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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Conference and Scheduling Services
1255 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6705

Carbondale, Illinois 62901

9500Largest Group
80Meeting Rooms
2000Overnight Guests
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  • Campus LakeCampus Lake

  • SIU Arena InteriorSIU Arena Interior

  • Saluki Stadium - Stadium ClubSaluki Stadium - Stadium Club

  • Student Center Meeting Room (Wabash)Student Center Meeting Room (Wabash)

  • Student Center BallroomStudent Center Ballroom

  • Shryock AuditoriumShryock Auditorium

  • Student Center John Corker LoungeStudent Center John Corker Lounge

  • Student Center BallroomStudent Center Ballroom

  • Student Center Meeting Room (Vermillion)Student Center Meeting Room (Vermillion)

  • Brush Towers HousingBrush Towers Housing

  • Lobby of Brush Towers HousingLobby of Brush Towers Housing

  • Touch of Nature Environmental Center (Freeburg Hall)Touch of Nature Environmental Center (Freeburg Hall)

  • Student Recreation Center - Shea NatatoriumStudent Recreation Center - Shea Natatorium

  • Student Center - Ballroom BStudent Center - Ballroom B

  • Student Center - Old Main Room (Conference set up)Student Center - Old Main Room (Conference set up)

  • Student Center - Old Main Room (Catering set up)Student Center - Old Main Room (Catering set up)

  • Student Center - Ballroom BStudent Center - Ballroom B

  • Student Center - Ballroom DStudent Center - Ballroom D

  • Morris Library - Rotunda RoomMorris Library - Rotunda Room

  • Morris Library - Guyon AuditoriumMorris Library - Guyon Auditorium

  • Touch of Nature - Indian RoomTouch of Nature - Indian Room

  • Touch of Nature - Sledgefoot LodgeTouch of Nature - Sledgefoot Lodge

Southern Illinois University CarbondaleVisit WebsitePhone
  • Overview
Southern Illinois University is the cultural and creative hub of southern Illinois, providing wide-ranging educational, entertainment and cultural opportunities for its students, faculty, staff and the public. SIU is located in Carbondale, the unofficial capital of southern Illinois. Carbondale possesses all the best of big city amenities, but maintains its small-town charm. Situated between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, the southern Illinois region is colloquially known as Little Egypt. The area provides a myriad of outdoor recreational activities and is known for its scenic beauty. The Shawnee National Forest encompasses over ¼ million acres covering a large portion of southern Illinois. Other popular sites include the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Giant City State Park, Little Grand Canyon and several lakes.

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
St Louis - 120 miles (nearest major airport), Paducah, KY - 72 miles (regional airport), Cape Girardeau, MO - 47 miles.
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Williamson County (regional) / 15
Parking Onsite:
Yes
Parking Rate:
Dependent on availability
Availability:
On campus sleeping rooms (residence halls) available mid-May to July 31. Off campus housing (at Touch of Nature Environmental Center) is available year-round.
Room Type(s):
Residence Halls
Bath Type(s):
Private Communal Semi-Private
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
9500
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
80
Largest Classroom Style:
250
Largest Theatre Style:
9500
Number of Overnight Guests:
2000
Largest Standing Reception:
1400
Largest Seated Reception:
1000
Rooftop Space Available:
No
Technology:
Computer labs and internet connectivity in meeting rooms.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Free
Wi-Fi In Meeting Space:
Yes
Onsite A/V Staff:
Yes
Food & Beverage:
Various catering options available; offers customized service and professional assistance for elegant banquets, business luncheons, simple coffee breaks and summer camp options.
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Can Bring Own Alcohol:
No
Cannabis Industry Friendly:
No
Complete Meeting Package:
No
Offers Non-profit Rates:
Yes
Ropes Course / Team Building:
Yes
Phone:
618-536-7751
Event Space Available:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Overnight Accommodations Available:
May
June
July
Ideally suited for:
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Meetings/Conferences/Trainings
Outdoor Event Space
Reunions
Social/Special events
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Event/Meetings/Camps




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