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If you take less than 15 hours per semester, enroll in summer session to stay on schedule to graduate in four years.


Research shows that the longer one is in college, the less likely the student is to complete a degree.

Important Academic Reminders:

Right Now:

  • Late registration for Spring 2015 classes takes place starting January 20.
  • New students for the 2014-2015 academic year are required to complete the Haven online training.  This can be done at any time – even during the holidays and Winter Break – by logging in here with your Network ID and password.  Failure to complete this training in a timely fashion may result in a registration hold.
  • New students for the 2014-2015 academic year are also required to complete the Step UP! face-to-face training.  The next training sessions will be offered on-campus during the first two weeks of the Spring semester according to this schedule.  Failure to complete this training in a timely fashion may result in a registration hold.

Early Spring 2015:

  • The Spring 2015 semester began Tuesday, January 20.
  • Deadline to register for full-term Spring classes — Sunday, January 25
  • Deadline to drop a full-term Spring class to be eligible for a credit/refund — Sunday, February 1
  • Grad Bash '15 — Wednesday, February 4, 1:00 to 4:00 in the Student Center Ballrooms
  • Deadline to apply for May 2015 graduation — Friday, February 13 (for more details, please see the announcement within SalukiNet)

Looking Ahead:

  • Spring Break (no classes) — March 7-15 (University is still open; residence halls are closed)
  • Honors Day — Saturday, April 11
  • Spring 2015 final exams — May 11-15
  • Online grade submission for full-term Spring 2015 courses begins Monday, May 11.
  • Grade changes for INC grades (undergraduate from Fall 2014; graduate from Spring 2014) must be submitted by Friday, May 15 to avoid having the INC grade automatically changed to an F grade.
  • Spring 2015 Commencement — Saturday, May 16 at the SIU Arena (ceremony times here)
  • Spring 2015 grades are due from instructors by Monday, May 18 at 3:00 PM.

What We Do:

The Registrar's Office provides administrative services and academic support to currently enrolled students and the campus community, as well as to prospective and former students.  We are located in room 0251 of the new Student Services Building.

The primary goals of the Registrar's Office are to assist students in the registration process, assess tuition and fees, monitor students' academic progress, and determine eligibility for degree.  The Registrar's Office also provides many specialized services for students such as transcript distribution, enrollment verification, and withdrawal.

For the academic units, the Registrar's Office oversees all general classroom space assignments, coordinates faculty and staff access to the Banner Student Information System, and identifies the students to be recognized for University-wide high scholastic achievement (such as Deans List and Honors Day).

The organization of the Registrar's Office is shown here.