Diplomas cannot be reissued.
Issue of Certificates
One certificate of graduation (completion) and one academic transcript are given to each student. To have a certificate re-issued after graduation, read the following web page and complete the necessary procedure:
Issue of Certificates (for Graduates)
Teaching License and Librarian Course Completion Certificate
If there is something incorrect or unclear in your teaching license or librarian course completion certificate, please ask the Teacher Education Center Office (on the 1st floor of Building No. 4 on Musashino Campus).
Teacher-librarian Course Completion Certificate
If you have earned credits for the required subjects in the teacher-librarian course and have earned a teaching license, the University will send you application documents sometime around June after you have graduated. Be sure to fill in all the required information and send it back to the University.
About a year after you graduate, you will be issued a School Library Teacher-librarian Course Completion Certificate (from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology).
Student ID Card
If you forgot to submit your student ID card when you received your diploma, please submit it to the Student Support Office later. (Cards may be sent by post.)
From Sunday, October 1, you will no longer be able to use Multimedia Room computers or applications like Google Workspace (e.g., Gmail, Google Drive), Microsoft 365, Mathematica, and Autodesk Education. Please back up your data by Saturday, September 30. See the following website for details:
MUSIC Help Desk Website: Procedures for Alumni
After graduating, you cannot leave any bicycles that you used to commute to and from the University on campus.
Please remove them from the premises yourself as early as possible.
Lockers Used While a Student
Please clear out any lockers you used on campus. These lockers will be given to new students. If they have not been cleared out, the University will dispose of any remaining personal items in the lockers.
Training and Education Benefits System (for Graduate Students)
Some graduate schools, programs and courses at the University are covered in the Training and Education Benefits System. To apply for the system, contact the Faculty Administrative Office (Ariake) to receive the necessary certificates (a training and education completion certificate and receipts for expenses).
Applicants must complete the application procedure by themselves at their nearest Hello Work office within one month of the completion of the course or program.
Be sure not to miss the deadline.
Career Status Registration and Changes
If you have graduated or completed your studies but have not yet registered your career status, please email the address below and provide the necessary information shown.
(Please also send an email with the same information if your career status has changed after graduation, for example if you changed jobs.)
Subject: Career status registration
Body: Year registered, faculty and department, name, student number while enrolled, current place of employment or study, Current workplace address (Head office), job type, type of employment, whether or not to visit alumni.
>>Career Support Office
For International Students
International students must apply for a change of Status of Residence after graduation to obtain one that is appropriate.
All International Students *Except for students who will enter MU after graduation.
Please submit an application to your organization within 14 days of your graduation or course/program completion.
- If you will seek or engage in employment in Japan or will return to your home country
Submit: Notification of leaving organization (notification that you have left your accepting organization)
- If you will continue on to a special educational institution such as graduate school after graduation
Submit: Transfer to a new organization notification (notification that you have transferred to a new accepting organization)
Status of Residence
- If you are employed in Japan: Working Visa
e.g., Engineer / Specialist in Humanities / International Services Visa
You must obtain a Working Visa before your first day of work.
For more information, please ask your employer’s personnel department.
- If you will continue on to graduate school: Extend the Period of Stay for your Student Visa
Please apply for a change in Status of Residence at your new school before your current Status of Residence expires.
- If you will continue searching for employment in Japan: Designated Activities Visa
If you wish to continue job hunting after graduation, you will need to change your status of residence to “Designated Activities”. To apply, a letter of recommendation from the university is required. To obtain it, you must submit the following application documents, interview with International Relations Office, and obtain approval from your advisor or supervisor to continue your job hunting.
1. Request for Recommendation letter(推薦状発行願)・Job hunting full plan(就職活動計画書)
2. Documents describing your full job hunting history
3. A copy of two-sided residence card
4. A copy of your passport(the page with your photo)
・If you continue to stay in Japan after graduation with the status of residence of “Student”, your status of residence will be subject to revocation even if you still have your period of stay.
・We cannot issue a letter of recommendation to those who have no continuous job-hunting history or whose future job-hunting plans are unclear.
・It may take some time to arrange an interview date and issue a letter of recommendation, so please apply well in advance of the expiration of your visa.
・Please note that we do not accept applications after the application period.
Application period: the day after the graduation judgment date – September 29(Fri), 2023
- If you will return to your home country
If you plan to find employment in your home country, please return there as soon as possible after graduation.
Chinese students are recommended to follow the academic credentials verification procedure.
If you have any questions about Status of Residence requirements, please contact the International Relations Office (Ariake Campus) immediately.
Murasaki-kai: The Musashino University Alumni Association
Murasaki-kai is an alumni association organized for Musashino University graduates.
Visit the following website for details:
Changing contact details after graduation
The Alumni Support Section maintains contact details for graduates in case the University needs to contact them. If you have changed your address (e.g. moved) or surname (e.g. got married), please contact the Alumni Support Section using the information below.
Data Change Information Page | Alumni support website
>>Alumni Support Section Contact
Using the Library after graduation
Visit the following website for information: