Dormitory Guard - The dormitory guard is stationed at the entrance to the dormitories 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Tel: 04-824-0720
Guests - Students may not receive visitors after midnight. Guests are allowed only with advanced permission from the House Mother. Federman & Britannia residents must make their requests in person during the House Mother’s office hours (Sun-Thu, 9:00-14:00). Talia residents may request permission from the Dormitories Guard until 23:00. Dormitories residents will be allowed a limited number of overnight permission slips each month, and regular overnight guests are not permitted under any circumstances.
Laundry - Laundry rooms with washing machines and dryers are open in the dorms 24 hours a day. You can pay for the machines on the spot with cash or credit cards. Prices are posted on the machines. You will need to supply your own detergent. There is a laundry room in the Federman dorms (4th floor) and one in each Talia building. The use of laundry rooms is for dorm residents only.
Computer labs - There are a number of free computer labs with Internet connections in the dormitory facilities. The main lab is on the 6th floor of Federman, and it is open between 10:00 – 01:00 (1 am) every day, except Fridays. The labs reopen Saturday evening at 17:00. There are also smaller labs in each Talia building which are open between 17:00 – 01:00 (1 am) every evening, except Fridays. In Talia buildings 700-800, the labs are open between 10:00 – 01:00 (1 am) every day, except Fridays. The labs reopen Saturday evening at 17:00. During the daytime hours, numerous computer labs are open around campus. Wireless access is available around campus, see below.
Wireless Internet – Wireless internet connection is available at a variety of locations around campus. These locations are marked by the symbol shown here to the right. Wireless internet is available at the following locations:
700 floor – the library and the Hecht Museum.
At the campus bookstore you will find books for your courses, academic books, books for pleasure, school supplies and a number of appliances. The store is open Sundays -Thursdays 8:00- 17:00 and Fridays from 8:00 - 12:30. Phone number: 04-6706122 or 04-6706114 and you can find them on Facebook and also www.academonil.co.il
The Student Union is a non-profit organization that works for the welfare and needs of Haifa University students. Its purpose is to assist students in various aspects of their lives as students in an academic institution and community.
You can purchase a Student Union card in the Aguda's office in the Student Building, 3st floor. Phone number: 04-828-8923
** Members of the Student Union receive discounts on a wide variety of services on and off campus.**
Located in the Dormitories Promenade next to the "Moadon".
This facility offers help to students with emotional difficulties, difficulty with learning, and treatment in times of crisis.
Phone number: 04-8249334
Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday: 08:30 - 16:00
The Interdisciplinary Clinical Center
The Center is located in the Main Building, 2nd floor. Its aim is to provide diagnosis and treatment services in the areas of physical and mental health from an interdisciplinary perspective. Among the therapists are speech therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists from the clinical and educational field, psychotherapists and group facilitators, social workers, art and movement therapists, physiotherapists and health and nutrition experts who deal with diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Phone number: 04-8288622/3
Opening hours Sunday - Thursday: 08:00 – 20:00
The University branch is located in the shopping arcade outside the Main Building.
Opening hours are Sunday - Thursday between 8:00 – 15:30. The post office is closed on Fridays and Saturdays.
All post office branches, including the campus branch, offer express mail service as well as Western Union International Money Transfer services. For more information, see the Israel Post website at www.postil.com
A student who wants to open an Israeli bank account can open an account at Bank Leumi Branch 891 at Hanasi Blvd 123, Carmel Center.
ATMs - There are four ATM machines on campus: one at the entrance to the Terrace Building, one at the dorms near the Mini Market, one near AROMA Café, and another At Bank Yahav at the shopping arcade/ bus stops outside the Main Building.
Government Offices are usually open in the mornings, Sunday through Thursday. Call ahead to confirm their office hours.
Visa Renewal or Extension – You can renew or extend your visa at the Ministry of the Interior, located at Government House, 15 Pal Yam Street, Kiryat Hamemshala, Haifa. You will need to arrange an appointment in advance. Come to the International School office in Room 228 of the Hatter Student Building to make an appointment.
Take bus #24 to get there.
To obtain or renew a visa you will need the following items:
Consulates and Embassies – To find the Foreign Mission from your home country in Israel, please visit the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs website: http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Sherut/ForeignInIsrael/Continents
*** We strongly recommend upon arrival in Israel, that you register at the embassy of your country of origin.
For further information about tourist sites and activities in Haifa, see the website of the Haifa Tourism Association: www.tour-haifa.co.il