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Need Help?

If you need assistance with an urgent matter during that time, please contact the Student Assistance Center at (217) 333-0050. 

Need help with a sensitive issue?

For assistance with a sensitive issue, you can schedule a meeting by contacting or (217) 333-4610. 

Coping with Anxiety and Stress

The Counseling Center provides services to help students address many academic, relational, social, and emotional concerns. Staff members are trained and prepared to help you through whatever issues you may need assistance with, whether it be mental health issues like depression and anxiety, or academic issues such as time management and studying skills, or adjustment issues such as transition to college, work-life balance, or homesickness. If you feel that it's time to talk to someone, contact the Counseling Center to make an appointment

The Counseling Center is partnering with International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) to host a drop-in space for those in our community who are dealing with anxiety and stress as a result of uncertainty around recent proposed changes to immigration policy. For details and to see resources for how to manage stress, visit the Counseling Center's blog

Campus Resources to Address Acts of Bias and Discrimination

The university has campus policies in place to ensure the physical safety of everyone in the community. The university works with campus and local public safety officials to ensure people may gather safely and express their views. There are campus resources to address incidences of bias and discrimination.

For Emergencies

If you are experiencing a health or safety emergency for which you need immediate medical or police attention, call 911.

For mental health emergencies call the 24-hour Crisis Line at (217) 359-4141.

University Police TTY/TDD number: 244-7209

University Police non-emergency number: 333-8911

Division of Public Safety: 333-1216

Illini Alert

In the event of a campus emergency, Illini-Alert sends email and text messages, posts to Facebook and Twitter and triggers the Emergency Web Alert System for University websites.

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Additional Resources

Counseling Center 
(217) 333-3704

McKinley Health Center 
(217) 333-2705

Women's Resource Center 
(217) 333-3137

Sexual Misconduct Support, Response, and Prevention

Student Assistance Center
(217) 333-0050

Office of Conflict Resolution

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access

Student Legal Services