Support facilities

Support facilities

Okayama University of Science features well organized facilities and services on campus.

Okayama Campus

Career Support Center (7 floor)

Career Support Center provides career counseling, job search, guidance in choosing a career to support students career development, and to realize the desired career.

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Health Care Center (6 floor)

Health Care Center offers advice and support when you have health probrems.

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Student Counselling Center (6 floor)

Student Counselling Center provides psychological support to help OUS students with a clinical psychologist and psychological counselor.

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Fitness Gym (3 floor)

Fitness Gym opens Monday to Friday 9:00am-7:00pm

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Student Support Office(6 floor)

Student Support Office provides with services such as: issues student discount for transportation (Gakuwari), student commuter certificate and bicycle parking permission, procedures for extracurricular activities, insurance and scholarship.

Communication Support office (7 floor)

Communication Support office provides the services that students with disabilities need for campus life and advice and assist for faculty and staff members.

Educational Support Office(6 floor)

Educational Support Office provides with services such as: registration classes and procedures for certificates of student status, certificates of graduation and various certificates, and notice of cancellation, supplementary classes and exams.

Certification Support Office (6 floor)

Certification Support Office provides Lite certification suoport such as teaching certificates in Elementary, Jounior High, High Schooland Obtained a curator's certificate.

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Study Support Center (5 floor)

Study Support Center provides a range of services to support your studies. Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm Math, English, Chemistry, Physics, Science and Geophysics.

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Global Education Development Center (4 floor)

Global Education Development Center provides information for study abroad, international exchange events.

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SID Student Service Center (1 floor)

SID Student Service Center was opened in October 2018 to apply for driving school and insurance. It has officially launched the sale and maintenance support for PC since April, 2019. Please contact SID Student Service Center.

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Cafeteria

School cafeterias with assorted menus can be found at different locations around the university.

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ATM

MUFJ Bank and Japan Post Bank ATMs can be used on campus.
【MUFJ Bank (1st floor, Building A1)】
Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm
【Japan Post Bank (1st floor, Building C3)】
Monday to Friday 9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm

Imabari Campus

Cafeteria

There is a cafeteria on the 2nd floor of the Administration Building which is open to the public and receives many visitors daily.
Seating capacity: 400

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Open cafe

There is also an open cafe, where teachers and students can sit and chat in a relaxed atmosphere.

Maruzen Campus Shop,Okayama University of Science Shop

This bookstore sells about 3,000 general books, magazines, reference books, manga, and stationery. The bookstore also includes academicbooks and employment guides and accepts order requests. Light snacks, bread and coffee are also sold.

Okayama Campus Auxiliary Facilities

Dinosaurs Museum

Dinosaurs Museum displays processes of fossil excavation in Gobi Desert, Mongolia and laboratory.

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Science Dream Lab

Students can utilize this lab as a practical training facility to learn mechanical processing, where manufacturing functions are concentrated. A professional technical staff is always assigned for consultation and guidance on practical manufacturing skills.Students can tackle advanced processing of parts using machines such as lathes, milling machines,welding equipment and laser processing machines, which can process acryl, wood, paper, fabrics and stone. This is not used only in Mechanical System Engineering and Intelligent Mechanical Engineering classes, but also for student extracurricular activities and faculty research.

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Information Processing Center

There are three practical training rooms on campus in Building A2, with a total of 480 PCs installed. These PC can be freely used not only during the semester; but, also when classes are not in session and during holidays (Saturdays and during long vacations). Wireless LAN access points are also available across campus.

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Library

There are three libraries on campus in Buildings A1 and A2, and C2. Reference materials total about 464,000 books, journals and magazines from academic and professional worlds and a collection of DVDs and CDs. The library in Building A2 contains three floors which connects to the library in Building A1 Building by a connecting corridor. Our collection not only contain science and engineering literature, but also the humanities and leisure reading as well. In addition to large desks, the self-study space also has individual booths available.

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Science Volunteer Center

Members do science volunteer works through experiments and crafts to spread science’s appeal to children.

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Research Instruments Center

A management center with state-of-the-art equipment and devices supporting a wide range of research activities inside the university and at outside institutes. This is a joint-use facility equipped with various specialized equipment and devices for surface analysis, internal molecular structure analysis, biopolymer analysis and mass spectrometry. In addition to equipment management, it supports preparation of specimen and machine operation. The center supports research activities inside and outside the university.

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Medical Science Education Center

Fully equipped with specialized medical equipments used at clinical siteA training facility to develop clinical engineers. This is a training facility where students learn the practical skills of clinical engineers. This facility is equipped with an artificial heart-lung machine, an artificial dialysis equipment, and other medical devices. It also serves as a meeting room and a library with current materials for specialized study and research. Joint training sessions with other universities are also held here.

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Research Institute of Technology

This specialized facility where state-of-the-art research in 5 fields is conducted, aims at development of science technology and regional contribution. Specialized facilities where state-of-the-art research in 5 fields is conducted. This state-of-the-art research facility aims at development of science technology in the fields of bioengineering, environmental engineering, mechatronics, environmental energy and advanced material engineering. It is open to the region and industry-academia research that focuses on medical equipment, life support robots, electric vehicles and innovative processing technology utilizing new functions.

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Research Institute of Natural Science

This research institute of natural science mainly conducts research and promotion of each project and holds information and development seminars and events. An institute promoting projects in the three fields of geoscience, physics / chemistry and archaeology. It strives to develop specialized fields through joint research with researchers of the university and outside researchers. The Institute also holds information and development seminars and events on natural science, including symposiums and observation meetings for ordinary citizens.

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Research Support Center

Research Support Center promotes with services such as: Industry-Academia and Community Collaboration, Research Support, Community Contribution, and to send information about SEEDS.

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Wine Project Course

Wine Project Course is a base of technical support to improve Quality of Life including life innovation and green innovation.

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Research Institute of Natural Science

This research institute of natural science mainly conducts research and promotion of each project and holds information and development seminars and events. An institute promoting projects in the three fields of geoscience, physics / chemistry and archaeology. It strives to develop specialized fields through joint research with researchers of the university and outside researchers. The Institute also holds information and development seminars and events on natural science, including symposiums and observation meetings for ordinary citizens.

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Animal Life Education Center

A life and animal general practice center with experimental water tanks for preferred environmental water. This is a research and experiment building for life and animals with large water tanks of 140t. In five large water tanks, breeding experiments on bluefin tuna, puffer fish and eel are performed. The center is operated as a practical research center for The Third Water. In the building, there are practice rooms and multi-purpose class rooms, which are used for research and practical training inside and outside of the university.

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Teacher and Curator Training Center

Teacher and Curator Training Center provides Qualification Acquisition Support for Teacher’s License, Museum Curator, TOEIC and various certifications and supports for OUS-mylog.

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Imabari Campus Auxiliary Facilities

Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is equipped with cutting-edge technology and service, allowing our veterinarians to provide the best veterinary care possible. As the main hospital for the area, the hospital works to achieve the optimal outcome for every patient, and strives to create connections with local hospitals for the continuing development of veterinary medical care.

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Livestock Training Facility

The Livestock Training Facility is a 1,227.84㎡ one-story building located directly across from the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.  Complete with a clinical training lab, livestock dissection room, pathologic dissection room, and isolated dissection room, the facility will be used for various purposes including the training of students in pathology and clinical testing.

Auditorium (Multipurpose Lecture Hall)

Accessible from both ground level and from the second-floor deck connecting the Administration and Veterinary Department Buildings, the Auditorium (Multipurpose Lecture Hall) is an amphitheater-style classroom with approximately 350 seats, larger than all classrooms in the Veterinary Department Building.  In addition to student lectures, the building will also be used for academic conferences, open classes for the community, and more.

Training Facilities

Maejima Training Institute

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Hiruzen Schoolhouse

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International Academic Exchange Center / Kake Education Center

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Mitsu International Exchange Hall

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Eisugakkan Kake Akitsu Training Institute

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Kake Sanwa Training Institute

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Takamatsu Hall for Hiroshima Liaison Office

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