COVID-19 Information and Preventive Measures

Important updates will be posted on the university's official websites (English, Japanese) and social media pages (FB, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram), so everyone is encouraged to click follow or check back regularly.

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To accurately reflect the changing situation in Sendai, and to ensure that students get the best education while keeping safe, the university will occasionally make changes to the measures listed in its emergency action plan (BCP).

BCP (emergency action plan)

The BCP is at Level 0 from April 1, 2023

New information:

Please remain vigilent

Alert areas:

Situation in Miyagi Prefecture and Sendai City.

Safety Measures:


Notice of the COVID-19 Vaccination by Sendai City

What to do if you feel unwell

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Here's a printable chart if what to do. (pdf)

If you need advice on new coronavirus infection, please contact the Miyagi / Sendai Call Center at 022-398-9211.
Multilingual support by three-way calling is available for foreign nationals.

Latest News

Positive COVID-19 cases at Tohoku University
*Please respect the privacy of the people affected.

For Students:


Part-time jobs

Students are allowed to do part-time work, as long as the nature of the job and the working conditions are safe, and they take all possible precaution against COVID-19 infection.

The university continues to strongly discourage students from engaging in work that involve the 3Cs, frequent and close contact with others, or being in a poorly ventilated space.

Mental Health Care / Help Desk / Call Center

Student Health Care Center

Please make a reservation by telephone ( 022-795-7833) or by e-mail: 

International Student Help Desk -online

To access the service, please log in to Google Classroom via your DC mail account with the following class code.
Class code: wfm3mxf

For travelling students:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, new and returning international students are reminded to be aware of the latest immigration requirements for entry into Japan. Please check this site by our International Support Office for updates.

Students are also encouraged to check with their home embassies when making travel plans.

Students and Staff who are planning to Travel

Following a review of COVID-19 prevention measures, Japan is easing restrictions to international travel. Tohoku University employees and students who are considering overseas trips, should refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for the latest guidelines, and consult with their departments before making plans.

Website of Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

・Border enforcement measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
・Valid Format of "Certificate of Negative Test Result"


Tohoku University International PR Section
Tel: +81-22-217-4816
Fax: +81-22-217-4818

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