NB! Use other help lines during the summer
In the period 7 July to 3 August, the counseling service will be closed during the summer. There are many others who can help you this summer, so do not hesitate to get in touch.
If you have questions concerning practical matters about your studies, such as grading, semester registration or re-sit exams, you must contact a Study Advisor at Nord University.
If you want to talk to someone else - or if you need help during periods we have closed - there are several other helplines you may contact.
In the course of your studies, you can experience situations that can be difficult to deal with on your own. At these times, you may come to the counselling service with any questions or issues you might have.
These can be, for example:
- Personal challenges such as relationship difficulties, heartbreak, social stress and anxiety.
- Study-related difficulties such as motivation, delays, concentration problems, exam anxiety or time management.
- Economic issues such as student loans, debt and public benefits.
- Other challenges like substance abuse, eating disorders, anxiety and depression.
The counselling service can also help you get in contact with public services, and facilitate cooperation with them, and the university.
The service is free and we are bound by confidentiality.
FACE TO FACE, PHONE OR TEAMS – YOUR CHOICE
You can book an individual appointment in the counseling service premises, or an appointment by phone or video. Some also offer walk and talk sessions. See the counselling service in Bodø and their services below - and find the type of session that suites you.
Long waiting list?
If the counselling service at your campus has a long waiting list, you can book a session on video or phone from one of the other Nord University campuses.
University chaplain and Quiet room
Svein Valle is the University Chaplain at Nord University. Svein is available to all students, and offers counselling both in life and study situations, and also in external and spiritual issues.
If you need a break from a hectic study routine, or need silence and time to sort out your own thoughts, you can make use of the "Quiet Room" located in the basement by the Main Canteen "Hovedkantina".