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. Please review all 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:

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Group Facebook Address   https://www.facebook.com/groups/IUJSupport2019/
    Please ask for an email invitation if you are having trouble accessing the page.  Contact oss@iuj.ac.jp with your application ID number.

  • 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.

  • 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. .

  • Email Registration and Computer/Library information 

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

  • 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).