Student & Family Support Services
Comprehensive medical care services are available to you as a student at SIU, including preventive medicine, mental health counseling, physical therapy, eye care, emergency dental care, and a full-service pharmacy, all at the SIU Student Health Center. For emergency and after hour care, check out this resource, and this resource as well.
Stress Management & Well Body Care
Eating smart, getting enough rest and physical exercise, and taking other steps to manage your stress level is important while you are in law school. For assistance with stress management, nutrition, fitness, and other steps that you can take to maintain or develop a healthy lifestyle, visit the SIUC Wellness Center.
LawLifeline.org is a resource for law students providing information about a wide range of emotional health issues, including anxiety, depression
LawLifeline content covers a
Disability Support Services
Academic and programmatic support services are available for students with either permanent or temporary disabilities through Disability Support Service. Admitted students with a disability who seek
Don’t just be afraid, do something about it. Night Safety Transit is available for students to locations on campus and to and from your home if you live within the service area; Other safety resources are also available here and other personal safety services on campus can be found at the SIU Department of Public Safety website.
Child care services are available in the community for students with children, and additional family support services are available at the SIUC Clinical Center, Psychological assessments are available: including learning disability and attention deficit disorder, Speech and language assessments (e.g., articulation, phonological development, voice, stuttering, receptive and expressive language, auditory processing, aphasia, cognitive-linguistic, oral-motor, swallowing) Intakes are conducted for all new clients seeking psychological services. Counseling/Treatment Interventions are also available: Speech & Language treatment (e.g., language, speech, sound production, stuttering, speech reading, aphasia rehabilitation, voice
Student Legal Assistance
You can get “free” legal assistance with landlord-tenant issues, City of Carbondale traffic tickets and ordinance violations, credit matters, small claims, uncontested divorces without children, adoptions, and certain other matters as an SIU student at the SIU Students’ Legal Assistance Office. As a
Issues/Conflicts Involving Southern Illinois University
Issues concerning grades and other matters in the law school are governed by the School of Law Rules and School of Law Honor Code, as well as the SIU Student Conduct Code. The Associate Dean is your contact person in the law school if you have questions on these and related matters.