Events & Updates


December 21, will be Bonnenkai at IHouse in Roppongi. RSVP HERE or use the QR code below

It will also be time to elect a new Executive Council for April 2024-March 2027 3 year term. Interested? Let Gretchen know.

IUJ Worldwide Friday a huge success!

SUPER thank you to our alumni chapter leaders for hosting so many events all around the world for IUJ Worldwide Friday 2023!

  • ONE MORE TO GO: Laos (inviting other university alumni too!): 28 September 2023; 17.00-22.00Pillar House: Nongbone, Saysettha District, VTE (Registration fee: 300k/pack) 

Chapter Leaders list

For event information in your area, and to help with networking for professional and social purposes, our Chapter Leaders take the role to promote activities in your area or in the areas yu are bound. We appreciate them.

Once you identify your chapter leader, please use the Online Alumni Directory, password controlled using your PRIMARY email as registered with IUJ, to find their contact information.

– What is coming up?

December 21 – IUJ Bonenkai and next EC elections

February ??  is IUJ Ski Day. Alumni are welcomed to join in the fun. Details sent to Alumni in Japan by email.

May 25, 2024 is IUJ Open Day / International Festival. Come play!

September 13 is IUJ WorldWide Friday 2024. Chapter Leaders please note!

IUJ WorldWide Friday

September 9 IUJ Friday returned with many face to face gatherings and 3 ZOOM gatherings. Alumni in over 50 cities helped celebrate  the 40th anniversary.

Thank you to over 300 alumni who enjoyed the evening together!  IUJ Friday 2023 is September 8!

Coming near IUJ? Need info on places to stay?

Here are some ideas!

Hotel Information

Below is general information

  • Hotel Okabe in Urasa (business hotel near Urasa station.  4 smoking and 6 non-smoking) 6,600yen per night.  Twin is 12,760  (breakfast is 1,100 for Japanese style and 550 for simple western style)  No bus available.
  • Tejimaya Onsen in Urasa (Simple Ryokan with 14 rooms, up to 4 in each room). Normal rates: 7,800yen for adults (12 and over), 6,500yen/child 5-11, and children under 3 free unless they need separate bedding and meals(breakfast service and onsen/hot spring bathing included)  Bus service OK.   NO Credit Card payments
  • Tamonso in Urasa (Simple Ryokan with 8 rooms, up to 4 in each room)  7,500yen for adults, 6,500yen/child 4-12, and children under 3 free unless they need separate bedding and meals (breakfast service and onsen/hot spring bathing included)  Bus service OK.  NO Credit Card payments
  • Paramont in Urasa  4,900yen a night.  3 minute walk from Urasa Station. Large rooms. Credit cards accepted. No bus.  025-777-5055
  • Cycling Terminal in Urasa at Hakkai-san Roku (Ski Lodge, Japan style.  14 rooms for 2-8 people, and one large group room for up to 15 people), 5,600 yen or less – depending on numbers.  Japanese-style ofuro public bath only. No toilets in the rooms) Bus service OK.  Specifically convenient for those interested in cycling on Sunday morning (30 adult bikes and 15 children’s bikes at 400yen each).   NO Credit Card payments
  • Sakadojo in Muikamachi (Medium class Ryokan/Japanese Inn with 13 rooms for up to 4 people) 10,000yen/adult Friday and Sundays, 12,000yen/adult (breakfast service and onsen/hot spring bathing included)  Bus service OK.
  • For other places to stay in the area, please google “MinamiUonuma Hotels” or AirBnb