As an American university, TUJ provides many services and houses many facilities unique to a modern American university that support your academic life.

Campus Services and Facilities



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Student Services

Student Services

The Office of Student Services and Engagement (OSSE) is the first point of contact for accepted students, providing assistance with the visa application process and coordinating financial aid and student housing. OSSE organizes orientations, events and activities  to assist students in their academic and social life.

Career Support

Career Support

TUJ’s Career Development Office assists students in developing skills necessary to identify the best career path before graduation. Services include individual career counseling, group seminars on job-hunting strategies, guidance on available internships, on-campus career fairs, resume writing workshops, interviewing techniques and more.

Academic Advising

Academic Advising

Academic advisors provide students with group and individual advising sessions. Students can receive advising on their academic plans and options, graduation status, transfer to Temple's main campus in Philadelphia, and other academic questions or concerns.

Computer Labs and Services

Computer Labs and Services

TUJ has six computer labs equipped with Windows, Mac and Unix computers with a variety of office and design software applications. Campus-wide wireless network is available. The office also provides computer related support to students, staff and faculty.

Teaching & Learning Center

Teaching & Learning Center

The Teaching & Learning Center tutors students in academic writing, math, economics, psychology, Japanese and other subjects. The center features a language-learning lab with individual study spaces.

Counseling Services

Professional counselors are available to provide free and confidential counseling services both in English and Japanese. The services include individual and group counseling and phone consultation. The office also offers workshops on stress management, time management, communication skills and other topics.

Editing Room

TUJ’s post-production studio offers both linear and non-linear editing capabilities. It has Mac workstations for digital capture, Sony DVCAM editing bays, and a professional sound studio for live recording and transfer. The studio is also fully equipped with state-of-the-art software for digital editing and graphics.

Semester Activities

TUJ sponsors a variety of activities and events throughout the semester, including culture and language exchange programs, day outings, and overnight trips. These activities are designed to cultivate social relations among our diverse university community and advance the university's mission as an international institution in Japan.

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Student Government

The Student Government serves as the voice of the student body, and advocates for their needs as their elected representatives. The Student Government also organizes various events during the academic year to help promote active student life.

Student Organizations and Clubs

Student organizations and clubs—created and run by students—are overseen by the Office of Student Services and Engagement (OSSE). These organizations help students identify others with similar interests, and promote friendship among students.

See here  for the most up-to-date list.

Housing: Dormitories and Homestays

TUJ guarantees housing for new international students. Those on a TUJ-sponsored student visa are required to spend their first semester in TUJ housing. Housing options include dormitories or living with a Japanese host family.

Musashi-Kosugi Dorm
Hakusan Dorm
Location 15 minutes from Musashi-Kosugi Station on JR and Tokyu Lines.
Distance from TUJ 50 minutes door-to-door.
Room Type Single room with private bathroom.
Room Features Bed, fridge, desk and chair, closet, air conditioner, and broadband internet (Ethernet and Wi-Fi).
Dorm Features Cafeteria, shared kitchen, lounge, garden terrace, multipurpose rooms, fitness gym, and coin laundry.
Local area The Musashi-Kosugi area has many stores and restaurants catering to college students. The Tokyu Line provides direct access to Shibuya and Yokohama, two shopping and entertainment centers in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
Location Hakusan subway station A1 exit on the Mita line.
Distance from TUJ 40 minutes door-to-door.
Room Type Single room with private bathroom.
Room Features Bed, fridge, desk and chair, closet, air conditioner, and broadband internet (Ethernet and Wi-Fi).
Dorm Features Lounge, study rooms, movie theater/gaming room, rooftop garden, shared kitchen, and laundry room with card-operated machines.
Local area The Hakusan area has many local stores and restaurants catering to college students. It is located near several amusement and entertainment facilities such as Tokyo Dome and Ueno Zoo.

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture by living with a Japanese family for the first semester

  • Practice Japanese and experience modern Japanese culture firsthand
  • Single room
  • Breakfast and dinner provided
  • Eat a Japanese diet with the host family
  • Participate in Japanese family life

Preference for selection will be given to students who demonstrate

  • Cultural sensitivity and flexibility
  • A genuine interest and commitment to Japanese culture by speaking Japanese (or express a strong desire to learn)
  • Willingness to abide by Japanese values and customs

For more details on Housing, see here.