The Counseling Center provides counseling, outreach and psychological consultation to UIS students.

All UIS students who have paid the Health and Counseling fee are eligible for counseling services at no additional charge.  Students who are attending classes remotely or on the UIS campus have paid the Health and Counseling fee. Counseling sessions are in person and remote by phone or telehealth. To make an appointment, call (217) 206-7122. Read more about the Center.

Exclusively online students have not paid the fee and will be charged the equivalent of the Health and Counseling Fee for each semester that they receive counseling services.  Exclusively online students only – the fee for Summer 2022 is $40.00.  The fee for Fall 2022 is $80.00.  The fee for Spring 2023 is $80.00.

All students must currently reside in Illinois to receive counseling services. 

COVID-19 is creating a new experience for all of us.  The Counseling Center is here to support you.  Counselors are available to provide sessions in person. Please call (217) 206-7122 to set up an appointment.  Our resource page, Self Care to Reduce Stress, provides ideas for activities to support health and well being.  Please follow us on social media and check out our resources page.

Patient Portal

The online Patient Portal allows students to complete required Counseling forms, send secure messages, and schedule appointments with their counselor.  Secure messages are only reviewed during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To access the Patient Portal, click below: If you cannot find an open appointment time with your counselor and need immediate assistance, please call  (217) 206-7122.

Concerns about someone’s safety

If you become aware of a student that has threatened or attempted suicide, engaged in efforts to prepare to commit suicide or expressed a preoccupation with suicide, please call the Counseling Center immediately at (217) 206-7122.

Phone Number

(217) 206-7122

Office and Hours

Human Resources Building, HRB 64
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M – F

Reach the After Hours Crisis Counselor

(217) 206-7122