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State and Federal Laws

Accessibility Statement for Syllabi

Faculty are strongly encouraged to include the NIU Accessibility Statement for Syllabi on all syllabi. Students have the right to request disability-related accommodations whether or not this statement is on the syllabus. 

Disability Videos

Perspectives on Disability, NIU's first MOOC

See the introductory trailer on YouTube

View the "Week 7 - Education—Post-secondary (college)" playlist on YouTube

Register for Perspectives on Disability
This online course is free and open to everyone.


Disability Resource Center 
(Accommodations for students)
Health Services Building, Fourth Floor
815-753-1303 (voice/TTY)
815-753-9570 (fax)

Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities 
(University-wide advocate promoting awareness, educating the university community and assisting individuals on disability-related issues)

Report a physical barrier on campus