Each year, the Eastern Illinois University's Counseling Center provides personal counseling to over 600 undergraduate and graduate students. Students visit the Counseling Center for a wide variety of struggles and concerns including, but not limited to, the possible challenges and stress with the transition from high school to university life.
The Center is staffed by counselors and graduate students, and the services rendered to students are free, voluntary, and confidential. The Center is Accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services. The staff is dedicated to assisting students in their pursuit of personal and academic growth, to helping students gain a better understanding and appreciation of themselves, and to supporting students as they make important decisions about their lives.
We are currently accepting Internship applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Applicants must be second year graduate students from the Clinical Counseling or Clinical Psychology Master's program. Click here for application guidelines.
We are currently accepting application for a Graduate Assistant for the 2016-2017 school year. For details on the job description, click here.
Applications for the Graduate Assistant and Internship positions are due March 1, 2016.
Making an Appointment
All enrolled EIU undergraduate & graduate students are eligible to use the Counseling Center. To make an appointment call the office, 217-581-3413. The Counseling Center is located in the Human Services Building. For additional information click here.
Emergency ServicesIn an emergency, do not e-mail. Call the Counseling Center Office(follow the prompts if office is closed). Monday through Friday 8am - 4:30pm: call 217-581-3413. After Hours: call 217-581-3413, and follow the prompts, for additional information click here.
Free Online Screening
To complete personal assessments in the comfort of your own home please check out our free online screening to find out more.