Campus LifeAcademic Calendar

Kumamoto

Academic Calendar 2016

Graduate Undergraduate
Spring Semester
Issuing student ID cards, placement test, orientation , and health check for new students (Kumamoto campus) 1 Apr (Fri.), 2 Apr (Sat.)
2 Apr (Sat.): Graduate School of Industrial Engineering Issuing student ID cards, orientation, and health check (Kumamoto campus)
4 Apr (Mon.) Entrance ceremony 4 Apr (Mon.)
5 Apr (Tue.): Graduate School of Agriculture Student ID cards issued to new students, guidance and consultation for new and current students, and health check (Aso campus)
Orientation for new and current students and health check (Aso campus) 5 Apr (Tue.), 6 Apr (Wed.)
7 Apr (Thu.) Classes commence 7 Apr (Thu.)
29 Apr (Fri.) Normal timetable on Showa Day holiday 29 Apr (Fri.)
2 May (Mon.) No classes (holiday in lieu of Marine Day on July 18) 2 May (Mon.)
English language exam 22 Jul (Fri.)
18 Jul (Mon.) Normal timetable on Marine Day holiday 18 Jul (Mon.)
23 Jul (Sat.) No classes (holiday in lieu of Showa Day on April 29) 23 Jul (Sat.)
28 Jul (Thu.) Makeup lessons (if required) 28 Jul (Thu.)
27 Jul (Wed.) Classes finish 27 Jul (Wed.)
29 Jul (Fri.) - 4 Aug (Thu.) Exam period 29 Jul (Fri.) - 4 Aug (Thu.)
5 Aug (Fri.) Extra exam day (if required) 5 Aug (Fri.)
6 Aug (Sat.) - 15 Sep (Thu.) Summer vacation 6 Aug (Sat.) - 15 Sep (Thu.)
5 Aug (Fri.) - 31 Aug (Wed.) Summer Session 5 Aug (Fri.) - 31 Aug (Wed.)
8 Aug (Mon.) - 9 Aug (Tue.) Makeup exams for Spring semester graduates 8 Aug (Mon.) - 9 Aug (Tue.)
23 Aug (Tue.) - 25 Aug (Thu.) Makeup exams for other students 23 Aug (Tue.) - 25 Aug (Thu.)
16 Sep (Fri.) Graduation ceremony 16 Sep (Fri.)
Fall Semester
14 Sep (Wed.) No classes (holiday in lieu of Autumnal Equinox Day on September 22) 14 Sep (Wed.)
16 Sep (Fri.) Entrance ceremony 16 Sep (Fri.)
20 Sep (Tue.) Placement test for new students (undergraduates only), orientation for new and current students 20 Sep (Tue.)
21 Sep (Wed.) Classes commence 21 Sep (Wed.)
22 Sep (Thu.) Normal timetable on Autumnal Equinox Day holiday 22 Sep (Thu.)
10 Oct (Mon.) Normal timetable on Sports Day holiday 10 Oct (Mon.)
31 Oct (Mon.) No classes - day before University Festival 31 Oct (Mon.)
1 Nov (Tue.) - 3 Nov. (Thu.) University Festival 1 Nov (Tue.) - 3 Nov. (Thu.)
4 Nov (Fri.) No classes - clean-up after University Festival 4 Nov (Fri.)
27 Dec (Tue.) No classes (holiday in lieu of Sports Day on October 10)
Winter vacation starts
27 Dec (Tue.)
27 Dec (Tue.) - 5 Jan (Thu.), 2017 Winter vacation 27 Dec (Tue.) - 5 Jan (Thu.), 2017
6 Jan (Fri.) Classes resume 6 Jan (Fri.)
13 Jan (Fri.) No classes - setup for National Center test for University Admissions (TBC) 13 Jan (Fri.)
14 Jan (Sat.) No classes - National center test for University Admissions (TBC) 14 Jan (Sat.)
15 Jan (Sun.) National Center test for University Admissions 15 Jan (Sun.)
Combined English language exam 19 Jan (Thu.)
21 Jan (Sat.) Makeup lessons (if required) 21 Jan (Sat.)
27 Jan (Fri.) Classes finish 27 Jan (Fri.)
28 Jan (Sat.) - 3 Feb (Fri.) Exam period 28 Jan (Sat.) - 3 Feb (Fri.)
4 Feb (Sat.) Extra exam day (if required) 4 Feb (Sat.)
5 Feb (Sun.) - 31 Mar (Fri.) Spring vacation 5 Feb (Sun.) - 31 Mar (Fri.)
7 Feb (Tue.), 8 Feb (Wed.) Makeup exams for Fall semester graduates 7 Feb (Tue.), 8 Feb (Wed.)
7 Feb (Tue.) - 12 Feb (Sun.) General entrance exam (A type) 7 Feb (Tue.) - 12 Feb (Sun.)
21 Feb (Tue.) - 23 Feb (Thu.) Makeup exams for other students 21 Feb (Tue.) - 23 Feb (Thu.)
13 Feb (Mon.) - 3 Mar (Fri.) Winter Session 13 Feb (Mon.) - 3 Mar (Fri.)
19 Mar (Sun.) Graduation ceremony 19 Mar (Sun.)