Student Leadership Development

Go beyond the classroom to enhance the classroom…

Did you know…  that getting involved in co-curricular activities outside the classroom enhances your overall NEIU experience; including your classroom experience?  It’s true!  Take charge of your experience at NEIU by joining a club or program to enhance your quality of campus life as you progress through NEIU.  You will be surprised by the doors that will open and the life-long connections you will make.  Get involved to get connected. Contact

There is something for everyone! 90+ Student clubs in 8 categories:

L.E.A.D. (Leaders Emerging & Developing) Programs

  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Leadership Pathways
  • Green Week
  • Leadership Exchange Conference
  • And more…
The Student Leadership Development Office is committed to providing meaningful opportunities that assist in challenging and fostering student development through co-curricular activities. The (SLD) Office will facilitate forums for nurturing leadership skills, student empowerment, civic engagement, and the development of the student as a whole. Commitment will be further expressed by cultivating opportunities for experiential learning, development of interpersonal relationships, appreciation for diversity and opportunities for community development. Ultimately, the (SLD) Office will provide engaging opportunities that compliment the University mission and enhance the NEIU experience.