Effective Fall 2025, DGS will become the Division of Exploratory Studies. Same mission; new name.

Campus Support Services

Check out some common resources that support the needs of students throughout their time on campus.

The Career Center

The Career Center provides a variety of services to help students evaluate major and career options, develop job and internship preparation skills, prepare for graduate school, and much more.

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides services that are designed to help students reach a balanced Illinois experience, ranging from various counseling services, educational programming initiatives, training programs, outreach and consultation services, and a wide variety of self help materials.

Disability Resources and Education Services (DRES)

DRES serves as the University’s designated office for coordinating services for students with disabilities. DRES provides a wide range of services to students with documented disabilities, from adapted testing to campus accessibility issues to assisted living and accessible transportation.

Undergraduate Library

Librarians from throughout the University Library system provide office hours to assist students with various aspects of the research process, including 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, assistance with brief writing questions, and help with citations

McKinley Health Center

McKinley Health Center provides routine medical care to Illinois students. Some of the services provided by McKinley include 24-hour Dial-A-Nursepharmacy servicesmental health counseling and treatmenttravel exams and inoculations,Women's Health ClinicHealth Resource CentersHealth Education, and visits with a primary care provider.

Office of the Dean of Students

(From their website) The Office of the Dean of Students implements a variety of programs and services to assist and support students in achieving academic and personal success.

Office of the Registrar

(From their website) The Office of the Registrar enforces academic policies related to class and event scheduling, registration services, enrollment and degree verification, assessment of tuition and fees, grade processing, degree audit configuration, and printing of official academic transcripts and diplomas.

Office of Student Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid assists students secure the resources necessary to fund their education. Contact OSFA for questions about Satisfactory Academic Progress, loans, scholarships, FAFSA, and student employment.

Technology Services

Technology Services provides campus-wide computing, networking, storage, communications, and instructional technology services.

University Student Financial Services & Cashier Operations

Students can contact USFSCO with questions about paying their bills and payment plans.

Writers Workshop

The Writers Workshop provides an opportunity for Illinois students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines and levels to discuss their writing with consultants who are both experienced writers and teachers of writing.