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Support for studies and well-being during summer

The Finnish Student Health Service operates normally during summertime.

Ohjaamos are one-stop guidance centres that operate in over 70 cities around Finland. You can get support regarding your well-being, studying, employment and housing. Generally, you can walk in without a prior appointment. You can find the contact information of your local Ohjaamo here.

Finnish Employment Services offer free-of-charge career counselling, face-to-face, online and via telephone. You can discuss your career-related thoughts with a psychologist confidentially. Book an appointment here.

Changes to mental health chat services (FSHS)

The extensive mental health chat services introduced by FSHS last year were part of the mental health services enabled by government grant.

From 1 July 2022 the SelfChat mental health service line will return to normal service hours, providing assessments of the need for treatment within mental health services on weekdays, Mon–Fri, 9 am to 11 am. The anonymous MieliChat service will end. Further information.

FSHS services are at your disposal throughout the summer. FSHS’s digital and remote services operate in a normal manner throughout summer. Larger service units in all FSHS service areas are also open throughout summer. Further information.

Exceptions to Student and Learning Services’ customer service opening hours

Upcoming exceptions to opening hours

On Thursday 23 June 2022, the Student and Learning Services’ phone service closes already at 1 pm (13:00).

On Friday 24 June 2022, the Student and Learning Services’ customer service desk and phone service are closed.

Current opening hours

The Student and Learning Services’ customer service desk is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm.

If you are unable to visit the customer service desk during these times, please contact us by email or phone, and we can set up a meeting for a different time.

Visiting address: Joensuu Aurora A, 1st floor; Kuopio Canthia, 2nd floor

Email address: (Please note that there might be delays in responses during vacation times)

Phone number: +358 (0)29 445 8900

Phone service: Mon-Fri from 10 am to 2 pm UTC +2

Annual report 2021 of UEF Library

The annual report 2021 of the University of Eastern Finland Library has been published. The format is new: The annual report consists of selected blog posts from the year 2021 describing our activities, and of an editorial that draws them together. As before, the statistics section and lists of library staff, publications, expert assignments, and participation in conferences are included.

Consultation from study psychologist in June

Are you struggling with summer studies? Would you like some support from the study psychologist? During the month of June it is possible to discuss any worries you may have with our study psychologist intern Katja. Send a contact request via SMS to the number +358 50 575 9687.

Click here to read more about UEF’s study psychologists and what issues they can help students with.

Exceptions in library opening hours due to Midsummer

On Thursday 23.6.2022 Joensuu and Kuopio Campus Libraries are open 8-13 and KUH Medical Library 10-13. Customer service on our library offices is open 10-13. Chat is open 9-13.

On Friday 24.6.2022 all the library offices and chat are closed.

Library 24/7 -facilities are closed Thur-Sun 23.–26.6.2022.