Resources for students

Conflict Assistance and Campus Reporting Resources: these resources provide support and guidance to navigate and resolve interpersonal or academic conflicts effectively within the academic or research environment.

  • Student Assistance Center: assists students in understanding university policies and procedures, accessing campus resources, and supporting students in crisis.
  • Office for Access & Equity:
  • Office for Student Conflict Resolution offers multiple services for students involved in disputes or interpersonal conflicts or those experiencing harassment, charges of violation of the student conduct code, or similar problems. Services include mediation, referrals, and student discipline.
  • Campus Belonging Report: a platform to submit reports of behaviors that negatively impact their or others’ sense of belonging. 
  • Title IX Office: This office can take reports, connect individuals to available resources and support services, facilitate academic accommodations and adjustments, and review reporting options. It can also answer questions regarding the reporting process or the policy.
  •  Student Legal Services: This organization provides free legal services and awareness of the law to UIUC students. Its attorneys provide consultations, advice, representation, and education on various legal issues.
  • Off-Campus Community Living: provides support to students residing in privately owned apartments and homes.
  • Emergency Dean: supports students experiencing health and safety emergency situations in which an immediate university response is needed and cannot wait until the next business day.
  • University Ethics and Compliance Office: students can report what they believe to be fraud, abuse, mismanagement, misconduct, waste, or other wrongdoing at the University.


Wellness and Health: Resources and support systems that promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being throughout students’ academic journey.

  • Confidential Resources - Campus:
    • Counseling Center: This center provides services to help students address academic, relational, social, and emotional concerns. Its staff is trained and prepared to help students through whatever issues they may need, whether mental health or adjustment issues such as the transition to graduate school, work-life balance, or homesickness.
      • Suicide Prevention Team: 217-333-3704
    • McKinley Health Center (Mental Health): offers evaluation and consultation with psychiatrists, clinical nurse specialists, and social workers. Sexually transmitted infection testing is available, and students can pick up Pan B at the health center.
    • Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education: counseling services available for military-connected students (veterans, guard/reserves, and dependents).
    • We Care: Sexual misconduct, support, response, and prevention resources.
    • Response, Evaluation, and Crisis Help (REACH): a collaborative team which brings together police officers and social workers as a single patrol unit to meet the needs of community members who are experiencing mental health crises.
    • Psychological Services Center: This center is operated by the Department of Psychology and serves university students, faculty, and staff. The center charges for its services, and a sliding scale is offered, depending on family size and income.
  • Confidential Resources – Community:
    • Rape Advocacy, Counseling, and Education Services (RACES): 24-hour crisis hotline, medical and legal advocacy, counseling services, and public education and training. All services are free of charge.
      • Phone number: 217-384-4444
    • Courage Connection Domestic Violence Hotline: provides housing and services for individuals or families who are victims of domestic violence. They offer safety planning, counseling, court advocacy, assistance in obtaining orders of protection, and shelter services free of charge.
      • Phone number: 217-384-4390
    • Champaign County Crisis Line (Rosecrance): offers a 24-hour mental health crisis hotline and provides a range of prevention, intervention, and behavioral health treatment services for individuals and families.
      • Phone number: 217-359-4141
    • The Trevor Project Crisis Services: crisis counselors are trained to answer calls, chats, or texts from LGBTQ+ young people who reach out on their free, confidential, and secure 24/7 service when they are struggling with issues such as coming out, LGBTQ+ identity, depression, and suicide.
    • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.
  • Medical Resources: all of these facilities provide a medical exam, STD/STI preventive testing and treatment, emergency contraception, and date rape drug testing.
  • Safety:
    • SafeWalks: Free nightly service provided by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students, faculty, and staff to have a trained student patrol officer meet you and walk you to your destination.
    • SafeRides: The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District offers limited safe rides at night.
  • Food Insecurity:


Academic and Career Assistance: tutoring services, study resources, and academic counseling to enhance learning and success in coursework.

  • Accessible Study Space in Main Library: The university library has an accessible study room for students with disabilities. The room is on the first floor of the main library, next to the information desk. It is equipped with different types of seating, a screen magnifier, and the standard accessibility software suite. Click here to reserve the accessible study room.
  • Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education: Services include academic and career coaching to support progress and address barriers and peer and professional mentoring to foster community and networking.
  • Disability Resources and Educational Services: ensures that qualified individuals with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the university's programs, services, and activities through the identification and enactment of reasonable accommodations.
  • Office of Minority Student Affairs: From outside-the-classroom experiences to physical and emotional wellness, leadership opportunities, global awareness, safety, fun, and career preparation, OMSA supports all aspects of student life in Illinois.


Community and Belonging:


Financial Resources:

Graduate Student-Specific Resources: