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Rooms available in Osaka University dormitories
(To new international students who will enroll in Osaka University in fall 2015)

We are now accepting application for rooms in Osaka University dormitories.

Eligible applicants are international students who newly come to Japan in fall 2015 and will be studying at Osaka University.
To apply, please contact to the section in charge of international students at the school/graduate school you will be enrolling.

Please confirm the deadline with the section.

List of Osaka University Dormitories

Rooms available in Osaka University dormitories
(To new international students who will enroll in Osaka University in spring 2015)

We are now accepting application for rooms available in Osaka University dormitories.
Eligible applicants are international students who newly come to Japan in spring 2015
and will be studying at Osaka University for not less than 3 months.

To apply, please contact to
the section in charge of international students at the school/graduate school you will be enrolling.
Please confirm the deadline with the section.

Please refer to below PDF regarding information for rooms available in Osaka University dormitories.

  • Accommodation information
  • Residence Hall Map

  • Important Notice about RRS(Residence ReservationSystem)

    To all International Students

    Residence Reservation System(RRS)
    Applications for international students who desire to move-in from April, 2015, will be accepted in order of arrival
    from January 5, 2015, 11:00 a.m. Japan time.

    ◆Please read the outline thoroughly before you use RRS.

    The Residence ReservationSystem(RRS) will be out of service during the university’s winter holidays

    The Residence ReservationSystem(RRS) will be out of service during the university’s winter holidays,
    from December 27th, 2014 to January 4th, 2015.

    Inquiry to: Housing Division, Housing Office, Administration Bureau
    https://housing.icho.osaka-u.ac.jp/

    The Residence ReservationSystem(RRS) will be out of service on 11/24

    The Residence Reservation System(RRS) will be out of service for the maintenance
    between 8:30 a.m. and 17:30 p.m. on November 24th, 2013.

    Inquiry to: Housing Division, Housing Office, Administration Bureau
    https://housing.icho.osaka-u.ac.jp/

    The Residence ReservationSystem(RRS) will be out of service during the university’s winter holidays

    The Residence ReservationSystem(RRS) will be out of service during the university’s winter holidays,
    from December 28th, 2013 to January 5th, 2014.

    Inquiry to: Housing Division, Housing Office, Administration Bureau
    https://housing.icho.osaka-u.ac.jp/

    Important Notice about RRS(Residence ReservationSystem)

    To 2014 Spring International Students

    Residence Reservation System(RRS)
    Applications for international students who desire to move-in from April, 2014, will be accepted in order of arrival
    from January 6, 2014, 11:00 a.m. Japan time.

    ◆Please read the outline thoroughly before you use RRS.

    Housing Navigation System

    This Navigation system is to guide you to the appropriate selection of accommodation
    for International Students and Scholars who are officially affirmed from Osaka University.

    Please refer to: Support Office Home page → Housing → Housing Navigation
    https://iss-intl.osaka-u.ac.jp/supportoffice/eng/housing/navi/ 

    The Residence ReservationSystem(RRS) will be out of service during the university’s summer holidays

    The Residence Reservation System(RRS) will be out of service during the university’s summer holidays,
    from August 14th, 2013 to August 18th, 2013.

    Inquiry to: Housing Division, Housing Office, Administration Bureau
    https://housing.icho.osaka-u.ac.jp/

    In-house Public Offering for Private Funded International Students
    El Sereno Kobai-cho (FAMILY ROOM) – operated by Osaka International House Foundation (i-house)

    <Osaka University Private funded International Students>

    The official announcement has been made by International Students Affairs Division for the above accommodation as of May 20. 
    For any inquires about this in-house public offering, please contact the administrative office at your School / Graduate School.

    Residence Reservation System (RRS) will be out of service (5/26)

    The Residence Reservation System(RRS) will be out of service for the maintenance between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on May 26th, 2013.

    Osaka University Suita International Student Dormitory and Suita Campus International House will stop accepting reservation

    Due to the extensive renovation, Suita International Student Dormitory and Suita Campus International House will not accept applications for residency between October 1,2013 to March 31, 2014.

    For further details, please contact the following:
    Suita International Student Dormitory: Administration Bureau Housing Office University Dormitory Section (ex:3067) 

    Suita Campus international house: Administration Bureau Housing Office Accommodation Section(ex:7948)   


          

    Osaka University Tsukumodai International Student Dormitory

    <To International Student at Osaka University>

    As of March 27th, above university dormitory will accept the application.
    There are limited numbers of room, and some requirements of eligibility for the application.

    For details, please refer the contents, and contact each administrative office of School, 

    Graduate School to which you (are going to) belong after April, 2013.

    Osaka University Tsukumodai International Student Dormitory

    <To NEW or Prospective International Male Student at Osaka University>

    As of March 7th, above university dormitory will accept the application.
    There are limited numbers of room, and some requirements of eligibility for the application.


    For details,please refer the contents, and contact each administrative office of School,
    Graduate School to which you (are going to) belong after April, 2013.

    In-house Public Offering for International Students
    Sakai International Hall (Orion International House)
    – operated by OFIX – Osaka International House Foundation (i-house)

    <Osaka University International Students>

    The official announcement has been made by International Students Affairs Division for the above accommodation as of Jan. 17. http://www.ofix.or.jp/english/shien/index.html.
    For any inquires about this in-house public offering, please contact YOUR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE at your School / Graduate School.

    In-house Public Offering for International Students
    El Sereno Kobai-cho – operated by Osaka International House Foundation (i-house)

    <Osaka University Private funded International Students>

    The official announcement has been made by International Students Affairs Division for the above accommodation as of Dec. 12.
    For any inquires about this in-house public offering, please contact the administrative office at your School / Graduate School.

    Office Hours at Kasugaoka House will be changed as of April 01, 2013

    As of April 1, 2013, Office hours at Kasugaoka House will be changed to 7:00am till 10:00pm.

    <Note> The latest check-in time will be revised to 9:00pm. Also, there will be a room key box will be prepared for checkout.

    For further details, please contact the following:
           Administration Bureau Housing Office Accommodation Section (Extension 7948)
          housing-syukuhaku@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

    “Housing Support Guide for International Students and Scholars of Osaka University”

    Housing Support Guide“( issued on April, 2012) - a special edition of “Living in Osaka” is now available for download.

    “Shared House operated by the private company”
    “Student’s Dormitory operated by the private company”

    If you are interested in, for detailed information, please click.


    To International Students

    Important Notice about RRS (Residence Reservation System)

       Both facilities are temporary residences for international students who newly enter Osaka University until they get used to
       life in Japan.
       (*Rooms for families and couples are available to international students who are already enrolled at the university.)  
     *Toyonaka Campus International House(C wing) – Studio, Couple, Family rooms
      https://iss-intl.osaka-u.ac.jp/supportoffice/eng/housing/details/#R07
      http://55099zzwd.coop.osaka-u.ac.jp/HousingOffice/files/outline_toyonaka_eg.pdf
     *Suita International Student Dormitory(for unsponsored male Students) – Studio only
      https://iss-intl.osaka-u.ac.jp/supportoffice/eng/housing/details/#R08
      http://55099zzwd.coop.osaka-u.ac.jp/HousingOffice/files/outline_suita_dorm.pdf
    • The following are points to remember:
     ①You need to be officially accepted to Osaka University as an international student who possesses a “college student” visa
       as a status of resident in Japan.
     ②Application can be proceeded only when there are some vacancies.
     ③If you terminate the process or leave the screen for 30 minutes, the system will return to the top page, erasing any
       information that has been inputted.
     ④Although there is no waiting list system, RRS will display vacancies whenever rooms become available.
     ⑤You must apply for entry into the applicable residences before entering the university or during the first month after having
       entered the university. For example, if you are accepted as of the month of October, 2011, the last chance to apply for a
       dormitory is October 31st, 2011. (*Rooms for families and couples are available to students who are already enrolled at the
       university.)
     ⑥At “Desired Period of Stay ” in the application form, do not enter Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays or any dates before
       your official enrollment date.
     ⑦Provide accurate information. After you sent it, you will receive “Completion of Application” via e-mail. Then, all contents will
       be checked by your administrative office at your department and “Notice of Acceptance” e-mail will be issued directly from
       the applied dormitory as a final confirmation. Please follow the instruction accordingly.
     ⑧For any inquires after the completion the application form, please contact directly to the applied dormitory with Receipt
       Number:
     
     *Toyonaka Campus International House toyonaka-house@ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp
     *Suita International Student Dormitory suita-dorm@ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp

    New housing information for international scholars

    For international scholars who need long-term housing options, we would like to introduce the Kasugaoka House – run by Osaka University – as well as the properties of UR rental housing, which are run by the Urban Renaissance Agency.
    For applications and inquiries about the other two facilities, please refer to the following for contact information:

    Kasugaoka House

    Facilities Planning Division, Department of Facilities, Osaka University Administration Bureau
    TEL: +81-(0)6-6879-7948
    FAX: +81-(0)6-6879-7139
    E-mail:

    UR rental housing

    Support Office, Center for International Education and Exchange, Osaka University
    TEL: +81-(0)6-6879-4748
    FAX: +81-(0)6-6879-4752
    E-mail: http://55099zzwd.coop.osaka-u.ac.jp/HousingOffice/files/rrs_kiyaku_eg.pdf

    Support Office

    Suita Campus:
    1-1 Yamadaoka Suita Osaka 565-0871 Japan
    Tel: +81-(0)6-6879-4750(Visa Procedures)
           +81-(0)6-6879-4748(Accommodation)
    E-mail:

    INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS: Osaka University - Global 30

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