Study Abroad at TMU

Advising Services

1.International Student Advising Room

The International Student Advising Room provides assistance to all of Tokyo Metropolitan University’s international students, with the tutors supporting them, laboratory personnel, and other people involved with international students. Assistant professors at the International center who are in charge of student advising are available to help deal with various issues related to daily life in Japan, academic matters, interpersonal affairs, and other concerns. All consultations are kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with the university or fellow students, so feel free to share anything that’s on your mind. As a general rule, no appointments are necessary, but sending an e-mail in advance will ensure that you can meet with an advisor promptly.(No appointments are necessary in Arakawa campus)

International Student Advisors

  • Assistant Prof. Kyoko Suzuki (At Minami-osawa campus and Hino campus)
  • Assistant Prof. Ko Biran(At Minami-osawa campus and Arakawa campus)

Locations / Hours(Year of 2018):

Minami-osawa Campus: Room 210, 2F International House(ext. 5752)
Mon. and Wed : 9:00 ~ 12:00, 13:00 ~ 17:00,
Thurs and Fri 9:00 ~ 12:00  By appointment in the afternoon
Hino Campus: Student Counseling Room, Room 124, Bldg. 1 (ext. 2132)
【Opening Hours】
 9:00~12:00、13:00~17:00
【Opening days】  (1st semester) April 26(Thu), May 17(Thu), May31(Thu), June21(Thu), June 28(Thu), July 19(Thu), July 26(Thu)  (2nd semester) Undecided(will be posted once it's decided)
※Please send an e-mail for certain appoinment.
Arakawa Campus: Room 116, Library
【Opening Hours】
 9:00~12:00、13:00~17:00
【Opening days】
 (1st semester) April 19(Thu), May 24(Thu), June 21(Thu), July 19 (Thu)
 (2nd semester) Undecided(will be posted once it's decided)

2. Other Counseling Rooms

The Student Support Center offers counseling services to address all sorts of problems at the Student Counseling Room, the Career Support Affairs Office.

(1) Student Counseling Room

The professional psychology counselors give face to face counseling to help students solve problems they might have through student life regarding interpersonal relationship, personality, adoption difficulty to a new environment, etc.

Appointment hours Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 17:30
Counseling hours Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 18:00
Place Room 242, Bldg.7, 2F
Tel 2121(ext.) / 042-677-2376 (direct)

*Appointments are needed.

(2) Career Support Affairs Office (Career Counseling)

The Career Support Affairs Office provides career support programs (career guidance and job placement, etc.) conducted by the professional career counselors, the career support specialists and the job counselors, including the “Job Guidance for International Students Seeking for Jobs in Japan.” The annexed reference room has job ads, all sorts of information, publications regarding employment, which you can see. The Section also compiles the “Employment Guidebook” and distributes the copies to those in need of job information. International students seeking for jobs in Japan are encouraged to receive counseling early.

Counseling hours Monday to Friday
(except holidays, 10:30 – 16:10 (appointments needed)
(Counseling without an appointment can be available if there is an open time slot on the day.)
Counseling services are also available during a summer, winter, and spring break.
Place Bldg. 7, 1F
Phone number 042-677-1164 (direct)
Other Career counseling services are available on Hino and Arakawa Campuses.

(3) Health Service Offices

Medical consultation with a school physician is made available to students.
For details, please view from here (Japanese website only).

3.Other Counseling services

Counseling Services for Foreign Residents, please view from here.