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Compliance

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Northeastern Illinois University does not discriminate against persons on the basis of disability. In addition, Northeastern provides reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. Students seeking reasonable accommodations in the classroom should contact Student Disability Services (D-104). Students seeking temporary handicapped parking permits should contact Student Health Services (E-051). Students with concerns about discrimination on the basis of disability should contact University Outreach and Equal Employment (C-216).

Crime Awareness and the Campus Security Act

In compliance with Federal Regulations and the Campus Security Act, NEIU takes this opportunity to inform you that its Safety and Security Information Report is available on the university’s Web page at http://www.neiu.edu/clery_report.html. This report contains information on: 1) the reporting of crimes or emergencies, 2) law enforcement authority and interagency relationships, 3) security awareness and crime prevention program, 4) maintenance and security of campus facilities, 5) access to campus facilities, 6) drug and alcohol policy, 7) crime statistics, and 8) policy and procedures regarding sexual assault (including prevention and awareness of sex offenses, procedures to follow if a sex offense occurs, procedures for on campus disciplinary action, possible sanctions, and distribution). Any individual who wishes a paper copy of the Safety and Security Information Report may obtain one upon request from the University Police Department (PF-104).

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) provides for the confidentiality of student records. The policy is printed in the University Catalog and addresses the location and procedures for the availability, release and access of student records.

National Voter Registration Act

The 1998 Higher Education Act Mandatory Good Fair Effort for the National Voter Registration Act. It reads, in part, "The institution will make good faith effort to distribute a mail voter registration form, requested and received from the State, to each student enrolled in a degree or certificate program and physically in attendance at the institution, and to make such forms widely available to students at the institution." The State of Illinois has provided the following link for students to use to print a voter registration form:

http://www.elections.state.il.us

http://www.elections.il.gov/votinginformation/welcome.aspx

English Voter Registration Form: http://www.elections.state.il.us/Downloads/VotingInformation/PDF/R-19.pdf

Spanish Voter Registration Form: http://www.elections.state.il.us/Downloads/VotingInformation/PDF/R-19Spanish.pdf

NEIU Policy on Nondiscrimination

Northeastern Illinois University subscribes to the principle of affirmative action and does not discriminate against age, ancestry, arrest record, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or unfavorable discharge.

Oral Proficiency

Northeastern Illinois University, in accordance with a 1987 State statute insures that all persons providing classroom instruction to students are proficient in oral English. If an instructor’s oral proficiency is in doubt, students should contact the department chair to obtain information about the University’s procedure for handling complaints.

Sexual Harassment

Northeastern Illinois University prohibits the sexual harassment of employees and students. Copies of the sexual harassment policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedure are available in Counseling Services (D-024), and University Outreach and Equal Employment (C-216).

Student Right To Know Act

In compliance with Federal Regulations, Northeastern Illinois University discloses our graduation rate to students, prospective students, and the general public, upon their request. Information regarding our graduation rate can be found at http://www.neiu.edu/~isp (click on Data Digest). A printed copy may be obtained by sending a written request to Northeastern Illinois University, Office of Enrollment Services, Graduation Rate, 5500 N. St. Louis, Chicago, Illinois 60625.

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