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Individual Tutors

Individual Tutorial System

We provide tutors for 1st year students of the Graduate School / College of Arts and Sciences to help them adjust to their new academic life. Tutors are Japanese students and international students who have studies on the Komaba Campus.
*”International student” means a student whose status of residence is “Student.” Please consult the International Students’ Advisory Room if you need a tutor and have a different status of residence.

I. Types of Individual Tutors

1)    Tutors for students of the Junior Division
・You can ask Japanese students in the same class or international students of the Senior Division to be your tutor. You can also select a tutor from the list in the International Student Section.
・You will be provided a tutor for your first year.
・You can extend the period for another year with the approval of a teacher from the International Students’ Advisory Room.
・A teacher from the International Students’ Advisory Room may advise you, your tutor, or both of you in order to improve your tutoring experience.

2)    Tutors for students of the Senior Division (International Students through Agreements)
・Your academic advisor will assign you a tutor.
・You will be provided a tutor for the first semester and extension is possible for one additional semester.

3)    Tutors for international students of the Graduate Division
・Your academic advisor will assign you a tutor.
・You will be provided a tutor for the first semester and extension is possible for one additional semester.

II. What Tutors Do

・Tutors assist international students with their daily lives and studies; at the same time the international students will have opportunities to introduce their cultures to their tutors.
・In case of troubles, please contact the International Students’ Advisory Room.

III. Who can Become a Tutor

・Students of UTokyo (excluding research students) are eligible to apply to be a tutor. Register at the International Student Section.
・Tutors need to submit the necessary documents at the abovementioned section.
・Tutoring is supposed to be done on campus. The tutors are paid 900 yen/hour. The maximum payment per year is 108,000 yen (120 hours).
・In case of troubles, please contact the International Students’ Advisory Room.
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