【Additional information on Feb.22】
To all graduating students for AY 2022 and family members
We would like to announce that the University of the Ryukyus Graduation Ceremony for AY 2022 will be held as follows, in consideration of the COVID -19 infection cases in Okinawa.
For more details of the ceremony, we will announce on our university website at the appropriate time based on the COVID-19 infection cases. Please keep yourself updated on the latest information.
■the University of the Ryukyus Graduation Ceremony for AY 2022
１. Date and Time: Thursday, March 23, 2023, from 11:00 to 12:00
２. Venue: Okinawa Convention Center Exhibition Hall (4-3-1 Mashiki, Ginowan City)
３. Attendance: Graduating students (undergraduate and graduate programs) ONLY
1) Family members are NOT allowed to attend the ceremony.
2)There will be a live streaming of the ceremony available for family members.
3)There will be shuttle buses running between campus and the venue.
(Parking at the venue isn’t available so please use a shuttle bus or public transportation.)
５. Detail information:（Application for participation、shuttle bus、a livestreaming）
(1) Application for participation
For students participating in the ceremony, please scan the QR code below to register.
Please save the registration completion screen or the email sent to your email address and show it to the venue staff when asked.
(2) Shuttle bus
There will be shuttle buses running between campus and the venue.
Please note that parking is not available at the venue so use a shuttle bus or public transportation.
From 9:00 and 10:00, buses will depart as soon as the capacity is reached.
(① North Cafeteria ②Fac. of Humanities and Social Sciences parking lot）→ The venue
・Uehara campus（③Near the entrance of Fac. of Medicine）→ The venue
After the ceremony, we will operate routes to Uehara campus and to Senbaru campus.
・The venue → Uehara campus（③Near the entrance of Fac. of Medicine）
・The venue → Senbaru campus
（①North Cafeteria ②Fac. of Humanities and Social Sciences parking lot）
(3) Livestream information
The ceremony will be live streamed on YouTube.
The live streaming is scheduled for Thursday, March 23, at 10:45.
The live streaming is available for family members, also will include subtitles for graduates who needs them.
６. Prevention of Infection
①Check your health condition (take your temperature and check for symptoms) on the day of ceremony.
Please refrain from attending the ceremony if you have a fever (37.5℃), and/or you are feeling ill.
②If your body temperature is higher than 37.5℃, you will not be allowed to enter the venue or take the shuttle bus.
③Only graduates are allowed to enter the venue.
④From the perspective of infection control as well as prevention of nuisance to the neighborhood, it is prohibited for people other than the ceremony participants to enter or even gather around the venue, and engage in unauthorized distribution.
⑤Please make good use of the official LINE account <RICCA> (personal support for COVID-19 in Okinawa) as well.
General Affairs Section,
General Affairs Division,
University of the Ryukyus