2020 Schedule of Events

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Saluki Startup | August 12-15, 2020


 Welcome to Saluki Startup Schedule of Events. We will be updating this site as we finalize more events. Check back often for the most up to date schedule.

For students and family members with disabilities, accommodations can be made for events and programs upon request. Please contact Disability Support Services at 618-453-5738 to discuss your request. 

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Classroom Tours 

New Student Programs will be providing classroom tours (groups of 8 or less at a time). Look for the tents set up at the various locations to check-in for your classroom tour. Please sign up in advance via this link. We ask that you wear a mask for the tour and maintain social distancing when checking-in.

Location: Outside of Lentz Hall, Trueblood Hall, and Schneider Hall (Campus Map)


3-3:30 p.m. COVID-19 Safety Series: What you need to know about COVID and Campus

Join us for a virtual workshop on health and safety relating to COVID-19 and campus life. Learn techniques to reduce your risk and practice personal responsibility to keep yourself and others safe. Our team of professionals from SIU's Student Health Services will address concerns and questions about COVID-19 in this Q&A Session.

Location: Virtual: https://zoom.us/j/91769686909


7-8:30 p.m. Magician for Non-Believers: Peter Boie 

Magician Peter Boie has been seen on the CW Network’s hit show, Penn & Tellor Fool Us and has performed for such celebrities as legendary musician Neil Young, quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots football team and ownership. All SIU students are welcome! Feel free to have a deck of cards close by to learn a quick magic trick.  

Location: Virtual: http://peterboie.com/siu

This show is for SIU students only.  Students will need a password to view.  

  • New freshman & transfer students: Check your SIU email or this event on Saluki Superfan for password.
  • Returning students: Check out this event on Saluki Superfan for the password. 

**The Saluki Superfan app is available in Google Play and the App Store.  Be sure to check in, score points and win cool prizes!