Prospective Student Information

Welcome to the ZGSA prospective student information page. This page provides links to sites with information about academics and the graduate school, hotel accomodations, and maps and information about Carbondale and the surrounding area. You might also want to check out our new student page for additional information. SIUC's visitor information page may also be useful.

Prospective Student Information Packet

new student information package   The ZGSA has created a packet containing information about the Carbondale area which we give to prospective students when they visit campus. The packet consists of the welcome to Carbondale packet from the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce with additional materials added. The packet contains:
  • Carbondale Street map& Resource Guide
  • Carbondale Community Guide (from Chamber of Commerce)
  • This is Carbondale Illinois (magazine format)
  • Housing information for SIU students (includes list of apartment complexes)
  • Professional Property Managers list
  • Hotel List
  • Restaurant List
  • Murphysboro guide (magazine format)
  • Student Recreation Center and program information
  • Illinois Relocation Guide and map (of county)
  materials in new student packet

If you do not receive this packet or want more information, feel free to contact a member of our welcoming committee:

Therese Frauendorf (tfrauend at or Amanda Rugenski (rugenski at

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SIUC Academic Information

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Carbondale & SIU Campus Information

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