International Student Support Room

Living away from home and dealing with a new academic system gives you both excitement and challenges. If you encounter difficulties, be sure to seek help from student support resources on campus early so that we have better chance of supporting you overcome challenging situation.

We offer walk-in one stop services at “Support Desk for International Students and Studying Abroad” located in the Go Global Center, Hongo campus. We also offer individual/private session to improve your situation. ISSR also gives you the opportunities to connect you with on/off-campus community so that you can have a chance to deepen your understanding toward Japan and Japanese society. We also help international students with finding the career possibilities in Japan.

ISSR Services

Our services include:
・One-stop drop in support services for international students

・Individual counseling and advising sessions on the issues that international students may encounter in Japan, including career issues, cross-cultural adjustment issues, psychological issues

・Consultation to faculty/staff members about international students related issues.

・Referrals to appropriate on/off-campus services

・Career support for International students

FACE program, Language Exchange Program, and other related programs for on-campus interaction.

・Providing useful information both on/off-campus. Email newsletter for international students also offered.


Privacy Policy of ISSR

ISSR offers services with strict confidential policy. No individual information, including whether or not a particular student had utilized our personal counseling and advising services, will be released without the consent of the person concerned.
*You can also request to use our services without providing your personal information.
*User’s information will only be used for the statistical analysis after deleting information that identify individual for the improvement of the services.

Who are ISSR Advisers?

ISSR Advisers are experienced in issues and challenge that international students encounter in Japan and provide services in Japanese and English. We also have a Chinese speaking adviser. Personal counseling for psychological and mental health issues is provided by staff trained in counseling.


How to use our services

We provide walk-in service for one-stop support and advising services. Please stop by the Go Global Center Support Desk during opening hours (12:30-16:00 weekdays). Open hours may be subjected to change and the change will be notified on the website. You can also contact us to make a reservation online if you wish to schedule an individual session.

Open Hours and Location of International Students Support Room

- Online inquiries from here

■Walk-in inquiries Support Desk
12:30-16:00 (03-5841-2360)
*Regular open hours are from 12:30 to 16:00 and this may be subject to change. For details, please check our calendar.
*Chinese speaking staff is available on Monday and Wednesday
(The calendar is under construction)

*No reservation necessary. First-come, first-served.

-Location:Go Global Center (Faculty of Science Bldg. 1 [East])

-Map: Bldg #97

■Consultation session by appointment(You can also request psychological counseling in English)
If you wish to have personal consultation or counseling session, please contact International Student Support Room (03-5841-2360) or visit the Support Desk for making an appointment. You can also send appointment request form

■Consultation by Chinese speaking staff
Available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

■Consultation for Studying abroad (University Exchange Program, etc.) : 12:30-16:00 Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday . For details, see (in Japanese)

*For Komaba campus students, please also check services available at Komaba

*For Kashiwa students, please make inquiry to ISSR regarding next Kashiwa campus counseling day.

International Student Support Room provides the services at the following two places.

*Walk-in Service: Support Desk, Go Global Center (Faculty of Science Bldg. 1 [East]
-Map: Bldg #97

*Consultation by appointment : Room 333, 3F, Administration building #2