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Academic Calendar
First Semester 1 April - 30 September
University Anniversary 31 May
Second Semester 1 0ctober - 31 March
University Commencement 23 March
Academic Adviser

Each overseas student is assigned an academic adviser to help and guide him/her in study and research, in future academic plans, and in other matters including personal problems. In making an application for tuition exemption or a scholarship, the student is usually required to ask his/her academic adviser to write a letter of recommendation. Please contact your academic adviser for any concerns.

Tutor (Student Adviser)

Same overseas students are assigned a tutor to help him/her get used to campus life quickly and improve academic work. The tutor will provide assistance on an individual basis in such areas as the Japanese language, class work and daily life.

Foreign Student Status Period of Tutoring
Undergraduates 2 years (1st- and 2nd- years)
Graduate students
Research students
1 year (1st year)
(but International Students of the Japanese language and Japanese culture excluded)
Field Trip

Overseas Students are invited to take part in the annual university field trip. The goal of this field trip is to foster mutual friendship and help students gain a better understanding of Japanese culture and history . The field trip is planned by the Educational Affairs staff and is held in the Summer (August).


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