Accessibility at NIU

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

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.

Report an accessibility barrier on campus.

Getting Around Campus

Campus Map

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

Screen capture from the NIU campus map

Accessible Wayfinding

Our app-based wayfinding system helps users with visual disabilities independently find restrooms, elevators, stairs, exits, auditoriums and computer labs. 

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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