Post-election Resources

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Talk with a Counselor

Counseling and Consultation Services
Students seeking assistance or resources can reach out to Counseling and Consultation Services at 815-753-1206. Counselors are available to assist individuals or groups of students.

Employee Assistance Program
If you would like to speak with a counselor regarding feelings you may be experiencing, please remember the Employee Assistance Program provides individual counseling sessions, free of charge, for campus employees. You get scheduled to meet with a counselor by emailing Karen Smith at or by calling 815-753-9191. Since the EAP office continues to work remotely during this time, sessions will be conducted either via phone or Teams meetings per the preference of the client.

Articles and Other Resources

Listen to Others

Suzanne Degges-White

Tips from Suzanne Degges-White, chair of the Department of Counseling and Counselor Education in the NIU College of Education

Is supporting your candidate worth losing your friend? 

Joe Flynn

A message from Joe Flynn, NIU College of Education and Associate Director of the Center for Black Studies

No matter the outcome, it’s going to be alright

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