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Alumni/Visitors(2022/01/19 Updated)

Persons Permitted Entry to the Library

Persons Permitted Entry to the Library with a reservation

We will accept visitors only when the material is only held in ICU Library and ILL & TLL services are not available. Please make a reservation before visiting.

◎Ask in advance the librarian at your institution to inquire our holdings by fax(0422-33-3305) or email(library@icu.ac.jp) and issue you a letter of introduction.

◎Please visit during the service hour with the letter and the identification card of your institution. The service hours are 9:00-17:30 on weekdays(9:30-16:30 in the Out of Term).


◎ Please refer to the “Office Hours/Calendar” for library hours.

Office Hours/Calendar

◎ If you are not feeling well, or have a fever or cold symptoms, etc., please refrain from visiting the library.

◎ Please wear a mask during your stay.

◎ Please disinfect your hands and stand in front of the thermal monitor to take your temperature before entering the library.

◎ Please keep your distance from each other.

Updated information regarding the changes in restrictions on library admission, and library services for those not enrolled at ICU will be posted on this website. Please check the library website periodically for updates.

Contact us by phone or email for details.

Library Friends

Library Friends is a membership service for people who are not present ICU students and staffs. Library Friends can hold a library card, and receive a part of the regular library services (entering and borrowing). Please refer to the "Library Friends" page for detail.

Alumni, ICU Affiliates & Friends of ICU

Following people are entitled to apply for a Library Friends membership that promises entering and checkout service of the Library materials. Please refer to the "Library Friends." page.


To Librarians in Japan (Reference questions and other)

We accept Reference questions by email. Please announce the user to bring their ID card of your institution and the photocopy of the reply from us. Letter of Introduction is not necessary.

Mass Media Coverage

Please download the following form, fill in and send by fax to make an appointment for photographing books and facilities of library, for tours, and for interviews.

International Christian University Library 10-2, Osawa 3-chome, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-8585 Japan
TEL: 0422-33-3668 FAX: 0422-33-3669 Email: library(insert an at mark here)icu.ac.jp