Healthcare Services


  • Health Services
    Services: General medicine clinic, gynecology clinic, infectious disease testing and immunizations, physical therapy, sports medicine unit, weight control and dietician counseling, allergy injections
    Eligibility: registered students. Faculty and staff only in the event of an injury on the job
    Cost: free except for prescriptions
  • Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
    Services: Comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for speech, language, and hearing problems; serves children and adults
    Eligibility: anyone
    Cost: sliding scale for services only
  • Office of Affirmative Action and Diversity Resources
    Human Resources Building
    1515 West Lincoln Highway
    Services: Assists in the resolution of affirmative-action related grievances in areas such as: working relationships, working conditions, employment practices, classroom or other education-related activities, and sexual harassment
    Eligibility: NIU students, faculty, and staff
  • Office of the Ombudsman 
    Holmes Student Center 601
    Services: Provides a means of conflict resolution that is non-confrontational, impartial, informal, and confidential.
  • Office of Community Standards & Student Conduct
    Campus Life 280
    Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F
    Services: Assists in the resolution of conflicts relating to academic, residential, student conduct, and disciplinary issues. Services include counseling, information and referral, leadership training for student judicial advocates
    Eligibility: NIU students, faculty, and staff

Surrounding Communities

  • American Cancer Society
    143 1st St
    Batavia, IL 60510
    Services: Public information and educational programming for community, computerized information on any questions regarding cancer
  • American Diabetes Association
    30 N. Michigan Avenue, #2015
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Services: Initiates diabetes screening, provides nutrition counseling, supplies education literature and programs
  • Association for Individual Development
    309 W. New Indian Trail Ct.
    Aurora, Illinois 60506
    TTD: 630-844-5063
    Services: Physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy early intervention services, developmental therapy, aquatic therapy, handwriting classes, listening therapy
  • Crusader Clinic
    1200 West State Street
    Rockford, Illinois 61102
    Services: Special assistance for persons with HIV/AIDS, primary medical care, pre-natal program, comprehensive prenatal care, healthcare for the homeless, dental staff, provides access to health care for families without insurance or with limited ability to pay.  Services include: dental care, pharmacy, home health care, counseling services and special assistance for people with HIV
    Cost: sliding fee scale
  • Kidney Foundation of Illinois
    215 W. Illinois, Suite 1C
    Chicago, IL 60610
    Services: Provides education about kidney disease, including detection and prevention; maintains drug bank for kidney patients and spouses kidney donor program
  • March of Dimes
    Services: Educational materials on broad range of topics concerning prenatal health care
  • Illinois Poison Center
    222 S. Riverside Plaza
    Chicago, Illinois 60606
    TDD: 312-906-6185
    Direct: 1-800-222-1222
    Services: Information related to poisoning or toxic agent exposure either systemically or topically
  • American Cancer Society - Support Programs and Services
  • Y-Me Organization
    300 W. Adams Suite 430
    Chicago, IL 60606
    M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Salvation Army
    830 Grove Street.
    DeKalb, Il 60115
    Services: Aid for essential medication expenses