The Office of General Counsel represents the University in its legal affairs. We are not an intake for complaints about the University. Complaints ought to be directed to the respective NIU entity involved and reference made to any complaint reporting procedures established by that entity. If you are unsure how to report a complaint, the Office of the Ombudsperson may be able to assist you in identifying appropriate resources.
To open a claim file please forward at statement stating who was involved in the incident and who, if anyone witnessed it, what, when and where the incident happened in detail (time, date, specific place, weather conditions if relevant, etc.), specifically what type of assistance you are requesting the University to consider and why you think the University ought to provide it, and your contact information.