Beginning the Fall Semester–Then and Now

How things have changed…and stayed the same

The beginning of the fall semester signals that a new school year is underway, accompanied by many exciting rituals. Move-in day, concerts, welcome back picnics, visiting the bookstore and many other activities bring the campus back to life.

Enjoy a “Then and Now” pictorial showing life at the University from early days of students arriving at Sangamon State University paired with more recent images.

Class registration, then and now:

registration then and now

Moving in, then and now:

moving in then and now

Bookstore, then and now:

Concert, then and now:

A meal to welcome students, then and now (complete with selfies!):

welcome dinner then and now

Here’s to a great fall semester!