AP House Moving-in information (For September 2022 new enrollees)

1. Moving-in schedule

For students residing in countries or regions other than Japan

【Moving-in period】September 5 (Mon.) – September 15 (Thur.)

Arrival Assistance Service
Arrival Assistance Service will be provided by the university for new AP House residents to get to AP House from Fukuoka Airport (The International Terminal).

  • 【Meeting point】 Fukuoka Airport International Terminal ※Map (PDF)
  • 【Departure time】11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. (twice a day)
  • 【Precautions when using the Arrival Assistance Service】
    1. Please reserve a flight that arrives at Fukuoka Airport (international terminal or domestic terminal) in the morning.
    Please do not arrange your Japanese domestic flight if you are a student who needs to quarantine after entering Japan.
    2. If you are unable to arrive in time to board the bus leaving at 3:00 p.m., arrange to stay overnight at a hotel close to the airport and board the bus departing for AP House the next day. If you have to spend the night in a hotel, prepare to board the bus the next day by taking preventive actions, such as not leaving your hotel room for nonessential and nonurgent reasons, to minimize the risk of exposure to coronavirus infection.
    3. Please use the Arrival Assistance Service to get to AP House. Do not attempt to travel to AP House from Fukuoka Airport on your own.
    4.Luggage that can be carried on the bus is limited to one suitcase and one carry-on bag. If you bring more, please send them to AP House via a courier service with prepayment from the arrival airport.
For students residing in Japan
  • 【Moving-in period】September 13 (Tue.) – September 15 (Thur.)
  • 【Moving-in hours】10:00 – 16:00
  • 【Reception】
    (Undergraduate students) AP House 1 or 2 Security Office
    (Graduate students) AP House 4 Security Office
  • ※Information regarding AP House building assignments will be announced via email approximately three days before the moving-in period. Residents need to proceed to their assigned building to complete the reception procedures.
  • There will be some changes to dormitory operation as of 2022 Fall. Residents will not be informed of their room number until the day they move in.
    Please note that we will not be able to provide residents with this information in advance. Students moving to Beppu should complete the dormitory reception procedures before completing other procedures required of new residents at Beppu City Hall.

【Moving-in date registration】
Please provide your moving-in date using the URL shown below by Tuesday, September 6 at 9:00 a.m.
https://survey2.apu.ac.jp/limesurvey/index.php/612959?lang=en
The information provided through this survey will be used for preventative measures against COVID-19.
※Resubmit the survey if you want to change your moving-in date.

※Domestic students are asked to complete the procedures to withdraw AP House fees from their bank accounts by their move-in dates.
Please refer to page 59 in the ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES HANDBOOK for more information.

2. Students residing in Japan are asked to monitor their health before moving into AP House

Students are asked to refrain from behaviors and actions that will increase their risk of infection, such as eating, drinking, and singing karaoke with people they do not live with and staying at friends' homes. Below are the primary health observational points that are being taken to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

  1. 1) Students are asked to observe their health every morning and evening starting from Monday, September 5, until the day they move in.
    Students need to use the URL below and enter their health information for the night before and the morning of submission every morning by 10:00.
  2. 2) If the University cannot confirm a student's health status for several days, the APU Health Clinic may contact them at home or on their mobile phone.
  3. 3) Students should visit a nearby medical facility or contact the APU Health Clinic at booking@apu.ac.jp if they experience any symptoms such as coughing, breathlessness, extreme fatigue, a sore throat, loss of smell or taste, or a fever two days before moving into AP House. Depending on the circumstances, the student may be asked to move into AP House at a later date.
  4. 4) Students must continue to take care of their health even after moving into AP House. The AP House Office will provide residents with additional information about submitting their health questionnaires after moving into AP House.

★ Health Monitoring Questionnaire for students who are planning to move into AP House
https://survey2.apu.ac.jp/limesurvey/index.php/582756?lang=en

3. Shipping luggage in advance

  1. ①Students need to write their name in roman letters and application number clearly.
  2. ②Each resident can send up to two boxes (Total dimensions <length + height + width> must be within 120cm).

Students residing in countries or regions other than Japan are asked to send their luggage after their entry date to Japan is finalized. After entering Japan, students who are requested to quarantine by the Japanese government can send their luggage to AP House after their quarantine period is concluded. Students are required to pay for their postage fees. Students who decide to send their luggage should address it to themselves and send it to their AP House room number. Students should ensure that it arrives after they move into AP House.

Mailing address
AP House1 and 2 (Undergraduate students)

AP House 2, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
1-2 Jumonjibaru (Uchikamado), Beppu, Oita 874-0011
Phone: 0977-78-1901

AP House 4 (Graduate students)

APU PLAZA OITA (AP House 4)
Kyomachi 11-8, Beppu, Oita 874-0926
Phone: 0977-75-8789

Students residing in Japan are asked to have their luggage arrive after they move into AP House at a date and time they can receive it from the carrier directly.
*You do not need to include your room number in the address when sending luggage ahead of your arrival. Please include your room number in the address if you plan to have luggage sent after you have moved into your room.

The AP House Office will send the new residents their AP House building approximately three days before moving in via email.

For students who send their luggage from within Japan
AP House1 and 2 (Undergraduate students)

AP House __ (1 or 2), ____ Building,
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
1-2 Jumonjibaru (Uchikamado), Beppu, Oita 874-0011
Addressee: Name, Application number
Your phone number: _____________________

AP House 4 (Graduate students)

APU PLAZA OITA (AP House 4)
Kyomachi 11-8, Beppu, Oita 874-0926
Addressee: Name, Application number
Your phone number:_____________________

4. Parents, guardians, or other individuals accompanying residents may not enter AP House

Entering AP House is currently restricted to residents and staff to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Parents, guardians, and other individuals accompanying residents are welcome to come by car on the premises and help unload luggage but are prohibited from entering AP House at this time. The University asks for everyone's understanding and cooperation.

5. Other

A guidance session to assist international students with opening a bank account and registering their address with Beppu City Hall is scheduled for Friday, September 16. Residents are asked to move into the dormitory during the designated moving-in period to avoid missing this important session.
Students are asked to move into AP House during the specified period above. After moving into AP House, all residents are required to perform health observations during the designated period.

Please inform the AP House Office if your flight schedule or unavoidable circumstances arise.

Facility information
Preventative measures against COVID-19 in AP House

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Preventative measures against COVID-19 at APU
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For inquiries about AP House, please contact the AP House Office at aph-mi@apu.ac.jp.

For other inquiries, please use the link below.

【APU Office list】 https://www.apu.ac.jp/home/contents/contact.html/

AP House Office


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