A Special Announcement

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The physical offices of the SIU Alumni Association are closed until further notice, but our staff members are working remotely to assist alumni, students and friends of the university. We’re happy to continue helping as much as possible during this public health emergency. Should you have questions about membership or other programs, please call at (618) 453-2408 or email alumni@siu.edu. Thank you for your patience and loyalty to SIU.



Many of you know Southern Illinois University Carbondale is responding to the ongoing COVID-19 virus emergency by extending spring break and exploring options for online classes and other alternative teaching. While there are no confirmed cases at SIU, times like this call for responsible action and the utmost caution. Moving forward, the SIU Alumni Association will be suspending all upcoming alumni and student activities on and off campus through at least the end of April. We will continue to evaluate the timeframe but will adhere to federal, state and university recommendations for containing the potential spread of this virus.

While all of this is regrettable, these are prudent steps to help proactively combat any potential spread of the COVID-19 virus. We believe this is the right decision at this moment, as the health and well-being of our alumni and students are the most important considerations. As we gather more information and solidify decisions, we will be sure to keep you informed.

We apologize for any inconvenience or disappointment these changes may cause you. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to share those with me for further consideration. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we all deal with these extraordinary and unfortunate set of circumstances.



Jeff Gleim

Executive Director

SIU Alumni Association