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Academic Advising

[Important Notice]
Due to the impact of the novel coronavirus, we are no longer providing face-to-face Academic Advising sessions. Instead, we are providing sessions online via the Zoom Online Meeting System.

More information on how to make a reservation can be found below.

※Applicable Period: Until the end of Quarter 2

APU offers ″Academic Advising″ for students in order to help them identify and achieve their goals both academically and personally. Advising is conducted through meetings with university faculty and staff, and aims to enable students to achieve the following.

  • Awareness and utilization of the APU multicultural learning environment
  • Smooth transition into university student life
  • Creation of an education plan
  • Following one’s own study plan responsibly

Individual Academic Advising

You must pre-register to participate in an online Academic Advising session.

How to Register
  1. Send an email with the information shown in 1-5 below to advising@apu.ac.jp.
    1) Name 2) Student ID Number 3) Requested Date/Time 4) Consultation Topic 5) Phone Number
    ※Please check the timetable of available consultation dates/times and the list of available appointment times, then offer up to 3 options for meeting dates/times.
    ※If you cannot find a time that works with your schedule it may still be possible to arrange a session time. Please send an email to advising@apu.ac.jp for more information.
  2. You will receive an email from advising@apu.ac.jp with the date, time, and Zoom meeting information of your individual advising session.
  3. Respond to the email to confirm your appointment.
  4. Use Zoom to attend your advising session at your reserved date/time.
    ※ Please check HERE for information on how to install Zoom.
    ※ Individual advising sessions are held face-to-face, so please make sure your camera is turned on during your session.

If your schedule does not match any of the time slots shown below, please contact us.

Timetable (AY 2020 Spring Semester)
  • Each advisor's available times are as follows.

  • Mon, 4th period - Prof. SHIN
  • Tue, 4th period - Prof. CUTTING
  • Wed, 3rd period - Prof. TSUTSUI

  • Please click here for the schedule.
Academic Advising: Our Advisors
  • You can speak with any of our three academic advisors about any worries you may have.
  • Our Advisors

Location
  • Held via the Zoom Online Meeting System
    ※Requires a stable internet connection

Your Concerns
  • You can speak with an advisor on any issue, large or small. Please consider academic advising for the following topics, or for any other questions you wish to ask.

  • Difficulty getting used to being at university
  • Time-management problems
  • Help with study methods
  • Unsure what to do now to prepare for your future
  • Unsure how to write reports
  • Feeling lost or unsure and wanting to talk with someone

  • If the situation is extremely urgent, please visit the appropriate office or the counseling room. Additionally, for questions or advice regarding scholarships, please visit the Student Office.

Advising Session

The Academic Office provides sessions to students aimed at helping with their studies.
The topic differs every session, but anyone can join any session freely.
We look forward to seeing you there. Please check the Campus Terminal for more information.

Advising Session Schedule (AY2020 Spring Semester)

Details of the advising sessions will be posted as they become available.

Pictures from previous Advising Sessions
AY 2019 FA Jumonji Cafe

AY 2019 FA Jumonji Cafe

AY 2019 FA MBTI Session

AY 2019 FA MBTI Session


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