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Student Involvement and Leadership Development (SILD) 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!


Registration for the Involvement Fair is Open!

Register your organization or department for the 2017 Involvement Fair during Welcome Days. The Involvement Fair is a wonderful opportunity for your student organization or department to connect with new and current students about all of the wonderful things you do! The Involvement Fair is also a great time to recruit new students to join your organization or to utilize your department's services!

Get involved and register today

For questions, please contact us at 815-753-6707 or

Huskie Food Pantry

Looking for a way to support the Huskie Food Pantry for NIU students? View a list of our most needed items. Thank you!


Contact Us

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


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Huskie Food Pantry is now open every Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Go to for more info.