Student Affairs


Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs at SIU Medicine. Our office includes Admissions, Financial Aid, the Registrar and Student Services. 

We provide a variety of services for our learners: career education, debt counseling, career mentoring and transcript ordering. We are also here to improve the learning environment for all our students and support SIU Medicine’s strategic goal of being a leader in the field of medical education. 

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Student groups bond over diversity

In the spring of 2020, the global pandemic was overshadowed by an endemic national problem: A series of police-involved killings of Black men and women led to mass protests and calls for change. Though the School of Medicine had affirmed its intent to make SIU an anti-racist institution the year before, there was some skepticism that much was being done. An assortment of student groups saw the need for unifying activism and stepped into the fray.

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SIU School of Medicine welcomes Class of 2025 with White Coat ceremony

A White Coat ceremony on Friday, August 13, celebrated the 83 men and women in the Class of 2025 pursuing a medical degree at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. A gathering of family and

Aspects of a Learner: Jenn Becker, MD

Jennifer Becker, MD, MPH, is a member of the historic Class of 2020. She completed her medical doctorate and a master’s degree in public health and ‘virtually’ graduated in May. She also received a

Class of 2021: SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

Seniors learn results from National Resident Matching Program