University Response to the Coronavirus Disease (Messages to International Students)
* Updated on 8 July
Dear International Students:
The COVID-19 crisis has brought serious challenges to our society. As you know, the University of Tokyo has been offering classes online since this past April to contain the spread of the infection of the virus.
We understand that many of you coming from abroad must have a variety of concerns. Those who have not been able to enter Japan and have been taking online courses from outside Japan must be particularly worried.
The following websites include helpful information for students. Please refer to the kind of support available as well as necessary contact information for you.
UTokyo websites for students:
○“University Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019”
”To current students” COVID-19-related information regarding financial support, counseling, classes, housing, information for international students:
○Website for International Students Useful information for international students such as counseling services available on and off campus and contact information for international students:
If you have any questions or wish to make any consultation about your academic affairs such as registering for courses, please contact your academic advisor or the staff and faculty in charge of international students of your school or college. The University of Tokyo will continue to do everything possible to make sure all of you may continue with your academic endeavors. The University will provide an appropriate educational environment in which each and every one of you can continue with your effort to realize your academic goals, even in this difficult situation.
OKUBO Tatsuya, Executive Vice President in charge of Student Affairs
AIHARA Hiroaki, Director General of the Division for Global Campus Initiative