The FLA and the University provide orientation and support to students in a variety of ways.
This overnight trip to facilities near Mt Fuji is held at the very beginning of every semester for incoming students, giving students a chance to develop a support and information network and make friends. Professors and upper-level students representing all the academic programs offered in the Faculty also attend.
Faculty AdvisingAdvising is an integral part of teaching and the close interaction between student and professor ensures students’ sound academic development. All incoming students are assigned a faculty advisor who provides guidance during the first semesters of study.
Career CounselingProfessors, FLA graduates, the Career Center, and various student groups provide students with many opportunities to meet the possibilities and challenges involved in deciding on a career path and finding a job. Students in all majors find jobs in a variety of companies, industries, NGOs and other organizations. There is also support for students seeking jobs in specialized areas such as museum curatorship and high school teaching in Japan.