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Empowering SIU students.

The Higher Education Resources and Opportunities for Salukis in Need (HEROES) is a program for SIU students experiencing difficulties with housing insecurity, food insecurity, and other financial challenges, including access to healthcare, transportation, childcare, clothing, personal care items, and school necessities.

HEROES provides individualized support, guidance, and advocacy to ensure all students receive the necessary resources to pursue their goals without insecurity-related stress.

The program’s mission is to reduce insecurities and improve wellness, remove barriers to academic success, and empower individuals to invest in their futures.

To request support, click the button below to submit a Saluki Cares Report or email

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