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Summer Strings Camp
Summer Strings Camp
Students at a seminar
Poster Session - Dental Professionals Seminar
Law and Leadership Conference
Southern Illinois Law and Leadership Conference
Bee Keepers
Heartland Beekeepers Conference

Conference & Scheduling Services

Conference & Scheduling Services coordinates more than 200 conferences, workshops and programs annually. CSS extends the educational resources of Southern Illinois University beyond the campus to offer innovative learning experiences and outreach opportunities as well as personal and professional development and youth programs and summer camps.


Professional Development Opportunities

Are you looking for something new that you can do at home? We offer hundreds of continuing education online courses and certifications in different areas, topics, and specialties.

Each course can easily be completed from your home and is a great chance for professional development outside the office.

ACCOUNCEMENT: During the month of June, we will be offering 9 free classes for personal and small business development. Please visit our continuing education online classes webpage for more information: Continuing Education Online Classes

Virtual Summer Camps

Virtual Summer Camps and Programs

We are offering a variety of program and camp experiences for youth ages 4 to 18. These camps and programs are hosted by education professionals who are experts in their various fields.

Virtual Summer Camp and Program Flyer


As a precaution, the SIU Student Center and Conference and Scheduling Services has adjusted its calendar of events and conference services programs for Spring and Summer 2020. We are exercising the utmost caution and taking responsible action to help ensure the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community members.

During Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan and per the university's coronavirus response, the Student Center is open. Conference and Scheduling Services physical office is open Monday through Friday 9am - 3:30pm. Please stop in, email or call 618-536-7751 for any needs. 

As a reminder, camps and summer camp and conference housing have been canceled for Summer 2020. We have issued refunds for registrants and have virtual camp/program options for Summer 2020. Phase four of Restore Illinois Plan went into effect on Friday, June 26. While this eases some of the restrictions the state required in phase three, SIU has chosen to move more slowly in order to ensure all of our safety protocols are in place. Therefore, the university is not hosting or sponsoring events of more than 10 people until further notice. All events regardless of size will require advance approval before they are promoted and held. Event sponsors will need to submit a plan outlining the precautions that will be taken to protect the safety of participants at least two weeks before the event is scheduled to take place. Meetings are encouraged to continue to happen remotely but the Student Center has remote meeting spaces with social distancing set-ups and videoconferencing capabilities. 

For more information on SIU’s response to the coronavirus, view our coronavirus website. Thank you for your consideration and cooperation!