SIU Carbondale offers hands-on opportunities, top-ranked programs and indispensable resources students need to develop both intellectually and professionally. We are the quintessential college campus – with nearly 8,500 acres of possibilities.
ABOUT THE CAMPUS
From its humble beginnings as the state’s second teachers college- founded in 1869 with a dozen academic departments and an inaugural class of 143 - Southern Illinois University Carbondale now ranks among Illinois’ most comprehensive public universities.
DIRECTIONS TO THE SIUC ENGINEERING COMPLEX
From St. Louis: Take 1-64 east from St. Louis and get off at Exit 50 south (Illinois 127 South). You will go through a series of small towns (Nashville, Pinckneyville
Take University Avenue south where it merges into Illinois Avenue south. Take Illinois Avenue south (also U.S. 51) to the main campus entrance, where you see the Student Services Center to the west (right) side of the road. Turn right onto Lincoln Drive and go past the Student Services Center, the Student Center, and the James W. Neckers Building. As you round the corner you will see the Engineering Complex (on the left at the corner of Lincoln and Douglas drives). The address is 1230 Lincoln Drive.
You can park across the street from the Engineering complex. That is Lot 47 (beside the Neckers building on Lincoln). You can also park in Lot 37 (behind the Engineering complex on Douglas).
The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes (MEEP) office (E-027) is in E-wing (turn to the left after entering the front door that faces parking lot 37, go down to the ground floor, the MEEP office is at the opposite end of the hallway).
MEEP Office Phone: (618)-536-2396
The city of Carbondale is home to about 26,000