University's Countermeasures against the Novel Coronavirus(Covid-19)
(updated November 5)


There is concern that the Novel Coronavirus will spread even more within Japan, with a large number of cases being reported in multiple regions within the country. The state of infection overseas also continues to change moment by moment.Rikkyo University’s latest response to the Coronavirus will be placed below.
About Entry to Campus and University Reception Services (After Novemberr 8) (updated November 5)
Resuming in-person classes from Monday, October 18 (updated October 8)
Course Implementation Policy for Academic Year 2021 (updated October 8)
Implementation of University-based Vaccination for the Novel Coronavirus Vaccine (Updated September 29)
Rikkyo’s responses to conducting the final exams for Spring 2021
Campus Entry Possibility Regarding COVID-19 (after June 23 , 2021) (updated June21)
Contacting the University About COVID-19 Infection (June 2021 Version) (updated May 29)
Implementation of monitoring tests for COVID-19 (updated May 21)
Temporary alteration for how Rikkyo’s classes in Spring 2021 will be conducted (updated April 27)
Rikkyo’s response to the declaration of a state of emergency (Urgent) (updated April 23)
To all new second-year students (updated April 1)
To all the new students (updated April 1)
About Prevention of COVID-19 Infection (2021 Academic Year) (updated March 29)
Guidelines for Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 (updated September 15)
Entering the Country and Returning from Overseas (updated May 21)
Guidelines for Consultation Regarding Novel Coronavirus Infection (updated May 11)
Regardless of whether or not you have travelled abroad, contact the Call Centers for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts immediately if at least one of the following applies. Feel free to contact a consultation center even if you are not experiencing any of the symptoms listed below.

- If you have any of the following symptoms: difficulty breathing, severe fatigue/sluggishness, high fever, etc.

- If you are susceptible to severe illness (*) and have relatively mild cold symptoms such as a fever or cough.
(*) This includes, but is not limited to, senior citizens, those with underlying conditions such as diabetes, heart failure, or respiratory diseases (COPD, etc.), those undergoing dialysis, and those using immunosuppressants, anticancer drugs, etc.

- If you do not fall into any of the categories above but continue to have relatively mild cold symptoms, such as fever or cough, or abnormal sense of taste or smell.
(Please contact a center if a symptom persists for four days or more. Symptoms vary from person to person, so please contact a center immediately if you believe the symptoms to be severe. The same applies to those who must continue to take antipyretics.)
Regarding travel overseas
Rikkyo University, in principle, from now on prohibits all students, faculty and staff from traveling to the countries or areas that have a travel warning of level 2 or higher (Level 2: Avoid Non-essential Travel) according to the Warning on Infectious Diseases section of the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Travel Safety Information website.
・Please refrain from all non-essential, non-urgent travel to countries and regions other than the above as well. If you think you may have contracted the Novel Coronavirus, please refer to "Prevention Measures and Guide of Consultation" for what to do.


The university has created a Q&A of the most common queries about COVID-19.