Housing Information

International Lodge, Kashiwa Lodge

Kashiwa LodgeKashiwa Lodge is accommodation for international students and foreign researchers engaged in education or research at UTokyo. The Lodge is located in Kashiwa campus II, and this accommodation is within walking distance from Kashiwa campus I.

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Eligibility & Permitted Period of Stay

International students and foreign researchers enrolled at UTokyo

※ In principle, a room for a couple is available only to the successful applicant and his/her spouse. They are expected to move in together and live together throughout the permitted term of residence. Please open the following files for more information.

【 (Occupancy by Researcher) (Occupancy by Student) 】

※ A room for a family is available only to the successful applicant, his/her spouse and their children. In principle, they are expected to move in together and live together throughout the permitted term of residence.

International students : In principle, one month up to one year
Foreign researchers   : In principle, two weeks up to one year

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Location

6-2-3 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa City, Chiba 277-0882
The University of Tokyo International Lodge, Kashiwa Lodge

【Map (Google Map)  (Kashiwa Lodge GUIDE MAP)】

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Facilities & Equipment

Construction: 2009

Single rooms for international students:
shoe locker, storage cabinet, bed, desk, desk lamp, one door refrigerator, curtain

Single rooms for foreign researchers:
shoe locker, closet, small kitchen, bed, desk, kitchen cabinet, desk lamp, two door refrigerator, microwave, tableware, cooking utensils, curtain

Couple rooms:
shoe locker, closet, built-in kitchen, bed, desk, dining table, sofa, kitchen cabinet, cabinet for a microwave oven, desk lamp, two door refrigerator, microwave oven, vacuum cleaner, automatic washer/dryer, tableware, cooking utensils, curtain

Family rooms:
shoe locker, closet, built-in kitchen, bed, desk, dining table, sofa, kitchen cabinet, cabinet for a microwave oven, desk lamp, two door refrigerator, microwave oven, vacuum cleaner, automatic washer/dryer, tableware, cooking utensils, curtain

Shared Kitchen:
built-in kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, rice cooker, toaster, dining table, television

Multipurpose Room/Meeting Room:
DVD player, projector, projection screen, table-tennis table, electronic piano, table and chairs for a meeting

Other Common Facilities:
Facilities:laundry room, bicycle parking(motorbikes are prohibited), elevator
Rental Equipments:vacuum cleaner, iron
*No car parking lot for the residents
*There is no bedding provided. So, please prepare your own.
  Or you can use the bedding rental service. Application Form
  *Bed Size

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Rooms

Single rooms for international students (17m2): 97 (including one room for a wheelchair user)
Single rooms for foreign researchers (25m2): 18 (including one room for a wheelchair user)
Couple rooms for international students (48m2): 3
Couple rooms for foreign researchers (48m2): 11
Family rooms for international students (72m2): 2
Family rooms for foreign researchers (72m2): 11

 
Single rooms for international students Single rooms for foreign researchers
Single rooms for international students (17m2) Single rooms for foreign researchers (25m2)
Couple rooms Family rooms
Couple rooms (48m2) Family rooms (72m2)
 

 

1st floor
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2nd floor
2nd floor

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3rd floor
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4th floor
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  Single Room (Students)
  Single Room (Researchers)
  Couple Room
  Family Room

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Fees (as of April 1,2017)

Please note that new cleaning fees will be effective from April 1, 2017.
 
Students
Researchers
Cleaning Fees  ※¹ 12,700 yen (One-off Expenses)
18,900 yen (One-off Expenses)
  monthly  ※² daily monthly  ※² daily
Accommodation Fee 37,500 yen 1,250 yen 57,500 yen 1,920 yen
Common Service Fees 2,000 yen  ※³ 2,000 yen  ※³
Utilities・Internet Access Fees 10,800 yen 360 yen 14,300 yen 480 yen
 
 
Couple
Family
Cleaning Fees  ※¹ 35,700 yen (One-off Expenses) 46,500yen (One-off Expenses)
  monthly  ※² daily monthly  ※² daily
Accommodation Fee 85,000 yen 2,840 yen 108,000 yen 3,600 yen
Common Service Fees 3,200 yen  ※³ 3,700 yen  ※³
Utilities・Internet Access Fees 20,700 yen 690 yen 21,800 yen 730 yen


※¹  After you have vacated your room, we will clean it in preparation for the next resident.

※² If the product of a daily rate and the number of days of stay is greater than the monthly amount, the monthly amount will be adopted. The monthly amount is billed for the stay from the first to the 28th or 29th of February.

※³ Common service fee should be paid on a monthly basis in the move-in or move-out months regardless of the number of days of stay.


◎ Daily rates are applicable to the stay shorter than two months. For example, if a resident moves in on 21 October and departs on 20 November, the product of a daily rate and 31 days will be the amount to be billed.

◎ The fees cannot be refunded once it is paid.
 

If you plan to leave the lodge well before the final day of your permitted term of residence, please submit “Notification of Departure of the University of Tokyo International Lodge” 14 days before the departure date at the latest.
If a resident fails to submit the notification by the deadline of 14 days before the date of departure, the product of a daily rate and the number of days of delay will be added to the last bill. (For example, if the departure date is 20 November and the submission date is 10 November, the amount for four additional days will be charged.)

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Application Period, How to Apply & Selection Criterion for Staying at the International Lodge for Foreign Researchers

   International students: Applications are accepted twice a year - in January for applicants
   moving into the Lodge in April, and in June for applicants moving into the Lodge in September.

   Foreign Researchers: Applications are accepted every month from six months before
   the preferred moving-in date.

You can apply for accommodations of the University of Tokyo through our online application system - OSTA. Please click “OSTA Online System for UTokyo Accommodations” above for detailed information.


※ A room for a couple is available only to the successful applicant and his/her spouse. In principle, they are expected to move in together and live together throughout the permitted term of residence.

※ A room for a family is available only to the successful applicant, his/her spouse and their children. In principle, they are expected to move in together and live together throughout the permitted term of residence.

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Area Information

Information about facilities for international students and foreign researchers staying at the Kashiwa Lodge

Kashiwa Donguri Day Nursery was established on Kashiwa campus in December 2008. University of Tokyo academic and administrative staff (those who enter into an employment relationship with the University of Tokyo) or students, who have a child aged six weeks or over but under six to care for, are eligible to apply for the Day Nursery. This is limited to cases where those who care for a child are unable to provide a child care at home during daytime for work or study reasons. Please check here for more details.

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FAQs

Frequently asked questions about Kashiwa Lodge

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Access

  1. From Tsukuba Express Line Kashiwanoha-Campus Sta. (West exit)
    (1)   Walk for about 15 minutes
    (2)   Tobu Bus
       ①  5min.  to Kashiwanoha-kouen-chuou bus stop
    ・ 西柏02 (Nishi-kashiwa02) bound for Kashiwa Sta. west exit via Kashiwanoha-kouen-chuou
    (from bus stop #2)
    ・ 西柏05 (Nishi-kashiwa05) bound for Takada Shako (from bus stop #2)
       ②  15min.  to Kashiwanoha-koukou-mae bus stop
    ・ 西柏03 (Nishi-kashiwa03) bound for Nagareyama-Otakanomori Sta. east exit (from bus stop #1)
    ※西柏03 (Nishi-kashiwa03) bound for Todai-nishi bus doesn't stop at Kashiwanoha-koukou-mae bus stop.
  2. From JR Joban-Line Tobu Noda-Line Kashiwa Sta. (West exit)
    (1)   Tobu Bus (from bus stop #2)
       ①  25min.  to Kashiwanoha-koukou-mae bus stop
    ・ 西柏01 (Nishi-kashiwa01) bound for National Cancer Center via Kashiwanoha-kouen or bound for Kashiwanoha-kouen
    ・ 西柏02 (Nishi-kashiwa02) bound for Kashiwanoha-Campus Sta. west exit
    ・ 柏44(Kashiwa 44) bound for National Cancer Center
 
  1. From Kashiwa I campus
    (1)   Walk for about 15 minutes
    (2)   Tobu Bus (from bus stop "Todai-mae" or "Todai-nishi")
         ①  5min.  to Kashiwanoha-koukou-mae
    ・ 西柏01 (Nishi-kashiwa01) bound for Kashiwa Sta. west exit
    ・ 西柏03 (Nishi-kashiwa03) bound for Nagareyama-Otakanomori Sta. east exit
     

crossing-over map

* Please note that the time in the following table does not include transfer or waiting times but just indicates the time spent on transport.

Narita Airport → Kashiwa Lodge
  • Narita Airport → Kashiwanoha-campus 【Google Map

crossing-over map

Haneda Airport → Kashiwa Lodge
  • Haneda Airport → Kashiwanoha-campus 【Google Map

crossing-over map