Surugadai Campus Map

Surugadai Campus Map

Junior and Senior year students in the Schools of Law, Commerce, Political Science and Economics, Arts and Letters, Business Administration, and Information and Communication, as well as graduate students in humanities study at this campus.

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A landmark of the Surugadai Campus with 23 floors above ground and three floors below, built in commemoration of Meiji University's 120th anniversary.

Kishimoto Tatsuo HALL(23F)
A top-floor hall commanding an amazing view.
The cityscape of the Tokyo metropolis can be viewed from the large panoramic windows that cover the entire wall.

Dining Hall (Sky Lounge Akatsuki) (17F)
In this dining hall, you can enjoy a meal with a view about 75m above ground. It is one of the most animated spots in the campus.
<Business hours>
Weekdays: 10:30 – 19:00
Saturdays: 10:30 – 17:00
(Capacity: 367 seats)

Dining Hall (Only in Japanese)

The Liberty Tower is home to students of humanities undergraduate and graduate schools. The tower houses more than 100 classrooms of various sizes ranging from small seminar rooms to large lecture hall with around 300 people capacity.

Hidamari Plaza
A relaxing space where students can sit on a bench or enjoy lunch.

Central Library (1F – B3F)
Boasting of one of Tokyo's largest collections (1.2 million books), the library provides a comfortable study environment, including a spacious and peaceful browsing space.
<Opening hours>
Weekdays: 8:30 – 22:00
Saturdays: 8:30 – 19:00
Sundays: 10:00 – 17:00
*Opening hours are subject to change. Please confirm beforehand.

Central Library

Shikon Hall (1F)
Ningen Sanka (celebration of humanity), a piece of ceramic wall art by Meiji University alumnus, ceramic artist, and national treasure, Kosei Matsui, is on display. The entrance hall, with its open ceiling, is a large space symbolizing the vastness of the Liberty Tower.

Built as part of Meiji University's 120th anniversary facility development project, Academy Common has as its concept "a space for intellectual activities," balancing the academic atmosphere of a base for lifelong education and an open atmosphere where people of various ages and backgrounds can interact.

Liberty Academy
Meiji University offers the opportunity to learn not only to students, but also to the general public.
At Liberty Academy, a place for lifelong education, lectures are offered on weekday nights and Saturdays, which are attended by a variety of people such as students, business persons, and homemakers.

Portrait relief of the founders of Meiji University (1F)
A relief engraving depicting the three founding young lawyers of Meiji University, Tatsuo Kishimoto, Kozo Miyagi, and Misao Yashiro, as well as "rights, liberty, independence and self-government," the philosophies on which the university was built.

Meiji University Museum(above)   AKU YOU Memorial Museum(below)

Meiji University Museum / AKU YOU Memorial Museum (B1F)
The museum was opened in 1929. Displaying laws that will be familiar from Japanese history textbooks, tools for torture and punishment, and important artifacts that illustrate the excavation history of Japanese archeology, the museum is visited by 80,000 visitors annually.
The Aku Yu Memorial Hall exhibits the study, original manuscripts, and other displays of Aku Yu(graduate of the School of Arts and Letters), one of Japan's leading lyricists and authors.

Meiji University Museum
AKU YOU Memorial Museum (only in Japanese)

A new educational and research building comprising 17 floors above ground and one floor below, built on the concept, “a state-of-the-art research cultivation hub that transmits to the world.”
Aiming to be a leading-edge research base in these times of globalization, it is named Global Front. Humanities and social science graduate schools, research facilities, Organization for the Strategic Coordination of Research and Intellectual Properties, and Organization for International Collaboration have moved to Global Front, which opened in April 2013.

International Student Office (2F)
Study abroad information and consultation as well as services and information for international students are available.

・International Student Office

International Lounge (2F)
International Lounge is stocked with a wide variety of useful sources of information such as newspapers, magazines, and pamphlets for international students. It is also a place to relax and get to know other students.

・International Lounge

Other Facilities
Sarugakucho Buildings
The buildings house several research institutes and laboratories, including the National Testee Support Center and the Research Institute for Japanese Ancient Studies.

Shikonkan Building
Shikonkan Building was built with the aim of becoming an activity base to contribute to education and research support, and strengthening the collaboration between Meiji University, Meiji University Alumni Association, and Parents' Association. The building comprises facilities for various meetings and academic conferences, as well as a restaurant and a lounge.

Shikonkan (only in Japanese)

Yoshihiro Yonezawa Memorial Library of Manga and Subcultures
A specialty library for manga and subculture with a collection of 140,000 manga, magazines, coterie magazines, etc. The first floor exhibition room is accessible to all visitors free of charge. The second floor exhibition room can be used by Meiji University students and faculty (for free) and by members (for a fee).

Yoshihiro Yonezawa Memorial Library of Manga and Subcultures
Café and Kiosk
【A】 Lounge Marronnier
Facing Meidai-dori, the lounge is the perfect place for group studies and also as a meeting place.

【B】Café Pensée
A dining cafe on the first floor of Academy Common. It offers creative Italian and other cuisines at reasonable prices.

【C】 Meidai Mart
A mini-mart that sells everything necessary for student life, from rice balls, bread and other food, to beverages and stationery. All beverages are sold at a 10 yen discount and all stationery is sold at a 20% discount. Meidai merchandise is also available for purchase.

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