Classes in the Academic Year 2022

BCP Level 1 to 2 BCP Level 3 to 4
Face-to-face classes, seminars, experiments, and practicums will be held, having enacted measures to prevent infection.
media-based classes may be held for some courses.
In principle, media-based classes will be held, but face-to-face classes may be held for some courses.

*As for the Ritsumeikan University Action Guidelines in Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Business Continuity Plan: BCP), please click here.

The class format for each course is described in the syllabus. So please be sure to check the syllabus or Courses of each course in manaba+R to see how the classes will be conducted.

Class Implementation Format

The following class formats are available for a single class session.
(Although the term “web-based classes” was used until AY2021, this will be referred as “classes using media (media-based classes) from AY2022.)


*If the number of media-based classes exceeds 1/2 of the total number of classes (8 class sessions for 15 classes), the course is positioned as a “remote class”.

*The credits earned through remote classes will be included in the credits required for graduation up to a maximum of 60 credits. However, for classes in AY2020 and AY2021, all credits are counted as the credits required for graduation, even if the classes are held remotely, due to special measures amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

*For tools using in the media-based classes, please click here.

< Precautions when using wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) >
The university has installed a wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) in all general classrooms for use in classes.
In order to use the wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) in stable condition, please pay attention to the following points.
Please connect your PC or smartphone used in class to a stable wireless LAN (SSID) called "5GHz-Rits-1Xauth" dedicated to classrooms.For how to connect, please check the Rainbow IT Support Site.
In the classroom, please turn off the wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) of smartphones and other devices that are not being used in class.
Please do not view videos not related to the class (youtube, etc.) during class.

Special Considerations When Attending Face-to-Face Classes

If you are subject to the requirements for not being able to attend a face-to-face class,
please check Officially Approved Absence/Special Considerations on Classes.

Classrooms where you can take a media-based class
For details, please refer to the following information of each campus.

< Kinugasa Campus   /  BKC  /  OIC  >

* Please be sure to wear a headset or earphones when watching a media-based class in a self-study classroom so as not to disturb others.

Change in Class Hours

For the AY2021 only, some changes were made to the class hours for each period, but from the AY2022, the class hours will be back to normal. For details, please check the Academic Calendar/Class Hours.

Use of the Information Processing Room
To prevent the spread of infection, the use of headphones or headsets provided in the Information Processing Room is prohibited. Please prepare your own headphones or headsets if necessary. The types of headphones or headsets that can be connected to the computer differs depending on a campus.

Information on support services for those who need to set up an online learning environment

Ritsumeikan University provides real learning on campus and also provides an inexpensive online learning environment support service for students to learn and grow in an online environment. This service is available to current undergraduate students and graduate students. If you need to improve your online learning environment, please consider using this service.
For details, please click

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