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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!


Lead Summit 2017

You are invited to register for this year's Lead Summit. The Lead Summit will have multiple sessions on leadership throughout the day on November 11, 2017. The keynote this year is Andy Stoll, who has traveled to 40 countries. Andy will be talking about his experience and how to be a better leader using that information. Register today!

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.