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Contact Us

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.



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 Services

In 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. 



 Additional Services

The Counseling Center has additional services!  Feel free to contact the office directly, 217-581-3413 with questions!

Personal Counseling
Group Counseling
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