Accessibility at NIU

At NIU, we value diversity and practice inclusion. Whether you’re a student, employee or visitor to campus, we’re dedicated to providing the accommodations you need to have a positive experience at NIU.

Accessibility Resources

Faculty and Staff

Get accommodations for your job.

Learn how to request an interpreter for an event.

Request closed captioning for videos.

Read about creating accessible webpages on the NIU website.

Explore resources for accessible teaching.

Include the statement of accessibility on your syllabi.

Review our FAQ about student accommodations.

Find diversity, equity and inclusion resources in our Faculty Toolkit 

Families and Visitors

Learn how to request an interpreter for an event.

Do you have a family member with a disability who is attending NIU? Our resources for families will help you support them.

Visit our interactive campus map to locate accessible parking, building entrances and elevators.

Getting Around Campus

Campus Map

To see accessible entrances and parking, automatic doors and elevators on campus, visit the campus map.

ADA map sample

Transportation and Parking

NIU offers parking options to individuals with handicapped permits.

We also provide accessible transportation options.


Support and Information


These campus partners provide information and support to the NIU community:

State and Federal Laws

These laws guide NIU when developing campus policies and procedures:


These resources help us ensure the accessibility of technology at NIU:

Disability Videos



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