• 【To students and guardians】“Emergency Support Benefit” in response to the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)


【To students and guardians】“Emergency Support Benefit” in response to the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

    We would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your sincere cooperation and full understanding of the on-going academic activities.
    The Japanese Government declared a "State of Emergency" based on the Act on Special Measures against the Novel Influenza etc. on April 7th. In order to continue providing the students the opportunity to learn, we have started classes online from April 20th (some classes started on April 13th, Soka Women's College on April 6th). Initially, we were planning to resume in-person classes from May 11th, however, due to the situation in society, we decided to conduct all classes online throughout the spring semester (announced on April 22nd).

    We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all of the students and their parents and guardians who are making the best efforts to prepare for the changes in the semester despite the difficulties in the economy. For our students to continue their studies, we have decided to provide an emergency support benefit of 50,000 yen to all Soka University students as a support for preparing the environment to take online classes and to sustain their living. In addition, we will implement other financial support such as an “extension on tuition fees”  in response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
    We are considering further support in our student’s learning and student life. As soon as the decisions are finalized, we will inform you through the University website and student portal site.
    The difficult situation may continue, however, Soka University will continue to further enhance the education and learning at the university with students’ health and safety as a first priority.
    Yasunori Tashiro, Soka University Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
    Yoshihisa Baba, Soka University President
    Noboru Mizumoto, Soka Women’s College President


    Emergency Support Benefit

    ・Eligibility: Undergraduate students, Soka Women’s College students, Graduate students, and Bekka students
    *excludes students of the correspondence program. Includes students who are taking a leave of absence in the 2020 spring semester
    *For international exchange students attending Soka University, please check with the International Affairs Office (tel:042-691-8230)
    ・Amount: 50,000 yen
    *Detailed information about applying will be posted on the student portal site shortly.
    *We are planning to start depositing from the end of May.
    *Until we post the detailed information on the student portal site, please refrain from contacting the financial affairs office and other offices.

    Extension on Tuition Fees

    The scheduled deadline for tuition payment is Wednesday, May 20th, however, students may apply for an extension of the due date. The initial extension date was Wednesday, June 10th, however, due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the deadline after extension will be extended to Friday, July 31st. If you would like to apply for an extension, please fill out the form from the URL below.