Campus Life and Support System for Students

1. Campus Life

Most JLCC classes are held in the building called Center Zone 5 on Ito Campus, and much of Ito Campus offers free wireless internet access. An International Students’ Lounge is also available for rest and study.
There are plenty of public facilities such as cafeterias open for lunch and dinner at affordable prices, the Central Library which was built in 2018 and a gym with material arts rooms.

Kyushu University Ito Campus Guidebook

伊都キャンパス センター5号館(センターゾーン)
Building of Center Zone 5
伊都キャンパス 中央図書館(イーストゾーン)
Central Library

2. Academic Support

2-1. Support System in Learning

As the JLCC coordinator, a teaching staff from the International Student Center will be assigned to JLCC students for their overall support. In addition, a professor from the International Student Center who specializes in Clinical Psychology and Japanese students (tutors) are also assigned to JLCC students so that he/she can discuss matters concerning their daily life or study and communication.

3. Daily Support

3-1. Support System in everyday life

Kyushu University is seeking to develop and improve a support system for international students and researchers in order to assist their daily lives and academic activities in Japan. For more information, please visit the following.

Global Gateways

3-2. Exchange with Japanese Students, Tutor

As mentioned above, a Japanese student is assigned to each course student so that he/she can consult with your tutor regarding your concerns regarding your daily life or study and communicate with Japanese students as well.

3-3. Accommodation

Dormitory 1, 2 and 3 or Kyosokan (Ito Harmony House) at Ito Campus are available for those participating in the JLCC while they are enrolled. The room is fully equipped with a private bath and toilet, a desk, a bookshelf, a bed, a wardrobe, a refrigerator and an air conditioner.

Residence Facilities’ Addresses and Contact Information

Dormitory Ⅰ
674, Kuwabara, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 819-0382
Tel: +81-92-807-7188

Dormitory Ⅱ
674, Kuwabara, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 819-0382
Tel: +81-92-806-6841

Dormitory Ⅲ
674, Kuwabara, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 819-0382
Tel: +81-92-807-7072

Kyosokan (Ito Harmony House)
522, Kuwabara, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 819-0382
Tel: +81-92-806-5779

External Appearance of Building

Interior of the Dormitories

4. Living Cost

The living costs in Fukuoka City are significantly lower than in other major cities such as Tokyo or Osaka. Monthly living cost in Fukuoka City is roughly as follows.

  • Dormitory Room Rent
    16,500 yen~25,500 yen(depending on the dormitory room choice)
  • Dormitory Upkeep
    4,500 yen
  • Utilities (Water & Electricity)
    15,000 yen(will vary with usage)
  • Food
    30,000 yen(individual spending habits may vary. Lunch at the school cafeteria runs about 400 yen, and students typically prepare their own breakfast and dinner at the dormitory.)
  • Local Transportation
    10,000 yen (individual spending habits may vary)
  • Books and Supplies
    5,000 yen(instructors typically provide reading materials in class)
  • Internet Service
    3,500 yen
  • Health Insurance
    2,000 yen
  • Personal Expenses
    20,000 yen(Individual spending habits may vary)
One-off Charges (Move-in Costs)
  • Dormitory Room Deposit
    30,000 yen
  • Half-year Futon Rental
    5,500 yen
  • Internet Set-up
    10,000 yen
  • Emergency Security Plan
    1,000 yen (valid for one year)

5. Health & Healthcare

All international students are well supported to maintain their wellbeing including their health. Kyushu University’s Center for Health Sciences and Counseling (CHC) provides a variety of support for all campus members, when any concern arises regarding their physical/mental health and disabilities issues.

Center for Health Sciences and Counseling, Kyushu University