Entrance Ceremony April 2024

Sophia University Entrance Ceremony April 2024 will be held as below.

1. The Entrance Ceremony for Undergraduate Faculties, Graduate Programs and Course of Midwifery

(1) DATE

Monday, April 1, 2024


Tokyo International Forum Hall A ( Official Website | Tokyo International Forum Co., Ltd.)

The entrance ceremony for undergraduate/graduate programs and Course of Midwifery will be held on the same day in two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

(3) Admission

Up to 2 parents/guarantors per student will be considered for admission.

To obtain an admission ticket, please visit the application site and present your admission ticket (QR code) at the gate on the day of the event.
Please refer to the operation manual for details on how to use the application site.

Click here for the operation manual of the application site
 ● For students
 ● For Parents and Guarantors


  • There will be separate admission tickets (QR code) for new students and for parents/guardians. As the reception on the day of the event will involve separate entrances for students and parents/guardians, please bring your own admission QR code when you arrive.
  • The seating area will be different for students and their parents/guardians. Please note that they cannot be seated in the same area.
  • The venue will be crowded just before the opening ceremony starts. We ask for your cooperation in entering the venue at least 15 minutes before the opening ceremony.
  • There are no waiting room or space for accompanying people in the Tokyo International Forum.


There will be two sessions on the day, one in the morning and a second in the afternoon depending on the faculty or graduate Program.

<< Morning Session >>
Doors open at 08:45 a.m. / Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. / Close at 10:30 a.m.

・Faculty of Humanities
・Faculty of Economics
・Faculty of Global Studies
・Faculty of Science and Technology
・Graduate School of Humanities
・Graduate School of Applied Religious Studies
・Graduate School of Economics
・Graduate School of Science and Technology

<< Afternoon Session >>
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. / Ceremony begins at 0:15 p.m. / Close at 1:15 p.m.(to be determined)

・Faculty of Theology
・Faculty of Human Sciences
・Faculty of Law
・Faculty of Foreign Studies
・Faculty of Liberal Arts
・Graduate School of Theology
・Graduate School of Human Sciences
・Graduate School of Law
・Graduate School of Languages and Linguistics
・Graduate School of Global Studies
・Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies
・Degree Program of Applied Data Science
・Course of Midwifery

The ceremony will be live streamed on YouTube for parents and guarantors.
Morning session

(5) Schedule after the ceremony

【Faculty Meeting】will be held on Yotsuya Campus after the ceremony.
Student IDs and other materials will be distributed, with guidance given by faculty members.

*Only new students are allowed to enter the Faculty meeting rooms.

Date: Monday, April 1, 2024

Venue: Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus
◆(Faculty)Morning Session group: 11:30 a.m. ~
◆(Faculty)Afternoon Session group: 2:15 p.m.~

* Information concerning meetings of the graduate schools and special courses will be provided on the day of the ceremony.

(6) Entrance day Thanksgiving Mass

You can find the information about the Mass in the website for new students 2024.

For further information regarding to the Ceremony
please contact:
Office of General Affairs
Phone:03-3238-3172 E-mail:soumu_kouenkai-co@sophia.ac.jp
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