Schedule of Events

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Friday Events

Friday events for the IJAS State Science Fair
Event Location Time
Project Set-Up Banterra Center 12 pm - 5 pm
Orientation for paper session participants Banterra Center 1 pm - 2 pm
Paper Presentation sessions: Student Entries Judges Various campus locations 2 pm - 5 pm
Category Chairs meeting Banterra Center 3 pm
Campus Tour Student Services Building 3:30 pm
Pizza Pie and Pi Student Center 5 pm - 9 pm

Saturday Events

Saturday events for the IJAS State Science Fair
Event Location Time
Welcome and Information Booth 7 am - 4 pm
Project Set-Up Banterra Center 7 am - 9 am
SIU department displays Banterra Center 7 am - 3 pm
Judge Orientation Banterra Center 8:15 am - 9 am
Welcome Banterra Center 8:45 am
Project Judging  Banterra Center 9 am - 12 pm
Campus Tour Depart Banterra Center west lobby 10 am
Fermentation Science Institute Tour 1785 University Press Drive, Carbondale 10 & 11 am
Public Viewing of Projects Banterra Center 12:30 pm - 3 pm
Campus Tour Depart Banterra Center west lobby 1 pm
Sponsors meeting Banterra Center 1:30 pm
Awards Banterra Center 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday evening dinner and activities SIU Student Recreation Center 6 pm - 9 pm

Campus walking tours available on Friday and Saturday. No appointment necessary. Just visit the Tour table in the west lobby of the Banterra Center to find available times.

Fermentation Science Institute Tours available Saturday at 10 am and 11 am. Tour location is McLafferty Annex, 1785 University Press Drive, Carbondale, IL.

To schedule a specialized visit or appointment with an Admissions counselor, please visit the Admissions website.

We are planning lots of fun activities for your time on campus. Academic units will have tables set up during the day on Saturday to talk with you about exciting opportunities for SIU students. Campus Lake has a walking trail and boat dock where you can rent boats. SIU's softball and baseball teams both have home games. More information about these and other activities on campus and in the community, coming soon.

Food Options at the Banterra Center

The Banterra Center concession stands will be open throughout the day on Saturday, April 29. Breakfast and lunch items will be available for purchase in the east and west lobbies of the Banterra Center.