Why Choose SIUE? The nationally‐recognized online news magazine, The stDaily Beast, ranks SIUE 21 in the nation among its Top 50 Safest Colleges. U.S. News & World Report has, for the second consecutive year, designated SIUE as one of 68 “up and coming schools” in the nation for “making the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty and student life.” “We are committed to creating an environment where our student‐athletes can compete on a high academic and athletic level.” Dr. Brad Hewitt Director of Athletics
AcademA mics • Class registratio C on: Registration for student‐ath hletes takes plac ce subsequent to the advising a appointment. S Student‐ athletes are give a en priority regist tration opportuunities. This priv vilege is intende ed to ensure tha at the student‐a athletes continue to mak c ke academic pro ogress and ultimmately graduate in a timely man nner. • Grade reports: G G Grade reports are sent at least once a semeste er to faculty members who hav ve student‐athle etes enrolled in their e r course(s). The current grade, an attendance report, and reco ommendations provided by the e in w the Academic Services staff and coaching sta nstructors allow aff to evaluate pprogress and reinforce student success. • Study Tables: Al S ll freshmen for ttheir first two se emesters, trans sfer students for r their first semester at SIUE, an nd continuing stude c ent‐athletes wit th a cumulative grade point ave erage of 2.4 or bbelow are required to participa ate in study tables. The requ uired number of f hours is decide ed upon by the Academic Servi ices staff and taakes place in the e student‐ athlete compute a er lab during the e day or in a classroom during t the evenings an nd are monitore ed to ensure an atmosphere idea a al for learning. • Tutoring: Tutors T s for most gener ral education an nd business courses are availab ble during athlet tic study tables. . There are also several tuto a oring facilities on campus includ ding the Writing g Center, the Math Resource Ro oom, the Speec ch Center, and the Chemist a try Tutor Lab. Iff these options do not meet your needs, our A Academic Service es staff will arra ange for in ndividual tutoring at no cost too you. • Athlete Travel L A Letters: Student‐athletes provid de their instructtors with a copyy of travel letterrs at the beginni ing of the semester. Stude s ent‐athletes are e responsible for making arrang gements with th heir instructors f for make‐up wo ork.
StudenS nt Life Dining OptionD ns • The Moorris Universit ty Center (MU UC) provides sseveral differe ent food optio ons including a cafeteria an nd the Univers sity Restaurannt. • Dorms have grab n’ go carts for quick meals. P Purchases cann be made wit th your Cougaar Card. Living OptionsL s • Freshm men: Woodlannd Hall • Sophom mores ‐ Seniors: Evergreen Hall, Cougar Village apartments, or off‐ ‐campus hous sing Student SucceS ess Center • Opened 009 and is home to Health Services, Car d in August 20 reer Counselin ng, and a 24‐h hour compute er lab Student Fitness Center S • Campus Recreation headquarters s On‐Campus AO Activities and Events • Division n I athletics co ompetitions • Musical/Theatre per rformances • Live performances at the MUC by y comedians, bands, hypno otists, etc. • Over 2 230 student or rganizations
Life as a Coug gar In addition to a first‐class eI education and d a top‐notch soccer exper rience: Travel g and Meals Lodging Gear • We provide yo W our gear whic ch includes: 3 3 tops, 2 pairs of shorts, 3 p pairs of socks, , a warm–up ssuit, ain jacket, a duffel bag, a backpack, a sack pack, and c pullovers, a ra p cleats. You are required to o provide shin guards. s • Goalkeepers r G receive 2 longg‐sleeve practice tops, 2 paairs of practice e gloves, and 1 pair of gam me gloves.
Fall: F Winter: • August – – October • Weight t lift as a team 2 2–3 times per w week • Competi itions on Fridays s and Sundays • Techniccal session/fitneess once per weeek • Monday ys off, Tuesday – afternoo on – Thursday trainning in the • NCAA m mandates a max of activ vity and one day ximum of 8 hou y off per week urs per week • Recoveryy sessions on Saaturday morning gs • NCAA mandates a maximum of 20 hours per week of activity and onee day off per we eek Spring: S Summer: • Weight lift as a team 2 d days per week • Studennt‐athletes are ggiven a workout t packet • Training sessions 3 dayss per week outlinin ng their summe er workouts • Five date es of competitioon are allowed d during our • o videos illustrating each lift are provided Links to spring se eason to ensuure the student‐ ‐athlete is using g correct • NCAA mandates a maximum of 20 hours per form week of activity and onee day off per we eek • Fitnesss workouts are ooutlined as well • Studennt‐athletes are eexpected to perf form these workou uts to the best o of their abilities and return to campus in August fi it, healthy, and ready to compe ete
Facilitie es Korte StadiumK m • Korte S Stadium is nammed for 1968 alumnus Ralp ph Korte • The sta adium seats 3, ,000 and is ho ome to SIUE M Men’s and Wo omen’s Socce er and the track and field programs c • State‐o of‐the‐art FIFA A‐rated turf fie eld installed in Spring of 20 009 Locker Room/L /Team Room • Pre‐gam me and half ti ime talks in th he team room m • Persona al locker stalls and full showers and rest trooms Weight room W • SIUE At thlete specific c strength and d conditioning g facility
Basic NCAA Recruiting Rules • Coaches can begin to contact you by: E‐mail on September 1st of your junior year in high school and can correspond through e‐mail an unlimited number of times per week Phone on July 1st of your senior year in high school and are limited to one phone call per week • You can contact a coach by e‐mail or phone at any time; however, they cannot return your e‐mail or phone call before the dates listed above. • Just as a reminder, when we see you play, we cannot speak with you other than saying hello. • The NCAA defines a contact as any face‐to‐face encounter between a prospective student‐athlete or parent(s) and an institutional staff member taking place off campus. Off‐campus recruiting contacts shall not be made with an individual or her parent(s) before July 1st following completion of her junior year of high school.
AdmissA sions Financia al Aid What can I s study? • Information on loans, g grants, scholaarships, • SIUE o offers 44 bacc calaureate degrees and all ot ther informati ion pertainingg to financial a aid can be fouund at http://wwww.siue.edu/f financialaid/ How and wh hen do I apply y? • Priorit ty filing begins December 1st of your sen 1 nior • A variety of institutional scholarshipps are year in n high school • The final deadline f for application is May 1st available to students aat SIUE. Speciific information on scholar rships can be found at • Submit your application, the $30 0 application fee, an off ficial high schoool transcriptt, and ACT/SAAT http://wwww.siue.edu/f ps/institu utional.shtml financialaid/sscholarshi scoress • An off ficial high school transcript graduation must be e submitted a t verifying as soon as it is s • Resources for federal f financial aid c can be available. found at • You w weeks will be notified d of acceptanc s of all require ce within 2‐4 ed documents being receiv ved. o http://www.fafs sa.ed.gov/ **More infoormation on a admissions can be found on n the SIUE Web site at http://wwww.siue.edu/pprospectivestudents/ ***More inf formation on the degrees w which are offe ered can be fo ound on the S SIUE Web site e at: http://w www.siue.edu/academics/d degrees.shtml