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Life at SIUE

Hear firsthand from students as they share their SIUE experiences. Discover our majors and opportunities to get involved. Learn about life on campus, meet the people who call it home, and decide if our community is the right place for you.

Have no worries, you’ll fit right in at SIUE. Whatever your interests, by getting involved, you will get to know other people and quickly find your place. With students from 40 states and 45 nations, SIUE offers a rich cultural environment that contributes to the learning process and teaches us to value diversity.

Leadership Development

Through the Kimmel Student Involvement Center, you can develop leadership skills and take on social, civil or political responsibility. With more than 200 student organizations, you are sure to find your place to belong and make an impact.

  • Campus Activities Board
  • Greek Organizations
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • University Center Board
  • Leadership Development
  • Student Government

Cultural and Recreational Activities

SIUE offers a rich cultural environment and many recreational activities that contribute to the health of the minds and bodies of campus community members. Explore the links below for more information.

NCAA Division I Athletics

SIUE now participates in NCAA Division I athletics. Learn more about SIUE’s athletics teams at

SIUE Campus Events

There is always something going on at SIUE! The Campus Calendar of Events is constantly updated. See what's happening at SIUE this week.

SIUE Traditions

  • Welcome Week
  • Homecoming
  • Paint the Rock
  • Cougar Athletics
  • Family Weekend
  • Black Heritage Month
  • International Night
  • Springfest

Diversity Resources

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