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Housing

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As a Temple Japan study abroad student, you will have the option to live in a dorm, reside with a Japanese family in a homestay, or find your own housing in Tokyo.  

Housing in Tokyo is guaranteed for all program participants who submit the housing form and a $200 non-refundable housing deposit by the deadline set for your particular semester.

 

Dorm

 

Musashi-Kosugi Dorm 

  • Residence located in Kawasaki, Kanagawa. The area has many local stores and restaurants catering to college students. The Tokyu Line provides direct access to Shibuya and Yokohama, two shopping and entertainment centers in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
  • Commute time to Temple Japan is about 50 minutes using the Tokyu Line or JR Line
  • A standard single room is about 11.5 - 12 square meters and comes equipped with a bed, a private bathroom with a shower, a desk and a chair, an A/C unit, a refrigerator, and a closet. Bedding (pillow, blanket, and sheets) is provided, but towels are not.
  • Internet connection (Ethernet and WiFi) available in each room
  • The building has a cafeteria, a lounge, a garden terrace, multipurpose rooms, a fitness gym, a shared kitchen, and a laundry room with coin-operated machines.
  • Temple Japan Dorm Manager lives on-site

In the event that Musashi-Kosugi Dorm cannot accommodate all students, Temple Japan will utilize an overflow housing facility, Hakusan Dorm.

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Hakusan Dorm

  • Residence located in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo. Hakusan Station has many local stores and restaurants catering to college students. It is located near several amusement and entertainment facilities such as Tokyo Dome and Ueno Zoo.
  • The commute to Temple Japan is about 40 minutes by subway lines.
  • A standard single room is about 12 square meters and comes equipped with a bed, a private bathroom with a shower, a desk and a chair, an A/C unit, a refrigerator, and a closet. Hakusan dorm also has double rooms, which may be utlitized as necessary. Bedding (pillow, blanket, and sheets) is provided, but towels are not. High-speed WiFi internet is provided.
  • The building has a lounge, study rooms, movie theater/gaming room, a rooftop garden, a shared kitchen, and a laundry room with card-operated machines. 
  • Temple Japan Dorm Manager lives on-site

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Homestay

  • Available for selected students who are interested in complete linguistic and cultural immersion
  • Provides additional opportunities for language practice, as Japanese hosts do not necessarily speak any English
  • Private room in a Japanese home
  • Includes two meals per day
  • Usually located in one of many residential areas beyond center of Tokyo, so you will get to know local neighborhoods that the casual tourist never sees
  • Commute to campus is approximately one-and-a-half to two hours each way by public transportation (a common commute for those who go to school or work in central Tokyo)
  • Students requesting homestays will be interviewed by Temple Japan staff.

Independent housing

Program participants may also secure housing on their own. 

For more information about these options, visit the Temple University Japan campus website.