Opening and Closing Hours of the Gate (Yotsuya Campus)

  Mon-Fri Sat Sun/Holidays
Main Gate open 24 hours open 24 hours open 24 hours
North Gate 8:00 - 19:30 8:00 - 19:30 9:00 - 18:00
East Gate 8:00 - 20:00 9:00 - 18:00 9:00 - 18:00

Offices and Service Counters Building 2, 1st Floor

Office Hours

Mon-Fri AM PM
Class and exam period 10:00 - 11:30 12:30 - 15:30
Outside of class period - 12:30 - 15:30

* Spring semester (class and exam period) is from Apr. 11 to July 29,Autumn semester (class and exam period) is from Sep. 27 to Jan. 30
* This may change due to the influence of COVID-19. Please check Sophia University’s official website or the Bulletin Board tab on Loyola for the latest information
* The office hours differ except for the offices. For details, please contact the offices.


Mon-Fri 9:00 - 22:00 *1
Sat 9:00 - 20:00 *2
Sun/Holidays 10:00 - 18:00

*1 (Reading areas on B2 – 2nd floor are open from 8:00)
*2 (18:00–20:00 for reading only)
Any changes in the open hours will be posted on the library website. For other open hours and service hours such as for the circulation desk, please check Central Library Service Hours on the library website.

Language Learning Commons Building 6, 1st Floor

Open Hours  
Mon-Fri 10:00 - 17:00

Copy Machine/Printer

Copy machines are installed throughout the campus. In addition, you can use multifunction printers with a coin kit with cash.
For inquiries about copy machines, please contact Sophia Campus Support Co., Ltd.

Campus Stores Building 2, B1

Mon-Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat* 10:00 - 14:00

* Closed on fi rst and third Saturdays(Store hours will differ during Spring, Summer, and Winter breaks)

7-Eleven Convenience Store Building 12, B1

Open 7 days a week * Mon-Fri 8:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 20:00
Sun/Holidays 10:00 - 17:00

* Closed year-end and New Year holidays, and power outage days (twice a year). Store open hours will differ during Spring, Summer, and Winter breaks. Please keep in mind that this information may change due to the influence of COVID-19. Please check Loyola’s Bulletin Board tab for the latest updates (An eating area is available for light meals, etc.)

Health and Wellbeing Center Health Services (Hoffmann Hall, 2nd Floor)

Services Office Hours
Internal medicine consultations [By appointment ] Tue, Fri 9:30 – 11:30, 13:00 – 16:00 (*1)
Mental health consultations [By appointment ] Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:30 – 16:30 (*1)
Consultation by a cardiologist [By appointment ] For the schedule, please check Loyola bulletin board
First-aid Mon to Fri 9:30 – 17:00
Emergency/first-aid is also available during lunch (11:30 – 12:30)
Health consultation/
Hospital referrals
Mon to Fri 9:30 – 11:30, 12:30 – 17:00
Medical checkup certificate
(English version)
Mon to Fri 9:30 – 11:30, 12:30 – 17:00 (*2)

*1 Please note that this information is subject to change
*2 To receive medical certificates in Japanese, please use the automated certificate issuing machine (Building 2, 4th floor)

Counseling Services Building 10, 3rd floor

Services: Counseling, Workshops, and Seminars
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30 – 11:30, 13:00 – 16:30
* By appointment only
* Japanese, English, and Chinese counseling available

Career Center Building 2, 1st floor

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 – 16:30
* Front desk is closed from 11:30 – 12:30
* Individual Consultation up to 40 minutes is available by appointment through the Web Career Center : Loyola>Career Center> Web Career Center.
* Office Hours are subject to change during vacations. Please be sure to check before contacting or visiting the Career Center.

Training Room Hoffmann Hall, 1st Floor

Mon - Sat 8:00 - 21:00
Sun 9:00 - 19:00

* Women-only hours are available. For details, please check the notice in the training room.
* Announcements will be posted under the Loyola Bulletin Board tab for hours closed during University holidays (Year-end and New Year holidays, power outage days, etc.) or for maintenance, etc.

Swimming Pool Gymnasium, B1

Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 18:50
Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Sun・Holidays closed

* Changes may be made; be sure to check the Bulletin Board in front of the Gymnasium for updated information


①Automated Certificate Issuing Machine

Location: Building 2, 4th Floor
Mejiro Seibo Campus Building 1, 1st floor
Operating hours: Mon to Fri, 9:00 – 17:00
Certificate of Attendance (Japanese/English), Transcript (Japanese/English), Certificate of Prospective Graduation (Japanese/English), Medical Checkup Report (Japanese), Student Travel Discount Certificate

②Application at Service Counters

【Center for Teaching and Curator Credentials】Certificate of Prospective Teaching License
【Center for Academic Affairs】Application for Change of Residence Status and Renewal of Period of Stay, Payment Certificate of Tuition and Fees, Reissuance of Student ID Card
【Center for Student Affairs(student support)】Student Commuter Certificate for Practical Training
【Center for Student Affairs (financial support)】Scholarship Nomination Letter, Scholarship Certificate
【Health and Wellbeing Center(Health Services)】Medical Checkup Report(English) Limited to the designated form of Sophia University