Interpreter/CART Service Requests
NIU is committed to providing access and will provide sign language interpreters and CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) services as able for university-related events in accordance with applicable law.
The Disability Resource Center (DRC) is funded to provide this service to eligible, enrolled students for their class-related academic activities. For other activities, or when a non-student requests interpreting services, the department or organization conducting the program, service, or activity is responsible to fund the cost of the interpreting services.
If you are registered with the Disability Resource Center and are requesting services for an academic course or course-related activity.
Examples of course-related activities: group work, field trips, meeting with faculties, tutoring, extra credit activities, etc.
Faculty, Staff, Department or Organization
If you are university staff, faculty member, department or an organization requesting services for an event.
Examples of events include conferences, workshops, presentations, staff/faculty meetings, student organizations, university sponsored events, etc.