Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities

The students, faculty and staff who serve on the PCPD make recommendations to the president regarding the needs of people with disabilities. Meetings are held monthly during the academic year to discuss current events and to plan activities to elevate awareness of important issues. View our united stance with other Presidential Commissions about hate speech posters on campus.


The PCPD serves as a university-wide advocate promoting awareness, educating the university community and assisting individuals on disability-related issues.


To be a university community characterized by dignity, respect and equal access where all individuals are valued members of NIU's living, learning and working environment.


2017-18 Schedule

PCPD meetings are generally on the third Thursday of the month from 3-4:30 p.m. in Altgeld 203.

  • January 18, 2018

  • February 15, 2018

  • March 15, 2018

  • April 19, 2018

  • May 17, 2018

  • June 21, 2018 (as needed)

  • July 19, 2018 (as needed)

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