Ichigaya Jōhō Center

Ichigaya Jōhō Center

4F, Boissonade Tower
Open Monday to Friday 9:00‒11:30, 12:30‒17:00; Saturday 9:00‒12:00

ID and password

  Your ID and password for using the network of Hosei University are specified on the paper “User ID and Password Notification” (also titled ID通知書).

  As long as you know your password, you can change it at https://webt.hosei.ac.jp/webmtn/

 If you lose your password, you can ask at the Jōhō Cafeteria to have a new password issued to you. (You must present your student ID card.)


◆ Wireless network

Network service


New wireless lan


Encrypted wireless network


*Do not use hosei-wifi on a terminal shared by many and unspecified users. Otherwise someone’s authentication information might be shared.



Manual: https://netsys.hosei.ac.jp/manual/manual_list.html
(mostly in Japanese only, but some parts also in English)

◆ Virtual Private Network (VPN)

 From outside the University, you can connect your computer to the university LAN through the internet. You can remotely access university servers and most of the databases and journals that you can access via the library when on campus.

 We have 3 kinds of connection methods and we recommend you to use “SSL-VPN(AnyConnect)” which enables you to use most of the services available from the campus network. If you want to install the dedicated client software, you need to be outside of the university.

Manual: https://netsys.hosei.ac.jp/protected/manual/vpn/manual-vpn.html (in Japanese)

The Hosei University Education and Research Information Network Usage Policy

Services for students

◆ Gmail for education

 Your mail address is specified on “User ID and Password Notification”.
Log in at http://gmail.hosei.ac.jp

 By default, the interface is in Japanese; this can be changed.
 Please check your university mail account frequently: you will receive email from the university, which you should read.

◆ G Suite(former Google Apps)

 You can use Google Calendar, Google Group, Google Site, and Google Drive. Log in at http://netsys.hosei.ac.jp/manual/gsuite/G-Suite.html (in Japanese)

◆ G drive for data storage

You can save your data in a university file server in order to store or transfer it on and off campus without the need for a USB thumb drive or other media. (There is a limit of 500MB per student.)

Manual: http://hic.ws.hosei.ac.jp/use_pc/gdrive (in Japanese)


A university computer is initialized whenever you log out. So don’t forget to save your files to the G drive, Google drive or other media.

Office 365

 The English-language version of Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus is available for Windows, OS X, Android and iOS; see http://software.k.hosei.ac.jp/win-office/ (in Japanese).

Jōhō Cafeteria

 The Jōhō Cafeteria is on the second floor of Fujimizaka Building. It’s open from Monday to Saturday: 09:00 to 21:00 on days when classes are held, and 10:00 to 18:00 on other days. Bring your student ID card.

◆At the Cafeteria, you can:

  • ・ use a desktop Windows computer (Windows 8.1, Japanese language)
  • ・ use a desktop Mac computer (OS X 10.10.5, Japanese language)
  • ・ borrow a tablet computer (Windows 8.1, Japanese language) for return by 19:00 the same day (only on days when classes are held). If you can’t return in time,the penalty is imposed. 
  • ・ have your password reset
  • ・ print
  • ・ scan (using “AV” computers)

 ◆ Printing

 Explanation: http://hic.ws.hosei.ac.jp/use_op (in Japanese)

 The only printer for payment in cash is in the Jōhō Cafeteria; for the locations of other printers, see the campus map below.


Payment via IC card

Payment in cash




















IC cards usable for payment include

◆ Software installed for student computers on Ichigaya campus

 Most of the software is installed with menus and help files in Japanese.

Windows software is listed in http://hic.ws.hosei.ac.jp/cms/wp-content/uploads/software_win_201903.pdf(in Japanese).[1]

Mac software is listed in http://hic.ws.hosei.ac.jp/cms/wp-content/uploads/software_mac_201903.pdf(in Japanese; software listed here is installed in all the Mac computers).


[1] How to read this: Ignore the columns headed 情報実習室. Below 情報カフェテリア (i.e. Jōhō Cafeteria), “A∼D”, “E∼G”, “DT”, “AV” and タブレット mean, respectively, computers set up exactly as in rooms A through D, those as in rooms E through G, the regular computers in the cafeteria (constituting the great majority), the “audiovisual” computers in the cafeteria (equipped with scanners), and tablets that may be borrowed from the cafeteria; “◯” and “−” mean “installed” and “not installed” respectively.

For further information

Changing password, network

Ichigaya Jōhō Center (formally, Ichigaya Computing and Networking Center)

4F, Boissonade Tower

Password Reissue

Jōhō Cafeteria

2F, Fujimizaka Building

Network Services for students


Office 365 downloads



Campus map


WEB syllabus-home
Information System for Students (class resistration, grade, cancel of class etc) 
Class Support System Web guide
Hosei.University Network System User Support
Software Station


English-Based Degree Program