Housing Information

Updated December 26, 2023

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

Important Notes when Applying via OSTA
(For International Students)

【NEWS】NOW RECRUITING: Special Room Fees offered for the AY2024 Spring Dorm RAs
We are now recruiting the AY2024 Spring Dorm Resident Assistants at the MIV.
                Students enrolled until March, 2025 onwards capable to fulfill their 1-year
                Dorm RA duties are all welcome to apply.  Selected students will get the
                privilege to stay at one  of the bigger size 15m2 shared type rooms at the fees 
          <MIV Dorm RA Room Fees (C/D/R/S type unit) >
    ・Entrance/Renewal Fee: JPY51,800  ・Accommodation Fee: JPY 39,800/month
      *Monthly utilities fees and maintenance fees to be charged at the ordinary
           <MIV Dorm RA Application Info.>(Application due by 2024/1/4)

               For further details, please check the following website.
                Housing Office | Housing Information | Mejirodai International Village (u-tokyo.ac.jp)
                 *You can both apply for the Dorm RA and the MIV room at the same time.

For those who have Underlying Conditions:

Some room at Mejirodai International Village share kitchens, laundries, lavatories, shower rooms etc. 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. 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.

Students with underlying medical conditions wanting to apply for one of the shared type rooms at the
Mejirodai International Village are asked to provide their health information in the “Notes” column of the application form.

Refer to the following website for the precautionary measures at UTokyo Housing
Your Term of Residence at the MIV
The start of the permitted term of residence will generally be set from the very first day of each month based on your term of enrollment at UTokyo. 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 MIV
All fees at the MIV 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

Relocation from International Lodges/International Halls of Residence to the MIV:
If you are relocating from one of the International Lodges/International Halls of Residence to the MIV, specify so in the "Notes" of your application so that you may be allowed to move-in to the MIV at the end of your original permitted term of residence of the International Lodge/International Hall of Residence if applied in time and permitted.

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

Refer to the list below to find out where to contact.


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.)

Eligibility for Application

(a) International Students who are either enrolled or already fixed to be enrolled at UTokyo.  International Students awaiting for the results to be enrolled at UTokyo are also eligible to apply.

Prospective International Students to be sent by overseas partner universities based on their International Academic Exchange Agreements with UTokyo

Students on leave of absence are not eligible to apply for their stay at the MIV, except for those who are to reenroll from the month they wish to move-in.

Schedule from Application to Notification of Result

  • Monthly Deadline for Application・・・
    the 25th day of each month (JST24:00)
  • Notification of the Selection Result・・・
    around 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
 [Application Date] 2021/11/11
 [Application Deadline] 2021/11/25
 [Application Result] Around 2021/12/15
 [Earliest Possible Move-in Date] 2022/1/1


Room Types Available for International Students

The room types that are available for International Students are:  

*The number of rooms available may vary depending on the COVID-19 situation.

    Shared Type A/C/R (Male)
    Shared Type A/C/R (Female)

  *The Shared Type rooms are the single-use private rooms with a shared kitchen, shared showers and shared lavatories.

 Independent Type E:
Only for students enrolled in UTokyo Graduate School to complete Master's/Doctoral/
Professional degree.

 Independent Type T:
Only for students enrolled in UTokyo Graduate School to complete Master's/Doctoral/
Professional degree.
*Type T has no kitchen and stove.

     Independent Type H (only a few left)

Type E/T have no washing machine and dryer within the room. Please use the ones in the laundry room.

*Inquiries regarding the number of vacancies cannot be answered because of 
  the frequent changes in its numbers. Application results will only be transmitted
  by the email sent from OSTA.
*Undergraduates and non-degree seeking students with preexisting health conditions 
  who are said to be at higher risk when infected with COVID-19 will basically need to
  apply for the Independent H type rooms.
*No changes will be allowed on your application after the deadline.
*Please keep in mind that your application result may turn out to be unsuccessful as
  we have been receiving numbers of applications recently.
*Actual sizes of the rooms of the same type may vary due to construction reasons.
*No requests for the floor level or room direction will be taken into account at the time
  of assignment.
*Construction work is in progress at the west side of the premises next to the 
  accommodation. There may be noise and vibrations generated by the construction.
  If you are sensitive to sound or vibrations, please be aware of this in advance.
*Entrance fee is not equivalent to the "deposit fee" and thus will not be refunded.


Application for Couples

If you are to apply for an independent-type room as a couple, 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

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.
⇒ Please send your document to:
    Housing Office
    Email: housing-office.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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

An application only with the room types that are not available for students are subject to cancel or change of their application without any prior notice.
Please make sure to read through the instructions and choose the valid room types only.


Click the button below to make an application after you have read and understood the description on this webpage.