Support Services and Facilities
Okayama University of Science has various on-campus services dedicated to student needs.
Career Support Center (7th floor)
The Career Support Center provides career counseling, job search, guidance in choosing a career to support students' career development and to realize the desired career.
Health Care Center (6th floor)
The Health Care Center offers advice and support when you have health problems.
Student Counseling Center (6th floor)
The Student Counseling Center provides psychological support to help OUS students with a clinical psychologist and psychological counselor.
Fitness Room (3rd floor)
The Fitness Room opens Monday to Friday 9:00 am-7:00 pm
Student Support Office (6th floor)
The Student Support Office provides services such as student discounts for transportation (Gakuwari), student commuter certificate and bicycle parking permission, procedures for extracurricular activities, insurance, and scholarship.
Communication Support Office (7th floor)
The Communication Support office provides students with disabilities services needed for campus life, advice and assistance with faculty and staff.
Educational Support Office (6th floor)
The Educational Support Office provides a variety of services such as registration for classes, counseling on procedures for receiving certificates of academic status, graduation and various others, and notification of cancellation, supplementary classes, and exams.
Certification Support Office (6th floor)
The Certification Support Office provides Lite certification support such as teaching certificates in elementary, junior and senior high school and obtaining a curator's certificate.
Study Support Center (5th floor)
The Study Support Center provides a range of services to support your studies. Monday to Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Math, English, Chemistry, Physics, Science and Geophysics.
Global Education Development Center (4th floor)
The Global Education Development Center provides information for study abroad and international exchange events.
SID Student Service Center (1st floor)
The SID Student Service Center opened in October 2018 for students wishing to apply for driving school and insurance. It has officially launched sales and maintenance support for PCs from April 2019. Please contact SID Student Service Center.
School cafeterias with assorted menus can be found at different locations around campus.
MUFJ Bank and Japan Post Bank ATMs are available on campus.
【MUFJ Bank (1st floor, Building A1)】
Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
【Japan Post Bank (1st floor, Building C3)】
Monday to Friday 9:00am-6:00pm
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
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 academic books and employment guides and accepts order requests. Light snacks, bread, and coffee are also sold.
Okayama Campus Auxiliary Facilities
Dinosaur Museum displays processes of fossil excavation in Gobi Desert, Mongolia, and the laboratory.
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 learn advanced processing of parts using machines such as lathes, milling machines, welding equipment, and laser processing machines, which can process acrylics, 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.
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.
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 publishers and a collection of DVDs and CDs. The library in Building A2 is on three floors and connects to the library in Building A1 by a connecting corridor. Our collection not only contains 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 to students.
Science Volunteer Center
Student members visit schools and kindergartens to do fun experiments and crafts to inspire and motivate children to become interested in science.
Research Equipment Center
The Research Equipment Center houses state-of-the-art equipment and devices used in various kinds of research activities both on and off-campus. Equipment is available for activities such as surface analysis, internal molecular structure analysis, biopolymer analysis, and mass spectrometry. The center also lends assistance in preparing specimens and operating equipment.
Medical Science Education Center
Fully equipped with specialized medical equipments used at a clinical site 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.
Research Institute of Technology
This specialized facility where state-of-the-art research in 5 fields is conducted, aims at the 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.
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.
Research Support Center
Research Support Center assists in Industry-Academia and Community Collaboration, Research Support, Community Contribution, and sends information about SEEDS.
Wine Project Course
Wine Project Course is a base of technical support to improve quality of life such as life innovation and green innovation.
Research Institute of Natural Science
The Research Institute of Natural Science mainly conducts research and projects in three fields: geoscience, physics/chemistry, and archaeology. It endeavors to create specialized fields through collaborative research between OUS researchers and those off-campus. The Institute also holds informational and development seminars and events on natural science, as well as symposiums and observation meetings that are open to the public.
Animal Life Education Center
This is a research and experiment building for marine life with large water tanks of 140t. Five large water tanks re for experimental breeding of bluefin tuna, pufferfish, and eels. The center is operated for practical research using "Third Water". The building has practice rooms and multi-purpose classrooms for research and practical training on- and off-campus.
Teacher and Curator Training Center
The Teacher and Curator Training Center provides Qualification Acquisition Support for Teacher’s License, Museum Curator, TOEIC and various certifications and supports for OUS-mylog.
Imabari Campus Auxiliary Facilities
Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital
The Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is equipped with cutting-edge technology and services, allowing our veterinarians to provide the best care possible. As the main hospital in 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 care.
Livestock Training Facility
The Livestock Training Facility is a 1,227.84㎡ one-story building located directly across from the Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital, complete with a clinical training lab, a livestock dissection room, a pathologic dissection room, and an isolated dissection room. The facility will be used for various purposes including training in pathology and clinical testing.
Auditorium (Multipurpose Lecture Hall)
Accessible from both ground level and from a second-floor deck connecting the Administration and Veterinary Department Buildings, the Auditorium (Multipurpose Lecture Hall) is an amphitheater-style classroom with a seating capacity of approximately 350. It is the largest of 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.
Maejima Training Institute
International Academic Exchange Center / Kake Education Center
Mitsu International Exchange Dormitory
Eisugakkan Kake Akitsu Training Institute
Kake Sanwa Training Institute