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CCS Services

Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) provides free confidential services for currently enrolled students, indirect consultation with students, faculty / staff, training and support to Residence Life Staff, advisers, and other faculty and staff who support student mental health, and outreach / prevention programs. 

Counseling is provided by licensed psychologists, counselors, and social workers, for a variety of concerns, including, but not limited to, stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, disordered eating, trauma, loss, adjustment, time management, and study skills. 


Visit our Schedule, Reschedule, or Cancel Appointment page to set up an appointment.


Clinical Services Include:

CCS offers 30-minute crisis / urgent appointments each day.

CCS crisis / urgent hours:

M, W, F 10am-12pm and Tu, Th, 2:00pm-4:00pm.

Students experiencing a crisis outside of these hours are welcome to call CCS during normal business hours or visit our emergencies page for after-hours crisis resources.

You and a counselor will focus on resolving the immediate problems that brought you to counseling.  Most students meet with a counselor on average for 5 to 6 sessions. 

Often the treatment of choice for students, individuals meet weekly with a select number of their peers and one to two counselors. Visit our group counseling page to learn more. 

CCS offers brief relationship / couples therapy. This service is designed to address relationship concerns between people. At least one member of the couple must be a currently enrolled student. 


Training, Support, and Outreach Services:

In accordance with our mission to enhance the personal growth, holistic well-being, and academic success of our students, CCS is proud to provide consultation, training, support, and outreach services to students, student groups, faculty / staff, and the larger campus community. Our aim is to enhance the general campus climate with these services. 

CCS offers:

  • Indirect consultation with faculty or staff who have concerns about particular students (e.g., "My advisee seems so sad and unmotivated. What should I do?").  If you would like to consult with a counselor please call our office at 309-556-3052 during normal business hours. 
  • Training and support to Residential Life staff, advisers, and other faculty and others who can support student mental health.
  • Outreach/prevention programs to student groups and the larger campus community on various topics such as perfectionism, stress management, sexual assault prevention, alcohol education, etc. These programs can be presented to classes, residential hall floor meetings, fraternities/sororities, or other student organizations. If you would like to request an outreach program please fill out our outreach request form. 


Counseling and Consultation Services at Illinois Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation including gender identity and expression, disability, or national origin in its admissions policies, educational programs and activities, or employment policies. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy should be directed to the Office of the President, Illinois Wesleyan University, P.O. Box 2900, Bloomington, IL 61702-2900.