For train trips exceeding 100 km one way by JR lines, TUJ students can get 20% discount (Gakuwari) on regular base fare (No discount on express fare, shinkansen express fare, reserved seat fee). To receive this student discount for a Shinkansen / long distance ticket, you need to have a Student Travel Fare Discount Certificate (Discount Certificate) from TUJ.

Please make sure you have both the current semester sticker and a valid commuter sticker (Tsugakushomeisho) on your student ID before applying for a Discount Certificate.

Discount Certificate Request Form

You need to complete ALL of the following to get the discount.

  1. Please apply at least 3 business days before you wish to receive your ticket.
  2. Submit the form below with your TUID and family name.
  3. Check your TUmail and click on the link on the message you receive.
  4. Submit the Discount Certificate request form.
  5. Send a photo scan of both sides of your student ID card to

No hyphen, e.g., 912345678

Family Name:

Capital first letter, e.g., Smith


For questions regarding the discount certificate, please contact the Information Center below.

Contact us

Temple University, Japan Campus Information Center
  • Location: 1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 154-0004 (Access)
  • Hours: 9:00-17:30
  • Email:
  • Tel: +81-3-5441-9800
  • Toll Free: 0120-86-1026 (domestic only)
  • Fax: +81-3-5443-4823