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To new/current international students: Notice regarding novel coronavirus-related illness

University Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/covid-19/en/index.html

■Procedures for those who will newly enter/re-enter Japan
For more information, please refer to the following webpage.
-Details: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/inbound/en/life-visa.html

■Message from President Fujii to International Students Waiting to Enter Japan Regarding the Temporary Suspension of Entry (Updated 2021/12/2)
-Details: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/covid-19/en/policies/message-12.html

■Activity Restrictions Index by Level Activity Restrictions Index Chart

Message to international students regarding new special measures for those impacted by the novel coronavirus

​■University's guidelines for campus restrictions (Hongo, Komaba, Kashiwa, and other campuses)

I Inquiries/Consultation
(1)Those who are having trouble entering/re-entering/newly traveling to Japan
International Student Support Room, Division for Global Campus Initiatives
(2)When you are not quite sure where to contact
International Student Support Room, Division for Global Campus Initiatives
(3)On-campus students counseling services
Available in English at Office for Mental Health Support (Health Service Center) and the ISSR. 
・International Student Support Room https://business.form-mailer.jp/fms/718b132b82974
・Office for Mental Health Support (Health Service Center)  http://dcs.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp/mhs/
・Other on-campus resources:http://dcs.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp/top-info/4126/ (Japanese)
*More information regarding stress management and coping can be found on the Center for Counseling and Support Website:   http://dcs.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp/scc/scc-info/
(4)University dormitory (International Students)
・Regarding delay in arrival in Japan
(International Lodge and International Hall of Residence)
(Mejirodai International Village)
・Precautionary Measures Taken at the UTokyo Accommodations Against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
(5)Online classes, Enrollment, entry/re-entry to Japan, MEXT and other scholarships
-Please directly contact the office in charge from your graduate school/faculty/institute.
List of contact information https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400009999.pdf#page=80
[Reference] Online Class/Web Conference Portal Site@the University of Tokyo 
-UTokyo website "Classes" https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/general/COVID-19_students.html#stu04

II Where to contact when you feel concerned about COVID-19
If you feel concerned about COVID-19, do not visit the hospital or on-campus Health Service Centers and contact the Call Center below.

-Tokyo Novel Coronavirus Call Center
-List of medical institutions that offer an outpatient fever consultation service
-Information on consultation and medical services and contact information for consultation and counseling centers in each prefecture (MHLW) in Japanese
-TMC (Tokyo Multilingual Consultation Navi)
-AMDA International Medical Information Center (Multilingual Consultation Service)
-Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Medical Information Center (English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Spanish) 
-IMAS (Medical Consultation Service for UTokyo International Students for free)
Registration necessary to use the medical assistance service (24/7)

III Related information
(1) Information regarding entry/re-entry
Please check updated information from Ministry of Justice / Immigration Services Agency
http://www.moj.go.jp/isa/covid-19_index.html (Japanese)

(2) Information from Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
About Quarantine
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/0000121431_00209.html (Partially in English)
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/0000164708_00001.html (Japanese)

(3) Information from Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Overseas safety information (Restrictions on entry and post-entry restrictions on travelers and Japanese from Japan)
https://www.anzen.mofa.go.jp/covid19/pdfhistory_world.html (Japanese)


◆Information on Komaba Campus 
◆Information on Kashiwa Campus


NEW!◆UTokyo Global Career Fair "Link to the world-Exploring your Career Path with Global Companies- (Updated 2022/1/5)

-Date/Time: February 8 (Tue)・9 (Wed) 13:15-16:00
-Place: Zoom meeting room
-Details: Here

◆Japanese Conversation Club "Hongo" on Zoom

-Date/Time: October 4-December 20, Every Monday (except for national holidays) 15:00-16:30
-Place: Zoom meeting room (Online meet-up)
-Details: Here

◆Language Exchange Program

To participate, ECCS Cloud Mail necessary.  
Details: Here 

◆Chinese Conversation Club 

Date/Time: 1st & 3rd Monday, 2nd & 4th Wednesday 12:10-13:00(Open12:00)
Place: Zoom meeting room (Online meet-up)
Details: Here

◆Counseling Day on Kashiwa Campus

Wed. for priority appointment for Kashiwa members
Details:Here [PDF]

◆ISSR Email Newsletter for International Students/Researchers of UTokyo

UTokyo email address necessary to sign up.


Prospective Students

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Career Support

Planning to work in Japan? Got started on your job-hunting? Don’t know what you want to do after graduation? You are welcome to visit the International Student Support Room for consultation and guidance.