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Counseling & Transfer Center
Bldg B, Room B120, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-214-7390
Fax: 847-214-7522
counseling@elgin.edu
Hours:  M-Th 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; F 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Closed Fridays June - Aug.


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Counseling

Getting students the information they need to be successful in their personal and professional development is the number one goal of counselors at ECC.

Academic Advising/Transfer Assistance

No matter where you are in life or in school, ECC counselors help you design an educational plan for any major, any transfer institution or course of study that leads to graduation. They show you how to make good academic decisions that take into account your personal goals and career aspirations More»

Educational Success & Career Counseling

  • Counselors help you explore educational goals, options, and barriers.
  • Intervene if you are on academic probation or restriction.
  • Discuss success strategies for college.
  • Help you define your choice of careers and how that relates to specific majors and degrees. More»

Personal/Social Counseling

When students are dealing with personal issues that interfere with their ability to reach their educational goals, counselors can help directly or provide referral to another agency.

Student Assistance Program

Students in need of personal assistance such as financial or personal counseling, alcohol or drug abuse counseling, and other needs can find the help they need through this program. Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All assistance is strictly confidential. The hotline number is 847-742-4033.

Useful Websites

Local Resources /Community Services
Link to social, health, and human service organizations in Kane County.
www.kanecountyguide.org

Self-Help Resources
Link to The Unabridged Student Counseling Pamplet Collection used with the permission of the University of Chicago counseling center.
www.dr-bob.org/vpc/