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.

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.)


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

*Since AY2022, classes that incorporate media-based classes as a mode of delivery and are defined as "remote classes that make advanced use of a variety of media" in theRegulations of Colleges are positioned as "remote classes".

*The credits earned through remote classes will be included in the credits required for graduation up to a maximum of 60 credits.

Special measures for media-based classes in COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the special measures for COVID-19 pandemic, credits earned in AY2020 and AY2021 will not be included in the 60-credit limit above even if the class was conducted as a media-based class, and will all be counted as credits required for graduation.

Besides, in AY2022, due to the special measures for COVID-19 pandemic, credits for courses that are conducted as media-based classes other than those defined as "remote classes" in the Regulations of Colleges will not be included in the above 60-credit limit, and will all be counted as credits required for graduation.

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 here.

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Department of Service, Division of Information and Communications