I would like to issue a certificates of graduation. However, I'm no longer in Japan, how should I apply? Please check the web page of Ristumeikan University Alumni Association. Related articles Form for Inquiry/Submit (Students Only) Updated on August 2nd, 2021 Due to the effects of COVID-19, I cannot secure my return flight, and cannot return to my home country. Since I'm no longer an int'l student at Ritsumeikan, I think I have to change my residence status to something other than "STUDENT". What should i do? I want to continue job hunting in Japan after graduation. Is it possible to stay in Japan with a “Student” status of residence? What are the procedures for re-entry into Japan right now? （Updated on 2022/1/7） I have received my Certificate of Eligibility (COE) but I have not been able to apply for my visa at the nearest embassy (consulate). Is that okay?