All students must take the placement test to take a Japanese language class. If you missed the placement test on enrollment, you must apply in advance to take a placement test at the beginning of your next semester. Please check Campus Terminal at the end of January / July for updates on the schedule for the following semester.
Students can only take classes which match their placement test results. Skipping levels is not allowed.
Japanese language classes are provided for graduate students. You must take the placement test at the beginning of the semester to register. You can also visit the Self Access Learning Center (SALC) if you want to improve your Japanese language skills through self-study.
Traveling/Leave of Absence
As a rule, all students should be on campus throughout the duration of their program. However, if you are planning to leave the University for an extended period without taking a Leave of Absence, you must inform the Academic Office of the details of your off-campus activities after receiving approval from your supervisor. Students must also submit the designated application form available on the Graduate School website to the Academic Office prior to departure.
Yes. If you are planning to leave APU for an extended period (1 month or more) without taking a Leave of Absence, you must inform the Academic Office of the details of your activities outside of APU after receiving approval from your supervisor. Students should complete the designated application form available for downloaded from the Graduate School website and submit it to the Academic Office prior to departure.
Students who are unable to continue their studies at APU due to unavoidable circumstances may apply for a Leave of Absence or withdraw from their program by submitting a request to the Student Office along with other required documents.
Yes. However, as accessing the system from off-campus may be slow or unreliable we recommend students register from on-campus. You are responsible for any adverse results that occur when using these systems.
Students can only add/drop courses during the designated course registration and correction periods. It is not possible to add or drop courses outside of these periods.
No. It is not possible to drop a course outside of the course registration / correction period. If you are unable to drop the course you should continue attending classes.
No. It is not possible to add a course outside of the course registration / correction period and the Academic Office cannot help you in any way. Please take careful note of the registration and correction periods and complete your registration accordingly.
Only the courses for which a student is eligible to register appear on the registration page. If a course does not appear, it is most likely because you are not eligible to register for it.
The GSM course “Strategic Management” is only available for students in their 3rd semester or above.
GSM courses are not available for GSAM students (excluding jointly offered courses).
If you cannot select a course which appears on your Campusmate, it is very likely that the class has already reached capacity. On Campusmate you can see the number of remaining seats in the course. If there is a “0 (zero)” below the course name, it means that there are no seats left for that course.
Courses are usually offered yearly, and not all courses are available each semester. Only courses available in a given semester are shown in the timetable.
“Strategic Management” is only available for 2nd year (3rd and 4th semester) students. If you are a 2nd year student but cannot register for the course please contact the Academic Office immediately.
It depends on your college. GSAM students cannot take GSM courses except for those offered jointly for both programs (Marketing Strategy, Marketing Research, and Product Development Management). However, GSM students can take GSAM courses and count credits from those courses towards the credits required for their program completion.
No. Graduate students may only take graduate courses.
Class timetables are uploaded to the Graduate School website in early March for spring semester courses and early September for fall semester courses. Please check the schedule before each semester.
The tentative class timetables are usually announced in early March for spring semester courses and early September for fall semester courses. Announcements are posted on Campus Terminal.
Class timetables with the exact days and periods of each class are released in early March for Spring semester courses and early September for fall semester courses. Please check these to plan your registration.
Session subjects are not offered every semester. If a subject is offered during the session period, it will be announced when the finalized class timetable for that semester is announced (approximately 1 week before Course Registration period A). As a rule, 2 to 4 classes are held every day during the session period and students who register for a session subject should not plan any other activities during the session period. The exact class schedule will be announced 2 weeks before the start of the session period.
No. If you drop the course it is deleted from your student record.
Students can check their GPA from the “Grade Report” screen on Campusmate.
No. Only courses awarded a passing grade are shown on official transcripts.
There are 2 types of GPA – semester GPA and cumulative GPA. Semester GPA is calculated using only the grades of the present semester and includes F grades. Semester GPA is not included on official transcripts and is reset every semester. Cumulative GPA is calculated using all grades received since enrollment (from first semester to final semester) and does not include F grades. Cumulative GPA is printed on all transcripts.
Each scholarship has different requirements so please check with your scholarship provider for details.
Contact information for course instructors is usually available in the course syllabus. You can also find faculty member contact information in the office hours section of the Academic Office website.
No, the university does not provide such services. However, students who want to improve their writing on their own may refer to the list of service providers on the Writing Support page.
If you are in your final semester you can purchase this certificate from the automatic certificate dispensers on campus. If you are not in your final semester, you can apply through the Academic Office. Please note, up to 5 business days may be required to process your application.