Okayama University


Support Services upon Arrival


Support Services upon Arrival

1. If you are to live in the university dormitory・・・

Kuwanoki Dormitory, Fukui Dormitory, International Student Shared House and International House
For those who start to live in April or October, please refer to "Pre-arrival Pocket Guide for International Students" and move in during the designated reception period. If you arrive outside of the designated reception period, you can move in during regular reception hours below.

*Kuwanoki dormitory/ International Student Shared House
Mon to Fri: 10am - 7pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 11am - 5pm

*International House/ Fukui Dormitory
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 10am - 7pm
Wed: 10am - 5:30pm
Sat: 10am - 3pm
Sundays and Holidays: No reception

As your room key cannot be handed over to you if you arrive outside reception hours, please arrange your own accommodation in a hotel, etc.

Those who fly in from overseas:
When you book your flight, please register your arrival information by the CESR application system to let your supervisor and the International Affairs Department know your arrival date.

2. Other Support Services upon Arrival

The International Affairs Department will offer you other support services as follows after your arrival. Please come to the International Affairs Department, first floor, C building in the General Education Buildings, Tsushima Campus or second floor, Administration Office Building, Shikata Campus as soon as possible after your arrival. Office hours are from 8:30am to 5pm (Tsushima Campus and Shikata Campus), Monday through Friday (except national holidays).

Support period
Spring Term: April 1 - about 2 weeks (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)
Fall Term: September 24 - about 2 weeks (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)
*subject to change.

Support offered by the International Affairs Department:
1. Distributing a set of documets for Okayama City Hall procedures
(Registration of address, subscribe to the National Health Insurance system etc.)
2. Student Help Desk Support
3. Opening a bank account (only for those who have applied)