NIU employees are guided by many resources and policies. Whatever your role at the university, we're here to help you understand the guidelines that apply to you.

The HR Tools website offers a range of departmental reports and other resources, including a tool to verify someone’s employment at NIU. 

Access HR Tools

Forms and Documents

We gathered HR forms and documents into one place to make it easy to find the resources you need.

If you need to get a document notarized, there are notaries on campus.

Getting Help

Employee Well-being provides wellness resources and counseling/coaching services to employees and their families.

The Office of the Ombudsperson provides confidential, impartial advice to employees on issues related to NIU.

Accommodations and Accessibility

We strive to ensure that NIU is accessible to all. Learn about accommodations and accessibility resources.


The Ethics and Compliance Office promotes accountability, equal access and ethical behavior at NIU. Learn about efficient and compliant records management.


Learn about resources related to the hiring process, with a focus on Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity.


The NIU Policy Library is the official website for university policies. View a list of policies of interest to employees.

Procedures and Guidelines

Find lists of topics relevant to employees in the SPS Handbook and Operating Staff Handbook.

Learn more about completing supervisory tasks in manager self-service.

Remote Work

We offer remote work resources for employees and supervisors.

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