Considering decreasing your alcohol or drug use?

Success, Not Excess provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use.

Day/Time: Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm CST
Location: IMU room 214
Contact: Karen Grajczyk ( with any questions you have about this group

Build Skills to Manage Stressors

University Counseling Services offers drop in workshops to help you build skills to help you cope with adjustments and stressors. These are offered via zoom and are not sequential.

Mindfulness Matters

Mindfulness is purposefully paying attention, non judgmentally to the present moment. The practice of mindfulness can lead to an increased sense of balance, stress management and overall well-being in your life.

Offered Thursdays 1:30-2:00 p.m.


Mindfulness Matters Flyer


The Energy Hub 

30 minute workshops that focus on topics of sleep, time management, procrastination and motivation. Students can drop in to as many workshops as they would like.

Offered Thursdays 12:30-1:00 p.m.


For a listing of topics and dates visit University Counseling Website 


Let’s Talk Hawks!

Let’s Talk Hawks! is a brief mental health consultation with a mental health professional. A few reasons you might access Let’s Talk Hawks! is for:

  • Questions about beginning therapy
  • Concerns about a peer and how you can support/help them
  • A specific, present concern you’d like resources on
  • Referrals to on and off campus resources
  • Learn more about services available through University Counseling Services
  • Share a programming idea related to mental health for Tippie

For Fall 2021, Let’s Talk Hawks! will be held via Zoom, September 7th-December 7th. Appointments are first come, first serve and are for 5-15 minutes in length. To attend a session use the following Zoom link or meeting ID 980 8797 0518

Let’s Talk Hawks! is not an emergency or crisis service. If you are in crisis, please call 911 or contact one of the following:

  • CommUnity: 1-855-581-8111
  • UIHC Emergency Treatment Center: 319-356-2233
  • UCS at 319-335-7294 between 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. to request a quick access or same-day appointment.




Take Care of Your Mental Health This Semester


Hello, my name is Kati Schneider, I am a Mental Health Therapist for students enrolled in a business major. I provide brief individual therapy, connect students with on and off campus resources, provide consultation to faculty and staff, and offer workshops and programming specific to mental health wellness and interventions. My office is located in the Undergraduate Program Office (UPO). To connect with me you can e-mail me at or call University Counseling Services (UCS), 319-335-7294, and ask to schedule with at Kati. To learn more about services available visit Mental Health Resources – Undergraduates | Tippie College of Business (