Counseling faculty are committed to helping you accomplish your academic, career and personal goals.
Counseling services are free and comply with legal and professional standards of confidentiality. Services are available on a limited walk-in basis, by appointment, and through college credit classes, seminars, groups and online self-help resources
September is National Suicide Awareness Month
An MCC counselor will be available Mondays and Thursdays in September from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Commons. Stop by to ask questions about counseling or mental health.
What can we help you with today?
Mental Health Emergency and Crisis Options for urgent matters needing immediate attention. Call (815) 455-8765 or come to A257, or:
- Call 911 for a medical or personal safety emergency
- Call 1-800-892-8900, the McHenry County 24-hour Crisis Line when the MCC Counseling office is closed
- Academic Counseling for help when struggling with your classes
- Career Counseling for help with choosing a college major, deciding on a career change, or researching career options
- Personal Counseling when struggling with life’s difficulties, personal or relationship concerns
- Bilingual Counseling (Spanish/English)
- Veteran Counseling
Making Academic Progress Policy
Also known as MAPP - if your cumulative GPA falls below a 2.0, you may be required to meet with a counselor prior to registering for classes. Counselors will help you select classes for your next semester and develop academic success strategies.
- Faculty may refer students to Counseling.
- Students concerned about another student may seek guidance from a counselor.
- Counselors may contact a student who has been referred to Counseling to offer assistance.
MCC Counselors hold Master’s Degrees in Counseling and follow the American Counseling Association’s Code of Ethics.
Contact MCC's Behavioral Intervention Team if you're concerned about the well-being or safety of a MCC student, employee or any other person affecting the MCC community. Possible reasons include: concerning, threatening or disruptive behaviors.