Report an Incident
NIU expects a level of responsible behavior by students, faculty and staff on and off campus. If something should happen where you feel that you have been a victim of discrimination based on gender, race, religion, sexual preference or physical ability, you should report it to the appropriate authority.
If the incident is an emergency or you are in a life-threatening situation, please contact the NIU Police at 815-753-1212 or 911 for on campus emergencies or the City of DeKalb Police at 815-748-8400 or 911 for off campus emergencies.
Bias Reporting and Discrimination
We are committed to safeguarding individual’s constitutional rights to free speech and assembly and addressing incidents of bias that may negatively affect individuals and/or communities. If anyone in the NIU community feels belittled, disrespected, or isolated based on their identity such as race, sex, age, religion, physical ability or any other factor unrelated to academic qualifications, there is a mechanism to report the incident.
Affirmative Action and Title IX
The Ethics and Compliance Office office handles complaints from students, faculty and staff about: