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Shuttle Bus Schedules & Severe Weather Warnings

2013-10-24(Thu)

Severe weather

In the case of a "storm warning" [boufuu-keihou] or a "emergency warning" [tokubetsu-keihou] being issued for Toyonaka, Suita, Ibaraki, and/or Minoh, classes will be canceled. However, depending upon the time such warning is canceled, classes will be held or not held for all schools (including classes at the Institute for Higher Education Research and Practice) as noted below:

  • If the warning is canceled by 6:00 a.m.: All classes will be held as usual.
  • If the warning is canceled by 9:00 a.m.: Afternoon classes will be held.
  • If the warning is NOT canceled by 9:00 a.m.: Classes will be canceled for the day.*

* Important note: In the case of the School of Foreign Studies and the "Studies in Language and Society" of the Graduate School of Language and Culture, if the warning is canceled by 3:00 p.m., 6th and 7th period classes will be held. Students in the United Graduate School of Child Development will be contacted by email regarding classes.

Furthermore, please note:

Severe weather warnings are broadcast on the radio, TV, and internet.
If one of the warnings is issued while classes are in session, all classes coming after the one which was canceled will also be canceled.

Shuttle bus schedules

Concerning an approaching typhoon, if a "storm warning" [boufuu-keihou] or "emergency warning" [tokubetsu-keihou] is issued for Toyonaka, Suita, Ibaraki, and/or Minoh, the campus shuttle bus schedules will be modified as noted below:

  • If the warning is canceled by 6:00 a.m.: Shuttle buses will follow the normal schedule.
  • If the warning is canceled by 9:00 a.m.: Shuttle buses will resume normal schedules from 12:00 noon.
  • If the warning is NOT canceled by 9:00 a.m.: Shuttle bus service will be canceled for the day.

Student Affairs Section, Student Affairs Division,
Department of Student Affairs, Osaka University

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