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Student Advice and Counseling Center services will be temporarily unavailable during Winter Break

Dec 21, 2022
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The Student Advice and Counseling Center will be closed during the following time.


Offices : Student Counseling Office
    Accessibility Services Office
    International Student Counseling Office

Closed : Monday, December 26, 2022 to Wednesday, January 4, 2023.


If you have any urgent needs, please contact the following off-campus consultation facilities.
Facilities that are open during Winter Break:

【Free 24-hour telephone consultation for people struggling with loneliness and isolation】
 ■Loneliness / Isolation Consultation Dial
  (English, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese, Nepali,
  Indonesian, French, and Hindi are available)
  Tel: #9999 or 0120-494949 (Toll-free)
  Hours: Open from Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at 9:00 AM
       to Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 9:00 AM

【Lifeline for people experiencing emotional distress】
 (9 AM to 11 PM Monday – Thursday; 9 AM to 2 AM on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays)
 ■TELL Lifeline (English only)
  Tel: 03-5774-0992 (direct line)
  URL: chat line is available at

【24-hour emergency medical consultation line】
 ■Emergency Medical Consultation Center Sapporo
  (English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Malay, and Russian are available)
  Tel: #7119 or 011-272-7119 (direct line)
  Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

【For emergency, please call 119 for the ambulance or 110 for the police】
 ■Ambulance and Police
  If you need urgent medical attention, please dial 119 for the ambulance.
  If you are the victim of a crime or are worried about your safety,
  please dial 110 to reach the police.
  The dialing fee is free of cost.
  Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Become a peer supporter

Hokkaido University takes applications for peer supporters at designated times throughout the year. Peer supporters are paid part-time staff (administrative assistant) of the university. Check out the peer support unit web site or come to the Center for more information.

Thinking about visiting us?

If you would like to make a counseling appointment, please call us, email us, or even just drop by in person. Students with appointments are given priority, so we recommend making an appointment.