Coping with Recent Events

In Support of Our International Communities

The latest modification to the temporary exemptions for the Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP) that was announced by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on July 6th, 2020 puts our international…

COVID-19 Video Advocacy Project Submissions

In response to the violence and discrimination against minority communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UIC Counseling Center is developing a short video to call attention to the current situation and highlight how…

Managing Anxiety and Fear about the Coronavirus

Concerns for one’s health and ongoing news reports about the coronavirus can cause anxiety and fear. UIC Counseling Center staff are aware that fear and anxiety can lead to bias, discrimination, and hatred, and…

Coping with the Loss of Ruth George

In the wake of the tragic death of UIC student Ruthie George, the Counseling Center has been reaching out to the UIC community in classroom settings, campus gatherings, and availability to small groups…

Tragedy in Las Vegas

The Counseling Center shares in the sadness regarding the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct. 1, 2017. This tragedy can certainly be difficult for any of our UIC students who are…

Recent Natural Disasters

The Counseling Center is available to offer emotional support to UIC students whose families and friends may have been directly impacted by this late summer’s catastrophic natural disasters in the U.S. and elsewhere.…

A Message of Support for Our Undocumented Students

The mental health staff at the Counseling Center support our undocumented students and join you in challenging barriers to your well-being and acceptance. We understand that these barriers place additional strain that may…

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