If you are interested in becoming a Saluki mascot, please contact head cheerleading coach Karl Brown
Tuition and Fee Waivers
As a Saluki Spirit Squad member, you are eligible to receive a portion of tuition and fee waiver money that is allocated to the SIU Spirit Squads (Shakers , Mascots, and Cheerleaders).
Tuition and Fee Waivers for Spirit Squad members are available for members who are eligble for tuition fee waivers from Southern Illinois University. The distribution of tuition and fee waivers are based on years on the squad, leadership postion on the squad as determined by the Head Coach.
All information on Tuition and Fee Waivers are available in the try-out packets available in the spring, and squad policy manuals.
Request a Saluki Mascot, Cheerleader or Shaker Appearance
Saluki Athletics is happy to help Saluki Fans celebrate their special occasions, from birthdays to company parties, from fundraisers to weddings... and everything in between. All appearances are subject to availability. Once an online request is submitted, you will be contacted by Saluki Athletics.
2013 SIU Spirit Reunion
SIU will host the 2013 Spirit Reunion on Sept. 6-7, 2013. There will be a meet and greet at the John Paul Cook Club at SIU Arena on Friday, Sept. 6, and a tent on Saluki Row for tailgating around the football game against Eastern Illinois. To update your information, click HERE.