Let Student Counseling Services help you sort things out.

Become a friendly face offering support and help to survivors of sexual assault. Questions? Contact Gail Trimpe-Morrow at (309)438-3655 or gatrimp@ilstu.edu. Please see Friendly Faces training dates and times below.

ISU students support counseling for themselves and their friends.

Explore positive body image and develop your leadership skills in this fun and informative workshop sponsored by Student Counseling Services and ISU Leads. For more information, call (309) 438-3655 or email Jenni Thome

Alliance for Change

Alliance for Change is a peer advocate training designed to promote awareness of mental health concerns and information to help and support friends in need.

Student Counseling Services are free and confidential.

Location and Hours

320 Student Services Building

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wed 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

How to Make an Appointment

Call (309) 438-3655 or stop by room 320 of the Student Services Building to make an appointment. During your first appointment, a professional counselor will work with you to help you clarify your concerns and explore if ongoing counseling or other services are needed. All counseling services are confidential and provided without charge. Psychiatric consultations are also available to discuss issues related to medication.


 Students of color have unique stressors.  The Student of Color group provides a safe and supportive space for students of color to make sense of and give voice to the wide range of feelings they experience. It is designed to provide space for students to openly engage in dialogues around issues and concerns related to what it means to be a student of color in an academically rigorous and predominantly white environment. Central themes to be discussed may include but are not limited to: academic concerns, family & romantic relationships, sexism, racism, micro-aggressions, impostor syndrome, stereotype threat, self-awareness, self-esteem, emotional health issues and other stressors related to being a person of color in this environment. If you would be interested in joining this group, schedule an initial appointment and you and your counselor can discuss whether this group would be appropriate for you.  


Registration Open for Fall 2016 Body Project

The purpose of The Body Project is to help females establish and maintain a positive body image.  An evidence based eating disorders prevention program, The Body Project endeavors to help participants resist the ultra-thin, unrealistic ideal standard of female beauty prevalent in today's society.  Registration is open for ISU women who are interested in completing training to become a Body Project peer facilitator, or to sign up as a participant for one of the fall programs.  

Space is limited, so register now.   For more information or to schedule The Body Project for your group, contact Jenni Thome, Student Counseling Services at (309) 438-3655.



Friendly Faces

The "Friendly Faces" campaign seeks to increase support for student survivors of sexual assault by training students, faculty and staff to provide a supportive response and how to refer survivors for services.  Please consider becoming a "Friendly Face" and enhance our supportive campus community.  Learn more about Friendly Faces and the Friendly Faces training.  Questions?  Contact Gail Trimpe-Morrow at (309) 438-7948 or gatrimp@ilstu.edu. Register for upcoming Student Training on September 28, 2016 or October 25, 2016 or for Faculty/Staff Training on September 14, 2016 or October 11, 2016.




Emergency Helplines

  • Call the Student Counseling Services (309) 438-3655, and if after hours, press "2" at the prompt to speak to a counselor immediately, or dial 1-855-256-2188
  • Providing Access to Help (PATH): 309-827-4005, 1-800-570-7284 or dial 2-1-1
  • Military Veterans Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (Press 1)
  • More Helpline Information

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