In compliance with federal and state regulations, NIU has assistive listening devices available for students, faculty/staff, and guests. These devices include a videophone/VRS phone, closed captioners (CC), and assistive listening systems (FM systems).
Video Relay Service / Videophone
Founders Library - 1st floor Specialized Study Room - provide Photo ID to receive key for room from front desk
DRC office during regular business hours
Closed captioned TV in the lounge of the Holmes Student Center
Closed captioned TV in the Campus Recreation Center.
For classroom use, (West Campus) the instructor should contact Mike Berger from the Media Distribution Equipment Center, 753-0172 or (East Campus) Jan Diem at Technical Services, Williston Basement, 753-0173.
Auditorium Assistive Listening Systems
Assistive listening system receivers can be checked out at the Holmes Student Center Hotel Desk for the following locations:
Carl Sandburg Auditorium, Holmes Student Center
Duke Ellington Ballroom, Holmes Student Center
Assistive listening devices can be checked out in the following locations: