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For Incoming Students


Welcome to all incoming students! Please contact us for any questions that may help ease the transition to Waseda SPSE.

A Message from EDP Director to New Students for Entry in September 2020

Important Notes (AY2020)


COE and Student Visa Application

   About Student Visa application in person, ask the Office for issuing a certificate, etc.

Measures in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Important Dates

September 1 (Tue.)

Announcement about the Japanese language course registration and the placement test (JCAT)

CJL Course Registration webpage

2020 Fall_Japanese Language Course Registration

Academic Orientation for English-based Degree Program Students by School of Political Science and Economics
Please see the notification email.

Orientation for International Students by Center for International Education
Please see the notification email.

10:00, September 16 (Wed.) to 17:00, September 18 (Fri.)

1st Course Registration Period

Please refer to the Course Registration page.

September 21 (Mon.) 10:00

University Entrance Ceremony

Announcement on the September 2020 Entrance Ceremony (Updated on September 2, 2020)

Commemorative Group Photo Session

Cancelled (updated on August 5)

September 23 (Wed.) 10:00-12:30 / 14:00-17:00

Student ID Card Distribution
Room 501, 5F, Bldg. No. 3, Waseda Campus

  • Required to submit “Student ID Card Request Form” (a yellow sheet), which was enclosed with the documents for online enrollment procedures.
  • Student ID card can also be received at the SPSE Administrative Office after September 25.
September 24 (Thu.)

SPSE Welcome Party for New EDP Students

SPSE-EDP Welcome Party FAQ

September 25 (Fri.)

Fall semester classes begin

9:30 – 12:30, 13:30 – 16:30, October 1 (Thu.), October 2 (Fri.)

Health Checkup for New Students (only for those in Japan)

Student Health Check-up for AY 2020 Enrolled in September 2020


* Event may be moved to a later date/cancelled depending upon the circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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