Homecoming 2013

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SPC has been hard at work coordinating all the wonderful events that are planned for you and your family. We hope that you will join us for this weekend of fun and excitement. Come on out and watch some saluki football, meet old and new friends at our tailgate parties, swallow yourself in saluki pride during our parade and just see the best that Southern Illinois has to offer.

What does “Unleash the Legend” mean?

This year’s Homecoming theme, “Unleash the Legend”, encourages SIU students to develop and celebrate what it means to be a “Saluki”. “Unleash the Legend”, allows SIU students to better understanding the important university historical moments. This theme motivates students to creative floats that unleash their own organizations legends. Encourages Alumni to celebrate and share their stories and legends about SIU. The theme “Unleash the Legend, Homecoming 2013” also allows the marching bands to showcase legendary music and musicians. The SIU community to create a strong focus on school spirit, alumni accomplishments, and historical events.

Here is a highlight of some of the wonderful things that we have planned for you.

For a complete list of events, information about parking, accomodations and more, click here.


Monday, September 30
Homecoming King and Queen Application Deadline

Application forms
Student Center, SPC Office
Time: by 4:00 p.m.


Wednesday, October 2
Homecoming King and Queen Interviews

Student Center, Iroquois room
Time: 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.


Wednesday, October 9
SIU Homecoming Blood Drive

Student Center, Lentz Hall, Grinnell Hall
Time: 12:00 Noon – 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the American Red Cross


Thursday, October 10
Homecoming King and Queen Elections

Online Voting Begins at 8:00 a.m.
Voting continues until Thursday, October 17 at 8:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the SPC Homecoming Committee


Thursday, October 10
Homecoming 2013 Instagram Contest

Contest continues until Saturday, October 19
Sponsored by the SPC Homecoming Committee


Wednesday, October 16
Homecoming Kick-Off

Student Center North Entrance
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the SPC Homecoming Committee
Free Food, Music, & Promo Items!
Meet the 2013 Homecoming Court!


Thursday, October 17
Homecoming King and Queen Elections

Online Voting ends at 8:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the SPC Homecoming Committee


Thursday, October 17
SPC Films: Grown Ups 2

Student Center Auditorium
7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the SPC Films


Thursday, October 17
Homecoming Comedy Show

Student Center Ballrooms
7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the SPC Comedy


Friday, October 18
Homecoming Parade Application Deadline

Application forms
Student Center, SPC Office
Time: by 4:30 p.m.

Volunteers are needed for the Homecoming Parade
Click here to signup to volunteer for the parade.


Friday, October 18
SPC Films: Grown Ups 2

Student Center Auditorium
7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the SPC Films


Saturday, October 19
Homecoming Parade

Grand Marshal is SIU Alumni – Bill Norwood
Downtown Carbondale
Time: by 10:00 a.m.

Volunteers are needed for the Homecoming Parade
Click here to signup to volunteer for the parade.


Thursday, October 19
SPC Films: Grown Ups 2

Student Center Auditorium
7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the SPC Films


Check out all the fun they had last year!!