Crisis Services

During Office Hours
(8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. weekdays)

If you need assistance with personal/emotional concerns or crisis situations, call Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) or walk in for an Initial Consultation. You do not need to schedule this appointment in advance. Just call our office at 815-753-1206 or come to the Campus Life Building, Room 200.

After Office Hours and on the Weekends

After office hours and on the weekends, an on-call counselor is available to provide support to NIU students experiencing mental health emergencies or crisis situations. Faculty, staff, family or friends can also call to discuss mental health emergencies regarding NIU students. Please call 815-753-1206 and you will be forwarded to speak with an on-call counselor.

Please call 911 if you are concerned about your immediate safety or the immediate safety of someone else.

Contact Us

Counseling and Consultation Services
Campus Life Building, room 200
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Initial Consultation Hours

To speak to a counselor
11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Worried about yourself or someone else?

Crisis Resources