About Us


About Us

Thank you for visiting the Student Involvement & Leadership Development (SILD) web page! Our department is dedicated to supporting the academic mission of NIU by helping students become actively engaged in campus life. Our staff partners with and provides advisement to many student organizations, Greek lettered organizations, the Campus Activities Board, and the Student Association. SILD staff organize volunteer and leadership opportunities for students. Additionally, we have unique student employment positions with Event Production Services (EPS) as well other services that are a part of the Student Involvement & Leadership Development department.

Please 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 150, and can be contacted by phone at 815-753-1421. We look forward to meeting you!

Mission Statement

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.