THE MEDICAL CENTER
UNIVERSITY DINING HALL OR RESTAURANTE UNIVERSITÁRIO (RU)UFOP has four university dining halls, or “RUs,” distributed among its three campuses: Ouro Preto, Mariana and João Monlevade. The dining halls, supervised by UFOP’s School of Nutrition (ENUT in Portuguese), offer balanced meals at an accessible price of just R$2.00 per meal. To eat at the dining halls, the student must be regularly enrolled and have a student ID card.
THE CENTER FOR INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
The purpose of the Center for Inclusive Education (NEI in Portuguese) is to support the UFOP students and workers who have a disability.
NEI offers special inclusion centers at the different academic departments on UFOP’s campus, and depends on professionals and monitors to help develop the student’s activities. These include activities for teaching, research and extension projects.
Students that need some type of special help can register on NEI’s site: www.nei.ufop.br.
NEI is located in the Bloco de Sala de Aulas, rooms 107 and 108, on the Campus Morro do Cruzeiro in Ouro Preto.
Hours of Operation
13:00 to 16:00, Monday to Friday
For more information:
Tel: (31) 3559-1322
PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICESStudents have the chance to participate in group psychotherapy. If the 16 available sessions are not sufficient, the student is referred to UFOP-accredited psychologists in the private network.
PORTUGUESE FOR FOREIGNERS CLASSUFOP offers regular classes in Portuguese as a second language. Contact CAINT for more information about times and registration.
WELLNESS CENTERThe Wellness Center advocates for the quality of life of the students, offering a variety of activities, such as:
|Aikido: Group Aikido classes, led by instructors of the area. The classes take place on Mondays (18:20-20:00), Wednesdays (19:00-20:30) and Fridays (19:00- 20:30). To participate, the student must first participate in a class at the Wellness Center, and then, after class, must talk with the teacher regarding the next class.|
|Massage Therapy: Individual massage therapy appointments with specialized massage therapists. Services are available Monday to Friday, and appointments can be made at the end of each month.|
|Yoga: Group yoga classes, led by instructors of the area. The classes take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays (7:30; 8:30; 16:00; 17:00). To participate, just show up at the Wellness Center with gym clothes at the scheduled time for a trial class.|
SPORT FACILITY (CEDUFOP)
The Sports Facility welcomes students and community members to use the space to practice sports. It offers many free activities, such as acrobatics classes, chess and jiu jitsu; and low-cost classes, such as ballroom dancing, weight-lifting and gymnastics.
To participate in these activities, you must pay R$50.00 at the beginning of each semester (every six months). Some activities require a physical evaluation, which is included in the cost, before starting.
How to participate:
To sign-up for any of the previous activities, the student must register in person at CEDUFOP. Scholarship recipients will assist with registration in room 9.