Information for Incoming Students, including The September Arrival Schedule

Congratulations on choosing IUJ for your graduate education.

We look forward to welcoming you to campus soon. 

To get started, please review all the links below to be informed and signed up for services.

Please read and use as an important guideline.

Here is a brief description of the links above:

What information is available in each button above.
Student Visa and Certificate of Eligibility (CE) process 

Step by step instructions on how to fill out the forms to be returned to the OSS

The September Arrival Schedule
and events planning is here for your reference. It includes arrival dates, Orientation schedule and Welcome Day events info

This is subject to change!  Watch for updates!!

Note there are various arrival dates for various groups depending on what activities you will do in September on campus. Because of the dorm maintenance needs, these dates are quite strict.

Incoming Dorm Room Assignments 

All incoming students will be allocated a single dorm room, and informed the address by early September by email (or early July for our summer students).  Please let us know your room preferences on the link above  as early as possible (deadline is late July each year). In principle the room assigned will be your Japan address until graduation. .

The Dorm Guide including rules, checking in procedures, etc Be sure to read it carefully and be informed.

Online Support
Please join the Facebook Group to ask questions and get answers. Get to know each other BEFORE you come! Have your Application ID ready to help identify you are an incoming student.

Please ask for an email invitation if you are having trouble accessing the page.  Contact with your application ID number.

Email Registration and Computer/Library information 

Read and fill out the form above before arrival so you have an email address, and can start out smoothly. Information on whom to contact in case of an Emergency is also included in this form.

Note on Illegal Substances in Japan

Several things common in your country may be illegal in Japan. Please review the link and be informed then take correct precautions to abide by Japanese law.

Japanese Language Intensive Program

The JLP offers a 4-day intensive program for those with no Japanese language skills to help you qualify to take Japanese in fall term. OR for those wanting to know the basics to better enjoy the area. Fee required. Sign up before you come.

MENTOR Program
Incoming students are assigned a 2nd year student as their Mentor.  Check back here in August to learn your Mentor’s name and email address.  Your Mentor will contact you between early September and early October to offer support.  Please seek out your mentor for any kind of advice, guidance, etc. you would like to ask a fellow student (rather than a staff or faculty member).