Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students’ Office oversees the offices of Student Health and Support, Residence Life, and the Office of Equity Issues. The Dean of Students’ Office han- dles a variety of non-academic issues, including misconduct, and is dedicated to making Columbia’s cultural and educational experiences outside the classroom both vibrant and enriching. The current Dean of Students is Doug Eck, who can be reached at 312.369.8595

Counseling Services
916 S. Wabash Ave. | 5th Floor
Counseling Services provides students with a safe place to express their thoughts and feelings, explore alternative points of view, learn coping strategies, and manage the stresses of college life. The Student Health Center fee covers in- dividual and group sessions. Currently-enrolled Columbia College Chicago students may be assigned to group counseling or receive up to 12 individual counseling sessions per academic year. Students may also participate in daily self-improvement groups provided by Counseling Services staff or a Wellness Series Workshop scheduled throughout the academic year. Additionally, when appropriate, students may receive linkage and/or referral to off-campus treat- ment providers. All therapeutic services are completely confidential. Students should contact (312) 369-8700 to schedule an appointment with a clinician. Students can complete anonymous online screenings for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, substance abuse, and trauma through the website: