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Last modified on July 16, 2013

Student Support Facilities

| Komaba Student Counseling Center |
| Academic Guidance Center |
| Komaba Health Service Center |
| Harassment Consultation Center |

Komaba Student Counseling Center (Building 1)

The Komaba Student Counseling Center is designed to support and advise students on various problems and questions. The center is open not only for students in the Junior Division of the College of Arts and Sciences, but also for students in the Senior Division and at the Graduate School.

Advice is given on a range of topics, including careers, human relationships, mental health issues, financial problems, dealing with unwanted solicitations, repeating a year or taking a leave of absence, studying abroad, and selecting courses. In many cases, the problem cannot be resolved immediately and the student may wish to consult the Center regularly, or seek a solution through counseling. There are also group counseling sessions to encourage students to think about their individuality, as well as study support schemes run by graduate teaching assistants.

Depending on the nature of the problem, the center may also collaborate with other student support facilities on campus, such as the psychiatry unit at the Komaba Health Service Center, the Academic Guidance Center, the International Students' Advisory Office, and the Harassment Counseling Center, as well as with facilities in the wider university, such as the Academic Affairs Division, Student Support Division, and the student counseling centers at the Hongo/ Kashiwa campuses.

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Academic Guidance Center (Building 1)

Students at the University of Tokyo undertake a broad two-year liberal arts education in the Junior Division, before selecting a specialist field for further study in the Senior Division. The Academic Guidance Center provides information and advice to guide students during this process, so that they can choose a field that suits their interests and aptitude. In the Reference Room, there are materials on course selection (shin-furi) as well as various materials on both undergraduate and graduate education and research. Students may also access information on the admissions process from the computer terminals. The Reference Room becomes very crowded at the start of the semester or around the time when the Preference for Senior Division Admission application form is due. Students may also use the counseling room to seek advice for any problems regarding their current or future studies.

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Komaba Health Service Center

Komaba Health Service CenterThe Division for Health Service Promotion aims to promote and maintain the health of both students and faculty members. The Komaba Health Service Center was established to achieve such aims.

This center is composed of the Health Service Section and the Clinical Service Section. The Health Service Section conducts medical check-ups, health promotion campaigns, and consultations on maintaining health and preventing disease, while the Clinical Service Section runs an outpatients service. Within the Center, specialists in internal medicine provide mainly primary health care and consultations on disease; there are also specialists in psychiatry, dentistry, orthopedics, and dermatology. There is also a health care room which provides massage services.

In addition, the Center is responsible for the prevention of infectious diseases, referral to local health or clinical services organisations,, and the issuing of medical certificates. For further information, please refer to the website.

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Harassment Consultation Center

Harassment Consultation Center The University of Tokyo has established a system for the prevention and resolution of harassment, such as sexual harassment. The first Harassment Consultation Center was opened in the Hongo Campus in March 2001, then in the Komaba campus in October 2001, and in the Kashiwa campus in September 2005.

At any of the consultation centers, counselors are on hand to provide face-to-face support, as well as support by telephone, e-mail and fax. Counselors will maintain the client's privacy and will seek a solution together with the client from their perspective.

Both students and faculty members may use the Harassment Consultation Center. The center provides support for victims of sexual harassment, as well as help in making official complaint statements for sexual harassment and academic harassment by faculty members.

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