Date: Feb. 24, 2022
Dear fellow Salukis:
Due to the conditions caused by the winter storm, Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be closed Thursday, February 24. This is an administrative closure. All classes (face to face, hybrid and online) will be canceled and will not be delivered remotely. Residence halls, residential dining and the Rec Center will remain open as will the Department of Public Safety. All other campus buildings and offices will be closed.
Essential personnel should report to work, but no other employee should report to work during the closure. Employees who have questions should consult their supervisors.
At this time, the university is scheduled to reopen at 6 a.m. Friday, February 25. The university will continue to monitor the weather forecast and road conditions, and provide updates on campus operations as necessary.
Please note the following:
-For real-time weather updates, visit weather.gov.
-Residential dining centers will be open 11am - 8pm
-The Rec Center will be open from noon-7pm.
Tonight's basketball game will be held as scheduled. Visit siusalukis.com for options to watch or listen to the game.
Grounds workers will be clearing sidewalks, steps and parking lots as weather conditions permit. Avoid unnecessary travel and please use extreme caution as you move about campus.
Emergency Operations Center