Counseling Center

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

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 and remotely by phone or telehealth.  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.

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.

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 2021 is $40.00.  The fee for Fall 2021 is $80.00.  The fee for Spring 2022 is $80.00.

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

Counseling sessions are in person and remote by phone or telehealth.

To make an appointment, call (217) 206-7122.    To read more about the Center »

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.

Counseling Forms


Self Evaluator

UIS Alcohol & Other Drugs Policy (pdf)


 Virtual Bar & BAC Calculator


THINK before you Drink Facebook page

Concerned 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

To Reach the After Hours Crisis Counselor

(217) 206-7122

-Designate an Emergency Mental Health Contact

-Important Information Regarding Undocumented Students

-Complete a Satisfaction Survey