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Health Center

At the University Health Center, one full-time doctors, six part-time doctors, two registered nurses, one registered dietician,and one counselor available to assist your medical needs. The Health Center is open 8:30 to 17:00 Monday through Friday (Closed on weekends, national and university holidays).

Health Examinations

It is essential to find and to treat illnesses or health problems as soon as possible. Therefore it is important to undergo periodical health examinations and to know the state of your own health. At this center, in accordance with the School Education Law and the School Health Law, every spring health checkups are carried out and are compulsory for all students. It is also necessary if you intend to take Health and Physical education. The examination includes a chest x-ray, a physical examination (height, weight etc.), an eyesight test, urinalysis, blood pressure test and a health survey. New first year students are also required to have an interview with one of the participating doctors.

Health Certificates

Medical certificates are issued by the Health Center and are needed for the following: Employment, further education, overseas study, and to apply for scholarships. Certificates are made on the basis of yearly medical examinations and will not be issued to students who do not undergo these checkups. Chest x-rays are not performed for second and third year students. If you need a health certificate, you must have an x-ray taken when the fourth year students undergo their periodical health checkups.
Depending on the intended country certificates issued for overseas study (exchange) may require a blood test and proof of tetanus inoculation. For this reason, applications should be made will in advance.

Emergencies, Recuperation

In cases of injuries or sudden illness, the Health Center keeps a stock of emergency medication. Beds are also available if you aren't feeling well.

Student Counseling, Health Counseling

If you aren't feeling your best or just need someone to talk to, please feel free to visit the Health Center. Reservations can also be made by calling the Health Center (042-580-8172).
Even on days when the specialists are not available, the center still provides counseling. When continuing treatment or in cases where treatment cannot be provided by the Health Center, we can provide contact for appropriate treatment.
As stated previously, privacy is strictly protected.

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