Academic Advising

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.

Check your consultation before make reservation

Depending on the contents, you may be able to receive more appropriate advice by consulting another contact person.
Please confirm the contents of your consultation from the following page.
General Information on Student Services (PDF)

How to Register

Bookings can be made through the following online reservation form.
Academic Advising Online Reservation

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

Timetable (AY 2022 Spring Semester)
  • Each advisor's available times are as follows.

  • Prof. SHIN (Japanese)
    Friday, 2nd Period
  • Prof. CUTTING (Japanese / English)
    Tuesday, 4th Period
  • Prof. TSUTSUI(Japanese / English)
    Wednesday, 4th Period
  • Prof. ROUX (English)
    Monday, 4th Period

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

  • 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 advising sessions to students aimed at helping with their studies. The topics differ for each session, but anyone is free to join.

AY 2022 Advising Session Schedule

The advising sessions scheduled for AY 2022 are as follows:
※Session content and timing of the advising sessions are subject to change.
※Details of the advising sessions will be posted as they become available.

  • April 27 (Wed) "Talk with Senpai / Making 100% Use of APU (Tentative)"
  • Time Management Session
  • Cultural Exchange
  • Stress Management Session
AY 2021 Advising Session
Session Advisor Lang. Style Material
期末試験対策! タイムマネジメントセッション SHIN-sensei Japanese Online PDF
夏休みの計画をゆるっと考えよう! CUTTING-sensei Japanese In-Person PDF
Let’s start thinking about Summer Vacation Goals! FUDEUCHI-sensei English Online PDF
期末試験対策! タイムマネジメントセッション ROUX-sensei English Online PDF
Time Management Session(Spring Semester)

Time Management Session
(Spring Semester)

Let’s start thinking about Summer Vacation Goals(Spring Semester)

Let’s start thinking about Summer Vacation Goals
(Spring Semester)

APU Mindful Café(Fall Semester)

APU Mindful Café
(Fall Semester)

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