The Counseling and Wellness Center empowers students, faculty, and staff with the tools, resources, and skills necessary to support healthy decision-making and promote mental health and wellbeing.


Advocate Aurora Health is now open!  Appointments are now being taken during operating hours Mon-Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm, Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Please call the health center for information about how to set up an appointment at 708.235.2114. Please be advised that your GSU Health Services Fee does not cover services at other Advocate locations.

Due to current recommendations regarding COVID-19 Governor State University’s Counseling Services is currently providing only virtual support services until further notice.

If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency or crisis please contact: 


GSU public safety: 708.534.4900

24-hour crisis lines:

708.429.7255 or 815.744.5280

Counseling sessions are still available via telephone and online- video counseling. Our counseling office hours Mon- Fri 9am-5pm .Please contact us at 708-235-7334 to set your appointment.




Advocate Health center at GSU is NOT able to provide testing for COVID-19.

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, do not report to the Counseling and Wellness Center.  Adhere to the following:

Contact your primary care physician or report to your nearest ER immediately.

Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

Please view GSU website for updates on COVID-19 at:

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