Housing Information


Note: If you are an international student who falls into any of the following groups, you do not need to apply for residence in UTokyo’s accommodations through OSTA. If you are Newly-arrived international students (Research Students) awarded the MEXT scholarship or Taiwan Interchange Association Scholarship, click here.

1.  Prospective international students enrolling at the Junior Division of the College of Arts and
     Sciences under the PEAK (Programs in English at Komaba)
2.  International students enrolling in the Japan-Korea Joint Government Scholarship Program
     at Science and Engineering Departments

Regarding application procedures, please contact a person responsible for housing of international students in your department (graduate school, research institute, research center, etc.).
Again, please do not apply for housing through OSTA.

OSTA Login Password

A Login Password is required to make an application through OSTA. If you do not know the password, please contact:

  • Person in charge of support for international students at your faculty, graduate school, research institute or research centre
  • Housing Office (housing-office.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

Important Notes for using OSTA (for International Students)

 ◆Your term of residence at the International Lodge:
     April 2018 – Late March 2019 (1 year)

 ◆Your term of residence at the International Halls of Residence:
      First year student in master's programme
      April 2018 – Late March 2020 (2 years)
      Student in doctoral programme
      April 2018 – Late March 2021 (3 years)

The application period for residence is from 
December 25, 2017 – January 24 (JST 24:00), 2018.

Notification of selection results  ・・・・・  Late February 2018
If you do not receive the Notification e-mail until February 28, please contact UTokyo
Housing Office.
   * You may receive the "Notification of Admission to the University of Tokyo Accommodation"
      before the announcement of entrance examination results. However, your residence
      will be effective only if you pass the examination.

Moving-in date: April 2018
    <International Hall of Residence>  
  • Mitaka International Hall of Residence
          Single for men:about 39 rooms       Single  for women:about 41 rooms
  • Toshima International Hall of Residence
          A Building
          Single for men:about 19 rooms       Single  for women:about 1 room
          B Building
          Single for men:about 15 rooms       Single for women:about 5 rooms
  • Oiwake International Hall of Residence
          Single for men: about 8 rooms        Single  for women: about 4 rooms  
  • If you have any special room requirements due to physical disabilities, please contact International Students and Researchers Support Group as soon as possible on and after 1st December. 
  • Contact period:1st December 2017 - 24th January 2018
  • Result notification:Late February 2018
           International Students and Researchers Support Group
           Email: rsupport.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Any personal information that you give to Housing Office will be used only to process your application, to provide relevant information on housing for you and to facilitate communication between UTokyo’s responsible sections including Housing Office.
If you have any questions regarding OSTA or accommodations in general,
please contact Housing Office.
 Click below for OSTA application.
 Please note that you can access application pages only during the application period.