Services Offered


We provide services in two main areas to current NIU students: individual and group counseling. We also offer mental health crisis services and consultation to students and the NIU community.

Our mission is to support the academic, emotional, social and cultural development of students like you. Our student-centered programs include counseling, assessment, crisis response, outreach, consultation, training and educational services. We help students address personal challenges and develop the skills, abilities and knowledge to empower you to take full advantage of your college experience.

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.

Services Provided

  • Advocacy Services (for sexual assault, dating or domestic violence, and/or stalking support)
  • Specialized Services (substance use, eating and body image, and anger management support)

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