Seek Help/Support Here

For Emotional Support

It is very important to us that you seek support and assistance in times of emotional crises. Please contact your respective campus for emotional support or make an appointment with a Psychologist via eFundi. 

Potchefstroom Campus:

SCD:11 Hoffmann street, Building F18
018 299 2893
Thuso: 19 Jooste Street, Building E14
018 299 1777

Mahikeng Campus: 

Building B6/Health Care Centre Building
Corner Albert Luthuli and University Drive
018 389 2592 / 072 629 2407

Vanderbijlpark Campus:

Hendrick van Eck Blvd.
Building 13, Splitlevel 3, Office 331
016 910 3195


Visit SCD eFundi to schedule an appointment:

See student booking manual here

Protection Services

NWU Protection Services aims to create a safe study and work milieu for staff, students and visitors to any of our three campuses. Please contact your campuses' protection service to seek help: 

Potchefstroom Campus: Call 018 299 2211 or visit

Mahikeng Campus: Call 018 389 2277 / 018 389 2167 or visit:

Vanderbijlpark Campus: Call 016 910 3339 or visit:

National Helplines and Support

For contact details and more information on National Helplines and Support, please visit:


TOLL-FREE Number for Mental health Support: 

The mental health initiative for the HIGHER HEALTH 24-hour student and staff helpline can be accessed as
• Toll-free call 0800 36 36 36
• SMS 43336