Shredding Services

The Physical Plant contracts with an outside firm to pick up and shred documents for NIU departments. Fill out the following form to request this service. Submit the form at least one week before the desired shredding date. If your request is received after this deadline, it will be added to the following shredding date. The cost is 6 cents per pound.

Request Deadline Shredding Date
January 27 February 3
February 24 March 2
March 23 March 30
April 20 April 27
May 18 May 26
June 15 June 22
July 13 July 20
August 10 August 17
September 7 September 14
October 5 October 12
November 2 November 9
November 30 December 7

If you have any questions, contact us at or 815-753-2042.

Please note: If your department has a regularly scheduled pick-up date, you only need to fill out the form when you have additional shredding that doesn't fit into your bin. Please indicate how much additional shredding you have, so we can alert the company.

Shredding Request Form