To All New Students
Congratulations to all New Students on entering WASEDA University!
“Support Anywhere” is a useful website for current WASEDA University students. It provides a variety of information that will help you in your student life in an easy-to-understand manner. Please check “What’s SA” and use this site to gather information.
This page contains the main schedule around the start of the new semester, as well as useful information for New Students. Please check it out before you enroll and use it to prepare for your future student life.
*Some links are currently only provided on the Japanese page. Sorry.
Schedule for the start of classes
Classes will start after academic guidance and course registration by each School or Graduate School, and the Enrollment Ceremony. The following is a summary of the main schedule before and after the start of the new semester so that you can welcome the start of classes smoothly. The schedule and contents of each event vary depending on the School/Graduate School, so please check the information provided by the School/Graduate School you are enrolled in carefully.
|1||Participation in pre-entrance guidance||
||Each School and Graduate School will provide academic guidance and course registration guidance for New Students. The date and method of the guidance differ depending on the School or Graduate School. Be sure to check the information provided by the School or Graduate School to which you will be enrolled and be sure to attend.|
|2||Obtaining the “Waseda Mail address”||
||In order to register for courses, you need to obtain a Waseda Mail address, which you can obtain by following the “Initial Waseda ID Confirmation” screen displayed on the Web Enrollment Procedures System.|
|3||Attend Required Seminar for All New Students||
||All New Students are required to attend and pass the “Required Seminar for All New Students” in order to properly use the information system provided by Waseda University, including PC, Internet, and e-mail.
If you fail to attend the seminar and pass the test within the period, your Waseda ID and Waseda Mail address will be suspended and you may not be able to use various services such as MyWaseda.
|4||Course Registration (Web Course Registration)||
||The course registration schedule and rules vary by School and Graduate School, so please check the course registration guide for details.|
||Please check the information provided by the School or Graduate School for the schedule and method of holding the Enrollment Ceremony.
You will receive your student ID card on or after April 1, but the method of receiving your student ID card differs depending on the School or Graduate School.
|6||Beginning of the Class||
||The class will start. Regardless of whether the class is face-to-face or online, we are using Waseda Moodle to submit assignments, check attendance, etc.|
|7||Health Check-up||Around April every year
*All regular students are eligible
|The Student Regular Health Check-up is conducted in April. All regular students at Waseda University are required to take the Health Check-up every year.
*You will need to apply for the Check-up at the end of March after obtaining your Waseda Mail address.
Useful information for new students (Important)
We have picked up some information that will be especially helpful to New Students.
In addition to the information below, please use this website to help you gather more information.
Maps of each campus and information about each facility are available.
Please also check the campus tour site and video below.
・Experience Virtual Tour of Waseda Campus
・Waseda University Introduction Movie
They are precautions for student life. Please be sure to read them before enrolling.
Student staff working at the Waseda Portal Office will provide support for consultation and information gathering on questions, problems, and academic concerns related to student life.
WasedaWeekly is a web magazine published by Student Affairs Section. It contains articles about lectures, students, teachers, and so on. Be sure to check out the commemorative issue (released on April 1), which is full of information for freshers (only in Japanese).
This is a guide on how to use the library. Please check the library website for up-to-date information, including library hours.
MyPortfolio is a system that provides a comprehensive and sweeping view of university life by enabling the student to look back on his or her record and visualize their personal growth. Let’s start by registering your profile.
The Center for International Education provides a variety of support services for international students. If you are an international student, be sure to attend the orientation for new students held by the Center for International Education.