Q1. Who can attend TUJ's June 2019 Graduation Ceremony?

Students who may participate in the June 2019 Graduation Ceremony must belong to one of the following student populations.

  • Students who completed all coursework in August 2018 or January 2019 and received their diploma.
  • Students who will be completing all remaining coursework in Spring 2019 and who applied to graduate in May 2019.

An eligible graduate should have received an official invitation message to the ceremony by March 22rd and is requested to register online.

Q2. I am eligible for graduation. When and where does the ceremony take place?

The ceremony and the cocktail reception take place at the Prince Hall in the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Annex Tower. The registration desk on 5F opens at 12:00 noon. All graduates please arrive no later than 12:30. The ceremony starts at 14:30. See timetable for what you do between 12:30 and 14:30.

Note there are three Prince hotels in the area and there are several buildings within the Shinagawa Prince hotel ground. It can be pretty confusing, so please arrive early just in case you get lost!!! Maps and directions are available here.

Q3. What do I wear?

You are required to wear academic regalia (a cap, gown and *hood). The vendor, Yanks, offered special price for TUJ. For more details, please refer to the regalia purchase information.
(*Hoods are not available for A.A. graduates)

Q4. Will I receive my diploma at the ceremony?

(For May 2019 graduates)
No. The President will formally confer the degree candidates with their respective degrees at the ceremony. You will be receiving a diploma case on stage, and the actual diploma will be sent to you in the mail approximately six weeks after the ceremony.

Q5. How long does the ceremony last?

The general graduation ceremony is approximately two hours (14:30-16:30). See the timetable here.

Q6. Do I need admission ticket? Can I bring guests?

There is no admission ticket. An eligible graduate must have received an official invitation message from TUJ and registered online. Each eligible graduate can bring up to two guests. Seating is available on a first-come-first-serve basis for guests.

Q7. What time can my guests arrive?

Guests can arrive any time after 12:00. But the ceremony will not begin until 14:30. You might encourage guests to have lunch before coming to 5F.

Q8. Are there any individual School/College graduation ceremonies?

There will be no separate ceremony for individual school/college at TUJ. Please ask your program coordinator for other related events. Note there will be a cocktail reception from 16:30 immediately following the ceremony.


TUJ 2019 Graduation Ceremony will be held at the Prince Hall in the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Annex Tower.


Shinagawa Prince Hotel
4-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-3440-1111

Maps & directions to the Hotel ホテルへのアクセスと交通案内