Graduate School of Sport SciencesWaseda University


◆For New International Student◆Important Notice for Spring Semester for AY2020 Intake

This article will regularly update the latest information pertaining to the change in classes and events due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Extension of the period of prohibited entry to campus (Update on May 13th)

Effective May 7th The campus closure period has been extended to May 31st due to the acceleration of the coronavirus infection.

Campus Closure Period: From Wednesday, April 8th till Wednesday, May 31st, 2020

Please read through the following article:*
It is subject to change the period according to given circumstances.

*From April 8th to May 31st, entering all campuses in Waseda University is strictly prohibited for students and external visitors.

* During the period, as administrative staff and faculty members in campus work remotely, telephone call cannot be responsive while accepting your queries by email, taking more time to reply than usual.

* Even in the period, you can mail application forms for leave of absence, withdrawal, or study-abroad and request for proof or certificate to the offices. After prohibition period is removed, it will be checked and issued accordingly. Please keep in mind what it takes more time to process.

* All the documents or notice from Tokorozawa Administrative Office via postal service will be shipped after the prohibition period.

Distribution of Student ID (Updated on May 13th)

In order to verify identity, normally Student ID cards are usually only provided to students in person. However, we have exceptionally decided to alter the method this time, which is to send Student ID card via postal mail to students who submit an application instructed below.

On the other hand, if you would not like to receive it by postal mail, please come to the Tokorozawa Administrative Office to pick it up at your convenience after the campus closure period is removed.

* Given that the situation surrounding students and COVID-19 is changing day by day, we encourage you to stay tuned with the latest announcements in the event of any further changes.

Pleaserefer to the URL below and follow the instructions if you haven’t received the ID card and if you would like to receive it via postal mail.


Distribution of Student Discount Certificates(Updated on May 13th)
We will accept applications for Student Discount Certificates via postal mail due to the extension of the campus closure period.In principle, we don’t accept applications for Student Discount Certificates via postal mail, however, similar to distribution of Student ID card, we have decided to accept them during the campus closure period.

Deadline for the application:Wednesday, May 27th at 5 pm
Handling fee:No chargeNote: Overseas shipping is not available. If you would like it to be shipped overseas, please arrange for someone living in Japan to send it to you.

For how to apply, please refer to the following URL:

Couse registration offered by other faculties and Spring semester (Updated on May 13th)

The course registration period for the courses offered by other faculties has been changed as follows:

Couse registration period: April 27th, 10am to April 28th, 5pm
Announcement date of registration results: May 9th

In principal, all courses at the Faculty of Sport Sciences you register will be conducted online which include practical courses. The course material and its operation are being prepared by faculty members. No detailed answer can be provided for every single online course accordingly.

Temporary close of the Administrative Offices (Updated on May 13th)

While curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all operation at the Tokorozawa and Higashi-fushimi Administrative Offices is suspended as follows:

Period of implementation: April 8th to May 31st, 2020 (*subject to change)

*Please know that this measurement is taken to alleviate the infectious possibilities and risks.

Extension of the suspension of the automatic certificate issuing machines operation (Updated on April 15th)

Due to the closure period extension, the automatic certificate issuing machines will NOT be available until May 6th. For details, please refer to the following URL:

Information on purchase of textbook for the courses in AY2020 Spring semester (Updated on May 1)

For textbook sales for AY2020 Spring semester, this is to inform you that purchase and delivery methods have changed from salesat Waseda University Co-op bookstore to order online. In other words, this does not require students to show up at campus only for the purpose of making a purchase of the textbooks.

Co-ophaslaunched anew website for ordering textbookand it is available now.Please follow instructions indicated below and order the textbooks.

[How to order textbooks]
1.Please refer to the following link before entering the site and check the instructions indicated in English:
2.Please go to

[Benefit of co-op membership]
Co-op members are entitled to purchase textbooks and ordinal books ata 10 percentdiscount.Hence if you obtain the membership, when ordering, please select “Co-op member” fromthe drop-down menu so that the discounted price can be applied.

[Payment and delivery]
It can be done through cash on delivery, which indicates that it costs you JPY1,300 per order for shipping and its handling fees in addition to your purchase of the textbooks. As it is levied to your every purchase online, bulk order is highly promoted to you.

1. It is imperative for you to become Co-op member to benefit the discount.For details of the membership and privilege,please see at

[How to become a member]
If you are interested in becoming a member of Co-op, please refer to the following URL and apply for the membership.

2.There is anon-refundable policy except for defective product such as incorrect collation and missing pages.If it does happen, please email thefollowing contact address to report how to reclaim it.

3.Notwithstanding lecturer’s request, some textbooks and reference books listed on syllabi but not on the website can be requested to purchase.If you would like to order or have any inquiries, please feel free to contact us.

4.Some textbook rental is available at the Faculty of Sport Sciences. If you are interested in it, please contact lecturer individually via Waseda Moodle.

Tokorozawa Administrative Office
Person in charge: Ms. Hirai
Inquiry:[email protected]

Last update: 17:00 May 13

Page Top
WASEDA University

The Waseda University official website
<<>> doesn't support your system.

Please update to the newest version of your browser and try again.


Suporrted Browser