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Attention all SIU students, faculty & staff, Sibs and Kids Day is your chance to invite your child, sibling, niece, nephew, cousin, or friend to campus to experience the excitement of life as a Saluki!

Welcome to SIU’s Sibs and Kids Day website. It is free to attend Sibs and Kids Day this year. There is a cost to attend the SIU Men’s Basketball game and Sibs and Kids Day souvenir t-shirts can be purchased. Each basketball game ticket costs $10 and each shirt is $10. Current SIU students do not have to purchase a ticket. Tickets and t-shirts must be purchased in advance, by Friday, February 17 at 4:30 p.m. A link will be featured at the end of your registration confirmation in order to make these purchases.

Free activities during Sibs and Kids Day include crafts and bowling, admission to the Student Recreation Center, a movie, and a pizza party. All activities and the event schedule can be found on the Activities tab. After you have registered, a medical release form must be completed for each attendee under the age of 18, which can be found below. If your child is staying overnight you will need to email the completed medical release form to Travis Hardwick.

All online registration must be received by Friday, February 17 at 4:30 p.m.


Sibs and kids are able to stay overnight on campus with their SIU student on Saturday, February 25th at no additional cost, as long as the SIU student resides on campus. Children must be at least 8 years old. If you select this as an option please make sure you email Travis Hardwick. The deadline for housing registration is Friday, February 17 at 4:30 p.m.


There is a Men’s Basketball game vs. Loyola University Chicago at 7 p.m.* on Saturday. After you have filled out the registration you will receive a confirmation with a link to purchase discounted game tickets and Sibs and Kids Day souvenir t-shirts. Tickets and t-shirts must be purchased in advance, by Friday, February 17 at 4:30 p.m.