- Orientation Program Schedule
- Immigration & Insurance
- Payments and Financial Matters
- Explanation of Fees
- Payment Method
- Meal Allowance
- JASSO Scholarship
- Student Loan
- Kansai Gaidai Online Payment System
- Academic Information
- Tips on Campus Life
- Banking Matters
- Currency Exchange
- Bank Office & ATM Hours
- Orientation Activities
- Cultural Interaction Programs
- Kyoto Tour
- Speaking Partner Program
- Home Visit Program
- Experience Japan Program
This is a brief campus tour introducing the campus facilities which will be important to international students. The tour includes visits to student cafeterias, the library, and relevant administrative offices.
JAPANESE LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TEST
Those who have studied Japanese language prior to participating in the Asian Studies Program are required to take this test on the assigned date in order to determine the appropriate level of the Japanese language classes. Students with no Japanese background are also required to attend the Japanese Language Placement Test to fill out a questionnaire.
SEMINAR HOUSE RESIDENTS' MEETING
All the students who will be living in Seminar Houses are required to attend this meeting. Specific regulations and expectations will be explained.
HOMESTAY STUDENTS' MEETING
All the students who will participate in our homestay program are required to attend this meeting. Topics will include, but are not limited to, how to adapt to Japanese customs, what to expect from your host family, basic rules to follow, etc. Some former students will give some tips on a successful homestay experience.
Faculty members will be available in their offices for academic advising. You may visit the professors of the courses you are interested in taking to make sure that you understand the course requirements and contents.
INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS ORIENTATION
In this session, expectations regarding sexual consent will be discussed. Commonsense guidance will be offered on awareness and avoidance of risky situations and response to violations. Furthermore, advice will be offered on fostering a positive atmosphere among participants in support of inclusive diversity and personal growth.
MEETING WITH YOUR HOST FAMILY
Your host family will come to the university to meet you and take you to their home. A 30-minute meeting will be held among you, your host family and a CIE staff member in order to make sure that you understand the basic household expectations. The CIE staff member will be available to translate for you at the meeting.
GENERAL METTING AND LIVING IN JAPAN (Safety Issue Orientation)
All students are required to attend this meeting. Topics to be covered are Academic Regulations, Immigration, Cultural Interaction Programs, Tips on Student Life, etc.
OPENING CEREMONY (Fall Semester Only)
The official opening ceremony hosted by the President of the university will be held to celebrate the commencement of the new academic year. Your wearing semi-formal attire will be appreciated.