Well-being & safety resources

Student support

Through the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office, LAS undergraduates can access countless resources dedicated to academic support, career services, holistic well-being, and social connection. Learn more about student support.


The University of Illinois offers a robust collection of services for mental health, wellness, access, and accommodation. The university strives to provide supportive, judgment-free, and collaborative solutions specific to individuals and groups.

Visit the campus wellness website for a full list of resources, including the university Counseling Center, McKinley Health Center, and more.


The College of LAS and University of Illinois have support in place for students needing accommodations.

Visit the University of Illinois Office for Access & Equity website for more accessibility and accommodation information.


Campus should be a safe space for our students, and we go to great lengths to keep it that way. Four police departments work hard to protect our community, and tools are available to empower students to be an active participant in protecting themselves and our community. Learn more about campus safety.

Illini-Alert and campus safety notices

The University of Illinois utilizes an emergency notification system to provide real-time updates during campus emergencies. Students can sign up for Illini-Alert text messages at emergency.illinois.edu. Anyone else can sign up by texting "IlliniAlert" to 226787.

Campus Safety Notices are issued by email and posted on the University of Illinois Police website to inform the community of safety concerns in the campus area. Students will automatically receive these updates; others can sign up for Campus Safety Notices.

SafeWalks and SafeRides

SafeWalks and SafeRides are free services available to students who may need an escort or bus when traveling at night. Visit the SafeWalks and SafeRides websites for more information.

Sexual violence resources

Sexual violence is a significant concern on college campuses across the country. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides prevention and awareness education, resources and reporting options at wecare.illinois.edu.