Housing Information

Updated June 8, 2022

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)


For those who have Underlying Conditions:

Please contact Housing Office if you have underlying conditions as follows: Diabetes, serious heart conditions, chronic lung disease or severe asthma, chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis, immunocompromised or receiving cancer treatment.
Those with underlying conditions will be asked to apply for the independant-type rooms only.
 
Your Term of Residence at the MIV
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 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. Although you are allowed to move-in to the MIV earlier, please keep in mind that the starting date of your permitted term of residence on your "Notification of Admission" may not be the date you're allowed to move-in. It will likely to be the next day or the next month of the date you're allowed to move-in. Make sure you contact the UTokyo Housing Office to find out the details.  (※For those applying via the relocation offer, please refer to the sent email for the application details.)

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.

https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400009999.pdf#page=80

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.
(b)


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
※Additional Application Period for the 2022 Fall Move-In Students
   ■ Application Period: 2022/7/26 ~ 2022/8/2
   ■ Notification of the Selection Result: 2022/8/16
 ■ Earliest Possible Move-in Date: From 2022/9/1
   Students on the waitlist for the other accommodations can also apply for MIV during
   this period, but would need to decide which offer to take at the time they are to
   receive either result.

 

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.

  • FOR SINGLE USE:
    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.

  • FOR SINGLE and COUPLE USE
     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.

*Under graduates 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.
*The area of a each room may vary with the same room type due to construction reasons.
*Requests for the room assignment such as the floor level or the direction will not be taken into consideration.

 

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 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.