Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides services that are designed to help students address many academic, relational, and emotional concerns. Educational services that may be of interest to you include:

  • The University of Illinois Counseling Center strives to offer students the tools they need to be successful. It's common for students to need assistance building skills to cope with the stress and challenges of college life and beyond. As such, they offer several series of "mini-courses" designed to help build academic and stress management skills.
  • Student Facilitated Outreach-While the tagline "Students Helping Students" belongs to the Counseling Center Paraprofessional (CCP) program, the Counseling Center has several ways for students to become involved in our outreach efforts. Each year, our CCP program, INNER VOICES Social Issues Theater, and Alcohol Culture Explored Interactive Theater (ACE IT) reach thousands of students. 

McKinley Health Center

McKinley Health Center has programs devoted to Mental Health, Wellness, and Stress Management. McKinley Health Center is located at 1109 S. Lincoln Ave. and can be contacted by phone at 217-333-2701.

Department of Linguistics

Students can download a copy of the EPI tutor list available from the Department of Linguistics. The General ESL tutor listserv is useful for ESL students looking for general ESL tutors or editors. These tutors have degrees and/or extensive experience working with ESL learners. If you are looking for a general tutor or editor, please e-mail your request to: 

All requests should include the following:

  1. Your contact information
  2. Your current status/level (Example: first-semester graduate student or tutor needed for 11 year-old daughter)
  3. A brief explanation of what your ESL needs are (example: research writing tutor, TOEFL tutor, conversation skills, editing a publication, etc.)

The ESL Writing Program will then review your request and, if approved, redirect it to a list of approved ESL tutors who can respond to your request. Your request will be sent to all approved tutors, so you might receive multiple responses. Interested students may then form service agreements with a tutor independently of UIUC. Any pay associated with these services is not affiliated with UIUC.

International Student and Scholar Services

International Student & Scholar Services is committed to providing high quality services to international students. Please contact them at 400 Student Services Building, 610 E. John Street,

Ask a Librarian

Get *Live* help from librarians by cell phone, instant messaging or email. This service is provided by librarians and graduate assistants in the Library and Information Sciences program. Learn how to reach the Ask a Librarian service.

Main Reference: 217.333.2290
Undergraduate Library: 217.333.8589
Ask a librarian e-mail

Technology Services at Illinois

Technology Services at Illinois answers questions and provides individual consultation about personal computers. Consultants are familiar with the Windows based PC and Apple Macintosh and can help in converting between the two systems. They can also recover files from disks, check out software, set up mainframe accounts, buy software, solve on-the-spot problems, reset passwords and answer or make referrals for questions about other systems.

Technology Services Help Desk
Phone: 217.244.7000
Phone service and walk-ins available at 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday (hours are extended during fall semester)
1420 Digital Computer Lab
1304 West Springfield Avenue Urbana, IL

ICS Computer Lab
Phone: 217.265.7483
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for questions
901 W. Oregon Street Urbana, IL

Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)

The mission of DRES is to serve as the designated office of the University that coordinates services for students with disabilities. DRES provides a wide range of services to students with documented disabilities from adapted testing to campus accessibility issues or assisted living and accessible transportation.

1207 South Oak St. Champaign, IL
Voice and TTY: 217.333.1970
Fax: 217.333.0248
Monday-Friday; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (DIA) provides individual tutoring to all student athletes. The Office of Academic Services of Intercollegiate Athletics selects tutors. Students initiate most tutorials. There are individual and group studies. Call for information at 217-333-2240. The Irwin Academic Services Building is open for study hall 7 days a week. Hours vary. Mandatory study hours are required for some student athletes.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Librarian Office Hours

Librarian Office Hours is provided by librarians and graduate students from throughout the University Library system to assist students with various aspects of the research process.
Librarian Office Hours provides:

  • General help using library resources
  • Assistance in selecting appropriate resources for your topic
  • Guidance in using advanced techniques in database searching
  • In depth term paper research counseling

During the set office hours, you will have an opportunity to receive assistance in a less open setting than the library reference desk. Office hours are held in the Undergrad Teaching Lab, Room 291 of the Undergraduate Library. Please contact the office for available hours.

Undergrad Information Services Desk:  217.333.2589

Library Tours

In order to get the most use of our library facilities on campus, it is important that you take an opportunity to learn your way around. There are a variety of tour options for the Main and Undergraduate Libraries. You can either choose to take the walking tour, a virtual tour, a podcast tour, or the self-guided audiocassette tours.

Reference Department:  217.333.2290

The Research and Information Services (RIS) department at the University of Illinois Library is dedicated to helping patrons find and access the Library’s information and research resources.

Contact Reference: 
Research and Government Information Services

Media & Reserve Services

Media & Reserve Services at the Undergraduate Library provides non-print materials to be viewed in-house or in the classroom, facilitates access to print and electronic reserve material and maintains the principle audio-visual collection for the University Library.

Contact General Information for more information on checking out materials, placing materials on reserve, or viewing or purchasing media. Call 217.333.3477.

Residence Hall Libraries

The residence hall library system maintains a collection that consists of approximately 27,000 items across 8 locations on campus. This includes monographs, periodicals, media materials, leisure reading, plus a broad diversity and social identity section.

Hours of operation are Sunday through Thursday, 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and Friday and Saturday, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Locations include:

  • Allen Hall
  • Busey-Evans Hall
  • Florida Avenue (FAR)
  • Gregory Drive
  • Illinois Street (ISR)
  • Lincoln Avenue (LAR)
  • Peabody Drive
  • Pennsylvania Avenue (PAR)

Residence Hall Libraries:  217.333.7150

GPA Calculator

The campus provides an official GPA calculator to help students track and predict their GPAs.