Arriving Feb. 8 - the 2016 American Studies Program at WU & TIUA Class

altOn Monday, February 8, 98 students from Tokyo International University will arrive on the campus of Willamette University.  This marks the 28th year since the program began in 1989.  In that time, over 2,700 students have enrolled in the one-year American Studies Program (ASP) at Willamette University and Tokyo International University of America.

The students are fully immersed as Willamette University students.  They will live in all of the residence halls on campus and the majority will have Willamette University roommates.

After a week of opening days activities, classes will begin on Monday, February 15.

There are several different ways you can get involved with the students. 


The 2015 American Studies Program Concludes

altOne hundred and twenty-five students were honored during the annual closing ceremony on Friday, December 11, 2015.  There was a certificate ceremony, as well as presenting some awards, in Hudson Hall on the Willamette University campus.  Afterwards, there was a reception party. The ceremony is the culmination of a year of intense study of English and American Studies courses taught by TIUA and Willamette University faculty members.

This 2015 class of students arrived for the American Studies Program at Willamette University in February. This program offers students the opportunity to take classes at TIUA and WIllamette University, as well as participating in various


Holiday Greetings and E-card

altHappy holidays and best wishes for the new year from everyone involved with the American Studies Program at Willamette University and Tokyo International University of America!  Please click here to see our card.  Enjoy!

(photo courtesy of Mio Yokokura, ASP 2016)




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Equal Opportunity Statement

Tokyo International University of America (TIUA) is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment.  TIUA does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship programs, and other TIUA administered programs and activities.  For the purpose of admission, all students must be formally admitted by Tokyo International University (Kawagoe, Japan) prior to making application to the American Studies Program at Willamette/TIUA.