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Visit or contact us

The Student Health Service offer individual counselling on campus or by telephone. Welcome to contact us by telephone to get brief advice or to book an appointment for longer and more counselling sessions. You can also visit us at drop in to social consellor for brief advice or book an appointment for counselling. At drop-in to nurse you are welocome for short advice about your physical health or for free testing of chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV.

Opening hours during the summer holidays

The Student Health Service is closed during summer, from June 17 until August 19. Our telephone hours and drop-in opens after summer on Monday August 22.

If you need health care advice when the Student Health Serivice is closed, you can call 1177 Sjukvårdsrådgivning for health care advice 24 hours a day. For emergencies, call 112.

Call us

If you're feeling stressed, worried or depressed, you can get advice on the telephone. It may also apply to other issues, such as relationships, alcohol habits, your study situation or difficulty sleeping.

If you want to book an appointment for counselling, you can do it during our telephone hours.

The telephone number is: 090-786 51 00.

Please note! Telephone hours is closed for summer and opens again on Monday August 22.

Telephone hours:

  • Mondays 12:00-13:00
  • Tuesdays 08:30-09:30
  • Wednesdays 12:00-13:00
  • Thursdays 08:30-09:30
  • Fridays 12:00-13:00

Do you study anywhere other than Umeå?
If you are a student with us and are studying in a place other than Umeå, we can help you find a conversational contact. Call us at the phone hours above.

Visit us at drop-in

At our drop-in to the social counsellor you can get a shorter counselling. You can also book an appointment for counselling if you feel stressed, worried, depressed, or have questions about personal relationships. It may also be about your alcohol habits, that you have difficulty sleeping or anything else that concerns your health.

At our drop-in to the nurse you can get shorter advice about your physical health situation and get free testing of chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV. 

Find premises for drop-in: Infocenter, campus Umeå university.

Please note! Drop-in is closed for summer and opens again on Monday August 22.

Opening hours at drop-in

  • Mondays 12:00-13:30 (drop-in to nurse)
  • Tuesdays 12:00 - 13:30 (drop-in to social counsellor)
  • Wednesdays 10:00-11:30 (drop-in to nurse)
  • Thursdays 12:00 - 13:30 (closed for summer from June 17)

Book an appointment for counselling

During a counselling session, you can talk about for instance how you are feeling, lifestyle issues, relationships or your study situation. To book a an appointment for counselling, call us during our telephone hours or make the booking in connection with a drop-in to see a social counsellor.

The waiting time for coming to the first counselling session is usually 1-2 weeks. You may be offered up to 5 counselling sessions.

Need to cancel or to know how to find your way to your counselling session?

Do you need to cancel a booked counselling session, or need to find out the way to the room for your counselling session? If you have booked appointment, you will find more information here.

Comments or complaints

If you have any comments or complaints about the Student Health Service's services, you are welcome to contact Malin Larsson, head of unit.