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EIU Counseling Clinic

Counseling Clinic

The Counseling Clinic helps to enhance psychological/emotional health, as well as promote the overall wellness of the campus student community through education, outreach, counseling services, consultation, and crisis services. 

Each year, the Eastern Illinois University's Counseling Clinic provides services to over 600 undergraduate and graduate students. Students visit the Counseling Clinic for a wide variety of struggles and concerns. If you would like to schedule an appointment or want to learn more about our services, please feel free to call our office at 217-581-3413.


Update on COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, Eastern Illinois University have announced a series of precautionary, but necessary actions to protect students, faculty, staff and community members. To adhere to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation of social distancing, The Health and Counseling Services Counseling Clinic will be restricting face-to-face contact, though we will remain open at the present time (Mon – Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm). Please check the EIU COVID-19 page( for more updates.

The Counseling Clinic is continuing its efforts to serve the students at EIU. Students, staff and faculty may call our office at (217) 581-3413.


Services (In Response to COVID-19)

Individual Counseling Appointments – All current clients will speak with their counselor over the phone until further notice. Current clients who have already scheduled appointments will be contacted by their counselor. If you have not heard from your counselor, please call our office at (217)581-3413.

Crisis Appointments – If you believe you are in crisis, please call our office to speak with an on-call counselor.   

Group Counseling – Group Counseling Services are cancelled for the remainder of the semester.

Consultations – Students, faculty, and staff members are encouraged to contact the Counseling Clinic if they need to consult with one of our counselors over the phone. If all counselors are busy then we will get back to you as soon as possible. For all medical emergencies or safety concerns immediately contact 911.

Thomas A. Bonine Suicide Prevention Conference – The conference has been cancelled. We will be in contact with those who have registered.


 For after hours and weekends please follow the directions below:

  • For all medical emergencies or safety concerns immediately contact 911.
  • If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, call Life Links toll free Crisis Line at 1-866-567-2400.
  • If you have experienced a sexual assault you may contact SACIS Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Services toll free 24 hours at 1-888-345-2846.
  • If you are the victim of domestic violence you may contact Hope of Easter Central Illinois/ Coalition Against Domestic Violence toll free 24 hours 1-888-345-3390.
  • If you are in doubt and unsure of what to do or who to call then dial 911.


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Counseling Clinic

Human Services Bldg. 1st Floor
217-581-3413 Monday - Friday
1-866-567-2400 After Hours Emergency Number

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