Orientation and City Office Procedures

Campus Life Orientation

The International Affairs Department holds a “Campus Life Orientation” for new international students enrolling in April and October to explain things like immigration-related matters, safety and crime prevention, health management, student life, and daily life.
*All new students* are required to attend this orientation. This includes those who have entered Okayama University from other universities in Japan and students who received their undergraduate degree from Okayama University and are beginning their graduate studies.


Campus Life Orientation for the April 2024 term has ended.
If you were unable to attend, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Please watch the orientation video from the following URL.
    *You need Okadai ID and PW to watch it.

  2. Please submit the attendance checklist below.
  3. If you have not yet received your orientation bag
    (white nylon bag with Co-op information, map, etc),
    please come to the International Office to pick it up.
    Location: General Education Building C, 1st floor

Information Session on SIM Cards

The information session for the April 2024 term has ended.
Special plans and rates are available for Okayama University international students, so if you are interested, please refer to the following documents.

Campus SIM

City Office Procedures

International Affairs Department distributes an application form for residence registration.
New international students who will stay in Japan for more than 3 months (those who have been issued a residence card) come to the International Affairs Department as soon as they arrive at Okayama University.
Please note that you may not be able to complete the procedures if you go directly to City Office.

Guide to City office procedures and example entries


Okayama City Office / Kita Ward Office
1st Floor, Window No.1 for foreign nationals

Address: 1-1-1 Daiku, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8544
Phone: 086-803-1000
Business Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
How to get there: Okayama City website



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