23Counseling Center

Prospective and current students who are uncertain of their direction in life, academic and personal, may request counseling through this office.

The Career Development Center – (CDC) at the University of Illinois at Springfield, located in the heart of Illinois, is a dynamic and exciting place that offers services and programming to students, alumni, faculty, staff, community members and employers.

Special Events, Issues Forums and Programs

The Diversity Center also supports UIS diversity student organization, have co-sponsored several events celebrating the richness of our diverse cultures.

The office co-sponsors several programs each semester dealing with diversity issues. These forums may include films, speakers, panels, entertainment and brown bag luncheons.

Workshops and Seminars

We provide several pertinent and valuable workshops throughout the semester designed to increase retention and encourage graduation.

Funding for Special Interest Conferences

The Division of Student Affairs provide students with the opportunity to attend educational workshops and conferences. An application process. Contact Student Affairs for details.

Information Clearinghouse

We serve as clearinghouse for information from students organizations, the University and the Springfield Community. We co-sponsor several events and activities, both internally and externally; serve on various committees and organizational boards, and subscribe to many trade journals. If we can not help you we can certainly put you in touch with someone who can.

Open Door Policy

We always maintain an “open-door” policy; while appointments are encouraged we also welcome walk-ins. Our office treats every day as an “Open House.” We work as a unit to ensure that all students feel equally welcome and supported in our office.