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Dormitory for International Students

【Japanese version】

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1.Dormitory for International Students

 Okayama University has four dormitories for international students. International students can live there for one year from their entrance to the university.

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*Domitories are also no smoking in all locations whether public spaces, shared areas or private rooms.

*You may move into the dormitory from April ast for students enrolling in April and from September 24th for students enrolling in October. A half of the normal monthly rent for September will be charged regardless of the day on which you move in. For Fukui Dormitory and International House, you may move into your room from September 25th for students enrolling in October.

①Kuwanoki Dormitory
Address:6-1, Tsushima-Kuwanoki-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi,
     〒700-0084
Telephone Number: International: 81(86)251-7052
      Local: 086-251-7052
Admission fee :30,000 yen (Non-refundable)
Rent(including internet charge):NORTH WING 16,000 yen /month
                   SOUTH WING 14,000 yen /month
※Rent is subject to change.
※Residents are responsible to pay for their personal consumption of gas and electricity besides the rent.

Period of Stay:1 month or over within a year period
    *Period of residence must be stated on the 'Permission for residence’

Reception Hours:Mon-Fri 10:00-19:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00

Lodging

Block Type Sex Rooms Area Floor
North Wing Single International Students M,F 50 14.4m2 1st~3rd
South Wing 100 19.5m2 1st~5th

Common Facilities

North Wing Section (1st floor) Common room, Conference room, Japanese-style room, Seminar room, Library and Laundry room
(Each floor) Laundry room and Lounge
South Wing Section (Each floor) Laundry room

Facilities in each room
desk, chair, bookshelf (SOUTH WING only), locker, bed, air-conditioner, bath, toilet, kitchen, refrigerator and Internet access(wired and wifi is available).
※Please prepare dishes/tableware by yourself.
※Please prepare bedding by yourself.
※Please use laundry machines on each floor.

<Kuwanoki Dormitory>
[North Wing]

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[South Wing]

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②Fukui Dormitory
Address: 2-10-4, Tsushima- Fukui, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi,
     〒700-0080
Telephone Number: International: 81 (86)256-9020
   Local: 086-256-9020
Admission fee :30,000 yen (Non-refundable)
Rent(including internet charge):28,000 yen /month
※Rent is subject to change.
※Residents are responsible to pay for their personal consumption of gas and electricity besides the rent.
Period of Stay: 1 month or over within a year period
*Period of residence must be stated on the ‘Permission for residence’

Reception Hours:Mon-Tue-Thu-Fri 10:00-19:00, Wed 10:00-17:30, Sat 10:00-15:00
No reception on Sundays and National Holidays.
*The Fukui Dormitory tenants have to check in at the International House.

Lodging

Type Sex Rooms Area Floor
Single International Students M, F 21 22m2 1st~3rd

Common Facilities

Public Section (1st floor)Common room
(Each floor)Laundry

Facilities in each room
  desk, chair, bookshelf, light stand,curtains, closet, air conditioner, bed,unit bath,toilet, kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, water boiler pot, gas detector and Internet access(wired and wifi is available).
  ※Please prepare bedding by yourself.
  ※Please use laundry machines on each floor.

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③International House
Address:3-1-1, Tsushima-naka,Kita-ku, Okayama-shi,
〒700-0082
Telephone Number: International: 81 (86)251-7020
  Local: 086-251-7020
Admission fee :30,000 yen (Non-refundable)
Rent(including television license and internet charge):27,000 yen /per month
※Rent is subject to change.
※Residents are responsible to pay for their personal consumption of gas and electricity besides the rent.
Period of Stay: 2 weeks (13 nights and 14 days) to 1 year
*Period of residence must be stated on the ‘Permission for residence’

Reception Hours:Mon-Tue-Thu-Fri 10:00-19:00, Wed 10:00-17:30, Sat 10:00-15:00
No reception on Sundays and National Holidays.

Lodging

Type Sex Rooms Area Floor
Single International Students M, F 18 17.5m2 1st~3rd

Common Facilities

Residence block (1st floor)Entrance room
(Each floor)Laundry room,Lounge and Elevator
Exchange block (1st floor)lounge,meeting room,storage room, hot water heater room, toilet, vestibule

Facilities in each room
desk, chair, table lamp, bookshelf,TV, TV stand, induction cooktop, refrigerator, microwave, water boiler pot, bed,curtains, laundry pole, air- conditioner , closet,unit bath and internet access(wired and wifi is available).
  ※Please prepare bedding by yourself.
  ※Please use laundry machines on each floor.


<International House>

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④International Student Shared House
Address: 6-2 Tsushima-Kuwanoki-cho, Kita-ku, Oayama-shi,
    〒700-0084
Telephone Number: International: 81(86)251-7052
                Local: 086-251-7052
Admission fee :30,000 yen (Non-refundable)
Rent(including internet charge):23,000 yen /per month
※Rent is subject to change.
※Residents are responsible to pay for their personal consumption of gas and electricity besides the rent.
※Utilities will be calculated by checking each unit’s meter and dividing proportionally among tenants.
Period of Stay:5 months or over within a year period
*Period of residence must be stated on the ‘Permission for residence’

Reception Hours:Mon-Fri 10:00-19:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00
*The Shared House tenants have to check in at the Kuwanoki Dormitory.

Lodging

Type Sex Rooms Area Floor
Single International Students M,F 30 units
*Every unit is single sex, has a common room and 4 private rooms(1 room for Japanese student, 3 for international students )
LDK 29.6m2
Private room 7.9m2
1st~5th

Common Facilities

Public Section (1st floor)Entrance room

Institution and facilities

Shared facilities and unit
shoebox, curtains, air-conditioner, shower room, washroom, toilet (with bidet functions), kitchen facilities (sink, shelf and IH cooker), cupboard, fridge, microwave, kettle, dining table (4 chairs), washing machine, washing lines (on balcony), flashlight, internet access, wi-fi

Facilities in the private room
desk, chair, closet, bed (single-size), curtains, air-conditioner, internet access, wi-fi
 ※Please prepare bedding by yourself.

外観 LDK(29.6m2) 個室(7.9m2)

 View            LDK(29.6m2)        Private room(7.9m2)


平面図


【Housing Rule】

  • Violations such as “letting visitors stay overnight” and “having a pet(s) in the facility” are subject to immediate eviction from the facility (Red card).
  • “Smoking in the facility”, “not following prescribed garbage disposal practices”, “noise problems at night”, and “letting visitors into your room (not meeting in the designated place)” are subject to the issuance of a yellow card. A total of three yellow cards is subject to eviction from the facility.
  • Ventilate the room well often to prevent generation and growth of mold/fungus.
  • Pay careful attention to managing water facilities (such as Kitchen, Bathroom, etc.) to prevent water leakage to rooms downstairs.
  • Watch out for drainage clogging and water blockage in the pipes of toilet and sink.
  • Prevent accidents from occurring by handling of electricity and gas carefully.
  • Do not keep any hazardous materials other than those used daily.
  • Open and close the door quietly. Try not to disturb other residents and neighbors.
  • Keep appropriate noise levels not to disturb others when listening to a music player, etc. Especially, the time period between 10 PM at night and 7 AM in the morning is a “Quiet Time” period.
  • When vacating the facility, the residents must notify the manager one month prior to evacuation. It is the resident’s responsibility to dispose any waste/garbage when vacating the facility. There is a 25,000 yen penalty charge for any room that have been left uncleaned and/or where any waste/garbage was left behind.
  • There are other rules. Please confirm the details at the resident orientation and "THE RULES & REGULATIONS".

  • 【Garbage Disposal】
    Residents can dispose garbage at the specified collection time and date. Garbage must be separated into the designated categories according to the guidelines.
    Please confirm more details at the resident orientation and "THE RULES & REGULATIONS".
    Mondays & Thursdays between 7:20AM and 8:20AM

    How to Dispose the Household Waste

    【Others】

  • The manager of the Kuwanoki Dormitory has the designated office hours and will correspond to troubles in the facility.
  • Japanese students are also staying in the Kuwanoki Dormitory as a Resident Assistant (RA). They will be at the Help Desk during the designated hours so that the residents can ask questions about daily living,etc.

  • 2.Leased Accommodation by Okayama University

     As part of support for international students, Okayama University is renting some apartments around the Tsushima and Shikata Campus and offering them as accommodations. International students can live there for one year from their entrance to the university.
    For further information, please refer to here


    3.Selection for Residence

    ①Residence Priority International Students(such as Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship holders)

    Applicable international students have priority in securing residence accommodation and will be assigned rooms. All room assignments are final upon move-in.
    Only one person is permitted per one room. If your spouse lives in Okayama prefecture, you cannot stay at the dormitory. In this case, please contact the Center for Global Partnerships and Education as soon as possible. Visitors are not allowed to lodge in your room. If we find out that you have any visitor lodging in your room, you will be asked to leave the dormitory immediately.


    【Who is a Priority Student?】
    Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Students, Government of Malaysia Sponsored Undergraduate Students(only for Students accepted through Japanese Government (MEXT)), Government of Saudi Arabia Sponsored Undergraduate Students(only for Students accepted through the Saudi Arabian embassy), Okayama-Hue International Master’s Program Students, Exchange Students by University or Faculty Level International Exchange Agreements (including EPOK and O-NECUS), 中国国家留学基金管理委员会国家公派研究生项目留学生(只限于经过冈山大学办理接受手续的学生。), Discovery Program Students, Students accepted by the International Baccalaureate Diploma


    ②International Students not including Priority Students
    *All accommodations are not available at the moment. Please look for a private apartment yourself.

    For Those Whom Looking for Private Accommodation

    Okayama University recommends to use agent service and guarantee service of Global Trust Networks Co., Ltd.(GTN) when you are finding private accommodation in Okayama city.
    GTN supports a whole process; finding apartment to making contract for whom lives abroad. In addition, a joint guarantor won’t be necessary and multiple language service (English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Nepalese) will be provided if you use GTN service.
    Please refer to the following web-site for more information.
    (https://www.gtn.co.jp/tenant/)

    GTN

    Important Notes Regarding Move-in

    ・Tenants cannot move in earlier than March 25 or September 24.
    ・Each room is equipped with a bed, but a bedding set is not included. If you would like to purchase a bedding set from Okayama University, please make an order through the Bed Set Booking System. In addition, you can rent a bedding set. Application deadline is up to 20 days before the scheduled date of arrival. No application will be accepted after the dead line.
    Bed Set Booking System :
    http://intlsupport.cc.okayama-u.ac.jp/futon/s_student/login/login
    【Bedding set (conforter, mattress, blanket, pillow, sheet) 14,796yen】
    ・When you send your baggages to the dormitory, you must make sure it arrives three days before the moving-in day or later. Do not send it before that. Also, please write your name, address of dormitory and your room number clearly on your baggage. *up to 2 boxes.
    ・All new residents are required to attend the Residents Orientation.
    ※We will check the attendance.


    【INQUIRY】

    Center for Global Partnerships and Education, Okayama University
    contact address:housing@・・・
    ※Please replace “・・・” with “cc.okayama-u.ac.jp”.