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International Residence Chuo

The International Residence Chuo is a place where students can share lifestyles and cultures on a daily basis, learn from each other and interact using foreign languages, as well as develop broad and cosmopolitan perspectives. The residence has units containing six single rooms, and will offer an environment where domestic and international students with diverse values are encouraged to socialize through community living. 

Public Spaces

Common kitchen has IH cooking heater, cookware, and dishes. There are facilities necessary for life, such as laundry room, bathroom, storage room, and common lounge.
Kitchen (5F)
Lounge (5F)
Hall (5F)
Theater (2F)
Meeting rooms (7, 9F)
Japanese rooms (5, 8F)
Storage room (1F)
Bathroom (1F)
Coin Laundry (1F)
Mail box room (1F)
Common facilities: kitchen (5F), lounge (5F), hall (5F), theater (2F), meeting rooms (7, 9F), Japanese rooms (5, 8F), training rooms (3, 4F), storage room (1F), bathroom (1F), coin laundry (1F), spare room (1F), mail box room (1F), prayer rooms (Global Gateway Chuo), vending machines

There are English speaking managers in the residence to support residents.

Private Space

Private room
Unit Living
Unit layout

Each unit containing 6 private rooms has a shower (no bathtub), dressing room, toilet, washbasins, mini kitchen, dining table, chairs, shoe box, and waste bin. Private rooms have an air conditioner, an open closet, bed, desk, chair, fridge, lighting, curtain, hanging laundry-pole holder, and WiFi.

Management Policy

All residents need to value diversity and help each other for comfortable residence life. As the support staff (student leaders) to make the system, there are RAs (Resident Assistants) and ULs (Unit Leaders). In addition, there are rules and regulations for smooth community living.
What is a Resident Assistant (RA)?
RAs support all residents to develop strong identification within the residence, as well as to have comfortable and fulfilling community life. They facilitate communication to organize events and play a role to develop the continuity of residence life. They cooperate with community members who support RA activities and play the role of advisor in planning and runnnig events and improving the environment in the IRC.

What is a Unit Leader (UL)?
ULs strive to bring the unit together, create Unit Contracts, and hold meetings in the unit, engage in maintenance of the environment in the unit, and ensure the environment for comfortable unit life. In addition to coordinating the unit and supporting residential life, ULs also play a role between students in the unit, the International Center, and live-in managers.
RA/UL Training system
*Training courses are provided free of charge, though some are compulsory.
  • Training for team building and leadership
  • Training for cultural understanding, communication skills, and personal relations
  • English language course (on-campus TOEIC course)
  • Emergency first-response training, such as AED training

  • RA/UL benefits
    • RA/UL: will be paid for residence arrival support (for both Japanese and international students twice a year), with registration as part-time staff at Chuo, paid according to the hours worked.
    • RA: will be paid a 100,000 yen annual subsidy for rent payment (with certain standards/ payment four times)
    • UL: will be paid a 60,000 yen annual subsidy for rent payment (with certain standards/ payment four times)

    Rules and Regulations of the residence for smooth community life (excerpts)
    • Residents shall participate in all events, orientations, meetings, etc. of the IRC.
    • Entry into the IRC by non-residents is prohibited. (Family members of residents can visit the common area on the fifth floor.)
    • Entry into living areas of other genders is prohibited at all times. *Use your student ID card as a key when entering the IRC (allowed to enter only permitted areas).
    • After use of common facilities, all equipment shall be returned in original condition, to original locations.
    • Do not make noises that disturb others after 21:00. All should maintain a quiet environment.

International Residence Chuo Information

Building name International Residence Chuo
Address 413-1 Higashinakano, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo 192-0351
Access On-campus, 1 minute walk from the Tama Monorail Chuo-Daigaku Meisei-Daigaku Station
Rooms 50 units (6 private rooms in each unit)
Private rooms (300) approx. 10㎡ equipped with:
air conditioner, open closet, bed, desk, chair, fridge, lighting, curtain, hanging laundry-pole holder, and WiFi
Structure of building Nine-story, reinforced concrete
Rent 62,800 yen (monthly)
all utilities included (electricity, gas, water and Internet)
Deposit 62,800 yen (at the time of moving in)
Other charges 1,400 yen + tax (monthly) for rental futon set, plus a set-up fee: 500 yen + tax (first month only)
*All residents are required to rent a set of futon.
*Available services (free of charge): sheets cleaning twice a month, storage of a winter quilt during summer
*Use of the guarantor system 18,840 yen/a year (if applicable, for privately financed international students only)
Contract period One year - Students can extend their contract up to one year with the university’s approval.
At the procedure for moving in, students will have a fixed-term lease contract with Chuo’s designated company.
Lessor: Sekisui House Real Estate Tokyo Ltd.
Office in charge: IRC Management Office (National Students Information Center Co., Ltd.)
Cycle Parking Bicycle: free of charge (spaces are limited)
Motorcycle: 1,000 yen + tax (monthly)
Others Cleaning fees (25,000 yen + tax *universal room: 35,000 yen + tax), maintenance fees and a share of the fire insurance (4,000 yen a year) will be required when moving out.
(Deposit will be used to pay these fees.)
Please contact the International Center for further information.

TEL: 042-674-2216
FAX: 042-674-2214