CSU tells students studying in Japan to come home
Dozens of California students studying abroad in Japan are being asked to return home.
The California State University chancellor sent a memo Tuesday ordering the 22 CSU schools to bring back the 65 students studying in Japan, according to ABC7 news. San Francisco State has 12 students studying in Japan.
San Jose State has three students studying in Japan who are being asked to return, according to university spokeswoman Pat Lopes Harris. One of those students is traveling in China as Japanese universities are between terms.
Three other San Jose State students who were expected to leave for Japan in the coming weeks have cancelled their trips.
The University of California has suspended its programs at Tohoku and Tsukuba universities, according to a statement from UC. Tohoku University has closed the school until April 24. All UC Education Abroad Program students in Japan are accounted for and safe, the statement said.
Stanford University says its 35 students studying in Japan have been accounted for and are on their way home, according to ABC7 news.