Disability Nondiscrimination Statement

Northeastern Illinois University is committed to the principles of equal access and opportunity on all of its campuses. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and job applicants with physical or mental disabilities in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”). The University prohibits discrimination based on disability in both the application process and during the employment relationship. The University will comply with all federal, state, and applicable local disability laws, orders, and regulations.

Northeastern’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy

Please visit the University Policy Library to access the University’s Reasonable Accommodations for Employees and Applicants with Disabilities policy and Employee Disability Accommodation Request and ADA Medical Certification Form.

Northeastern’s Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Ethics Compliance Office

Northeastern’s Director of Equal Opportunity and Ethics Compliance is the University’s ADA Coordinator, and is thereby responsible for ensuring compliance with the University’s disability-related policies for employees. For Student Disability Services, please go here.

If you have a complaint involving an actual or perceived disability, or if you have questions about Northeastern’s reasonable accommodation policy, please contact:

Natalie Brouwer Potts
Director of Equal Opportunity, Title IX, and Ethics
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue │ C-216
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 442-5412
Email: eeo@neiu.edu

How to File a Disability Complaint

Northeastern takes immediate and appropriate steps to investigate and resolve complaints alleging disability discrimination.

Please see the University’s policies:

Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination and Discrimination and/or Harassment Complaint and Grievance Procedure

Please contact the ADA Coordinator with any concerns.