Housing Information

Updated June 2, 2023

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

 ※Application Period: 2023/6/5 (Mon.) ~ 2023/6/23 (Fri.)

For those who have underlying conditions

Kitchens, laundries, lavatories, shower rooms etc., are shared at some of the UTokyo accommodations. For those with underlying medical conditions (diabetes, serious heart conditions, chronic lung disease (asthma, COPD, etc.), please be sure to check the accommodation facilities before applying. 
Though precautionary measures against infectious diseases are being taken at all UTokyo accommodations, your choice at the time of application will need to be made at your own responsibility and no room changes will be accepted after room assignment.

OSTA Login Password

A Login Password is required to make an application through OSTA. If you do not know the password, please contact the 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.

Eligibility for Application

International Students who satisfy the following requirements:

1. (a) International Students who are either enrolled or are  to be enrolled at UTokyo.
  (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 October, 2023, 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.
Students on leave of absence are not eligible to apply for their stay at the UTokyo accommodations, except for those who are to reenroll from next autumn.

*If you are a student currently belonging to the Junior Division (the first 2 years of liberal arts study) of the Undergraduate Course, please select "College of Arts and Sciences/Graduate School of Arts and Sciences" as your enrolled faculty in the online application form.  
And if already fixed, do not forget to write in the "Notes" column the name of the faculty you are to belong for your Senior Division, as well.

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 during this period if you want to choose the International Halls of Residence and the International Lodges as your first choice.



*Period of Application: 2023/6/5 - 2023/6/23 5 p.m. (JST)
*Notification of Result:  Around the end of July, 2023
*Move-in Date
 (if successful):
Mitaka International Hall of Residence: From 2023/10/1
Toshima International Hall of Residence: From 2023/10/1
International Lodges: From 2023/10/1

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:


An International Student who needs special consideration in terms of physical disabilities.
*Applicants without any descriptions about their room requests at the time of application will not be able to ask for any changes after room assignment regardless of the reason thereof. 

・Medical Certificate issued by a medical doctor or public institution
Please submit to:

Privacy 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.