Counseling Center - http://www.eiu.edu/counsctr/
Each year, the Counseling Center provides personal counseling to over 600 undergraduate and graduate students at Eastern Illinois University. The Center is staffed by psychologists, counselors, and graduate students, and the services rendered to students are free, voluntary, and confidential. The Center's staff is dedicated to assisting students in their pursuit of personal and academic growth, to helping students gain a better understanding and appreciation of themselves, and to supporting students as they make important decisions about their lives.
Health Education Resource Center - http://www.eiu.edu/herc/
The mission of the Heath Education Resource Center (HERC) is to prevent and reduce preventable health risks and illnesses that interfere with academic performance, learning, student retention, and personal growth opportunities. The HERC offers a wide variety of health education and promotion programming, pertinent to college students related to alcohol, drugs, sexual health, nutrition, stress, cold/flu prevention, sleep, tobacco use, and a variety of other health topics. Programs and services are provided through individual, small group, community, and environmental applications.
Health Service- http://www.eiu.edu/health/
The Health Service Medical Clinic offers quality, student-oriented and primary care medical services. The clinic is available to all full, part-time and graduate students. General medical visits and health assessments are provided to students at no cost. The clinic is staffed by three board-certified medical doctors, two nurse practitioners and one physician assistant in addition to a talented nursing staff.
Health Service Medical Clinic’s mission to provide medical services and health education programs which enhance the ability of students to participate fully in intellectual and personal growth opportunities afforded by the university.
HOPE of East Central Illinois - http://www.hope-eci.org/
The mission of HOPE is to empower persons to live independent, non-violent lives through the provisions of Housing, Outreach, Prevention, and Education. HOPE strives to provide outreach, prevention, and education. Toward this end, HOPE offers a host of programs aimed at decreasing dating/violence in our community. These programs range from outreach educational efforts in the local schools to referrals and counseling designed to empower victims to lead self-sufficient, safe, and successful lives.
Housing and Dining Office - http://www.eiu.edu/housing/
The University Housing and Dining Department at EIU is a strong advocate for the LGBTQA community and stands by its departmental Diversity Statement:
The Department of University Housing and Dining Services at Eastern Illinois University pledges to create and uphold a community that embraces diversity in all forms; where people are treated with dignity and respect. In this community, all are safe to express their views, to live and grow as people without fear of discrimination or prejudice, and have the right to be accepted, not simply tolerated.
We have many different living accommodations to fit your needs, unisex bathrooms, and we honor civil unions in our family housing community. For more information on our values to support our LGBTQA community please refer to our Housing Calendar Handbook at http://www.eiu.edu/housing/pdfs/2012ONLINEHANDBOOK.pdf. If you have any specific questions please contact Jody Stone, Assistant Director of Housing at email@example.com.
Office of Civil Rights and Diversity - http://castle.eiu.edu/civil/
The Office of Civil Rights and Diversity resolves to deliver exemplary services for the university. The Office of Civil Rights will implement national "best practices" in the areas of civil rights protection, affirmative action, and diversity.
In fulfilling its oversight responsibilities, the Office of Civil Rights will take steps to insure that hiring agents will make employment decisions in a fair and equitable fashion, and that they will aggressively recruit qualified applicants, including members of minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The Office of Civil Rights delivers regular training and programming on avoiding discrimination and harassment, faculty recruiting, and "best" employment practices for faculty, administrators, and other staff. Such programming will promote an appreciation of cultural differences and ethical behaviors. Faculty, Staff, and Students may file complaints of sexual harassment or discrimination by submitting an intake form to the Office of Civil Rights.
Office of Student Disability Services - http://www.eiu.edu/disablty/
In conjunction with the overall mission of Eastern Illinois University, the Office of Disability Services (ODS) is committed to facilitating the provision of equal access and opportunity to all campus programs and services for students with disabilities. Through collaboration and support of the entire campus community, ODS promotes universally accessible design principles, so that everyone has access to University life.
Office of Minority Affairs - http://www.eiu.edu/minoraff/
The Office of Minority Affairs endeavors to pursue, promote, and maintain programs that will heighten the awareness, presence, and success of minorities and other under–represented groups (ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and/or disability) on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. Our staff offers personal support, answers questions, provides information on special scholarships and internships, dispenses relevant academic information, and provides general information on campus life and social activities. In addition, the office monitors campus climate, collects data, and acts as general ombudsman for minority student problems.
Office of Student Standards - http://www.eiu.edu/judicial/
The Office of Student Standards at Eastern Illinois University is a division of Student Affairs. Students enrolled in the university are held to the standards of behavior contained in the Student Conduct Code, which exemplify personal integrity and ethical behavior and which advance the mission of the university, its traditions and values. Certain situations occurring off-campus and academic integrity violations are within the purview of the code.
The Office of Student Standards assists in resolving allegations of code violations through the university’s disciplinary system in order to preserve and support the educational environment of the University.
Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service - http://www.sacis.org/index.html
The Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS) offers medical and criminal justice advocacy, counseling, and educational programs for people in Coles and Cumberland Counties who have been sexually victimized and for their significant others. A 24-hour hot-line is available for people who want to talk or who would like an advocate to accompany them to the hospital. SACIS is a community agency with its office located in Lawson Hall on EIU's campus. All services are free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day.
Eastern Illinois University Sexual Assault Information and Protocol
Women’s Resource Center- http://castle.eiu.edu/wsminor/wrc.htm
The Women's Resource Center, or WRC, provides an informal setting for students, faculty, staff, and community members to gather and discuss all topics related to gender, sexuality, and systems of power and privilege. The WRC is a library, contact, and awareness center that is open to all individuals, regardless of gender identity. All students, faculty, and community members are welcome to visit and use resources.