Link to Student Resources

Welcome to the American Studies Program (ASP) Class of 2016!  You can click on the blue button to go to Student Information.  From there, choose Academic information or Campus Life information.  This is one of the best places to answer questions you may have.  If you can't find the answer, please come by our office and we will help you!





Special Japanese Experience Event for Middle Schoolers

Because of the changes to Kaneko Day Camp this summer, we weren't able to invite middle-schoolers to participate. Instead, we have come up with a half-day fun cultural experience for them to try. Read below for more information and click here to register:

Middle School Extra!

TIUA is hostingalt a half-day cultural experience for junior high school students.  During this opportunity, participants will engage with our international students from Japan and do hands-on crafts, games, and language practice.

When: Friday, July 29

Where: TIUA/Kaneko Hall - 1300 Mill St SE, Salem, 97302

Time: 1pm-5pm (drop off and pick up hours TBD)alt

Who can join: students entering 6-8 grades

Space: Limited to 12 participants

Cost: $5 (to cover supplies)

Deadline to register: July 25

Winners of 2016 Yearbook Photo Contest Announced!

altThe Yearbook Photo Contest has ended and click here to see the winning photos. Many photos were submitted and thanks go out to all the entrants and to the judging panel.  It was a difficult decision. The photos shown are by the two first place recipients.

For your information, judging criteria used were that the photos should represent the ASP students' integration in the WU and Salem community, and also represent their healthy lifestyle. Also, the lighting and quality of the photos were also considered.alt

There were two Bearcat (first place) winners:    Rinku Yanagi (ASP student) and Kendrick Arakaki (TIUA Staff). They will each receive a $50 Compass Card.

There were four Dolphin (second place) winners:  Rinku Yanagi--2 awards and Kendrick Arakaki--2 awards. They will each receive a $25 Compass Card per award.

There were ten Squirrel (third place) winners:  Rinku Yanagi--2 awards, Donald Swen (WU student)--2 awards, John Patzer (tomodachi host), Trisha Duman (tomodachi host)--2 awards, Kendrick Arakaki--3 awards, and Erin Good Audley (tomodachi host). They will each receive a $10 Compass Card per award.

Again, thanks to all the contestants!


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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.