Gakkentoshi Campus

Site area:177,549.26㎡ | incl. athletics stadium:83,099.95 | Total building area:43,122.20 ※As of April 1, 2015

Administration Building

5,685.52㎡ | 7 stories above ground and one story underground | No. of classrooms: 6 (230 seats) | No. of faculty offices: 35

From the main gate, go up the gentle slope lined by cherry trees and you will reach a tall building covered by stone-like wall tiles. With a soaring two-story atrium entrance hall, the Administration Building houses facilities that serve as the administrative and research centers for the Gakkentoshi campus. There are faculty offices and classrooms on the 3rd through 6th floors and administrative offices on the 1st floor. On the 2nd floor are an instructors' lounge and student counseling room. The 7th floor contains meeting rooms.

Library & Media Center

3,228.34㎡ | 4 stories above ground | Book shelving capacity:166,500 volumes | Number of PCs installed:16

The spacious library is designed to provide a comfortable environment for students to concentrate on their studies. The marble-walled two-story atrium entrance hall provides a relaxed atmosphere. In the audio-visual room on the 3rd floor, there are individual viewing booths and a viewing section for small groups. The computer room is widely used by students, for example, when writing reports and papers referring to library resources. The Internet is accessible through a wireless LAN inside the Library.

The library contains approximately 130,000 volumes. Through the campus LAN, users can search and request items located on the Nakamiya campus.

Classroom Building A

5,207.60㎡ | 4 stories above ground | No. of classrooms: 25 (1,530 seats) | No. of PCs installed:96

Located on the west side of the Administration Building, the four-story building houses classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual devices, including video projectors. Most classrooms are designed rather compactly in order to provide an effective teaching and learning environment for faculty members and students. The 2nd floor contains a language laboratory and three computer laboratories connected to a control room, which serves as a base for the University's IT education. Seating 382 people, the 1st-floor cafeteria provides an open and spacious atmosphere, which is popular among students. Inside the cafeteria, the Internet is accessible through wireless LAN.

Classroom Building C

3,977.49㎡ | 4 stories above ground and one story underground | No. of classrooms:20 (1,562 seats) | No. of PCs installed:60

All classrooms in this building are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual devices, including video projectors. Most classrooms are designed rather compactly in order to provide an effective teaching and learning environment for faculty members and students. On the 1st floor is a distance learning room, where lectures and guidance are provided with remote devices for both local and remote students on the Nakamiya campus.

Research Building

5,445.59㎡(incl. auditorium) | 3 stories above ground and one story underground | No. of classrooms:6 (220 seats) | No. of faculty offices:25 | No. of PCs installed:202

There are faculty offices and classrooms (on the 2nd and 3rd floors), instructors' lounge (2nd floor), Career Center (1st floor) for providing employment and career information and support, computer rooms (1st floor), and employment materials library (basement floor). The 2nd floor also contains three computer laboratories connected to a control room, which serves as a base for the University's IT education.

Student Services Center

2,522.54㎡ | 3 stories above ground and one story underground

As a main student services facility on the campus, the Center is always crowded with students. On the 3rd floor is a cafeteria (240 seats) and on the 2nd floor are a student hall and a snack bar (68 seats). The 1st floor contains 15 meeting rooms for cultural (non-sports) clubs, two music practice rooms, and meeting rooms. In the basement is a book store and a shop (stationery, etc.). The Internet is accessible through a wireless LAN inside the building.

Classroom Building B

1,597.77㎡ | 3 stories above ground | No. of classrooms:4 (359 seats) | No. of faculty offices:8 | No. of PCs installed:40

Located on the south side of the Administration Building, the three-story building houses classrooms (on the 1st and 2nd floors), faculty offices (2nd floor) and computer laboratories (1st floor). The 1st floor also contains a convenience store with food and daily necessities and vending machines, attracting many students. The travel agency on the premises offers consultation regarding various procedures necessary for studying abroad, as well as services related to domestic tours.

Gymnasium

4,904.65㎡ | 3 stories above ground

On the 1st floor is an arena that can be used for basketball, volleyball, badminton, etc. for classes and extracurricular activities. The Gymnasium also has a stage, PA booth, and gallery. In addition, there is a table tennis room, martial arts halls, a training room and a shower room in the 1st basement and 27 meeting rooms for clubs and circles on the 1st and 2nd floors. Furnished with bleachers, the Gymnasium is also suitable for use as a venue for sports and other spectacular events.

Community Center

615.37㎡ | 1 story above ground | No. of classrooms:3 (150 seats) | No. of faculty offices:2

The Community Center is located adjacent to the tennis courts. Students can buy freshly baked bread here, and there are vending machines in addition to classrooms and faculty offices. Even after school hours, the lounge is crowded with many people involved in clubs and circles as well as student union members. The Internet is accessible through a wireless LAN inside the building.

Seminar House

1,305.58㎡ | 2 stories above ground | Seminar rooms (Japanese style):6 (capacity:90 people) | Lounge (Japanese style):1(capacity:74 people)

The Seminar House is mainly used as an accommodation facility for seminar study and club training camps. It contains seminar rooms, a lounge, a shower room and a locker room. Surrounded by trees and greenery, the facility is well known for its quiet environment, an aid to concentration. Students from the Nakamiya campus also use this facility frequently.

Auditorium

Fixed seats:604 | Retractable seats:100

The Auditorium has a capacity of up to 700 people, with a fully carpeted floor. The unique fan-shaped stage is equipped with state-of-the-art AV equipment and a screen. It is a perfect venue not only for ceremonies and lectures, but also for concerts and drama performances.

Sports Ground

The sports ground covers a land area of 85,354 m2. Its key facility is an athletics stadium, which has all-weather running track and spectator stands that can seat 1,600 people. This is one of the major track and field stadiums in Japan. The sports ground is encircled by a 600-meter running course surrounded by lush greenery.

Sporting Facilities

Golf driving range and practice facility

The facility contains a 130-yard driving range with 30 stalls, a putting green and sand bunker area, with night lights. This facility is available for golf practice throughout the year.

Tennis courts

There are four synthetic grass tennis courts with night lights. The facility is used for physical education and health science classes and extracurricular activities.

Clock Tower & Round Stage

Standing 25 meters tall, the triangular prism clock tower is the centerpiece of the campus. The tick marks on the pole surface represent the 31 years of the history of the Mandai campus, from which campus functions were relocated to Gakkentoshi. The round stage, which matches well with the clock tower, is used for performances during various campus events. In spring, this is the best spot for cherry blossom viewing on campus.

Walkway

The 214-meter-long walkway, consisting of stairs and escalators, connects the Classroom Buildings on the upper and lower levels of the campus. It is popular among students and other users as a "walking trail" where they can enjoy the changing seasons.

Cross-Cultural Learning Seminar House I

Built adjacent to the campus in December 2008, this three-story, brown and white, light-toned residence hall consists of two semi-detached buildings connected by the stairs in the middle. On the 1st floor are a custodian's room and four single rooms for students. With eight rooms each on the 2nd and 3rd floors, the dormitory offers a total of 20 single rooms. There is a common dining room, kitchen and shower room for every four rooms. By sharing the kitchen facilities, students can cook their meals.

Cross-Cultural Learning Seminar House II

Built on the campus in August 2011, this Seminar House consists of two buildings with a courtyard in the center. The four-story Building A is a dormitory for international students. The five-story Building B offers faculty housing and guest rooms. The dormitory contains 68 rooms designed to accommodate two students each. Under our Roommate Program, an international student and Japanese student live together to share daily dormitory life for one semester. On the 1st floor are a custodian's room, common kitchen, dining room and shower room. By sharing the kitchen facilities, students can cook their meals. The dormitory also houses a seminar room and computer room, offering an environment in which students can have meetings and study by themselves.