for the refund. Note: You will need to apply for the refund every semester. If you have questions or need more information, visit the Web site or call us at 618/453-3311.

Send Your Final Transcripts After you graduate from high school – or, for transfer students, finish the semester at your other college – you must arrange to have your final, official transcript sent to SIUC. We will review your transcripts to make sure you fulfilled the high school course pattern requirements or your transfer admission requirements. Questions? Call 618/536-4405 or visit our Web site.

Mail High School Transcripts to: HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS Undergraduate Admissions Mail Code 4710 Southern Illinois University Carbondale 425 Clocktower Drive Carbondale, IL 62901

Mail College Transcripts to: COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS Transfer Student Services Mail Code 4725 Southern Illinois University Carbondale 900 S. Normal Ave. Carbondale, IL 62901

Or, have your high school or college send them electronically. www.admissions.siuc.edu

www.shc.siuc.edu

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Welcome to University Housing Where you live is an important part of your college experience. At Southern, we have plenty of housing options available, from efficiency to luxury, from high-rise to lakeside. Check the Web site for more information, including floor plans and virtual tours. www.housing.siu.edu

Dining Plans You have a choice of three different dining plans when you complete your Housing contract. Vegetarian and low-fat options are always available in the dining halls. If you have specific dietary needs, let us know what we need to do to accommodate you. Just “Ask the Dietitian” at www.housing.siu.edu or call 618/453-2301. Learn more at www.housing.siu.edu/dining/info.

SIUC Housing Policy All single students under the age of 21, not residing with their parents or legal guardians, with fewer than 26 credit hours earned after high school, are required to live in on-campus residence halls. Freshmen commuting from home must complete a Housing Policy Verification Form, available online.

Freshmen Freshmen have access to residence halls in four areas of campus – Brush Towers, Thompson Point, University Hall, and University Park. There are a variety of building styles and dining plans, with Internet access, cable TV and air conditioning included in your utilities. Ask about Living Learning Communities – your chance to live on the same floor or in the same hall as other students in your major area of study. It’s a great way to make friends and find study partners!

Contract for Housing 12' x 19'

12' x 19'

Follow these steps to contract for a residence hall:

1 - Complete your Housing contract online. Sample room layout in Thompson Point

Contracts are online beginning Dec. 1. NOTE: The earlier you contract, the earlier you will get to select your room.

2 – Select a contract option. Sample room layout in Brush Towers and Neeely

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The 2-Year Edge – Lock in housing rates for your first two academic years on campus, and enjoy other benefits not available with a 1-Year Basic contract. The Edge is available until July 1, 2011 for new Fall 2011 students.

The 1-Year Basic – A traditional contract that covers the fall and spring semesters that make up an academic year. Available to new and returning students.

3 – Select your room online in May and June 2011. Your assigned room selection period is based on the date of your contract. View the housing Web site for additional floor plans. For more information, call 618/453-2301.


Wall & Grand Apartments

Students with Families

Wall & Grand Apartments, the newest on campus, are open to transfer students, sophomores and above, and graduate students. Freshmen who are 21 and older are also eligible. Visit the housing Web site for other floor plans.

Evergreen Terrace houses married students, domestic partners, students with children and single graduate students. Check out the Web site for other floor plans and virtual tours.

Rates Residence hall and apartment areas have differing rates. Proposed rates are available online and are subject to SIU Board of Trustees approval.

Apply for Wall & Grand Apartments 1 - Meet eligibility requirements. 2 - Apply online. 3 - Contracts are offered by application date and availability. Apply

University Housing Washington Square D – Mail Code 6716 Southern Illinois University Carbondale 707 South Washington Carbondale, IL 62901 Visit housing.siu.edu for more information or call 618/453-2301.

early for your best chance to live at Wall & Grand.

4 - Sign and return your contract with the prepayment by the due date.

3 Bedroom

Apply for Evergreen Terrace Apartments 1 - Apply online. 2 – Sign and return your contract with your prepayment by the due date.

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Important Phone Numbers and Web sites Undergraduate Admissions Achieve Program Agricultural Sciences Applied Sciences and Arts Athletics Bursar Business Campus Computing Campus Ministries Campus Visit Program Career Services Center for Academic Success Department of Public Safety Disability Support Services Diversity and Equity, Office of Education and Human Services Engineering Financial Aid Honors Program Housing International Programs & Services Liberal Arts Mass Comm. and Media Arts Morris Library New Student Orientation New Student Programs Parking Pre-Major Recreation Center Saluki Express (Bus service) Saluki Family Association Saluki First-Year Scholarships Science Student Center Student Development Student Health Center Study Abroad Supplemental Instruction (PASS) Transfer Student Services University Bookstore Writing Center

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www.admissions.siu.edu www.siu.edu/~achieve www.coas.siu.edu www.siu.edu/~asa siusalukis.cstv.com www.bursar.siuc.edu www.business.siuc.edu www.infotech.siu.edu www.siucmin.rso.siuc.edu www.admissions.siu.edu/visit www.siu.edu/~ucs www.success.siu.edu/cas www.dps.siu.edu www.disabilityservices.siuc.edu www.ode.siuc.edu www.ehs.siu.edu www.engr.siu.edu www.siuc.edu/~fao www.honors.siuc.edu www.housing.siu.edu www.ips.siu.edu www.cola.siuc.edu www.mcma.siu.edu www.lib.siu.edu newstudent.siuc.edu www.newstudent.siuc.edu www.dps.siu.edu/pk_welcome.htm www.pmac.siuc.edu www.reccenter.siu.edu www.siucstudentcenter.org/services.html www.salukifamily.siu.edu www.firstyear.siuc.edu www.scholarships.siuc.edu www.science.siu.edu www.siucstudentcenter.org www.stddev.siu.edu/index.php www.shc.siuc.edu www.ips.siu.edu/sa www.supplementalinstruction.siuc.edu transfer.siuc.edu www.siucstudentcenter.org www.write.siuc.edu

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