Counseling & Consultation Services

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Counseling & Consultation Services (CCS) provides comprehensive mental health support for currently enrolled students at Northern Illinois University. As a department in the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, CCS is the designated campus counseling center for NIU students. We are a team of trained professionals committed to improving the mental health of students as they work to achieve their academic and personal goals. 

How do I get support and meet with a CCS counselor?
Attend a walk-in consultation appointment

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CCS staff value an atmosphere that is welcoming for all individuals. We embrace all diversity including race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual identity/orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, age, citizenship and ability. We promote cultural awareness, understanding, and sensitivity as part of the diverse community at NIU.


Walk-In Hours (to see a counselor in our center)

Monday - Friday
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

December Heritage & Diversity Month