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Counseling & Consultation Services


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, 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 speak with a CCS counselor?
Start with an initial consultation

To learn more about the services we offer, please use the navigation menus

How are you feeling?
Take a brief mental health screening

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency or crisis situation after CCS office hours,
please call 815-753-1206 to speak with an on-call counselor.

Initial Consultation Hours (to speak with a counselor)

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

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.