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Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, Illinois
Guaranteed Transfer Admission Partner

SIU embraces a unique tradition of access and opportunity, inclusive excellence, innovation in research and creativity, and outstanding teaching focused on nurturing student success. As a nationally ranked public research university and regional economic catalyst, we create and exchange knowledge to shape future leaders, improve our communities, and transform lives.

Your Path to Southern Illinois University

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New Students

If you are a new student interested in learning about Guaranteed Transfer Admissions or applying to CLC

  1. Contact Student Recruitment & Onboarding at or (847) 543-2090. Student Recruitment & Onboarding is located in the Welcome and One Stop Center, Grayslake Campus, B114.

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Current CLC Students

If you are a current student at CLC

  1. Use Navigate to schedule an appointment with your Academic Success Advisor (ASA) to start planning out your Guaranteed Transfer Admission Pathway, or contact the Advising Center at (847) 543-2060 for scheduling information. Advising Centers are located on the Grayslake Campus, B118, Lakeshore Campus, N211 and Southlake Campus, V130.
  2. Complete and submit the Southern Illinois University Participation Form (PDF) at least one year in advance of their first semester at SIU.
  3. Review the Southern Illinois University Guaranteed Admission Agreement (PDF) which outlines the requirements that must be met in order to guarantee admission to SIU.

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Why transfer to Southern Illinois University?

  • SIU offers more than 200 majors, minors, and specializations and offers many hands-on learning, professional development, and research opportunities.
  • SIU is affordable. More than 90% of our students receive financial aid, and our graduates graduate with 13% less debt than other Illinois students.
  • SIU offers competitive transfer scholarships, including the Transfer Achievement and Provost’s Scholarships with total values of $16,000 and $27,000, respectively.
  • SIU offers several degree completion programs through the University Center of Lake County. For more information visit the University Center SIU webpage.

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Guaranteed Transfer Admission Partnerships

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