Notice for New Students (Fall Semester)(Sep 16, 2020)

The information will be updated as needed, so please check this page frequently.

【Entrance Ceremony】
The entrance ceremony for the fall semester of the University of Tsukuba for AY 2020, originally scheduled to be held on September 30, 2020 (Wednesday) has been canceled to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
For details:

Our program will conduct the orientation for new students in order to provide the necessary information for your new student life.

Date and Time: September 30, 2020 (Wednesday)
1:30-2:30 pm (Japan Time)
Participation Method: Online (Synchronous) using Microsoft Teams *

* Note: If you cannot join the orientation due to time difference or unstable internet access, a video of the orientation will be available on the Stream platform. (Refer to “③The method for watching the orientation video”).

① Settings for participating in the orientation
STEP01: Offce365 EES advantages Signup (by September 23)
Check your UT’s email address and signup at the Microsoft website

・Your email address is“UTID-NAME”.
(A student’s UTID-NAME is “s” + last 7 digits of the Student ID Number.)
   You can know your Student ID from “Unified Authentication System password” card sent to you by email.
  ・Microsoft password is different from unified authentication.

For details:
(About Signup)
(About Offce365 EES)

STEP02: Setting Application
You can participate in the orientation by using the web-based app for Microsoft Teams, or by downloading and installing the appropriate app for your platform (Teams is available for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android). We recommend downloading and installing the application.

After signing in, download and install Office on your device from here (

For details:
(How to use Office after signing up (signing in))

② The method for attending the orientation (Synchronous)
Select the team “2020 Fall HASS Orientation” , and click “Join” before starting time of the orientation.
Note: Please respect online etiquette by muting your microphone when joining and attending online classes. If you have concerns about your Internet access speed, we recommend turning off your video as well.

③The method for watching the video of orientation
The orientation video will be available via Stream until Thursday, October 15, 2020.
Click the link below.


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