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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

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.)

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
Hiroshima University General Affairs Group

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