《University Response to COVID-19》

【Message from President】

Response to COVID-19, May 1, 2020 (Updated: May 27, 2020)

Welcome Address to new SU students, April 3, 2020

Welcome Address to current SU students, April 3, 2020


【Students Behavioral Guidelines】

Saitama University Students Behavioral Guidelines


【Positive case of COVID-19】

Positive Case of COVID-19 (January 2021), January 31, 2021

Positive Case of COVID-19 (August – December 2020)


【To SU students, faculty and staff】

Notice of Extension for Restricting Students to Enter SU Campus, February 5, 2021

♦ Saitama University’s policy for dealing with new coronavirus infections has been lifted to Risk Level 3February 5, 2021

Warning Notice Refrain from dining in a group, February 5, 2021

Restriction of Activities Associated with Entrance Examination, February 5, 2021

Cancellation of Saitama University Entrance Ceremony, January 29, 2021

Saitama University Graduation Ceremony for the academic year 2020, January 28, 2021

Restriction on Entering SU Campus for Students, January 8, 2021

【Warning Notice】 What to do in case of illness, December 25, 2020

Regarding Fall Semester Classes, September 25, 2020

Re-Entry to Japan/ Financial Support for International Students, September 4, 2020

Response to COVID-19, July 22, 2020

Intensive Courses and 2020 Fall Semester, July 8, 2020

Handout materials – Orientation for New International Students, May 25, 2020

COVID-19 Consultation Hotline for international residents in Saitama prefecture, May 12, 2020

How to Purchase Textbooks for 1st and 2nd Term Courses, April 15, 2020 (Updated: May 1, 2020)

Request for refraining from traveling abroad, March 23, 2020

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 on personal travel, March 18, 2020

Overseas Travel Safety Information, March 9, 2020

Measures against the spread of COVID-19, March 2, 2020 (Updated: March 11, 2020)


【Related Information】

Saitama University, COVID-19

2020/2021 Academic Calendar

Newsletter from OASIS

COVID-19 manual for students (Japanese / English

COVID-19 Manual for Faculty and Staff (Japanese / English)


【Related Links】

WHO (World Health Organization), COVID-19

Ministry of Foreign Affairs  *Japanese only

 Cabinet Secretariat

Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare

Ministry of Education, Sports, Culture, Science and Technology

Saitama International Association, COVID-19 hotline

The Japan Association of National University

Health Service Center, Saitama University



【Past News】*For reference only

How to Report When Infected with COVID-19 during Summer Holiday, August 12, 2020

【Application:Aug 25-Sep 8】Saitama University Emergency Support Scholarship System “Eneglobal Scholarship” COVID-19 Disaster Student Aid Benefit for Privately Financed Students, Jul 17, 2020

【Application Deadline July 22】2nd Round: Application for Emergency Support Benefit, July 8, 2020

Measures after lifting of state of emergency over COVID-19, May 27, 2020 (Updated: June 18, 2020)

Special Cash Payment of 100,000 yen, June 15. 2020

COVID-19 supports for international students – posted by Japanese Government, June 8, 2020

Restriction Level to be Lowered Effective June 8, June 3, 2020

[Apply by June 24, 2020] Open for Application: Special Admission 2020, Saitama University International House, June 3, 2020

Restriction on Entering SU campus for Students, April 10, 2020 (Updated: May 27, 2020)

Restriction on Student’s Entry to the Tokyo Station College, April 10, 2020 (Updated: May 27, 2020)

Courses in Spring Semester, April 6, 2020

[Apply by June 10, 2020] Application now open for a program to provide a cash handout for struggling students to continue their education, May 22, 2020 (Updated; May 29, 2020)

Closure of Student Center Administration in response to COVID-19, April 15, 2020 (Updated: May 27, 2020)

Response to New Coronavirus(follow-up),  February 12,2020

Response to New Coronavirus, February 3, 2020

Pneumonia Related to new Coronavirus, January 28, 2020