News & Event

Notice of the 142th Graduation Commencement Ceremony for the 2023 Academic Year (3/24/2024)

News & Event
Date and Time Sunday, March 24, 2024
Morning ceremony

Open: 9:00 am, Ceremony: 9:45 am - 11:10 am
Faculty of Economics, Social Sciences, Social Policy and Administration, Computer and Information Sciences, Science and Engineering, Bioscience and Applied Chemistry, Sports and Health Studies
Graduate School of Economics, Sociology, Social Well-being Studies, Computer and Information Sciences, Regional Policy Design, Science and Engineering, and Sports and Health Studies
Law School
Business School of Innovation Management
School of Correspondence Education

Afternoon ceremony

Open: 1:00 pm, Ceremony: 1:45 pm - 3:10 pm
Faculty of Law, Letters, Business Administration, Intercultural Communication, Sustainability Studies, Lifelong Learning and Career Studies, Engineering and Design, Global and Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS)
Graduate School of Humanities, Intercultural Communication, Law, Politics, Business Administration, Engineering and Design, Public Policy and Social Governance, and Career Studies


 (Same for morning and afternoon ceremonies)

President’s Remarks
Conferment of Diplomas
Congratulatory Speech by Guests of Honor
Graduate’s Speech
The School song performance

Venue Nippon Budokan
Address : 2-3 Kitanomaru-Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Tokyo Metro Tozai Line and Hanzomon Line or Toei Shinjuku Line Exit Kudanshita Station (5-minute walk to venue)

*Please refrain from gathering with others inside the station or near the ticket gate


  1. Accompanying persons are welcome to attend the ceremony. There is no admission card or limit on the number of people.
  2. Graduates must show your student ID card when entering.
  3. Areas surrounding the venue will become extremely congested on the day of the ceremony. We suggest you to arrive early.
  4. Please use public transportation to come to the venue. You may not park your car at the venue. To alleviate congestion, please also refrain from gathering inside the station or near the ticket gate. 
  5. Smoking is prohibited in the Nippon Budokan and Kitanomaru Park area.
  6. After the main ceremony, individual diploma conferral ceremonies will be held for each faculty/graduate school. Diplomas will be issued in exchange for your student ID, graduate student card and questionnaire (object person only) distributed on the day. For details, please refer to HOPPII or Correspondence Education website.
  7. At a later date, a video of the ceremony will be posted on this website.