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Need a Sign Language Interpreter or CART services?

Community members or patrons who are not students should contact the department or campus unit sponsoring the event about Sign Language Interpreting or CART services. 

If you are unsure who to contact, call the DRC at 815-753-1303 or email caldrich@niu.edu.

The DRC does not pay for interpreting or CART services for non-students. The sponsoring department or campus unit is responsible for the cost. 

No Show/Cancellation Policy

Notify us in advance if you will not be attending or if the event you have requested services for is canceled or changed.

  • Cancellations must be made two business days in advance at 815-753-1303 or caldrich@niu.edu
  • If the event is cancelled less than two business days prior, the department will be billed for the full event.
  • If the individual requiring service does not show up for the event, the interpreter(s) will wait 20 minutes. The department will be billed for the full event.
  • If you need to reschedule an event, the original request must be canceled and a new request must be made.

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Contact Us

Disability Resource Center
Health Services, 4th Floor
Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
P: 815-753-1303
F: 815-753-9570
drc@niu.edu