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06 March 2020 By In LUJ Blog

Dear Academic Students, 

The Summer 2020 class schedule is UPDATED (March 6, 2020). Please go to the Student Resources page to view it or download a copy! 

   GEN110.J3 - Composition I Section 3 and GEN112.J3 - Composition II Section 3 have been added.

In case you already had your advising session with your advisor and wish to change your section, please contact your advisor.

Academic Affairs 

02 March 2020 By In LUJ Blog

Dear LUJ Academic Students,

We have sent you an email regarding your registration day, so please check your LUJ email for your registration day. 

If you have any questions, please contact Academic Affairs at  or ask your advisor.

Thank you,  

Academic Affiars

02 March 2020 By In LUJ Blog

Dear Academic Students,

Due to the recent (2-week) closure of the LUJ campus, we will temporarily change our Course Withdrawal procedures to best accommodate the current situation. For those who wish to withdraw from a course, please carefully read our advices and follow the instructions shown below.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE WITHDRAWING FROM A COURSE

  1. Before you make up your mind on withdrawing from a course, please make sure that you consult with your instructor to find the true status of your course progress. You instructor may have different view on your outcome of your final grade.
  2. No payment refunds (including time and efforts you have already invested.
  3. Your expected graduation term may be extended due to the shortage of credit hours by withdrawing from a course this term.
  4. The course level that you can register for maybe affected.
  5. If you are on the school-sponsored visa, you may not reduce your workload below nine semester hours after withdrawing from one or more courses. If you also repeatedly withdraw from courses and slow down on your academic progress, you may increase the chance of not getting your student visa renewed by the Immigration Bureau.

COURSE WITHDRAWAL INSTRUCTIONS

Instead of coming to the Academic Affairs office to pick up the withdrawal form, the students who wish to withdraw from a course may send an email request.

     Please send your request to the following parties:
               To: Academic Affairs ()
               CC: Your Instructor and Academic Advisor

     Required information to include in order to successfully withdraw from your course:
               Full Name:
               LUJ Student ID:
               LUW Student ID:
               Course Code and Section (e.g. GEN100.J1):
               Title of course (e.g. Writing Workshop):
               Credit hours (e.g. 1 cr., 3 cr., or 4 cr.):
               Do you have a school-sponsored visa? (Answer by Yes or No):
               Do you receive military benefits? (Answer by Yes or No):
               Do you receive U.S. Financial Aid? (Answer by Yes or No):

Should you have any questions, please contact Academic Affairs at  or call us at 03-3225-0426. There may be further notifications from our department, so we advise you to pay close attention to this LUJ Blog.

Academic Affairs

01 March 2020 By In LUJ Blog

Entering School and Document Issuing during Suspension of In-Person Classes period

対面授業停止期間中の学校への出校及び証明書の発行について

 

Dear Students,

As you have previously been informed, LUJ is currently closed to students, and will only be open on March 2nd and 3rd for the express purposes of retrieving books.

Please keep in mind that in the event you do stop by for this, you are required to immediately depart the school after retrieving your books.

Moreover, if you require a document(s) from Student Affairs, please send a request to Student Affairs (studentaffairs@japan.lakeland.edu), and an appointment will be scheduled for you to pick it up.

Student Affairs

 

学生の皆様へ

既に告知のあった通り、本日(3月2日)と明日(3月3日)のみ、学内のレンタルロッカーに保管してある教科書や私物の持ち帰りのための出校を許可しております。

上記以外の目的での施設利用はできませんので、用件が済んだらすみやかに帰るようにしてください。

対面授業停止期間中に、証明書の申請等をしたい場合は、学生課()にメールで申請をしてください。

不要不急の外出を避けるため、対面授業停止期間中のみ、特別にメールでの申請を受け付けます。証明書の受取日の際は来校も可能としますが、受取日時は事前に連絡をしていただくようお願いします。

学生課

28 February 2020 By In LUJ Blog

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,

As an update on our last report on the coronavirus outbreak, I wish to inform you that the administration of Lakeland University Japan has decided to follow the lead of the Japanese government and institutions of higher learning to suspend in-person classes from March 2 – March 13. Class lessons will continue online throughout that time, and students should begin receiving instructions from their teachers early next week, including which platforms (Blackboard, Skype, email, Google Hangouts, etc.) will be used. It is important for students to frequently check their LUJ email accounts for further instruction.

LUJ’s administration will frequently reevaluate the situation and provide updates via the LUJ blog as soon as they are available.

Suspension Notice of In-Person Classes

Starting date: Monday, Mar. 2

Tentative Resumption date: Monday, Mar. 16

Note: Classes will continue during that time online. Instructors will contact you with further details via your LUJ email account.  

During the two-week suspension period, we will determine when conditions will allow us to resume regular classroom teaching.

International students who wish to return to their home countries may do so and should continue their studies online. Those who plan to leave Japan need to complete an online form which will be available on the LUJ website shortly. Please continue checking the LUJ blog for updates.

Students may visit the campus on Monday, Mar. 2 or Tuesday, Mar. 3 to collect books and personal belongings from their lockers. After Tuesday, the campus will be closed to students until classes are resumed.

We are very sorry for the inconvenience the in-person class suspensions may cause you, but our primary concern is your health and safety. Please continue checking the LUJ blog for further updates on the coronavirus emergency.

 

学生、教職員各位

新型コロナウイルス(COVID-19発症事例の最新情報を踏まえて、レイクランド大学ジャパン・キャンパスは日本政府の要請と各高等教育機関の決定に従い、32()から313()まで対面式授業の中止を決定しました。以後2週間、授業はオンラインを通じて行われます。どのオンライン・プラットフォーム(BlackboardEメール、Google Hangouts等)を使用して非対面授業を行うかなどの指示は、来週前半に各教授より通達がされます。Eメールや使用中のオンライン・プラットフォーム等を頻繁に確認し、教授の指示に従ってください。

それ以降の授業形態やその他の事項については、状況を都度鑑みて決定し、LUJブログを通じて発表していきます。

学内のレンタルロッカーに教科書や私物を保管している学生は、32()3()のみ回収のための出校を認めますが、それ以降は、通常授業が再開されるまで大学の施設利用を停止しますのでご注意ください。

授業形態の変更に伴う皆さんの不便、不都合を思うと心苦しい限りですが、今回の臨時対応は皆さんの健康と安全を一番に考えて決定されました。今後もLUJ ブログの告知内容に従い行動してください。

《対面授業中止発表の要約》

対面授業停止開始日:32(月曜日)

対面授業再開見込日:316(月曜日)

概要:授業は非対面(オンライン)にて行われる。説明・指示等はLUJメールにて担当教授から連絡がある。

28 February 2020 By In LUJ Blog

Dear students,

The Summer 2020 Class Schedule is now published. Please Go to the Student Resources page to view it or download a copy! Please make sure to pay close attention to the Student Resources page, as we will be posting updates versions of the schedule there. Thank you.

Academic Affairs

27 February 2020 By In LUJ Blog

 A Message from the Dean, Dr. Alan Brender

学部長 Dr. Alan Brenderからの新型コロナウィルスに関するメッセージ(日本語訳は英語のメッセージの下をご覧ください)

 

Dear LUJ students, faculty, and staff, 

As you know, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is continuing to spread worldwide. Tokyo has had several clusters of cases, but so far no general outbreak. Still, we need to take precautions. We will use the LUJ BLOG as the primary source of updates, and will provide such updates at least once a week. Please read the update below as well as the report on actions that LUJ is taking to combat the spread of the virus. 

 

POSTPONEMENT OF EVENTS

LUJ has decided to postpone the following events until further notice:

- International Food Festival

- Movie Nights

- Lecture Series

- End of term ceremonies (EAP)

- Any other event, including student club activities, expecting 25 or more participants

 

ON-CAMPUS PRECAUTIONS

We strongly encourage every member of the LUJ community to continue taking measures to reduce the risk of contracting or spreading the virus when on campus, including: 

- Wearing a mask whenever possible.

- Regularly wshing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or more, or use an alcohol-based sanitizer with 60% alcohol or higher. At this time, we have placed bottles of disinfectant throughout the campus. Please use the disinfectant to clean your hands. 

- Regularly clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that could be contaminated with germs (such as your phone).

- Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough. 

- Try to avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth.

 

LUJ CORONAVIRUS POLICY

If you develop flu-like symptoms similar to the coronavirus, please take the following action. 

- Students should report their illness immediately to the Student Affairs office at 03-3225-0427 or by email at

- Faculty or staff with symptoms should report to their immediate LUJ supervisors. 

If you develop any symptoms, please call the consultation center before visiting a doctor or hospital. Personnel at the center will then recommend which medical institution(s) you should visit. Please only visit the medical center(s) recommended by the medical consultant center: 

- [For Tokyo residents]

- 03-5320-4509 For JAPANESE speakers (9:00-21:00) Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health (https://www.fukushihoken.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/iryo/kansen/coronasodan.html)

- 03-5285-8181 For ENGLISH AND OTHER LANGUAGES speakers (9:00-20:00) Himawari (https://www.fukushihoken.metro.tokyo.lg/jp/english/index.html)

- [For Outside Tokyo residents]

- https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kenkou_iryou/covid19-kikokusyasessyokusya.html 

- [Guide for Using Medical Institutions]

- https://www.jnto.go.jp/emergency/eng/mi_guide.html 

 

Thank you for your cooperation. 

 Dr. Alan Brender, Dean 

 

皆様

ご承知の通り、新型コロナウイルス(COVID-19)の感染が拡大しています。東京でもいくつかのクラスターでの感染が確認されていますが、大流行までには至っておらず、今後の動向を注視して予防を心掛ける必要があります。LUJでは、大学のブログを最新情報伝達の主要手段として使用することとし、週に1回以上更新します。以下、LUJのウイルス対応策をよくお読みください。

イベントの延期

今学期実施予定だった以下のイベントを延期することを決定しました。

- International Food Festival

- Movie Nights

- Lecture Series

- EAPの学期末セレモニー

その他学生のクラブ活動など、25名以上の参加が見込まれるイベントに関しても実施は不可とします。

キャンパス内での予防策

学生や教職員は、以下の予防策等を徹底して、ウイルス接触や拡散のリスクを抑えるようにしてください。

  • マスクの着用(可能な限り)
  • 手洗いの徹底。せっけんを使用して20秒以上手を洗うか、60%以上のアルコール消毒液を使用する。現在キャンパス内に消毒液を設置していますので、適宜利用してください。
  • 携帯電話など、ウイルスの付着の可能性があるものは常に除菌して清潔に保つこと。
  • くしゃみや咳をするときは、鼻や口を覆うこと。
  • 目・鼻・口を触らないようにする。

LUJの新型コロナウイルス対策方針

コロナウィルスに似た風邪症状が発生した場合、以下の対応をとってください。

  • 学生は、直ちに学生課()に連絡すること。※ご本人確認省略のため、LUJ Emailからメールを送ってください。
  • 教職員は、それぞれ直属の管理者に報告すること。

症状が発症した場合、医療機関を受診する前に、相談センターに電話をし、受診すべき医療機関についてのアドバイスを受けてください。相談センターがアドバイスした医療機関以外を受診することは控えてください。

相談センターの連絡先は、お住まいの自治体のウェブサイトでご確認ください。

以上

学部長 Dr. Alan Brender

24 February 2020 By In LUJ Blog

To students taking Writing Workshop, section 1 (GEN100.J1), 

Make-up class will be held during the following day and time:

<GEN100. J1
Wednesday, March 4th, 1:10 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. @ELTZ 6B (not a regular classroom) 


Should you have any questions, please contact Ms. Keefe. Thank you.

Academic Affairs

19 February 2020 By In LUJ Blog

Dear EAP students,

The EAP Term Calendar for this semester has been updated and it can be found on the Student Resources page.

For the details, please read carefully the email message "Importnat schedule changes for the end of term" wihch was sent from the EAP Coordinator. 

EAP Affairs 

 

16 February 2020 By In LUJ Blog

To students taking Writing Workshop Section 1 (GEN100.J1),

As you may have already receved the notification from your instructor, Ms. Keefe, tomorrow's class (2/18) has been cancelled and the make-up class will be announced later in the class and/or through LUJ blog. 

Should you have any questions, please contact Ms. Keefe.

Thank you,
Academic Affairs

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