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Academic Advising

Once each term, students meet with an academic adviser to plan or review progress in achieving academic goals. (Exceptions are the undeclared students assigned to the advisers in SOAR and the Athletics Advising Office.) After admission to the major, the adviser is a professional adviser in that department. Undeclared undergraduates apply for a major through Academic Advising, located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1220. Changes of major should be processed through the new or intended major department. To contact the office, call (618) 650-3701. Additional information may be obtained from the website http://www.siue.edu/advising/.

Academic Computing Laboratories

Open access and special purpose computer laboratories and classrooms are managed by Academic Computing. Clusters of computer laboratories are maintained on campus. The residence halls, Cougar Village, Lovejoy Library, and all classroom buildings have open-access computer laboratories. Information about computer laboratories is available on the website at http://www.siue.edu/its/labsclassrooms/index.shtml.

Adding A Course

Beginning the first day of classes, all classes are closed. However, students may add a class with a registration form carrying the approval signature of the instructor. During the second week of classes, all students will need the signatures of the instructor and chair to add a class. The only classes which may be added after the second week are those which start after the end of the second week. No registrations or additions will be accepted after that date. Exceptions to this policy must be requested in writing and must be approved by the appropriate dean and the Registrar. See an adviser or contact the Service Center for assistance. Additional information may be obtained from the Registrar's website at http://www.siue.edu/registrar/.

Admission Counseling

Admission counselors assist with admission to the University. They can answer questions about admission, transfer procedures, advisement, and registration. Contact the office by phone at (618) 650-3705 or by e-mail at admissions@siue.edu. The office is located in Rendleman Hall, Room 2120. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/admissions/.

Admissions Review and Processing

Undergraduate, Graduate, and International - Completion of high school course requirements and transfer credit application for meeting general education requirements are all evaluated in the Office of Admissions located in Rendleman Hall, Room 1207. In addition, the unit assists with admission processing, applications for admission, and readmission. The Office may be contacted by calling (618) 650-3770 or by e-mail at admissions@siue.edu. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/admissions/.

Alcohol and Other Drug Awareness

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville does not encourage the use of alcohol, but if a person elects to use alcohol, to only to do so responsibly and when of appropriate age. The use of alcohol by anyone under the age of 21 is illegal and may lead to arrest, notification of parents, and student disciplinary action. The University deplores the use of illegal drugs and will rigorously enforce federal, state, and local laws. For information regarding the University's alcohol and drug initiatives, please contact Counseling Services at (618) 650-2842 or at their website at http://www.siue.edu/counseling/.

Appeals

For information about refund of tuition and fees appeals, call the Service Center at 618-650-2080 or stop by the office in Rendleman Hall, Room 1309. Students will be provided information about appeals processes, required forms, and persons who should be contacted.

Art on Campus

The University has a magnificent collection of art and art objects. Much of the University's collection is displayed in public areas throughout the campus. An art gallery, used for displays and exhibitions, is located in the Art and Design Building. For information about exhibits and gallery displays in Art and Design, call (618) 650-3071.

Arts & Issues

The University sponsors a series of distinguished speakers and performers each year. In addition to these events, students are often able to meet and discuss issues with these renowned speakers and work directly with outstanding performers in workshops and master classes. For more information, call (618) 650-2626 or visit at http://artsandissues.com/.

Automotive Assistance

University Police provide automobile lock-out and campus escort services. Parking Service Agents and University Police provide automobile jump starts, frozen lock de-icing and low tire services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information call (618) 650-3324. Additional information may be obtained from websites at http://www.siue.edu/parking/map.shtml.

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Billing Information

Billing information is available on CougarNet. Students can choose to pay in full on the first payment due date of the semester or follow the Installment Payment Plan for $20.00 per term. The Installment Payment Plan offers four installments in the fall and spring terms and three in the summer term. Students who do not pay their account in full by the first payment due date are automatically enrolled in the Installment Payment Plan. For more information, e-mail to bursar@siue.edu or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/bursar/.

Bookstore

Customers may purchase texts, study aids, magazines, classroom supplies, cards, gifts logo clothing, and many other items at the Bookstore located in Morris University Center. For information, call (618) 650-2132. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/muc/bookstore.shtml.

Bowling and Billiards

Morris University Center is home to Cougar Lanes, a recreation area that features 16 bowling lanes complete with the latest in automatic scoring and cosmic lighting. Both the billiards area and the newly developed table tennis area feature championship quality tables, while a large arcade consists of a wide selection of video games. For information, call (618) 650-5263 (LANE). Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/muc/cougarlanes.shtml.

Bursar

The Bursar's office assesses tuition and fees to students and alerts students and authorized third parties of updated billing information available on CougarNet. The Bursar's Office accepts payments on student accounts, issues refunds by direct deposit or on a prepaid debit card, and mails Form 1098Ts for tax reporting. The Bursar's Office is located on the first floor of the Rendleman Hall. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Payments may be made online through Cougar Net or www.siue.edu/paymybill. Payments may also be mailed to Box 1042. A Bursar Cashier is available in the Service Center for evening hours 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays during Fall and Spring semesters. For more information, call 618-650-3123, email bursar@siue.edu, or visit our website at http://www.siue.edu/bursar/.

Bus Service

Bus schedules may be obtained on campus at the following locations: Information Center in Morris University Center, Cougar Village (Commons Building), the residence halls, and lobbies of Rendleman Hall (near Bursar Office) and Peck Hall. For additional information please visit the MCT website at http://mct.org/.

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Campus Activities Board (CAB)

This is a student operated organization that serves as a student fee advisory board and a programming board. CAB's main goal is to improve campus life by providing social, recreational, educational, and cultural events at SIUE. If interested in getting involved, please call (618) 650-2686 or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/cab/.

Campus Events

For information about campus events and activities, check the website at http://www.siue.edu/events/, call the Kimmel Leadership Center at (618) 650-2686, consult The Alestle; consult with a Resident Assistant, or call the Information Center at (618) 650-5555.

Campus Network

The campus network, SIUENET, interconnects all computers throughout the Edwardsville campus, Alton Dental School, and the East St. Louis Center. Dial-in users access SIUENET through the modem pool. E-mail accounts can be activated and password changes can be made on the web at http://www.siue.edu/e-ID/. The SIUE Campus Network helpdesk may be reached at (618) 650-5500. Information Technology Services provides e-mail accounts and assistance with a wide range of technology needs. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/its/students/.

Campus Recreation

Get involved in a wide variety of recreational and leisure activities through the Student Fitness Center and the Vadalabene Center. Many informal sports and recreational events are scheduled. For information on how to become involved, call (618) 650-B-FIT (650-2348), or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/crec/.

Campus Visit Opportunities

Visiting campus is the best way to experience SIUE, and there are a variety of campus visit opportunities. The Office of Admissions provides daily campus tours most weekdays at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m., and the tours take approximately 2 hours. Tours are also offered on select Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Group Tours are also available. Preview SIUE, our campus wide open house, is held each year on Columbus Day and Veterans Day. SIUE also offers "Explore Academic Excellence Days" highlighting the Schools of Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy, and our Fine and Performing Arts Programs. For a complete list of all campus visit opportunities, please visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/admissions/visit/index.shtml or call (618) 650-3705.

Cap & Gown

If cleared to graduate, caps and gowns are obtained through the Bookstore in the Morris University Center. For information, call (618) 650-2132 or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/muc/bookstore.shtml.

Career Development Center

The services of the Career Development Center include individual counseling to assist students/alumni with choice of major, career alternatives, career development issues, career transitions, resume development, job search strategies, interviewing techniques, assessments, and interest and personality inventories. Currently, enrolled students may participate in the Cooperative Education Program. The office also maintains information about internships at SIUE. For additional information, contact the Career Development Center in the Student Success Center, Room 0281, call at (618) 650-3708, or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/careerdevelopmentcenter/.

Child Care Services

Preschool education is available for children of SIUE students, University employees, and community members. The Early Childhood Center is located on North West University Drive off of Circle Drive. Parents may choose from full day or morning programs. Children between the ages of two and five may be enrolled. Note: The Center operates off of a waiting list. For more information, contact the Early Childhood Center at (618) 650-2556 or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/earlychildhood/.

Choral Groups

The University, primarily through the Department of Music, sponsors several musical groups including two unauditioned groups, the University Singers and the Community Choral Society, and one auditioned group, the Concert Choral. For information, please call (618) 650-2024. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/artsandsciences/music/Performing_Ensembles.shtml.

Closing of the University

When the decision has been made by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration to close the University due to inclement weather, announcements will be made (by 5:30 a.m. if time permits) as follows:

  1. Posted on the SIUE Homepage at http://www.siue.edu/
  2. Radio stations: KMOX (AM 1120); WSIE (FM 88.7); WBGZ (AM 1570); WSMI (AM 1540); WGEL (FM 101.7)
  3. Television stations: KTVI - Channel 2; KMOV - Channel 4; and KSDK- Channel 5
  4. An e-mail notice will be sent to faculty, staff, and student list serves
  5. Voicemail will be sent to faculty and staff
  6. An e-Lert text message can be sent to subscriber's phone if signed up at http://www.siue.edu/emergency/elert.shtml

Commencement

Ceremonies are held each May, August, and December. Only students certified by their adviser as completing all requirements by the end of that term may participate. More information can be found on the website at http://www.siue.edu/commencement/.

Conferences & Institutes

This office provides event coordination assistance for representatives of student organizations, academic departments, and others holding events and activities on campus. For assistance call 618-650-3210. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/educationaloutreach/conferences.shtml.

CougarNet

The web may be used by students to get a copy of a class schedule, an unofficial transcript, check grades, find out an account balance, check on financial aid awards, identify open or closed courses prior to registration, view all personal addresses, change billing and local addresses, and other official information. With a student identification number and a PIN (personal identification number created the first time Cougar Net is accessed), students may log on CougarNet from one of the special CougarNet terminals in the Service Center, Rendleman Hall, Room 1309, from any other CougarNet terminal on-campus, from any campus computer lab, or from any computer hooked to the internet. For information, call the Service Center at (618) 650-2080. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/cougarnet.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services assist members of the SIUE community in coping with personal, social, emotional, and cognitive issues. Services include individual counseling, psycho- educational programs, crisis intervention, consultation, and referral. Special attention is paid to ongoing issues affecting college students today. For information and assistance call (618) 650-2842. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/counseling/.

Credit Union

The SIUE Credit Union offers financial services to the entire SIUE community - students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, and University Park employees. Located at the end of Lewis Road on the eastern edge of the SIUE campus, the Credit Union offers consumer loans, mortgage loans, Visa credit cards, VISA debit cards, online banking, online loan applications, online membership applications, and much more. The Credit Union ATM is conveniently located at 480 University Park Drive. The Credit Union can be reached at (618) 650-3760 or visit our website at http://siuecu.org/.

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Dining Services

All students housed in the freshman residence halls must purchase either the Plan A or Plan B meal plan. Students residing at Cougar Village and Evergreen Hall may purchase one of the above meal plans or the Cougar Village Voluntary Meal Plan. The Cougar Village Voluntary Meal Plan may be purchased in $100, $250, and $500 increments. Students who live off campus may deposit money in the Cougar Debit account system and use it to make purchases at dining venues. Meal plans and the Cougar Debit accounts are accessible by using the student ID card (Cougar Card). Student living on campus, who participate in Plan A, Plan B, or the Cougar Village Voluntary Meal Plan, do not incur sales tax on purchases. All purchases made through the Cougar Debit account system incur sales tax. All campus dining venues accept meal plans and the Cougar Debit accounts. For more information about purchasing a meal plan, call (618) 650-5438 or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/muc/dining.shtml. You can also see what's cooking by checking the daily menus.

Directory

The University publishes multiple directories to the web. Online directories are available for students as well as employees and graduate assistants. Students wishing to be excluded from the online student directory must complete the Directory Information Release form in the Service Center or online at http://www.siue.edu/registrar/forms/pdf/DirectoryInfoRelease.pdf and submit it before the end of the first week of the semester. Please note: restricted directory information will be restricted from everything except official University business. Faculty and staff who wish to have home address and home phone number withheld from the PDF version should complete the required form at http://www.siue.edu/humanresources/forms/pdf/DataCollection.dot. The University also publishes directories in PDF format:

Faculty and Staff: http://www.siue.edu/search/pdf/faculty-staff-directory.pdf
Office/Jiffy: http://www.siue.edu/search/pdf/office-jiffy-directory.pdf
Department: http://www.siue.edu/search/pdf/department-directory.pdf
Green Pages: http://www.siue.edu/search/pdf/green-pages-directory.pdf ("Green Pages" include important information about university services as well as calendars of activities including athletics.)

Disability Support Services

DSS is responsible for all curricular and co-curricular access for students with disabilities at SIUE. All students with disabilities are encouraged to visit the office, located in the Student Success Center, Room 1270, or call the office at (618) 650-3782. Additional information may be obtained from the website http://www.siue.edu/dss.

Dropping Classes

During weeks one and two of a semester, classed may be dropped without permission of an instructor and there will be no transcript entry. During weeks 3 through 10, students may drop a class without approval of the instructor, but a grade of "W" is automatically assigned. During weeks 11 through 13, classes may be dropped after receiving approval from the instructor and the adviser, but a grade of "WP" or "WF" must be assigned by the instructor. "WF" will be computed as an "F" in the GPA. No class may be dropped after week 13 of the fall and spring semesters. Deadlines to drop summer term classes will be shorter. Weekend, short term and special format classes have different deadlines during all three terms. For information about dropping a class, consult the Service Center, Rendleman Hall, Room 1309, or call (618) 650-2080. An adviser should always be consulted about dropping a course. For additional information, visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/registrar/about/service_center.shtml.

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Early Childhood Center

Please refer to the "Child Care Services" section.

e-ID

The e-ID (electronic identification) along with its corresponding password is a student's means of identifying with various electronic services available at SIUE. Students need an active e-ID in order to access e-mail, to access Blackboard courses, to obtain a Student Telephone Account Number (STAN), and to publish a personal web page. Creation and maintenance of the e-ID, including changing the password (which must be changed every 60 days), is done through the e-ID website at http://www.siue.edu/eid/. Those who are unable to change their password online must do so in person at the ITS offices located in Lovejoy Library, Room 0005. A photo ID must be presented. Passwords are not changed over the phone.

E-mail

SIUE uses e-mail to inform and advise students about items of interest and importance to the University community. Anyone with an active e-ID and password can send and receive e-mail using a web browser at http://connect.siue.edu or http://webmail.siue.edu. Students are advised to check their SIUE e-mail account on a daily basis.

Emergency Alerts (e-Lert)

SIUE's e-Lert is a text messaging service that will be used to quickly notify faculty, staff, and student cell phones when an urgent situation, such as a bomb threat or hostile intruder, occurs or when the University closes due to inclement weather. There is no cost to register for the alerts; however, standard rates may apply if cell phone plan does not include text messaging. Faculty, staff, and students can sign up for e-Lert on the website at http://www.siue.edu/e-lert/.

Emergency Phones

The University (including the Edwardsville Campus, the Alton Campus, and the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus) has a network of 82 emergency telephones. Phones are located along walkways and in parking lots. Each phone has two buttons. One, labeled "INFO", is used for instances such as flat tires, dead batteries, etc. The other, "PRESS FOR HELP", is used for emergency calls and activates the strobe light located within the unit itself. Both phone lines go directly to University Police dispatchers who are able to identify the location of the caller from their console.

Employment

Please refer to the "Job Finder" section.

Enrolling in Classes

Please refer to the "Service Center" section.

Escort Service

If you feel unsafe walking between the main campus and your vehicle or apartment, contact University Police to request an escort. Subject to availability, an officer will either provide a ride or accompany you to your destination. A wait may be necessary if officers are dealing with an emergency. For assistance call (618) 650-3324. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/police/.

Evening & Weekend Services

Please refer to "Service Center" section.

Event Space

Students or organizations who wish to schedule event space on campus should contact: Morris University Center Event Services (MUC and SSC only), University Housing (residence halls and Cougar Village), or Campus Recreation (Student Fitness Center or Activity Center).

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Financial Aid

Please refer to the "Student Financial Aid" section.

Financial Clearance

Access to University services, including classroom attendance, Blackboard, housing, meal plan, library, computer labs, the fitness center, and Student Job Finder, are provided to students once they are financially cleared for the semester. Students must be financially cleared to avoid having their classes dropped. Students may be financially cleared by paying all charges in full, making the minimum required installment payment, or having enough financial aid to pay the account in full. Financial clearance requires payment of all prior-term charges. For more information, call (618) 650-3123 or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/bursar/.

Fitness Center, Student

The Student Fitness Center is dedicated to student recreational use and includes six multipurpose courts, an elevated jogging track, indoor pool, weight room facilities, two group exercise rooms, a spinning (cycling) room, a climbing wall, and a Wellness Center designed to provide health and fitness assessment and exercise program design. For information call (618) 650-B-FIT (2348). Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/crec/.

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Grades

Please refer to the "CougarNet" section.

Graduate School

The Graduate School offers 70 graduate and professional programs, leading to post baccalaureate certificates, Master's degrees, Specialist degrees, and cooperative Doctorate degrees. The Graduate School provides information on graduate assistantships and competitive graduate awards. For information about graduate assistantships, see the website at http://www.siue.edu/graduatestudents/assistantships.shtml or contact the Graduate School at 618-650-3010. For assistance, visit the office in Rendleman Hall, Room 2202. For information on admission to the Graduate School, contact Graduate Admissions in Rendleman Hall, Room 1202, or call (618) 650-3160. For information on graduate student records, contact Graduate Records in Rendleman Hall, Room 1309, or call (618) 650-3167. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/graduatestudents/index.shtml.

Graduation Applications

Undergraduate students should review the completion of all graduation requirements with their adviser periodically. When senior status (90 hours) is reached, an Application for Graduation can be submitted to the Service Center, Rendleman Hall, Room 1309. Applications for Graduation are due on the first day of the term in which the student expects to complete degree requirements. Graduate students should consult with their adviser and apply for graduation no later than the first day of the graduation semester. For information about applying for graduation, please consult with an adviser or contact the Service Center at (618) 650-2080. The graduation application form is available on the Registrar's website at http://www.siue.edu/registrar/forms/graduation.shtml.

Graduation

Please refer to the "Commencement" and "Cap & Gown" sections.

Greek Student Organizations

The University offers students opportunities to become involved in 21 fraternities and sororities. Greeks strive for academic excellence. Chapters frequently organize tutoring programs, study hours, and offer resources and programs for members. For information about Greek organizations, stop by the Kimmel Leadership Center in the Morris University Center, Room 1060, or call (618) 650-2686. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/kimmel/greek/.

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Health Service

Health Service provides general outpatient care, immunizations, laboratory diagnostic testing, women's health, and pharmacy services to enrolled students. Health Service is located in the Student Success Center, Room 0220, and may be contacted by calling (618) 650-2842. Health Service is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/healthservice.

Honorary Student Organizations

Honorary student organization members usually invite academically talented students to membership based upon a student's major and superior academic achievements. The University has 18 honorary organizations. For a brochure regarding honorary organizations, please call the Kimmel Leadership Center in the Morris University Center at (618) 650-2686.

Honors Scholars Program

The Honors Scholars Program helps outstanding students from all disciplines plan individualized academic programs, enabling them to study one or two academic areas in depth or explore a variety of courses outside their major. All Meridian Scholars are admitted into the Honors Scholars Program. Entering and continuing freshman and sophomore students with high academic qualifications also are eligible to become Honors Scholars. Selection is based on academic history and letters of recommendation. For information, please call (618) 650-2403 or send an e-mail message to eruckh@siue.edu. Additional information can be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/admissions/honors.shtml.

Housing

Approximately 3,600 students can be accommodated in residence halls and apartment-style housing. Freshmen live in Bluff, Prairie, and Woodland Halls, featuring suite-style rooms. Upper class students can live in Cougar Village Apartments, featuring fully furnished 2- and 3-bedroom apartments. Also home to upper class residents, Evergreen Hall features apartment and suit style living in a residence hall environment. Students are able to choose between various floor plans, most of which include private bedrooms. For more information, call the Central Housing Office at (618) 650-3931 or check out the website at http://www.siue.edu/housing.

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ID Card

Please refer to the "Student Identification Cards - CougarCard" section.

Illinois Veterans' Grants and Scholarships

For grants and scholarships available to Illinois Veterans, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (618) 650-3880. Student Financial Aid is located in Rendleman Hall, Room 2308.

Immunization

All students must provide proof of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, and tetanus/diphtheria as required by Illinois state law. For information about immunizations, please call (618) 650-2843. Immunization records may be faxed to Health Service at phone number (618) 650-5839. Health Service is located in the Student Success Center, Room 0220. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/healthservice/immunization/index.shtml.

Information Desk

The Information Desk is located in the Morris University Center and is the source of University information relative to scheduled events and activities, ticket sales, locker rentals, and the University Lost and Found. For more information about the Information Desk and its services, please call (618) 650-5555. Also, you may visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/muc/welcomedesk.shtml.

Instructional Services

Located in the Student Success Center, this office provides you with a variety of support services designed to help you. Academic Development courses, workshops, testing programs, individual help in the Writing Center, and the Mathematics Resource Area are among the services. Information about tutorial services available on campus may be obtained by calling the office at (618) 650-2055 or by visiting the Instructional Services website at http://www.siue.edu/is/.

Intercollegiate Athletics

If you are interested in trying out for a team, contact the head coach of the sport early in the school year. For information on sport schedules, rosters, game results, or statistics, follow the Web page. For information, you may call (618) 650-2871 or visit the website at http://www.siuecougars.com/landing/index.

International Student and Scholar Services

International students and scholars are provided pre-arrival assistance, immigration advisement, community hospitality programs, and general support and assistance. The International Student Adviser serves as an advocate for international students and scholars as well as a resource for them. For additional information call (618) 650-3785 or view the website at http://www.siue.edu/iss.

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Job Finder - Student Employment

The student employment staff of Student Financial Aid maintains a database of on-campus and off-campus jobs at http://www.siue.edu/studentemployment. Students meeting University eligibility requirements for student employment can search the database for information on jobs and employers. Students needing further assistance may call (618) 650-2563 or visit the office in Rendleman Hall, Room 2221.

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Kimmel Student Involvement Center

Students have many opportunities to develop their leadership skills at SIUE. Among the opportunities offered are the Student Leadership Development Program, volunteer projects, service learning, Student Government, University-wide committees, student organization officer positions, the Campus Activities Board, and fraternities and sororities. For information about any of these programs, call the Kimmel Student Involvement Center at (618) 650-2686. The Center is located in the Morris University Center on the first floor. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/kimmel/.

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Late Registration

Please refer to "Adding a Course" section.

Library and Information Services

Lovejoy Library has more than 800,000 volumes, 27,000 audio-visual resources, and 12,000 subscriptions. Online services include a shared, statewide academic library catalog, almost 60 electronic databases, and more than 7,000 full-text journals. Resource sharing agreements provide access to libraries in the St. Louis area, as well as throughout Illinois, the United States and worldwide. Library hours vary and the most current schedule is available on the website. For more information about library services, call (618) 650-2603. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/lovejoylibrary.

Lockers

Lockers are available in the Science Building, Founders Hall, and Alumni Hall for a nominal fee. If interested in renting a locker, please contact the Information Desk on the first floor of the Morris University Center at (618) 650-5555.

Lost and Found

Found items should be taken to the Information Desk located on the first floor of the Morris University Center. For more information, contact the Information Desk at (618) 650-5555.

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Mathematics Resource Area

If you are enrolled in developmental mathematics courses or College Algebra, you may receive tutorial assistance in the Mathematics Resource Area located in the Student Success Center, Room 1252. Students are helped on a first-come, first-served basis by qualified peer tutors and instructors. For more information, call (618) 650-2055 or visit the Mathematics Resource Area website at http://www.siue.edu/is/math/.

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New Freshman Orientation

The SIUE Experience - New first-year students are expected to attend orientation beginning the Thursday prior to fall semester classes. More information and a schedule of events is available at http://www.siue.edu/experience.

New Student Programs

Springboard to Success is a mandatory pre-entry advisement and course registration program for all incoming fall freshmen. This program assists in a smooth transition to the University as well as academic advising and course registration. TRANSFERmation is an orientation program designed to assist transfer students in transition to life at SIUE. eTRACS, an online orientation program, is also designed to serve the needs of SIUE's newest transfer students. More information can be found at http://www.siue.edu/admissions/admitted/index.shtml or by calling (618) 650-3705.

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Parking for Persons with Disabilities

Spaces have been designated for parking for persons with disabilities. These spaces are marked with the international symbol. Students with disabilities are required to purchase a University disability permit and must display it along with a state-issued disability permit or license plate. For information about parking for persons with disabilities, call Parking Services at (618) 650-3680 or send an e-mail to parking@siue.edu. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/parking.

Parking Services

Parking Services manages the sale of hang tags for parking on University premises. All students who park a vehicle on University property must purchase and display a current, valid SIUE permit. For Parking information, please consult the website at http://www.siue.edu/parking, call (618) (618) 650-3680, or e-mail to parking@siue.edu.

Parking Tickets

A parking ticket may be paid online or in Parking Services, Rendleman Hall, Room 1113, within 14 calendar days of the ticket issue date. Payments may also be made by mail. If by mail, make check or money order payable to SIUE and mail to SIUE, Parking Services, Box 1044, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1044. DO NOT MAIL CASH. Include the ticket with the payment. A payment drop box is also located in Lot C (behind Rendleman Hall). Place the ticket and payment in an envelope, and deposit the envelope in the drop box. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/parking.

Pharmacy

Health Service, located on the lower level of Student Success Center, provides a pharmacy for student use. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For information about available medications, please call (618) 650-2845. Information may also be obtained from website at http://www.siue.edu/healthservice/pharmacy.shtml.

Provost's Office

The Provost's Office, also called the Office of the Provost and the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, is located in Rendleman Hall, Room 3102. The office is responsible for developing and executing the academic mission of the University. Questions about academic grievances may be directed to the Coordinator for Policy, Communication and Issues of Concern, within the Provost Office. Also housed within the office is the Associate Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Diversity who is responsible for assisting in the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students, faculty, and staff and the Assistant Provost for Academic Innovation and Effectiveness who is responsible for the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities. Students may call (618) 650-3772 or stop by the office for information. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/provost/.

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Registrar

Offering services to past, present, and future students, the Office of the Registrar is located in Rendleman Hall, Room 1207. This office is responsible for maintaining and protecting access to students' academic records. Services include registration, enrollment certification, transcripts access, degree application processing, veterans' certification, transfer articulation, and academic scheduling. Many services provided by the Office of the Registrar may be accessed through the Service Center. You may reach the Registrar's office by phone at (618) 650-2080 or visit the Registrar's website at http://www.siue.edu/registrar/.

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Scholarships

Please refer to the "Student Financial Aid" section.

Security

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" and the higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the "Campus Fire Safety Right to Know." For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

Service Center

Much of a student's business can be completed at the Service Center in Rendleman Hall, Room 1309. In this one location you can find help with all of the following: class registration, adds, drops, and withdrawals; tuition calculation; permanent address, name and student ID number changes; Cougar Card IDs; Illinois residency applications; graduation applications; debit plan deposits; CougarNet access to your student records; transcript requests; and much more. The Service Center even has extended evening hours. You may reach the Service Center by phone at (618) 650-2080 or send and e-mail message to servicecenter@siue.edu. Additional information may be obtained from the website http://www.siue.edu/registrar/about/service_center.shtml.

SOAR

The United States Department of Education and SIUE provide special services to students who meet specific criteria established by the Federal Government. The SOAR office is located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1260 (Enter via the Academic Advancement Center, Suite 1220). For more information, call (618) 650-3790 or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/soar/.

Speech Center

The Speech Center is open to all students of all majors. The center is a great opportunity for students to improve public speaking and speech writing skills. It is located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1242 (enter via the Academic Advancement Center, Suite 1220). For more information, call (618) 650-3085 or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/is/speechcenter/.

Spirituality and Sustainability, Center for

Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community are invited to participate in the activities of the Center for Spirituality and Sustainability. Campus ministries of several denominations provide worship services and many other events on campus. For more information, call (618) 650-3246. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/religion/.

Student Class Schedule Changes

Please refer to the "Adding a Course" section.

Student Employment

Please refer to the "Job Finder" section.

Student Financial Aid

Students and parents can receive application and eligibility requirements for a wide array of financial aid programs (grants, scholarships, loans, and work study/employment) and receive standards to maintain satisfactory academic progress for continued financial aid eligibility. You may obtain information at http://www.siue.edu/financialaid/ or by e-mail to finaid@siue.edu or by calling (618) 650-3880 or stopping by our office in Rendleman Hall, Room 2308 and speaking with a financial aid adviser.

Student Government

Students may become involved in the governance system of the University by seeking elected office or by serving on several University-wide committees. For more information, please call (618) 650-3818, or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/kimmel/sg.

Student Identification Cards

Students receive an identification card, called a Cougar Card, which bears their image and identifies them as enrolled students at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The Cougar Card is an all-purpose card that is used for identification and may be used for meal plans, a debit plan (for dining, vending, printing and copying, and bookstore purchases) and admittance to SIUE buildings and events. The Cougar Card can access two monetary accounts: a debit account (money that may be spent anywhere the card is accepted) and a University Housing meal plan account. Although the Cougar Card is entrusted to those who are enrolled at or employed by the University, it is a legal document and remains the property of the University. Students who lend, borrow, use a card other than their own, or alter a Cougar Card are subject to disciplinary action; in addition, such action may be considered a crime. The Cougar Card should be carried at all times in order to use a multitude of services. Additional information may be found at http://www.siue.edu/cougarcard/.

Student Leadership and Professional Preparation

Please refer to the "Kimmel Leadership Center" section.

Student Legal Services

Students may seek legal advice from a licensed attorney on such matters as landlord/tenant disputes, contracts, consumer rights, family matters, bankruptcy, small claims matters, traffic matters, and wills. The attorney provides referrals to other attorneys as well as a notary service. The attorney's services are free. For more information, call (618) 797-2800 for an appointment. Additional information can be found at http://www.siue.edu/kimmel/legal/index.shtml.

Student Organizations

The University has over 200 recognized student organizations for students to develop their leadership potential. In addition to honorary organizations, which encourage and recognize academic achievement, student organizations address educational, religious, social, recreational, and political interests. For information, stop by the Kimmel Leadership Center, call (618) 650-2686, or access the website at http://www.siue.edu/kimmel/stuorg/.

Student Publications

Please refer to "The Alestle" section.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

SIUE strives to create an environment for a solid foundation for intellectual development. To achieve that goal, The Student Academic Code provides an outline of expectations for students' behavior in the classroom, examples of academic misconduct, and the process for adjudicating academic misconduct with the intention that the process is fair, just, and educational. Additional information can be found at http://www.siue.edu/policies/3c2.shtml. The Student Grievance Code outlines the process for students to initiate a grievance against faculty and staff members for violations of their rights as set forth in the code. This process is designed with the intention that the process is fair, just and educational. additional information can be found at http://www.siue.edu/policies/3c3.shtml. Finally, the Student Code of Conduct addresses the expectations of student behavior and outlines the procedures to adjudicate student misconduct to assure that student rights to due process are respected and exercised. Further information can be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/policies/3c1.shtml.

Study Abroad

Through its Study Abroad programs, SIUE complements the work of its academic departments by facilitating the placement of students in faculty-led travel study programs and semester-long study abroad. For more information about Study Abroad, visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/studyabroad or contact the Office of International Programs by phone at (618) 650-2419.

Supplemental Instruction

Regularly scheduled, out-of-class, peer-facilitated Supplemental Instruction study sessions are provided for a number of traditionally difficult academic courses, particularly those with a high percentage of D and F grades and withdrawals. For more information about the Supplemental Instruction program, targeted courses, or schedules of study sessions, visit the Instructional Services website at http://www.siue.edu/is/si/ or call (618) 650-2064.

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Telephone

To report trouble on your phone or for dialing instructions, call (618) 650-3373. Personal Telephone Lines are available for residential students living at the residence halls and at Cougar Village. Included in a $36.00 per semester fee are a private telephone number, voice mail, and caller ID capabilities. For information on Personal Telephone Lines, call (618) 650-3373. Your Student Telephone Account Number (STAN) allows you to place calls off-campus at discounted rates. You may obtain your STAN at the website: http://www.siue.edu/its/network/. To be issued a STAN, you must be a Housing resident. Additional information may be obtained from website at http://www.siue.edu/its/network/.

Testing Services

This office in the Student Success Center, Suite 1246 (enter via the Academic Advancement Center, Suite 1220), administers several standardized tests: GRE (subject), ACT, CLEP, and MAT. SIUE services include administration of the SIUE Placement Test and SIUE Proficiency tests. Testing dates and additional information about these tests and other standardized tests are available at the Testing Services website at http://www.siue.edu/is/test/ or at (618) 650-2295.

Textbook Service

Located at 200 University Park Drive, Room 1121, rents textbooks to undergraduate students as part of their student fees. Supplemental texts, graduate textbooks, and other classroom supplies are sold through the University Bookstore which is located on the first floor of the Morris University Center. For information about Textbook Service, call (618) 650-3020 or send an e-mail message to textbook@siue.edu. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/muc/textbooks.shtml.

The Alestle

The student newspaper, the primary student publication, employs students as writers, photographers, editors, and office staff. The newspaper provides mass communication majors and other students with opportunities to work in a laboratory setting while gaining experience in various aspects of production, advertisement, sales, copy writing, and editing. If you are interested in working on the paper or for more information, call (618) 650-3528. The office is located on the second floor of Morris University Center, Room 2022. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.alestlelive.com.

Ticket Office

The Information Desk, located in Morris University Center, provides ticket sales for most University events. For more information about tickets, contact the Information Desk at (618) 650-5555.

Transcripts

Transcript requests must be made in writing. Requests may be submitted to the Service Center, Rendleman Hall, Room 1309. You can also request a transcript on CougarNet if you have a valid user ID and PIN. For additional information, please contact the office by phone at (618) 650-2080 or visit our website at http://www.siue.edu/registrar/forms/transcriptrequest.shtml.

Transportation

Madison County Transit (MCT) provides transportation services on campus and to many adjacent communities, including Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Collinsville, Alton, Highland, East St. Louis, and others. You may take the bus to MetroLink for transportation to St. Louis. Bus schedules are available on campus at the following locations: Information Center in the Morris University Center; Cougar Village (Commons Building); all Residence Halls; lobbies of Rendleman Hall (near Bursar's Office); and Peck Hall. Additional information may be obtained at http://www.mct.org.

Tutoring

The office of Instructional Services collects and disseminates information for students who wish tutorial assistance in various departments. For tutorial information, call (618) 650-2055 or visit the Instructional Services website at http://www.siue.edu/is/.

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Union Station

This convenience store located on the first level of the Morris University Center sells snacks and refreshments. For additional information, please contact Union Station at (618) 650-2320 or visit the website at http://www.siue.edu/muc/dining-services.shtml.

University Center, Delyte Morris

Many services are provided in the Morris University Center, including the University Bookstore, Center Court Dining, University Restaurant, Cougar Lanes Recreation Center, Bank of Edwardsville, ebox DVD Rental Kiosk, ATM, University Hair, Union Station, Information Desk, Event Services, Kimmel Leadership Center, Student Government, The Alestle Office, Starbucks Coffee, Auntie Anne's, computer Lab, Meridian Ballroom, Conference Center and other meeting rooms. For more information about what Morris University Center, has to offer, call (618) 650-5555. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/muc.

University Hair

University Hair, located on the lower level of the Morris University Center, is a beauty and barber shop offering services to students, faculty, staff, and community members. For an appointment, call (618) 650-2299. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/muc/hair.shtml.

University Police

The University Police Department is located in the Supporting Services building and provides services 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Emergency 911 calls are directed to the University Police, which is responsible for dispatching appropriate police, fire, or ambulance services. Other services provided include assistance in retrieving keys from locked vehicles, lending jumper cables to help start vehicles, and loaning tools to engrave items for prevention of theft. Upon request, and subject to immediate availability of University Police, an escort service is provided to accompany students, faculty, and/or staff from one campus location to another. The non-emergency number for University Police is (618) 650-3324. The Emergency number is 911. Additional information may be obtained from the website http://www.siue.edu/police/.

University Theater Productions

The Department of Theater and Dance produces an academic season and a summer season of shows. Tickets are available during the academic year to SIUE students free of charge. The mainstage stage and the box office are located in Dunham Hall. Additional productions are mounted at the Metcalf Student Theater. Summer Showbiz offers two mainstage events in June and July. Information on season offerings and ticket prices may be obtained from the box office by calling (618) 650-2774. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/artsandsciences/theater/ or by calling the main office at (618) 650-2773.

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Veterans' Certification

For assistance with enrollment certification to the VA for students receiving GI Bill benefits or with GI Bill questions, call (618) 650-2234 or consult the Registrar's office in Rendleman Hall, Room 1207.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs is the students' advocate and may often be of assistance to students, especially in resolving problems involving more than one office or area of the University. The Vice Chancellor's Office is located on the second floor of Rendleman Hall, Suite 2306, and may be reached by calling (618) 650-2020.

Volunteer/Community Service Opportunities

Many Volunteer Community Service Opportunities exist through the Kimmel Leadership Center, located on the first floor of the Morris University Center. For more information, call (618) 650-2686 or access the website at http://www.siue.edu/kimmel/volunteer/index.shtml.

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Wellness Center

The Wellness Center is located in the Student Fitness Center. The Center provides personal fitness and lifestyle assessments along with recommendations for change. Individual consultations help with exercise program design, development of good nutritional habits, stress management, and other elements related to personal well-being. For information, call (618) 650-B-WEL (2935) or access the website at http://www.siue.edu/crec/wellness/wellcenter.shtml.

Wireless Internet Access

For information on connecting to the campus wireless network visit this website at http://www.siue.edu/its/wireless/index.shtml.

Withdrawing from the University

If you find it necessary to withdraw from the University during any term, you must initiate official withdrawal procedures in the Service Center, Rendleman Hall, Room 1309. All withdrawals must be cleared by the Office of Student Financial Aid, and must be completed by the end of the 13th week of classes during fall and spring, and by the end of the 8th week for summer full-term classes. Different deadlines apply to short-term classes or workshops scheduled in non-traditional formats. Inquires regarding withdrawal deadlines should be directed to the Service Center at (618) 650-2080. Additional information may be obtained from the website at http://www.siue.edu/registrar/about/service_center.shtml.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is located in the Student Success Center, Room 1254 and staff assists students with papers, reports, and theses. Self-instructional materials are available on a wide variety of writing-related topics such as organization, paragraphing, grammar, and English as a second language. Appointments are recommended. For more information, contact the Writing Center at (618) 650-2045, or e-mail at wcenter@siue.edu, or visit the Instructional Services website at http://www.siue.edu/is/writing/.

WSIE Public Radio

A University-owned NPR affiliate, WSIE-FM (88.7) The Jazz Station continues its dedication to serious jazz music and news programming with the added feature of SIUE Intercollegiate Athletics, now an NCAA Division I program, as well as student programming. WSIE also offers complete and accurate news, sports, and weather through daily morning newscasts, as well as public affairs programming. For information, call (618) 650-2228 or visit the WSIE website at http://www.wsie.com.

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