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

(2020/6/3 updated)
■To All International Students Studying in Japan <List of Programs Available to International Students> (News from MEXT)

 Where to get information to stay informed
■University Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019:  https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/general/COVID-19.html
■Website of each department/graduate school, Message on UTAS

I Where to contact for consultation
(1) Available on-campus resources for students 
On-campus students counseling services may limit face-to-face counseling and consultation.
-Resources on campus http://dcs.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp/top-info/4126/  (in Japanese)

The services are available in English at Office for Mental Health Support (Health Service Center) and the ISSR. 
International Student Support Room(ISSR) zoom/e-mail :
Office for Mental Health Support (Health Service Center)  by telephone :  http://dcs.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp/mhs/

More information regarding stress management and copying can be found on the Center for Counseling and Support Website:   http://dcs.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp/scc/scc-info/

(2) 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
9:00- 20:00 pm (everyday) TEL 0570-550571  (English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese)

*AMDA International Medical Information Center: Telephone Consultation
Multilingual Consultation Service Regarding COVID19

(3) Finding a doctor 
1) IMAS provides emergency 24/7, 365 days-a-year Medical Assistance for UTokyo international students in English and Chinese.
Free of charge, registration is required.

2)Sudden illness and injury,Emergency during night time, weekends and holidays

3)Consultation in English, Chinese and other languages
・Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Medical Information Center: Available languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Spanish TEL 03-5285-8181  (9:00 to 20:00)

II  Where to contact for inquiries 
(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) Online classes for students
Please follow the instructions from your faculty/graduate school regarding courses/classes.
-Online Class/ Web Conference Portal Site@the University of Tokyo https://utelecon.github.io/en/

(3) University dormitory (International Students)
・(April 15) Precautionary Measures Taken at the UTokyo Accommodations Against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

(4) Other inquiries/when you are not sure who to contact
International Student Support Room available at online form

III Related information 関連情報 
(1) Information regarding entry/re-entry
Please check updated information from Ministry of Justice / Immigration Services Agency

【Important】*14 days self isolation is requested to students from the day of entry/re-entry to Japan
 -Details: Here

(2) 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)

(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



◆Earthquake and Disaster Reduction Seminar for International Students and  Researchers, Spring 2020(Update: 2020/6/4)

Seminar cancelled to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please check the handouts and useful websites. 
Details: Here 

◆Language Exchange Program(Update: 2020/4/3)

Now online registration is open 
Language exchange program registration is open online
Details: Here
*For Kashiwa Students, see here.

◆Chinese Conversation Club (Update: 2020/4/30)

Online meet-up (Zoom) has started.
Date/Time: 1st & 3rd Monday, 2nd & 4th Wednesday 12:10-13:00(Open12:00)
Details: 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: 2020/6/24)

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


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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.