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!


NIU Cares Day Information

NIU Cares Day is April 13th, 2019! Registration is open for community projects sites and faculty, staff and alumni who want to assist as project site leaders. Students who want to host a team should attend the final Team Leader Orientation on March 6th at 5:00 PM in the Campus Life Building room 100. We will open registration for team members and individual participants in March! Get involved and engage with the community on NIU Cares Day!


Huskie Food Pantry

Looking for a way to support the Huskie Food Pantry for NIU students? Learn more about how to get involved today!


Contact Us

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


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