NUCT / Course Registration

For new students starting AY2022 Spring

At the start of the year, you have three important tasks to complete:

  1. Completing “Course Registration” (by 11:00 on April 5)
  2. Submitting “Course planning” (by 17:00 on April 22, email to your academic supervisor)
  3. Submitting “Research planning” (a provisional version by April 22 (Friday) / final version by 17:00 on May 13, email to your academic supervisor)

Before explaining the three tasks above, we introduce NUCT, NU online system for supporting your student life.

You are also required to take “How to Avoid Plagiarism” course (online) as soon as possible, once the course appears on NUCT.

NUCT

NUCT (Nagoya University Collaboration and Course Tools) is a system supporting your study online.

Many of the classes use this NUCT system, including information on course schedule, Q&A, and assignment submissions.

As these very important information is usually shared via NUCT, please check this NUCT everyday throughout the year.

How to login to NUCT

  1. Access to NU Portal and enter your NU ID / Password. After that you are required to enter the authentication code (on an Authentication Application)

2. In the NU Portal front page, please click “NUCT” (as is shown on the image above).

For more details on the use of NUCT, please check here.

How to change the language setting to English on NUCT

The language can be set to English. Operate it as follows.

  1. Log in NUCT.
  2. Click your name that you can see upper left of the website.
  3. Click “設定 (Setup)” and then “言語 (Language)”
  4. Select “English” then click “設定を更新 (Update Settings)”

Taking “How to Avoid Plagiarism” on NUCT

You are required to take “How to Avoid Plagiarism” course (online) as soon as possible, once the course appears on NUCT.

  1. Go to the NUCT website.
  2. Log in with your Nagoya University ID and password.
  3. For the Japanese course, click on “2022_盗用を回避するには” displayed on the tab above, and for the English course, click on “2022_Avoiding Plagiarism”. Please take either the Japanese version or the English version.
  4. Follow the guideline and start the course.

Course Registration

For new students starting AY2022 Spring

Set up multi-factor authentication for CAS authentication to log in to the NU Portal. Please be sure to complete the settings before the course registration period!!

Registration Period: April 2 (Sat) 9:00 – April 3 (Sun) 12:30 / April 4 (Mon) 18:30 – April 5 (Tue) 11:00 (You can register in either period)
Registration Confirmation (1st): April 8 (Fri) 9:00 – April 18 (Mon)
Registration Revision (Addition and/or Cancellation): April 11 (Mon) 9:00 – April 18 (Mon)13:00
Registration Confirmation (2nd): May 6 (Fri) 9:00 –

To check the contact info, please check the syllabus from NU Portal:
(“Student Affairs” → “Course registration and grading” → “Syllabus” on the menu bar)

Please download the manual from NU Portal and read it carefully.
(“Student Affairs” → “Course registration and grading” → “Course/Grades” → “(ENG) Manual”

How to register for GSES courses

  1. Login to NU Portal → Click on “Student Affairs” → Click on “Course Registration” from “Course/Grades” on the menu bar.
  2. Check the “Day/Period” of the course that you would like to register by Course Time Table, and click the “Day/Period” and select the Time Table Code that you would like to register. Please be sure to click “Register Entry”.
  3. To register for an intensive course at the GSES, click the “Select Intensive Courses”. The schedule for intensive courses will be posted on the online bulletin board at a later date.
  4. Of the courses registered for the first time in the “Registration Revision (Addition and/or Cancellation)” Period, if the courses use NUCT, please request the professors in charge of the course to add them to NUCT individually.
  5. If you want to register for courses offered by other departments of GSES or other (under)graduate schools, please consult your academic advisor and the professors who are in charge of the courses beforehand.
  6. The “Course Registration” is different from the “Course Plan.” Please note that the “Course Registration” must be registered before every semester.
  7. Change or withdrawal of courses are basically not allowed to be made after the registration period.

How to register for Courses in Other (Under)graduate Schools

To Register the course in Other Graduate Schools

If you wish to earn credits by taking courses taught at other graduate schools (including intensive courses), please follow the instruction below:

  1. Register the courses from “Select Other Dpt. Courses” menu on the NU Portal in the “Registration Period”.
  2. Submit a completed form for “Registration Form for Courses at Other Graduate School” (downloadable from GSES online bulletin board) with the consent of your academic advisor and the professors in charge of the courses (No seal is required.) to your academic adviser via e-mail, and ask him/her to send to the Student Affairs Office of GSES (env@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp) by April, 15 (Friday), for AY2022 Spring.
  3. If you register “Graduate School Common Courses”, please refer to this website (Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

To Register the course in Undergraduate Schools

If you wish to earn credits by taking courses taught at undergraduate schools (including intensive courses), please submit a completed form for “Registration Form for Courses at Undergraduate School” (downloadable from GSES online bulletin board) with the consent of your academic advisor and the professors in charge of the courses (No seal is required.) to your academic adviser via e-mail, and ask him/her to send to the Student Affairs Office of GSES (env@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp) by April, 15 (Friday), for AY2022 Spring.
Email Address: env@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Please do not register the courses in Undergraduate Schools on NU portal.

If the courses use NUCT, please request the professors in charge of the course to add you to NUCT individually.

If you have any questions about course registration please contact the Student Affairs Office of GSES via e-mail. (env@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp)

Course Plan

The Course Plan must be submitted to your academic advisor via e-mail by April, 22 (Friday).

Please download the form from GSES online bulletin board

  1. Consult your academic advisor and fill out the Course Plan (two years for Master’s course/ three years for Doctoral course).
    (Note: please make sure that your Course Plan fulfills the requirements for the completion of your program, by referring to the syllabus.)
  2. Fill out your name, student ID number and your academic advisor’s name correctly.
  3. Fill out the name of the degree you wish to acquire in “Degree Desired”
    (e.g. Master/Doctor of Environmental Studies, Master/Doctor of Science, Master/Doctor of Engineering, Master/Doctor of Architecture, Master/Doctor of Economics, Master/ Doctor of Laws, Master/Doctor of Sociology, Master/Doctor of Geology)
  4. Fill out a lead advisor and no less than one advisor. (No need to have your supervisor’s seal.)
  5. All the items in the Course Plan must be filled out and completed.

Research Plan

The Course Plan must be submitted to your academic advisor as a provisional version via e-mail by April 22 (Friday).

After you receive the “Research Supervison Plan” from your academic advisor, please make corrections as necessary and submit the completed version to your academic advisor via email by May 13 (Friday). (No need to have your supervisor’s seal.)

Please download the form from GSES online bulletin board