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The 2019 Commencement Ceremony (Graduation Ceremony) To Be held on March 23rd

The 2019 Commencement Ceremony (Graduation Ceremony) will be held as follows.

Date and Time:
March 23, 2020 (Mon) From 11 a.m. to around noon

Venue:
Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park
(67-1 Taguchi, Saijo-cho, Higashi-Hiroshima City)
*To see the map of the venue, click here. (This link will automatically direct you to the Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park website in Japanese.)

Notes:
We encourage you to use public transportation due to the limited space in the parking lot at the Park. Special bus services will be available from Higashi-Hiroshima campus, JR Saijo Station (Local train), and Higashi-Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen).

If you come by car, please park your car at a temporary or normal parking space on Higashi-Hiroshima campus and take a free shuttle bus to the venue.

Click here to view the location of the temporary parking space and the bus stop in Higashi-Hiroshima campus (It automatically links to a PDF in Japanese, 2.89MB).

Information about the special bus services to Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park

Bus timetables will be available by Mid-March.

(1) From Higashi-Hiroshima Campus
Boarding from Daigaku-Kaikanmae Bus Stop.

  • Service starts around 9:00 a.m.
  • Time Required: About 10-30 minutes *Travel time will depend on traffic conditions.
  • Fare: Free (nonstop to the venue) *Free tickets will be distributed at the bus stop
(2) From JR Saijo station

  • Service starts around 9:30 a.m.  
  • Time Required: About 30 minutes
  • Fare: 380 yen (nonstop to the venue)
(3) From Higashihiroshima station (Shinkansen)

  • Service starts around 9:30 a.m.
  • Time Required: About 10 minutes
  • Fare: 200 yen
Estimated time and fare from JR Hiroshima sta. to JR Saijo sta.
  • from JR Hiroshima Station (Hiroshima city) to JR Saijo Station (Closest local train station to Higashi-Hiroshima Campus)
    Time: about 35 minutes
    Fare: 580 yen
Estimated time and fare from JR Saijo sta. to Higashi-Hiroshima Campus
  • JR Saijo Station to DaigakuKaikan Mae (Bus stop on Higashi-Hiroshima Campus)
    Time: about 20 minutes
    Fare: 290 yen

*In order to avoid congestion, please be sure to arrive well in advance. The venue starts to become crowded around an hour before the opening and a traffic jam is expected around the area. It's not allowed to park on the street or private property around the venue.

*After the ceremony (around 12:00 p.m.), special bus services will be available from the venue.

View some photos of last year's ceremony
Inquiries:
Hiroshima University General Affairs Group

E-mail: soumu*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)


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