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NEWS / NOTICES

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

■Starting vaccination against the novel coronavirus at the university(Updated 2021/6/30)
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/covid-19/en/policies/message-taskforce-10.html

■Activity Restrictions Index by Level Activity Restrictions Index Chart
Level (S-E) updated as of June 21, 2021.
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/covid-19/en/policies/index.html#id01

Message to international students regarding new special measures for those impacted by the novel coronavirus
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/covid-19/en/policies/message-20210212.html

■Procedures for those who will newly enter/re-enter Japan
-Details: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/inbound/en/life-visa.html

​■University's guidelines for campus restrictions (Hongo, Komaba, Kashiwa, and other campuses)
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/covid-19/en/safety/entry-restrictions.html
*To come to Hongo Campus, all members must report the places to visit/stay on campus and their health conditions through "Health Management Report Form." For details, please see https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/covid-19/ja/safety/healthcheck.html
*Please check Guidelines to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 (For all UTokyo students, faculty and staff) 
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400154334.pdf

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
https://business.form-mailer.jp/fms/2cf125df82975
(2)When you are not quite sure where to contact
International Student Support Room, Division for Global Campus Initiatives
https://business.form-mailer.jp/fms/2cf125df82975
(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)
・Delay in arrival in Japan
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400155879.pdf
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/housing-office/en/index.html
・Precautionary Measures Taken at the UTokyo Accommodations Against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/housing-office/en/news/COVID-19.html
(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 
https://utelecon.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/
-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
https://stopcovid19.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/en/
https://www.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/english/topics/2021/0331_01.html
-TMC (Tokyo Multilingual Consultation Navi)
https://tokyo-tsunagari.or.jp/joint/
-AMDA International Medical Information Center (Multilingual Consultation Service)
https://www.amdamedicalcenter.com/
-Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Medical Information Center (English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Spanish) 
https://www.fukushihoken.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/iryo/sodan/komatta/gaikokugo.html
-IMAS (Medical Consultation Service for UTokyo International Students for free)
Registration necessary to use the medical assistance service (24/7)
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/current-students/imas.html

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)
http://www.moj.go.jp/EN/nyuukokukanri/kouhou/m_nyuukokukanri01_00003.html

(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/kenkou_iryou/covid19_qa_kanrenkigyou_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)

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◆Information on Komaba Campus 
◆Information on Kashiwa Campus

EVENTS

◆Japanese Conversation Club "Hongo" on Zoom (Update: 2021/6/1)

-Date/Time: Every Friday (except for national holidays) 10:00-11:30 *No classes in August. Schedule after September TBA.
-Place: Zoom meeting room (Online meet-up)
-Details: Here

◆Language Exchange Program(Update: 2021/4/1)

Application for Spring 2021 now open!
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 *No programs in August
 

◆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.
Details:Here

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Prospective Students

Firmly rooted in a strong foundation as Japan's oldest university, the University of Tokyo offers a broad spectrum of unique experiences and opportunities.

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CAREER

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.

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