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Visiting campus is the best way to experience SIUE,
and we offer a variety of campus visit opportunities.

Daily Campus Tours

Campus Tours are offered Mondays through Fridays at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Campus Tours are also available on select Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

Campus Tours take about two hours. Your tour will begin in the Office of Admissions with a 30-minute admissions presentation by one of our Admission Counselors. A one-hour walking tour of campus by one of our Tour Ambassadors will follow the presentation.


Preview SIUE

October 12, 2015
November 11, 2015

Preview SIUE Agenda

Preview SIUE is designed to provide an opportunity to high school and transfer students looking to enroll for the spring 2016 and fall 2016 terms.

Preview will give you a feel for what SIUE is like and help you make an informed decision about where to attend college. You will have the opportunity to:

  • visit with faculty in the area of study you are thinking about pursuing;
  • learn about the application and admission process;
  • determine the cost of attending SIUE and learn how financial aid can help

More Information

On-line registration for Preview SIUE has closed. If you still wish to attend, please plan to register on site at the Vadalabene Center. Please follow the directional signs to free Preview SIUE parking at Korte Stadium. Shuttle service from Korte Stadium to the Vadalabene Center and the campus-core will run continuously from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Transfer Visit Days

Spring 2016 Transfer Visit Days
Friday, March 25, 2016
Thursday, April 14, 2016

Transfer Visit Day Agenda

Transfer Visit Days are an opportunity for prospective transfer students to spend an afternoon at SIUE! During our Transfer Visit Days, you will hear a presentation from an Admissions Counselor dedicated to you, the transfer student. You will also have the opportunity to tour the campus and our upperclassmen housing, Evergreen Hall and Cougar Village Apartments.

The Office of Financial Aid, University Housing and Office of Admissions will provide information you need to make a successful transition to SIUE.

On-line registration for the Spring 2016 Transfer Visit Days will be available in late December.

Explore Days

Whether you are already admitted to SIUE or are still considering your options, Explore Days are a great opportunity to learn more about your academic program. You can:

  • Interact with faculty and staff from a specific academic area
  • Learn about the various ways to get involved
  • Tour SIUE
  • See a residence hall
  • Speak with representatives from the Office of Admissions and Student Financial Aid

Fall 2015 Explore Days

School of Pharmacy - October 3, 2015
School of Nursing - October 10, 2015
School of Education, Health and Human Behavior - October 24, 2015
School of Business - November 7, 2015
Fine & Performing Arts - November 13, 2015
School of Engineering - November 14, 2015

Click the Explore Day of your choice for more detailed information.

On-line registration for the School of Engineering has closed. If you still wish to attend, please plan to register on site in the Meridian Ballroom on the first floor of the Morris University Center.

Spring Visit Days

Take the opportunity to explore SIUE this spring. Spring Visit Days are designed to introduce prospective students and their families to SIUE. You will hear a presentation from the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid and University Housing. You will also have the opportunity to tour the campus, including a residence hall.

Spring 2016 Visit Days
Monday, February 15, 2016
Monday, March 7, 2016

Spring Visit Day Agenda

Registration for the Spring 2016 Visit Days will be available in late December.

Virtual Tour, Maps & Directions

If you are unable to visit campus at this time or need directions to the campus, visit

Virtual Tour of Campus
Residence Hall Virtual Tour
Cougar Village Virtual Tour
Evergreen Hall Virtual Tour

Group Visits

Group Visits are designed for grade school, middle school, high school and community college groups to become introduced to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

View details about SIUE’s group visit policies and procedures.

Group Visits for spring and summer 2015 are now full. Registration for fall 2015 Group Visits will be available in mid-August.

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