Counseling Services

If you or someone you know is having a life-threatening emergency, please contact 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.

Call 911 if you believe there is an immediate threat to an individual or the college community and then notify Campus Security at 312-369-1111.

I'm having a medical crisis:

Please call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room. The Emergency Rooms located close to campus are:

Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 251 E Huron St, Chicago, IL 60611

Mercy Hospital & Medical Center - 2525 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616

Rush University Medical Center - 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612

University of Illinois Hospital - 1740 W. Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612

I'm having a psychological crisis:

If you think you are experiencing a mental health crisis and are not in immediate danger to your self or others, you can call Counseling Services at 312-369-8700. When you call, please leave a message clearly providing your: Name, Student ID, and best phone number to reach you at. Please note, you may get a return phone call from a Blocked Number. 

Additional Services in the Community:

If you are seeking additional services in the community for emotional support, you can reach out to:

Free Support Resources 

Please note that due to Covid-19, many organizations may be conducting services virtually. 

Individual Therapy

How to Navigate Psychology Today  

Counseling Services hours are as follows:

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Counseling Services is closed on Saturdays and Sundays, and when the campus is closed.

If you leave a message after hours your call will not be returned until the next business day. Please contact the emergency resources during the evenings, nights, and on weekends. If you have a crisis and it's after business hours call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.

Please, do not email the Counseling Services office if you're experiencing a crisis - email is not a reliable means to obtain urgent assistance. Please follow the instructions above.