CSIP and SAISUA jointly organized a "Welcome Hour," a welcome party for new faculty members, international students and administrative staff who joined the University in autumn 2009. The event was held at Keyaki restaurant (on the 2nd floor of the Student Hall) on Wednesday,Nov. 11, 2009 at 18:00. There was a total of 44 participants including President Tsunoyama and Regent Iwase. Professor Rozycki, President of SAISUA, took a role of MC and every new member said a few words of greeting. Among others, a total of 17 new international students including non-degree students attended the party and enjoyed talking with each other in spite of very short "one hour".