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 website 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!

Announcements & Events

  • Welcome Days 2016 will be packed full of events to help our new students learn all about being a Huskie.
    Please visit the Welcome Days website to learn more!

  • Are you a community member interested in sharing your volunteer opportunities with NIU students? Register for the NIU Volunteer Fair for the chance to share your information with them at our 11th annual Volunteer Fair. The Volunteer Fair is on Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 2:00pm – 4:00 pm. More information about the event can be found on the registration page.”
    Find out more information about the Huskies Student Food Pantry.

  • Student Involvement & Leadership Development to Sponsor Poster Sale
    Student Involvement & Leadership Development (SILD) is sponsoring a MASSIVE poster sale in the MLK Commons. Representatives from the poster company Beyond the Wall will be selling posters in the MLK Commons from Monday, August 22nd through Friday, August 26th during the hours of 8am-5pm. Pick up decorative posters, vintage posters, movie posters, and so much more to decorate your dorm, apartment, office, etc.! The rain location for this event is the Promenade Lounge in the Holmes Student Center.

    Proceeds go toward SILD leadership programming.

    If you have any questions, please contact Leadership & Student Organizational Services within SILD at 815-753-6505 or

Contact Us

Student Involvement & Leadership Development
Campus Life Building 150
DeKalb, IL 60115



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