This website provides assistance in determining type of service needed and providing access to those services for mental health, wellness, access, and accommodation. The resources provide support from different appraoches. Services are available both confidentially and non-confidentially. 24 Hour Resources, After Hour Support, and Core Campus Resources are listed.
The Counseling Center is committed to providing a broad range of high quality, innovative, and ethical services that address the psychological, educational, social, and developmental needs of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students. We also actively contribute to the campus’ broader academic mission by training and developing students and professionals, helping build a multicultural learning community, and providing leadership in forming collaborative partnerships among Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, the Graduate College, and Administrative Affairs units.
McKinley Health Center aims to provide high-quality ambulatory healthcare and health education to students and medical expertise to University leadership. 217-333-2700
We believe everyone upon occasion faces problems that can be difficult to resolve. The staff of FSAS is dedicated to providing quality, confidential assistance to employees and their families who may be experiencing difficulties that impact their lives. This includes assessments, short-term counseling, crisis services and referrals to appropriate resources.
The mission of the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services is to ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the programs, services and activities of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign through the identification and enactment of reasonable modifications to institutional policies and procedures, the provision of effective auxiliary aids and services, the establishment of innovative educational services, and the pursuit of interdisciplinary disability research.
CU TRI hosts free community-wide trainings to improve the community’s ability to respond to families who have been affected by trauma. Volunteers with CU TRI perform direct outreach to community members experiencing trauma, making needs assessments, and offering relevant support. Since 2017, the CU TRI has had 95 unique trainings that impacted 957 participants. The goals of these efforts are to reduce the impact of adverse community experiences by healing and repairing those who have been impacted by trauma. 217-673-7122
The National Grad Crisis Line helps graduate students reach free, confidential telephone counseling, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and information and referral services provided by specially-trained call-takers. Caring, professional staff and well-trained volunteers answer around the clock.
The Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations connects students with cultural centers on campus, including the Asian American Cultural Center, the Bruce B. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, DiversityEd, International Education, the LGBT Resource Center, La Casa Cultural Latina, the Native American House, and the Women’s Resource Center. In addition, this office sponsors events on diversity, social justice, and cultural understanding, and facilitates a variety of workshops and training programs. 217-333-1300
This campus office focuses on making Illinois a place where all people can achieve their full potential as students, faculty, and staff. Staff work in areas of accessibility and accommodations, affirmative action, discrimination and harassment prevention, and Title IX.
This campus office provides" information, resources and guidance for undocumented students, DACA recipients and those affected by immigration reform.
OMSA is part of Student Affairs, and staff offer services to enhance the academic achievement, personal development, and graduation rates of first generation, low-income, and historically underrepresented students at Illinois.
This office in the graduate college provides internal and external fellowship support and programs for graduate students.
Illinois Student Affairs
Bias-motivated incidents are actions or expressions that are motivated, at least in part, by prejudice against or hostility toward a person (or group) because of that person’s (or group’s) actual or perceived age, disability/ability status, ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, national origin, race, religion/spirituality, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, etc.
The Bias Assessment and Response Team (BART) collects and responds to reports of bias-motivated incidents that occur within the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign community. 217-333-3680 REPORT A BIAS INCIDENT
The Student Assistance Center (SAC) is part of the Office of the Dean of Students. Deans will meet with students by appointment primarily via phone or videoconference. If you have a special situation or circumstance that requires an in-person meeting, please let us know and we are willing to work with you. All such appointments must be scheduled at least one day in advance so that we can ensure we have a large enough meeting space available. Please note that masks and social distancing will be required for in-person meetings. 217-333-0050
The science of diversity: Diversity affects performance, creativity, and other organizational outcomes of success.
Diversity and Inclusion Seminar Series: Descriptions of and registration options. Premise of continued need to work on issues of diversity, inclusion and social justice with opportunities to participate in learning.
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IDEA Institute - Grainger Engineering for Social Justice website. The mission of the IDEA institute is to support scholarship, innovation, collaboration, and leadership in the areas of inclusion, diversity, equity, and access at all levels: faculty, staff, students, and K-12 outreach/public engagement.
CS Equity & Justice in Computing Conversations: Dr. Tiffani Williams, "Abolishing the Harmful and Racist Label 'Underrepresented Minority" talk on abolishing the term URM
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Committee on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine: The Committee on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine (CWSEM) collects and disseminates data and information on the education and employment of women scientists, engineers, and health care professionals, and ways to increase the participation and advancement of women in all fields of science, engineering, and medicine.
Webinar: "Enacting Change through Cultivation of Student Activism and Engagement with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion" - by D'Anne Duncan, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Learner Success, UC San Francisco [D'Anne Duncan received a PhD in Neuroscience from Northwestern University]
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
How to be an Antiracist by Ibram Kendi
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson.
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