List of Clubs & Organizations

Baseball Club

Hello, we are the baseball club! We will be practicing every week. Please contact us if you have any questions and we will be glad to accept new members!!

Contact us for more details and follow us on Instagram!

 

Leaders:
Ryu Takenaka ()
Sercan Dogu ()

Since Spring 2021

Basketball Club

The goal of the basketball club is to create a comfortable environment to relieve stress from studying—and from COVID-19—through exercise, and for anyone to play basketball no matter their skill level or gender. As well, to have somewhere to enhance interpersonal skills, and have opportunities to create lasting friendships with people who share similar hobbies and interests.

Meeting time: During state of emergency, we are operating from Tuesdays 17:30 until 20:00. Normally Tuesdays 17:30 to 22:00 Thursdays 20:00 to 22:00

Meeting location: West Gym (in front of the TUJ building)

Follow us on Instagam.

Contact us for more details!

Leaders:
Kenta Shimada ()
Ryota Kobayashi ()
Facebook:
TUJ Basketball Club

Chinese Students and Scholars Association – CSSA

CSSA-TUJ is a TUJ based, Chinese students and scholars oriented, non-political organization to promote exchange and better understanding between the Chinese community and non-Chinese groups, and to provide social and cultural programs among TUJ students.

CSSA also organize major events on specific festivals, such as Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese New Year. During these events we do games, experience Chinese costume culture, food and get you immersed in Chinese culture.

CSSA currently has over 100 Chinese and non-Chinese students from TUJ and SWU, and we welcome any student who is interested in Chinese culture and Chinese language to join us.

Meeting time: At least one meeting per month at the campus and in the neighborhood.

Contact us for more details!

Follow us on Instagram!

Leaders:
Zhuoqun Cui ()
Yumao Yi ()

Since Summer 2021

Coding Community – CodeComm

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Here in the Coding Community our aim is to have fun and get our creative juices flowing, through programming. Learning how to code alone can be a pain, so join the Community to learn, teach, and participate in fun projects. Beginner or not, there is always something for you. Swing by to observe group proceedings if you are not a programmer (yet).

Everyone is welcome to CodeComm!
Meeting Information: 2 days/week. One day would be held online zoom and another day would be in person.*/

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Contact us for more details and follow us on Instagram!

Leaders:
Keita Nakashima ()
Rafick Hoshika ()

Since Fall 2020

Cycling Club

Inactive

Not active this semester.

Hello fellow students!
This is the Cycling Club at TUJ.

We organize cycling events to explore, have fun & make fond memories.

Currently, due to the pandemic situation in the country, we are unable to provide a completely safe experience for potential members of a cycling trip. However, we look forward, hopefully, to meet with you in the summer 2021 semester.
If you have any ideas regarding places you want to visit within Tokyo and around its borders (or anything else related to the club), please let us know.

Please follow us on Instagram and Facebook to get updated information about the club activity.

https://www.instagram.com/tujcycling/
https://www.facebook.com/tujcycling

Leaders:
Maxim Nesterov ()
Rentaro Konno ()
Facebook:
TUJ Cycling Club

Since Fall 2015

Futsal Club (Soccer)

To create a friendly environment and play soccer with the students and know them better!

We meet on Mondays and Thursdays (6pm ~ 8pm) at SWU South Ground!

*Don’t forget to bring your TUID to enter in the SWU area!

Follow us on Instagram !

Leaders:
Rumon Hasan ()
Stephen Hancock ()
Facebook:
TUJ Futsal

Since Spring 2012

Game Designers Club

Inactive

Not active this semester.

Video game design is the avant-garde of the 21st century. It is one of the most multidisciplinary works full of uncharted territories. Are you an artist, composer, writer, programmer, level designer, or enthusiast. Join us and let’s make games!! We welcome people with any skill levels!!

*Please direct any inquiries to or our instagram account.

Meeting place and time: TBD at TUJ campus

Leaders:
Jin Kurataki ()
Keita Nakashima ()

Since Spring, 2021

Gaming Club

The goal of the gaming club is to bring people who like games together. We have a variety of different gamers and I am sure you will find someone with games in common! We have tons of facilities at TUJ we can use to bring people together for game events as well as a discord server to join the community. Due to the current situation, we have not decided on exact meeting days but any and all information will be posted on the discord server, please join from the link below!

Click here to join our Discord Server.

Leaders:
Timothy Cohen ()
Liberty Yanaga ()

Since Spring 2021

Nail Club

This club is for anyone interested in Japanese Nail Art. We will practice Gel and Nail Polish designs!

Follow us on Instagram.

Meeting time: Once every two weeks on campus.

Contact us for more details!

Leaders:
Isa Rodriguez ()
Jin Kurataki ()

Since Spring 2021

Outdoor Club

We go fishing on weekends or on a long vacation. If you love lure fishing, bait fishing, boat fishing, whatever, we welcome you!  We will create a webpage in which you can share the fish you get. So, you can join us from anywhere in Japan, the US, etc.! In addition, from this semester we will go observing stars in the winter.

Follow us on Instagram!

Website

Meeting days and time: TBD
Contact us for more details!

 

Leaders:
Kotaro Yoshinuma ()
Hiroyuki Ishizuka ()
Facebook:
TUJ Fishing Club

Since Fall 2020

Panda 会話

Our mission is to have fun and friendly conversations in Japanese and English with TUJ and showa students. Due to the pandemic most students have not had a chance to use their language skills. We want both Japanese and English speaking students to get comfortable in their targeted languages.

Meeting time: Tuesdays at 3:00 pm
Meeting Place: TBD

Contact us for more details!

Leaders:
Sabastian Youngblood ()
Jesus Equihua ()

Since Spring 2021

Psychology Students’ Association (PSA)

The Psychology Students’ Association (PSA) is an organization for undergraduate Psychology students and creatives interested in Psychology at TUJ. Our association will serve as – 1) an academically stimulating environment for Psychology majors and minors 2) a platform to foster important connections for Psychology students, and 3) an agent to raise mental health awareness at TUJ community. The association will be run by students with a steady mentorship from the Psychology faculty.

Two different sessions on Thursday from 6:30 to 7:00 and 7:00 to 7:30

Zoom: meeting link will be sent to PSA Group Chat and upon request!

Contact us at and follow us on Instagram for more details!

Leaders:
Sarathi Gautam ()
Maria Andrea Casanova Perez ()
Facebook:
TUJ Psychological Studies Group

Since Spring 2021

TableTop Club

Are you bored? Do you need a break from school? Well, come play a board game with us or the occasional tabletop roleplaying games (trrpg) like Dungeons and Dragons!
We have are Catan, Werewolf, Betrayal at the House on the Hill, and many more. Through playing, we will foster creativity, as well as team-building and social skills. Come and join us if you’re interested!

Contact us for more details or join our Discord Channel!

Meeting time: Fridays from 17:00 to 22:00 (TUJ Building)
Place: TBD

Leaders:
Rebekkah Nyack ()
Kevin Gallagher ()

Since Summer 2018

Tennis Club

Anybody is welcome to participate. Any skill is welcome. It is best if you bring your own racquet as we have few.

Meeting place: SWU Main Ground (you will need your Temple ID to enter this area!)

Meeting time: Mondays 17:30-20:00, Friday 18:10-20:00

Contact us for more details and follow us on Instagram!

Leaders:
Kentaro Oya ()
Jin Kurataki ()

Since Spring 2021

The Hoot: TUJ News

New

 

The Hoot: TUJ News is back! First founded in 2017, The Hoot is a student-run newsletter for the Temple University, Japan Campus.

Meeting time: TBD – Contact us for more details!

Website: https://sites.temple.edu/thehootnews/

Find us also on:
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Leaders:
Rachel Marpaung ()
Richard Shimamoto ()
Facebook:
The Hoot: TUJ News Website

Since Fall 2021

TUJ & SWU Pride Club

New

 

Above all, we are a club where individuals can relax and show their true selves! Our aim is to gather and empower members of the LGBTQ+ community and their Allies, to educate each other and to value our rights. Here are some activities that we can typically do:

  • Gathering and sharing resources on living as an LGBTQ+ individual in Japan
  • Discussing current topics relating to LGBTQ+ around the world
  • Organizing fun events to educate and exchange with the TUJ / SWU community, awareness campaigns and posters
  • Movie screenings for the club AND for campus members
  • Multiple events and activities for Pride month
  • Sharing queer art

Meeting Information: Every Wednesday 17:15-18:15,  Zoom ID: 976 6339 3202

Contact us for more details and follow us on Instagram!

Leaders:
Samuel Cormier ()
Allison Schafer ()

Since Fall 2021

TUJ Traders

New

We are at a very interesting stage of global economy. Much of the impact can be realized through the news and the price behavior in the stock market. Moreover, the crypt market is gaining massive popularity and is the currency of the future. Understanding price action, chart patterns, technical indicators and so on can help us analyze the chart better to predict the future. We will be focused on learning technical analysis and apply it throughout this semester.

Contact us for more details.

Check out our Instagram!

Leaders:
Ishwor bhandari ()
Yoimayai Thokchom ()

Since Fall 2021

Uprizine

Uprizine was founded in 2017, aiming to create conversation and raise awareness surrounding intersectional issues at Temple University Japan through opinion pieces, creative writing, and informative journalism. It is run by students and for students.

Meeting time: every Thursday from 21:00 to 22:00 JPN!

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook

Leaders:
Airin Ri ()
Ayaka Dowdy ()
Facebook:
UPRI-ZINE

Since Fall 2017

Video Production Club

Video production club brings together all those who want to create or share knowledge when it comes to video, filmmaking and other adjacent creative fields. We’d like to bring seminars, discussion, movie nights and production to TUJ and this club helps you do it.

Meeting place and time: TBD

Contact us for more details.

Video Production Club

 

 

Leaders:
Liberty Yanaga ()
Timothy Cohen ()

Volleyball Club

To gather students that are interested in Volleyball whether they are experienced or not. It is a place where people get to make friends and interact with people with different backgrounds. Also, it develops teamwork and communication skills with one another, regardless of language barriers. We have practice 2 times per week, and we occasionally go to the Minato-ku sports center to play volleyball with various age range and career. Here, there are more advanced players for students who want to challenge themselves. Our aim is to create an environment where people feel comfortable to express themselves and develop their skills as a player and as a person. But most importantly, to share a good time with one another and to have fun playing the sport!

Meeting time and place: Monday & Wednesday from 8:00PM ~ 10:00PM, Friday from 5:30PM ~ 8:00PM at SWU West gym

Follow us on Instagram.

Contact us for more details.

Leaders:
Saw Dewi Min Gaung ()
Knox A. Clendenen ()
Facebook:
TUJ Volleyball

Since Fall 2018