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

The measures against Novel Corona virus have been updated by Japanese government. Please check the websites below and ask the relevant office(s) if you have any questions. This portal page will be updated.

To current and new students who have returned to or entered Japan on or after March 1st

I Where to contact for inquries 
(1). 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 [PDF]

(2). University dormitory (International Students)
1) Mitaka, Oiwake, Toshima International Hall of Residence
2)  Mejirodai Internationa Villege, International Lodges 
  Housing office :  housing-office.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp

(3) Online classes for students
Please follow the instructions from your faculty/graduate school regarding courses/classes. You can check some basics and preparetion for online courses/classes.
*Preparing to take online classes for new students and current students https://utelecon.github.io/oc/

(4) Where to contact when you feel concerned about COVID-19
If you have cold-like symptoms or fever (>=37.5 C) for more than 3 days*, or if you have strong fatigues or shortness of breath, it may be a sign of novel coronavirus infection. 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
9:00 am - 9:00 pm (everyday) TEL 0570-550571  (English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese)
*Also refer to UTokyo Health Service Center http://www.hc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/2019ncov/ (English)

(5) Looking after your mental health
On-campus students conuseling services may limt face-to-face conseling and consultation. Please contact each services and check their serivice availability in advance.  
* Please also refer to  here.
"Coping with stress during the outbreak of infectious diseases" 「感染症の流行に関するストレスに対処するには」

(6) Other inquiries/when you are not sure who to contact
International Student Support Room
If you are unsure who to contact, please ask the International Student Support Room (ISSR) at with your name, graduate school/faculty, and student/applicant ID number.
*Go Global Center Support Desk for International Students is temporarily closed. We are available through email and phone. (Phone calls sometimes cannot be taken. So, please use our online form.)

II Related information 関連情報 
(1) For newlly enrolled students- ISSR Orientaiton and online inquiry session
Genreal information regarding life in Japan/UToko Hongo campus life

(2)Information regarding entry/re-entry
Please check updated information from Ministry of Justice / Immigration Services Agency

(3)Information from Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
About Quarantine
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/0000121431_00098.html (Japanese)
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kenkou_iryou/covid19_qa_kanrenkigyou_00001.html (Japanese)
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kenkou_iryou/covid19_qa_kanrenkigyou_00003.html (English)

(4)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



◆Language Exchange Program(Update: 2020/3/23)

Temporarily suspended on Hongo Campus.
Check out the Language Exchange Program Bullet-in board. Visit ISSR Support Desk for International Students after regitering the program online.
Place:【Hongo】Go Global Center
Details: Here
*For Kashiwa Students, see here.

◆Chinese Conversation Club (Update: 2020/3/23)

Temporarily suspended.
Date/Time: 1st & 3rd  Monday 12:10-13:00, 2nd & 4th Wednesday 12:10-13:00
Place: [Hongo] Go Global Center
Details: Here
*Event Schedule here

Japanese Language Club "Hongo"(Update: 2020/3/23)
Temporarily suspended.
Date/Time: Every Monday (not on National Holidays, Summer/New Year Holiday) [I]14:30-15:20、[II]15:40-16:30
Place: [Hongo] Room 324 (Seminar Room), 3F, 2nd Administration Building
Details: Here

◆Counseling Day on Kashiwa Campus(Update: 2020/3/13)

Date: On several Wednesdays
Place: [Kashiwa] Student Counseling Center (Environmental Studies Building 1F Room 117)
Details: Here [PDF]


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.



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.