Department of Counseling and Health

Counseling Services

The Counseling Services at NDU provides students with short-term counseling and crisis intervention services. Anxiety, depression, behavioral troubles, conflicts, communication problems, phobias, and other ailments are treated with professionalism, absolute respect, and extreme confidentiality.

Counseling services are accessible to all enrolled students who need them.

Find out more about this service at the Medical House or by contacting the medical staff on 09-208809, 09-208000 (ext: 2049) or e-mail


Health Services

NDU provides all its students with a variety of health services and primary care visits at the NDU Medical House located at the SAO building.
a. The following tests are mandatory for all new students before registration period:

  • Blood cell count;
  • Blood grouping;
  • Serology HIV;
  • Hepatitis B;
  • Hepatitis C;
  • Chest X-ray;
  • Tuberculosis test.


All these tests will be administered at the NDU Medical House for a fee of LBP 205,000 to be paid in advance at Byblos Bank or Bank of Beirut. This fee will also allow students to benefit from other services provided at the Medical House. Any student who is readmitted at NDU after 2 semesters of absentia will have to undergo the same medical tests listed above.

b. Medical tests, for new students, are administered at the NDU Medical House. Dates of such are posted on the website and communicated through SMS with new students.

c. NDU reserves the right to request random medical tests from any student to test for drug use or for any other medical reason.

The university physician is available on a daily basis, Monday thru Friday, from noon till 2 p.m. at the Medical House and is on call for assistance and free consultations 24/7. The university nurse is available on a daily basis from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Serious cases are referred to the nearest hospital.

All students with medical ailments have to contact the NDU physician for examination within 48 hours of their sickness/injury. Medical excuses will not be recognized by the Faculties unless they are validated by the NDU physician.

For more information, kindly contact the medical staff on 09-208809, 09-208000 (ext: 2049) or e-mail


Insurance Policy

NDU students who are injured when practicing any kind of activity within or outside University premises are insured for up to USD 1,000. Students should visit the Medical House during regular working hours to fill out the appropriate form.

If the accident occurs outside working hours, students should visit the Medical House at a later date to complete the procedure.

The insurance coverage is an addition to the NSSF coverage. For more information please contact the medical staff on 09-208809, 09-208000 (ext: 2049) or e-mail or visit the Medical House.



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