Student Involvement & Leadership Development Home Page


Thank you for visiting the Student Involvement & Leadership Development web page.  Student Involvement & Leadership Development is dedicated to engaging students, and the University community in campus life through intentional programs, and resources that facilitate holistic development.

We encourage you to explore our web site further, as well as to stop by and visit our office in person. We want to provide you with more detailed information on areas of interest to you and assist you in becoming involved on campus during your collegiate career. We are located in the Campus Life Building, Suite 150, and can be contacted by phone at 815-753-1421. We look forward to meeting you!

Are you an involved student leader? If so, consider applying for a Kevin D. Knight Leadership Award!

Student Involvement & Leadership Development is offering students the opportunity to be recognized for their leadership and involvement at NIU. Institutional Tuition Waivers and Leadership Awards for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students are just a few of the awards available. All award winners will be formally recognized at the Kevin D. Knight Award Ceremony on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Please visit to learn more about the application process for each award and to access the link to each award’s online application. Students MUST submit all applications by Friday, February 13, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

The Next Spring 2015 Student Organization Workshop:

Collaboration 101
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
11:30 a.m. Campus Life Building, Room 100