Division of Student Affairs
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue, C 324
Chicago, Illinois 60625-4699
Phone:(773) 442-4600 (on campus ext. 4600)
Student Affairs Leadership
Richard Helldobler, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Daniel Lopez, Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Matthew Specht, M.A.
Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students
Assistant to the Vice President
Student Affairs Operations Manager
Office Hours (when classes are in session)
We are open Monday through Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Evening hours are available by appointment only. See appointment scheduling information below.
The main Student Affairs office is located on the third floor of the C Building (Sachs Administrative Building). See the receptionist for entry or call (773) 442-4600 and we will be happy to open the door for you. Our door will be on your right as you face the elevators on the third floor.
The offices of Assistant Vice President Jermaine Williams and Acting Assistant Vice President Matthew Specht are on the fifth floor of the C Building.
Appointment Scheduling and Event Invitations
To schedule an appointment with staff, please contact us at Student-Affairs@neiu.edu, (773) 442-4600 on the main university campus.
To request that The Division of Student Affairs and/or President Hahs attend your event, please fill out the Request Form. We ask that you submit requests as far in advance as possible, and at least three weeks prior to the date(s) of the event. Support staff will contact you to follow up on your request.