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At SIU, our students lead the way!

Who are the Saluki Ambassadors? 

  • An RSO (Registered Student Organization) that operates through the Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • Undergraduate student volunteers that actively engage and recruit future Salukis

What do we do?

  • Lead Campus tours
  • Sit on student panels
  • Assist with on and off campus recruitment events

Why Join?

  • Fulfill service hours for various organizations
  • Get SIU swag and free food
  • Learn valuable public speaking and leadership skills
  • Impress your friends with your SIU knowledge
  • Make new friends

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What it Takes to be a Saluki Ambassador

  • Academic and extracurricular excellence
  • Strong character
  • Saluki pride
  • Desire to give back to SIU
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time-management and organization skills
  • And most importantly... A sense of fun and spontaneity

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 Saluki Ambassador Fun Facts:

  • We're from: Illinois, Missouri, Wyoming, Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia, Massachusetts, Alabama, and Colorado
  • Favorite Meal in the Dining Hall: Chicken Strips, Nachos, Eggplant Parmesan, and Tacos
  • RSOs We're Involved In: Zoology Club, Pre-Professional Association, Intervarsity, Hispanic Student Council, Rock Climbing Club, Residence Hall Association, Undergraduate Student Government, Greek Life and More!
  • Favorite Carbondale Hangouts: Giant City State Park, Blend Tea and Crepe, Castle Park, University Mall, and the Spillway
  • We've Traveled To: England, France, Costa Rica, Italy, Greece, Germany, Thailand, Spain, and more!

Tour the Campus

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Attend an Open House

  • Guided tours of campus, residence halls, and select colleges or academic departments
  • Information sessions on a variety of topics of interest to prospective students
  • Academic College and Student Services Fairs featuring representatives from our academic and student support services areas
  • Individual counseling with representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, and University Housing