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Students Sprinting

Saluki Sprint!

Take part in SIU's long-standing tradition of welcoming students to the Saluki Family!  All new students are invited to "sprint" across the field at Saluki Stadium before the first home football game! 


  • Saturday, September 14, 2024 at Saluki Stadium
  • FREE Saluki Sprint Shirt (while supplies last)
  • T-Shirt Pickup starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • Saluki Sprint at 5:45 p.m.
  • Kickoff at 6:00 p.m.

Are you a new student at SIU?

New first year and transfer students can participate in the Saluki Sprint. Registration for this event is required.

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For students and family members with disabilities, accommodations can be made for events and programs upon request. Please contact Disability Support Services at 618-453-5738 to discuss your request.