Kinugasa Campus

International Student Dormitory

Ritsumeikan University Kinugasa Campus has three dormitories, known as International Houses, near campus. The aim of these dormitories is to help international students transition to life in Japan by providing an environment where students can adjust to the local language and culture, as well offering a place where students may interact with fellow scholars from around the world.

Features
  • Bilingual Resident Mentors (RMs)
  • Auto-lock entrance

International House Taishogun

International House Taishogun
International House Taishogun
International House Taishogun courtyard
International House Taishogun courtyard

International House Taishogun Guidebook

Access to campus: About 20 minutes on foot and about 10 minutes by bicycle

Fee Table (Ritsumeikan University Students) *As of June 2018
Items Fees
Security Deposit Equal to one month's rent
Rent Student room JPY 42,000/month
Handicapped-accessible Room JPY 42,000/month
Bedding rental fees (with changing linens twice a month) JPY 2,000/month
Cleaning fee (residents staying for 3 month or more) JPY 10,000
  1. The rent includes water, electricity and internet connection.
  2. Fees due upon moving in
    1. Security Deposit (Equal to one month's rent)
    2. Two month's portion of rent and bedding rental fees
    3. Cleaning fee (applied at the time of moving-out)
Period of Residence:Up to one year in general (Depends on the status of each resident)

April Enrollees: From the date in mid March designated by the University to the last day of February in the following year.
September Enrollees: From the date in September designated by the University to the last day of August in the following year.

Private Rooms
Single Bedroom
Single Bedroom

The dormitory offers 190 single-occupancy rooms for newly-arrived international students at Kinugasa Campus, as well as 1 handicapped-accessible room, 12 rooms for short-term multi occupancy (4-persons) rooms for international program participants and 5 rooms for visiting researchers and professors. There are floors for male-only and female-only occupancy, as well as coeducational floors. (Residents cannot choose their floor on their own.)

Rooms include:

・Desk & chair, bookshelf, dust box
・Shoes box, clothes hanger
・Bed, curtain
・Refrigerator, wash stand
・Air conditioning, lighting
・Internet connection (Wi-Fi only)

Common Use Facilities
Common Use Facilities

・Living and dining room with kitchen: LDK (each floor)
・Shower rooms (each floor) (separated by gender)
・Toilets (each floor) (separated by gender)
・Study room (each floor)
・Laundry rooms with dryers (coin-operated)
・Drying area (rooftop)
・Multipurpose room
・Lounge
・Courtyard
・Equipment for table-tennis
・Public phone
・Vending machine (beverage only)
・Bicycle parking

International House Tokiwa

*Formally known as “Ritsumeikan International House I”

International House Tokiwa Guidebook

Access to campus: About 20 minutes by bicycle and about 30 minutes by bus

Fee Table (Ritsumeikan University Students) *As of June 2018
Items Fee
Security Deposit Equal to one month's rent
Rent JPY 36,000/month
  1. The rent includes water, electricity, internet connection and bedding rental.
  2. Fees due upon moving in
    1. Security Deposit (Equal to one month's rent)
    2. Two month's portion of rent
Period of Residence: Up to one year in general (Depends on the status of each resident)

April Enrollees: From the date in mid March designated by the University to the last day of February in the following year.
September Enrollees: From the date in September designated by the University to the last day of August in the following year.

Private Rooms
Single Bedroom (Example A)
Single Bedroom (Example A)
Single Bed Room (Example B)
Single Bed Room (Example B)

The dormitory offers 50 single-occupancy rooms for newly-arrived international students at Kinugasa Campus. Each floor is coeducational (as of June 2018).

Rooms include:

・Desk & chair, bookshelf
・Closet
・Bed & bedding, curtain
・Telephone (incoming calls only)
・Air conditioning, lighting
・Internet connection (LAN)

Common Use Facilities
Kitchen
Kitchen
Shared Bathroom
Shared Bathroom
Lounge
Lounge

・Kitchen with refrigerator
・Shared bath room (separated by gender)
・Restrooms (separated by gender)
・Laundry room with dryers (coin-operated)
・Internet room
・Lounge, Japanese room
・Bicycle parking

International House Utano

International House Utano
International House Utano

*Formally known as “Ritsumeikan International House II”

International House Utano Guidebook

Access to campus: About 15 minutes by bicycle and about 30 minutes by bus

Fee Table (Ritsumeikan University Students) *As of June 2018
Items Fee
Security Deposit Equal to one month's rent
Rent JPY 45,000/month
  1. The rent includes water, electricity, internet connection and bedding rental.
  2. Fees due upon moving in
    1. Security Deposit (Equal to one month's rent)
    2. Two month's portion of rent
Period of Residence:Up to one year in general (Depends on the status of each resident)

April Enrollees: From the date in mid March designated by the University to the last day of February in the following year.
September Enrollees: From the date in September designated by the University to the last day of August in the following year.

Private Rooms
Single Bedroom
Single Bedroom

The dormitory offers 35 single-occupancy rooms for newly-arrived international students at Kinugasa Campus, as well as 2 rooms for visiting researchers and professors. Each floor is coeducational (as of June 2018).

Rooms include:

・Desk & chair, bookshelf
・Closet
・Bed & bedding, curtain
・Refrigerator, toilet, sink
・Telephone (incoming calls only)
・Air conditioning, lighting
・Internet connection (LAN)

Common Use Facilities
Lounge
Lounge
1st floor kitchen
1st floor kitchen
2nd floor kitchen
2nd floor kitchen

・Dining room & kitchen (each floor)
・Shower cubicles (separated by gender)
・Laundry room with dryers (coin-operated)
・Internet room
・Lounge with kitchen, Japanese tatami room
・Bicycle parking

About the Resident Mentors (RM)

Resident Mentors (RM)

Resident Mentors (RM) are appointed by the university to support the provision of a safe and comfortable dormitory life at Kinugasa Campus's three international dormitories, in cooperation with the International Center at Kinugasa Campus and building managers. RMs are assigned in each I-House and are responsible for maintenance of hygiene, discipline and other guidance issues of the house and on each floor, and support the international residents with their administrative procedures and Japanese study, etc. Additionally, RMs plan and conduct various events and activities in the I-House.

Application details for RM positions are announced from the International Center around the middle of each semester.

Contact

Please direct questions to: accomm@st.ritsumei.ac.jp

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