We are here for you — wherever “here” is. SIU Carbondale gives you access to the brains of a nationally ranked research university while bridging the barriers of time and space. We have partnered with the University Center of Lake County to bring quality programs to you.

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.

Majors and Programs Offered

EARN YOUR DEGREE HERE AT THE UNIVERSITY CENTER OF LAKE COUNTY