New Students for Academic Year (AY) 2020
(Updated on 1 May 2020)
In light of the situation surrounding the new coronavirus, Osaka City University wants to inform you of changes that have been made with the entrance ceremony and admission procedures.
Please refer to the updated information below. As always, we appreciate your understanding of this situation.
Information will be updated on this page as the situation evolves.
【Important】Contact method in the future (Published on 24 April 2020)
All announcements from OCU to students will be made through the OCU UNIPA website (accessible via your PC and smart phone), not through this homepage. Be sure to check information in the OCU UNIPA every day. Past information for new students is still available.
【Important】Issuance of student ID cards (Published on 22 April 2020)
At the end of April, a student ID card will be sent in sequential order to the student’s address which was entered during the Web application (personal statement). For those who wish to have it sent to their guarantor’s address, please contact the appropriate faculty/graduate school as soon as possible.
Implementation of online class and environmental improvement for receiving lectures (Updated on 17 April 2020)
Classes for the first term of the 2020 academic year will be conducted online starting Thursday 14 May, using an OCU class support system called WebClass. The environment required for online classes and how the classes will be conducted are explained in the ”Osaka City University Online Class Guide (for students)” (Japanese only). Please read it very carefully before registering for classes.
Sales of textbooks (Partially corrected on 1 May 2020)
Textbooks will be sold at the OCU Co-op starting Monday 27 April. See below for details. The textbooks written on the syllabus (You can check the syllabus on OCU UNIPA.) may have changed. Please confirm the appropriate course in WebClass and purchase the textbooks after 1 May.
Sales of textbooks for the first term of 2020（OCU Co-op） (Japanese only)
How to register for courses (Updated on 23 April 2020)
Course registration starts 9:00 AM, Friday 1 May until 5:00 PM, Friday 8 May.
Details on how to register for new students will be posted and updated on this page. Be sure to read carefully and complete registration without making any mistakes. You will not be able to take classes unless you have completed the course registration by the due date.
General Education (Published on 10 April, Japanese only)
Faculty of Business (To be published in mid-April)
Faculty of Economics（Published on 15 April, Japanese only）
Faculty of Economics curriculum regulations (abstract) （Published on 15 April, Japanese only）
Faculty of Law（Published on 8 April, Japanese only）
Faculty of Literature and Human Sciences（Published on 9 April, Japanese only
Faculty of Literature and Human Sciences guidance materials for new students (Please log into WebClass and navigate to the “Faculty of Literature and Human Sciences homeroom” during the 2nd period on Saturday.)
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Medicine (Published on 23 April, Japanese only)
School of Nursing
Faculty of Human Life Science (Published on 22 April, Japanese only)
Graduate School of Business
Graduate School of Economics（Published on 10 April, Japanese only）
Graduate School of Law
Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences (Published on 8 April, Japanese only)
Graduate School of Science
Graduate School of Engineering (Published on 16 April, Japanese only)
Graduate School of Medicine
Graduate School of Nursing (To be informed separately)
Graduate School of Human Life Science (Published on 22 April, Japanese only)
Graduate School of Urban Management
Refrain from entering university campuses (Published on 7 April 2020)
Students are asked to refrain from entering all university campuses until 31 may 2020.
Academic Schedule after enrollment (Updated on 22 April 2020)
Revised calendar of the first term of the 2020 academic year, as of 22 April. (Graduate Schools may differ.)
|Orientation for new undergraduate students
|Issuing of student Id and certificate for commuting
|Postponed (will be mailed separately)
|Periodical health check
|Postponed (The date has not determined yet)
|Registration of personal statement (Online registration)
|Thursday 9 April - Friday 17 April
|Starting date of registration for first term
|Friday 1 May
|Starting date of classes for first term (Online classes to be carried out)
|Thursday 14 May
International students currently residing overseas (Published on 8 April)
International students who are not able to enter Japan, should contact the appropriate faculty/graduate school immediately.
Information on COVID-19 disease (novel Coronavirus) (Ministry of Justice)
Regarding refusal of landing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 disease (novel Coronavirus) (Ministry of Justice)
To new international students
Please check the link below.