COVID-19 Support Resources
Student Affairs is here to support you. Below is a list of resources for your use. Do not hesitate to reach out if you don't find the information you're looking for.
The Counseling Center is open to assist you via in-person appointments or virtually through Zoom PHI, an enhanced version of Zoom that protects your privacy. If you would like to make an appointment, please call 217-333-3704. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Students who have United Healthcare through the university may also access online counseling via go.healthiestyou.com/student. If you access this site through your UnitedHealthcare app, you can bypass the necessary insurance information requirement. If you need help, contact customer service at 217-333-0165 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois Leadership® Center
The Illinois Leadership® Center will be offering a variety of leadership training opportunities both in-person and virtually. Regardless where you decide to take classes this semester; our goal is to provide you a variety of opportunities to develop your leadership skills! Learn more about our opportunities by visiting https://leadership.illinois.edu/spring-2021
Student Assistance Center
The Student Assistance Center remains available to assist students. To schedule a virtual meeting, please call (217) 333-0050 or email email@example.com.
Women's Resources Center
The Women’s Resources Center continues to support students through advocacy and support for new, past or currently-served survivors and their support persons. Services are available Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. To schedule a free appointment, call 217-333-3137 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or your Confidential Advisor (for current/past survivors).
After Hours Psychological Emergencies
The Counseling Center collaborates with Rosecrance Crisis Line to provide support and referrals for individuals needing mental health support after 5 p.m. and on weekends. Please contact the Crisis Line at 217-359-4141 (TTY: 217-352-4217) to speak with a counselor.
Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line is a national mental health resource that serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via text. Simply text 741-741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis. A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.
The emergency dean supports students after normal business hours who are experiencing health or safety emergency situations in which an immediate university response is needed and which cannot wait until the next business day. The emergency dean may be accessed by calling the Student Assistance Center at 217-333-0050. If it is a true safety emergency, please call 911. Additional information is available at https://odos.illinois.edu/community-of-care/emergency-dean/.
Graduate Students should also consult the Graduate College COVID-19 page for additional information and resources.
In addition to the resources listed above, colleges and departments are also available to help you.
Explore stress management strategies, relaxation techniques, and resources to meet your needs.
- Try Online Relaxation Exercises
- Review Coping and Staying Emotionally Well During COVID-19-related School Closures
- Read Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
- Exercise for FREE
- Campus Recreation and Les Mills are providing you with FREE Les Mills workouts. This platform offers 95 workouts across eight categories. All workouts have easy to follow visual cues. No data will be collected from Les Mills, and the service will remain available to you as long as the disruption from COVID-19 continues.
Please continue to check covid19.illinois.edu regularly for current information and resources from the university.