SIUE Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040
Phone: (618) 650-2190
Fax: (618) 650-2696
Rendleman, Room 3210
Hours: M - F, 8 am - 4:30 pm
The twin communities of Edwardsville and Glen Carbon are safe, welcoming cities with a small town feel and easy access to the St. Louis metro area. Edwardsville and Glen Carbon are thriving centers of population growth and economic development. Bolstered by the presence of SIUE and the light of St. Louis arts and entertainment arcing across the river, these two communities provide residents and visitors alike with a variety of recreational, dining and shopping possibilities. New residents are impressed by the quality and abundance of bike trails, parks and healthy living opportunities.
Edwardsville and Glen Carbon offer excellent transportation, museums, libraries, festivals, child care, government services, and quality health care and housing options making them prime areas for families. Further benefits include a strong public school system, a spectrum of private schools and ample higher education opportunities.
The 2016 SafeWise Report lists Edwardsville among the 25 Safest College Towns in America. Edwardsville was ranked among Family Circle’s Top 10 Best Towns for Families (2010), named the Best City in Illinois for Young Families by NerdWallet (2013) and listed as a Top 10 Most Exciting Places to Live in Illinois by movoto.com (2013).
With a population of approximately 25,000, Edwardsville is praised for its wide selection of affordable housing, green spaces, excellent schools and low crime rate.
Just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, one of the oldest and richest cultural centers in the country, the Edwardsville and Glen Carbon communities are perfectly situated for residents to enjoy St. Louis. Students and faculty enjoy ethnic restaurants, cultural and historic sites, large malls, touring Broadway plays, professional sports, outstanding recreation and much more.
Area residents are able to enjoy a variety of attractions:
SIUE is only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis - with its nationally known Fortune 500 companies, professional sports, cultural offerings and transportation that puts you within minutes of just about anywhere in the Metro Area.
The Builders of the University Plaza features the names of more than 2,000 past and present employees who have dedicated 15 or more years of service to SIUE.