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Accepting a request for special testing and studying accommodations

Our university provides testing and studying accommodations for applicants with disabilities or special needs to prevent them from being forced to take exams or study under disadvantageous conditions. If you wish to request testing accommodations, please consult with us prior to submitting an application for admission in accordance with the following request procedure.

  • Please make sure that you consult with us even if you are planning to use at the time of exam a hearing aid, crutch, wheelchair and other items you normally use, as accommodations may still be needed in these cases.

How to submit your request

Please submit the documents listed in (i) to (iv) (please submit (iii) and (iv), only if you can) below by the deadline specified in our Application Guidelines. We will review your request based on the documents you submitted to provide proper accommodations. (We may ask questions to you, your guardians or other relevant persons in our review process.)

(i) Request form (PDF)

Download the request form (PDF) above and fill out the form.

(ii) Doctor’s certificate (PDF)

Download the doctor’s certificate form (PDF) above and ask your doctor to fill out the form. Please request your doctor to write the specific level of your disability and the reason why testing accommodations requested by you are needed.

* If you have requested accommodations at the time of National Center Test for University Admissions, notification under

(iii) and a copy of doctor’s certificate you submitted to the National Center for University Entrance Examinations are sufficient. You do not need to submit a doctor’s certificate in a form specified by our university.

(iii) Notice of decision on testing accommodations for National Center Test for University Admissions

If your request for testing accommodations for National Center Test for University Admissions has been accepted, please submit a copy of “notice of decision on testing accommodation” sent by the National Center for University Entrance Examinations.

(iv) A copy of physical disability certificate

Please submit a physical disability certificate, if you have one.

Request deadline

Please check the request deadline specified in our Application Guidelines. If testing accommodations become necessary after the request deadline, please contact us immediately for consultation. Please submit your request as early as possible, as it might take time to review your request depending on the type and level of disability.

Where to submit your request

Please send a request form and relevant documents to the following address:

Tokyo University of the Arts

Faculty of Fine Arts and Graduate School of Fine Arts

Educational Affairs Section of the Faculty of Fine Arts
Tel: +81 (0)50 5525 2122
12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8714 Japan

Faculty of Music and Graduate School of Music

Educational Affairs Section of the Faculty of Music
Tel: +81 (0)50 5525 2309
12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8714 Japan

Faculty of Film and New Media and Graduate School of Film and New Media

Educational Affairs Section of the Faculty of Film and New Media
Tel: +81 (0)50 5525 2675
4-44, Honcho, Naka-ku,Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa,231-0005, Japan

Faculty of Global Arts and Graduate School of Global Arts

Educational Affairs Section of the Faculty of Global Arts
Tel: +81 (0)50 5525 2754
1-25-1, Senju,Adachi-ku, Tokyo,120-0034, Tokyo, Japan

Handling of personal information

We manage your personal information including your address, name and details of your consultation in a strict manner, and use your personal information only in relation to the entrance examination, study guidance, university registration management and health management. We will not use your personal information for any other purposes and will not provide your personal information to any third party without your prior consent.