Housing Information

Updated on December 25, 2019

This page is for those who would like to only apply for the International Halls of Residence and International Lodges. If you do not fit into this category, please return to the previous page.

Eligibility for Application

International Students who satisfy the following requirements:

1. (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
2. International Students who have not stayed at either of the UTokyo accommodations for over a period of 6 months within 3 years from the date they are to move into the UTokyo accommodation in April, 2020, except for the following two cases.
   Case 1: International Students who have stayed at the Mitaka
International Hall of Residence during their 1st year-2nd year enrollment at UTokyo's Junior Division.
   Case 2: International Students who have stayed at the Kashiwa Lodge and who would like to apply again for their additional stay there.

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

Schedule from Application to Notification of Result

If you only want to apply for the International Halls of Residence and International Lodges, please be sure to apply during the following designated period.  Do not apply for the Mejirodai International Village prior to or during this designated period, for your application may turn out to be invalid.

Schedule for the International Halls of Residence & Lodges

Period of Application: 2020/12/26 ~ 2020/1/25
Notification of Result:  Around 2020/2/20
Move-in Date
(if successful):
Mitaka International Hall of Residence → 2020/3/30 ~
Other International Halls of Residence → 2020/4/1 ~
International Lodges → 2020/4/1 ~ 4/7

If you are one of the following, you will be required to submit the designated additional documents below at the time of application.

(a) An International Student wanting to apply for the couple rooms and family rooms at the UTokyo accommodations.
・An official document verifying the relationship between the applicant and the person who
   wish to live together.
  Please submit to:
(b) An International Student who needs special consideration in terms of physical disabilities.
・Medical Certificate
Please submit to:

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.