About the New TUJ Campus
Showa Women’s University (SWU) and Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) share a campus at SWU’s location in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. On August 14, 2019, TUJ officially moved its operations to a new six-story building on SWU’s campus.
New Campus Opening Celebrations and Related Stories
Thank you to everyone who came out for the official opening of the new campus.
Check out the stories and videos of the celebrations and events.
- 1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 154-0004
- 7-minute walk from Sangen-jaya station (Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line)
Construction on the new campus was completed in Summer 2019 after years of planning and close cooperation with Showa Women's University. Below you will find a timeline for construction.
On March 13, 2018, members of Showa Women's University, Tokyu Construction, and Temple University, Japan Campus gathered at the new TUJ campus site in order to perform the Jichinsai, or groundbreaking ceremony, and gain the blessings of the local Kami before beginning construction. The ceremony is a long-standing tradition in Japan and is required before construction of a new building can be done. Pictured above and below, Dean Bruce Stronach and Chancellor Mariko Bando take part in the ritual.
March 12, 2018Demolition of previous building is completed
March 13, 2018Jichinsai (Groundbreaking Ceremony)
March 16, 2018Construction of new campus building begins
September 18, 2018Above-ground construction begins
Early January, 2019Interior work begins
End of July, 2019Completion