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The Events and Outreach serves the institution by providing guidance and leadership in the areas of event planning; recognition of our students, faculty, and alumni; protocol methodologies; commencement and convocation exercises. The office is charged with carrying out the traditions inherent to Southern Illinois University.

Other Services:

Continuing Education and Professional Development

We offer innovative online and in-person continuing education classes that promote personal and professional development beyond campus.

Conference Services

Our department coordinates more than 200 conferences, workshops and programs annually.

Faculty and Staff Lounge

The Faculty and Staff Lounge, located in the Old Main room on the second floor of the Student Center, has been a place for all campus faculty and staff to gather and learn. A series of hosts, speakers, and events is pending for the space. See the schedule for the spring 2024 semester.

SIU Ballrooms