Orientation for Incoming Students 2023 Fall

How To Watch Videos

  • The orientation videos for incoming international students are now available at Google Classroom.
  • To watch the videos, please make sure that you have your own DC mail address.
  • The Class Code is displayed below. If you cannot see the code, please stay signed in to your Google Account with your DC mail address and look at this page again.
  • For those of you who have never used Google Classroom before, please refer to the manual (1~5②) below.

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Support Organizations

Tohoku University Co-op

Tohoku University Co-op is an autonomous association, aimed to provide members with commodities and services that are essential for campus life. It also provides Halal foods on all campuses.

Miyagi International Association (MIA)

MIA is an organization that aims to promote internationalization in Miyagi including support services for international students and residents.

Sendai Tourism Convention and International Association (SenTIA)

SenTIA operates Sendai Multicultural Center, and it provides useful information for living in multiple languages.

Group Mori

Group Mori is a volunteer organization that aims to support international students in their daily lives.

International Student Organizations

Tohoku University Foreign Students Association (TUFSA)

TUFSA mainly consists of international students and offers a place for them to get to know each other.


@home is a group that connects international and Japanese students each other through events.

Persatuan Pelajar Indonesia Sendai (PPIS)

PPIS is a support group by international students from Indonesia.

Tohoku University Muslim Cultural Association (TUMCA)

TUMCA is a support groups to show true face of Islamic culture.

Tohoku University STEM Student Network (TUSTEM)

TUSTEM is an international exchange group to foster mutual exchange between Japanese and international students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate STEM curricula.

On-campus Support

Global Learning Center

GLC plays a pivotal role in the establishment and execution of Tohoku University’s education internationalization strategy. The center also provides various information including scholarship and events for international students.

International Student Help Desk

Senior TU students assist you with everyday life. You can also watch videos on Google Classroom covering various topics like typhoon preparedness, garbage disposal, clubs and circles, campus tour movies.

Center for Learning Support

The Center provides various kinds of support for international students including Japanese conversation practice, assistance with writing reports and papers in Japanese.

Tohoku University Library

Tohoku University has various libraries on different campuses. At the University Library, there is a Concierge Service that international student staff provide support in multiple languages.

Center for Career Support

The Center provides seminars and counseling to assist you with post-graduation career-building.

Student Health Care Center

The Student Health Care Center offers a variety of consultations and services concerning health.

Center for Counseling and Disability Services

The center offers appropriate counseling to university students about problems in their student lives. It also provides information and advice on disabitily issues and facilities support for students.

Japanese Language Education Program

The program is provided free of charge to international students and scholars. We highly recommend that you take them to gain a deeper understanding of the culture and the country.


Safety and Crime Prevention

Medical Care and Insurance

Student Life