Housing Information

Updated on December 17, 2019

This page is for those who would like to apply for the Mejirodai International Village only. If you do not fit into this category, please return to the previous page.

The Mejirodai International Village is a new international dormitory of UTokyo which has opened in September 2019.  The communal life with diverse people is sure to cultivate your communication skills and widen up your international horizons.

  • Basically, there is no selection process for the Mejirodai International Village.  If the number of applications is to exceed the number of vacancies at the time of application, the successful applicants will be selected by lot.
  • You are eligible to apply for Mejirodai International Village, even if you have stayed at the other UTokyo’s accommodations.

For more detailed information on the Mejirodai International Village, please visit the following page:

Eligibility for Application

(a) International Students who are either enrolled or are already fixed to be enrolled at UTokyo.  International Students who are to be enrolled at Utokyo from April, 2020 are also eligible to apply.
(b) Prospective International Students to be sent by overseas partner universities based on their International Academic Exchange Agreements with UTokyo

Room Types Available for International Students

The room types that are available for International Students are:  

FOR SINGLE USE:  Shared Type A/B*
*The Shared Type A/B rooms are the single-use private rooms with a shared kitchen,
  shared showers and lavatories.
FOR COUPLE USE:  Independent Type H/J
Note: If you are to apply for a couple room, you are required to submit the following document at the time of your application to the Housing Office.

★An official document verifying the relationship between the applicant and the person who wish to live together.                  
⇒ Please send your document to:

Housing Office
Email: housing-office.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Important Notes when Applying via OSTA
(For International Students)

Your Term of Residence at the Mejirodai International Village
The start of the permitted term of residence will be set from the very first day of each month and all fees will be charged based on your permitted term of residence that is to be printed on your "Notification of Admission."
The Payment of your Rent at the Mejirodai International Village
All fees at the Mejirodai International Village are to be prepaid by the 25th day of each prior month.  Therefore, you will be required to prepare the following amount at the time of your move-in date.
Entrance Fee + Mattress Cover Fee + (Monthly Accommodation Fee + Monthly Maintenance Fee + Monthly Utilities Fee) x 2 months

OSTA Login Password

A Login Password is required to make an application through OSTA. If you do not know the password, please contact:
  • Person in charge of support for International Students at your faculty, graduate school, research institute or research center that you are to belong at UTokyo, OR
  • The UTokyo Housing Office

Applications are accepted six months prior to the expected starting date of your stay. The selection result is notified by E-mail on or around the 15th day of the following month. (There is a selection process.)

Schedule from Application to Notification of Result

  • Monthly Deadline for Application・・・
    the 25th day of each month (JST24:00)
  • Notification of the Selection Result・・・
    the 15th day of the following month
  • The Earliest Possible Move-in Date・・・
    from the first day of the second month from the time of application

International Students in Need of Special Consideration

If you have any special room requirements due to physical disabilities, please consult the Housing Office prior to your application. Please note that you will be requested to submit a medical certificate at the time of your application.

Private Policy

All personal information obtained as at the time of application will only be used for the purpose of the selection process and the management/operation of the UTokyo accommodations with the relevant UTokyo departments and would not be used for any other objective whatsoever.

For any furthermore questions in regard of OSTA and the UTokyo accommodations, please contact the UTokyo Housing Office:
Email:  housing-office.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Click below for OSTA application.
Please note that you can access the application pages with the given password only during the application period.