University Counseling Center

Welcome to the University Counseling Center

The University Counseling Center (UCC) provides free, personal counseling services to currently enrolled Western Illinois University undergraduate and graduate students. We are now offering Tele-Mental Health Counseling. Please call the office at (309) 298-2453 if you are interested in scheduling an appointment.

The UCC also provides psychological and learning problems assessments.

Throughout the academic year, the UCC offers the WIU Community a wide array of educational programs such as sexual assault prevention, healthy relationships, relaxation, and other topics.

The counselors hold masters or doctoral degrees and are certified or licensed in counseling or psychology.

Mission Statement

The Western Illinois University Counseling Center is committed to providing comprehensive mental health services that promote the overall wellness and personal growth of our students. We offer a wide range of services to the Western Illinois University community that address students’ psychological, developmental, interpersonal, and academic concerns. The Center is staffed by licensed mental health professionals, including psychologists, social workers, and counselors who provide ethical, inclusive, culturally sensitive, and progressive therapeutic treatments options to students working on self-identified goals. We believe in affirming the dignity, worth, and value of all students in our diverse population, and strive to create an environment of openness, safety, and respect. The Center contributes to the academic mission by supporting the mental health needs of our students so that they may strive for academic excellence, personal growth, and social responsibility.