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As one of the top-ranked Graduate Schools in the nation, SIU offers you a unique learning experience. Our excellent programs, outstanding faculty, and scenic campus provide the perfect environment for our students to excel in whatever they choose to do. When it comes to academic pursuits, nothing should be off limits.

Dates and Deadlines


JUNE 30 – Format check deadline for thesis/ dissertation/ research paper

JULY 7 – Deadline to submit final revisions of thesis/ dissertation/ research paper

FALL 2017

November 3 - Format check deadline for thesis/ dissertation/ research paper

November 10 - Deadline to submit final revisions of thesis/ dissertation/ research paper 

December 16 – Commencement

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News and Messages:

SIU Graduate programs earn national recognition

A message from Dean Lee

Great Tuition Deal for incoming Salukis

Students who are new to SIU, and whose permanent home address is in Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, or Wisconsin, will pay tuition at an Alternate Tuition Rate, equivalent to the Resident (In-State) rate. 

High Achievers Alternate Tuition Rate

High Achievers Alternate Tuition Rate - Effective Fall 2016 for new graduate students.

Faculty Mentorship Award Process

All graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to submit their nominations for the Graduate Faculty Mentorship Award of Excellence to their department chair or school director by December 20, 2017.

Graduate School webinar

Interested in applying to Southern Illinois University Carbondale Graduate School?  Are you wanting additional information on the application process?  Please join Graduate School Staff for a webinar on Thursday, November 30th at 10 A.M. Central Time.