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Accessibility Portal

accessibility

The presence of students, faculty, and staff with disabilities adds to the university's diversity and richness. A basic understanding of accessibility is necessary to create an accessible and accepting environment. My hope is that this portal helps serve this purpose.

Together forward,

President Baker Signature

President Douglas D. Baker


Resources

Accommodations

Parking and Transportation

Technology and Communications

Facilities

Faculty Resources

 

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 and Accessibility Tutorial

Disability Videos


MOOC Paintbrush


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.

Partners

Disability Resource Center 
(Accommodations for students)
Health Services Building, Fourth Floor
Phone: 815- 753-1303 (voice/TTY)
Fax: 815-753-9570
E-mail: drc@niu.edu

Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities 
(University-wide advocate promoting awareness, educating the university community, and assisting individuals on disability-related issues)
Email: PCPD@niu.edu