The Accessibility and Learning Disabilities Department at the University of Haifa's Deans of Students Office helps students with learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, medical disabilities, and physical / sensory / cognitive / emotional handicaps. The professional counselors are happy to provide counseling, academic and personal support, accommodations for tests and exams, mediation with the academic departments, and other services. To check the eligibility to department's services, please send the request during your admissions process.
Dormitory Administration Office -The Dormitory Administration office is located in the Federman Dorms, one floor above the entrance. The House Mother's office is located there as well. Office hours are 9:00 – 14:00, Sundays through Thursdays. The office is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. Tel: 04-824-0621
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:
Main Building: 600 floor – classes and corridors
700 floor – the library and the Hecht Museum.
Education Building: Rooms 362, 363 and 466.
Rabin Building: Caf’e Aroma
Multi Purpose Building: Sfadia Auditorium and lobby
Cafeterias and Restaurants: Education building, Elite Café, Aroma Café.
Dorms: The Moadon area & Federman Lobby Dorm rooms
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.
In order to renew your visa, first of all you will need a letter from your department stating that you (full name + passport number) are indeed a student in that department + the exact dates (beginning & ending) of the program you are studying.
Once you have the letter you can contact Ms. Liel Shahar- Drufin and set a meeting to get the Hebrew letter and instructions for your meeting at the Ministry of Interior.
Liel's contact details:
Office: Hatter Student Building, second floor, room 225
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.
The Haifa Tourism Office is located at 48 Ben Gurion Ave. Opening hours: Sunday–Thursday 9:00-17:00, Friday 9:00-13:00, and Saturday 10:00-15:00 Tel. 04-853-5606, Fax: 04-853-5610,
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