Resources

Print Resources

The Women’s Center maintains a page with links to brochures and print information pertaining to Sexual and Gender violence. You may find this a helpful page if you are seeking information and resources for yourself or others.

Reporting Issues on Campus

Title IX

Please visit our Title IX page for more information regarding your reporting options. We encourage you to report if you believe that you or someone else’s rights under Title IX have been violated. Reminder that all responsible employee’s are required to report this information to the Title IX coordinator.

UIS Police Department

EMERGENCY: 217-206-7777

Non – Emergency: 217-206-6690

The UIS campus police department is responsible for law enforcement and security on UIS property. The campus police department is staffed 24 hours a day by trained police officers and police telecommunicators.

24 Hour Support Hotlines

UIS After Hours Crisis Counselor Number: 217-725-8410

Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault (PCASA) Hotline Number: 217-753-8081

Sojourn Shelter & Services (Intimate Partner Violence) Hotline Number: 217-726-5200

Trevor Project (Suicide Hotline for LGBTQA Youth) Number: 1-866-488-7386

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (National Suicide Hotline): 1-800-273-8255

Confidential Resources

UIS Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides counseling, outreach and psychological consultation to UIS students. Services are offered to all enrolled students at UIS.

Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault

Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault (PCASA) supports survivors of sexual violence, promotes healing and prevention and creates social change throughout Central Illinois. We are dedicated to serving as a voice for compassion and justice for victims and a catalyst for social justice in eleven Illinois counties.  Services include: Emergency room response, counseling, and legal assistance.

Sojourn Shelter & Services

Working to stop dating/domestic violence, relationship abuse, and stalking. Services include: Court advocacy, individual and group counseling, children’s programs, and emergency shelter.

Health and Wellness Resources

UIS Health Services

UIS Health Services provides medical care to students on campus and can offer a variety of women’s health and sexual health services.  These include: STD testing and treatment, birth control options, emergency contraception,  and providing well woman exams and pap smears. These services are open to all UIS students both full and part-time whether or not they have student health insurance.

UIS Campus Recreation

The Mission of Campus Recreation is to provide recreational and wellness opportunities to enrich the lives of our students and the UIS community. UIS has a variety of facilities and equipment,  both indoor and outdoor, that provide opportunities for students, faculty and staff to foster health and wellness in their lives through physical activity.

Planned Parenthood Springfield Health Center

Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. You may utilize their services regardless of your health insurance status.