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Take 15 credits per semester
to finish college on time


Take 15 credits per semester to make your college education more affordable.


Take 15 credits per semester to enter the workforce faster.


Graduating on time puts you in a position to begin making money sooner.


Graduating on time means you are in the workforce longer and your lifetime earnings will be higher.


Graduating on time leads to more options in your life, including pursuing a graduate degree, taking time off to travel, or to do volunteer work.


Take control of your education. Working with your advisor will keep you on track to graduate on time.


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:

  • Applications for August 2014 graduation are now being taken.  Such applications may be done online within SalukiNet and are due by Monday, July 7.  August candidates who wish to participate in a ceremony would do so on Saturday, December 13 at the SIU Arena.  The online application can also be used to apply for December 2014 graduation.  For more details, see the announcement within SalukiNet.
  • Advance registration for Summer 2014 classes is taking place now.  Advance registration for Fall 2014 classes is also taking place now.

Spring 2014:

  • Spring 2014 final exams — May 5-9
  • Online grade submission for full-term Spring 2014 courses begins Monday, May 5.
  • Grade changes for undergraduate INC grades from Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 must be submitted by Friday, May 9 to avoid having the INC grade automatically changed to an F grade.
  • Spring 2014 Commencement — Saturday, May 10 at the SIU Arena (ceremony times here)
  • Spring 2014 grades are due from instructors by Monday, May 12 at 3:00 PM.
  • Most Spring 2014 grades should be posted on SalukiNet by late Wednesday, May 14, though some off-campus (and Law) course grades will not be posted until later.

Looking Ahead:

  • The 4 week Intersession begins Monday, May 12.  A list of the on-campus classes is here.
  • Memorial Day holiday — Monday, May 26
  • The 8 week Summer Session begins Monday, June 9.  A list of late-starting on-campus classes (most starting on Monday, July 7) is here.
  • Independence Day holiday — Friday, July 4
  • Summer 2014 final exams — July 31 and August 1
  • The Fall 2014 semester begins Monday, August 18.

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.