About the Center

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

UIS Employees who would like to schedule counseling may contact the Employee Assistance Program at (866) 659-3848.

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.

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 here: go.uis.edu/patientportal  If you cannot find an open appointment time with your counselor and need immediate assistance, please call  (217) 206-7122.