News & Event

Notice of the Entrance Ceremony for the 2024 Academic Year (4/3/2024)

News & Event
Date and Time Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Morning ceremony

Open: 9:00 am, Ceremony: 9:45 am - 11:10 am
Faculty of Law, Letters, Business Administration, Intercultural Communication, Sustainability Studies, Lifelong Learning and Career Studies, Engineering and Design, Global and Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS)

Afternoon ceremony

Open: 1:00 pm, Ceremony: 1:45 pm - 3:10 pm
Faculty of Economics, Social Sciences, Social Policy and Administration, Computer and Information Sciences, Science and Engineering, Bioscience and Applied Chemistry, and Sports and Health Studies
Graduate School
Professional Schools
School of Correspondence Education

Program (Same for morning and afternoon ceremonies)

President’s Remarks
Congratulatory Speeches by Guests of Honor
New Student’s Speeches
Greetings from the Dean
The School song performance
Suggestions for New Students

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. The entrance ceremony is divided into morning and afternoon sessions depending on the faculty the student is enrolling in. Each student should attend the entrance ceremony that corresponds to the faculty they’re enrolling in. Students may not participate in the entrance ceremony that’s not intended for their corresponding faculty.
  2. Students and attendants are required to bring their admission pass to the venue. Persons without an admission pass will not be admitted. Please note that due to the capacity of the venue, no more than two accompanying persons may be admitted.
  3. Areas surrounding the venue will become extremely congested on the day of the ceremony. We suggest you to arrive early.
  4. For details on the ceremony and schedule, please refer to the “New Student Information.”
  5. 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.
  6. Soliciting and distributing leaflets to advertise an organization including student clubs on the Budokan grounds or near the grounds are prohibited.
  7. Smoking is prohibited in the Nippon Budokan and Kitanomaru Park area.
  8. At a later date, a video of the ceremony will be posted on this website.