Campus LifeAcademic Calendar

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Academic Calendar 2016

Graduate Undergraduate
Spring Semester
General orientation for new students 1 Apr (Fri.)
4 Apr (Mon.): New and current students Orientation for current students 4 Apr (Mon.), 5 Apr (Tue.)
Placement test for new students 4 Apr (Mon.)
Course advice for new students including teacher training and curator 5 Apr (Tue.)
Entrance ceremony 6 Apr (Wed.)
7 Apr (Thu.) Classes commence 7 Apr (Thu.)
29 Apr (Fri.) Normal timetable on Showa Day holiday 29 Apr (Fri.)
10 Jun (Fri.) University Festival setup/ University Festival 10 Jun (Fri.)
11 Jun (Sat.), 12 Jun (Sun.) University Festival 11 Jun (Sat.), 12 Jun (Sun.)
13 Jun (Mon.) University Festival cleanup 13 Jun (Mon.)
18 Jul (Mon.) Normal timetable on Marine Day holiday 18 Jul (Mon.)
27 Jul (Wed.) Classes finish 27 Jul (Wed.)
Exam period 28 Jul (Thu.) - 3 Aug (Wed.)
4 Aug (Thu.) Summer vacation begins 4 Aug (Thu.)
4 Aug (Thu.) - 31 Aug (Wed.) Summer Session (excluding August 13 - 21) 4 Aug (Thu.) - 31 Aug (Wed.)
Makeup exams 8 Aug (Mon.), 9 Aug (Tue.)
17 Sep (Sat.) Summer vacation ends 17 Sep (Sat.)
20 Sep (Tue.) Graduation ceremony 20 Sep (Tue.)
Fall Semester
Entrance ceremony 20 Sep (Tue.)
Placement test and orientation for new students 21 Sep (Wed.)
21 Sep (Wed.) Orientation for current students 21 Sep (Wed.)
23 Sep (Fri.) Classes commence 23 Sep (Fri.)
10 Oct (Mon.) Normal timetable on Sports Day holiday 10 Oct (Mon.)
1 Nov (Tue.) Foundation Anniversary Day 1 Nov (Tue.)
22 Dec (Thu.) Classes finish for the year 22 Dec (Thu.)
24 Dec (Sat.) - 10 Jan (Tue.), 2017 Winter vacation 24 Dec (Sat.) - 10 Jan (Tue.), 2017
National Center test for University Admissions (TBC) 14 Jan (Sat.), 15 Jan (Sun.)
27 Jan (Fri.) Tuesday timetable 27 Jan (Fri.)
27 Jan (Fri.) Classes finish 27 Jan (Fri.)
Exam period 28 Jan (Sat.) - 3 Feb (Fri.)
Makeup exams 6 Feb (Mon.) - 7 Feb (Tue.)
General entrance exam (A type) (TBC) 7 Feb (Tue.) - 12 Feb (Sun.)
13 Feb (Mon.) - 3 Mar (Fri.) Winter Session 13 Feb (Mon.) - 3 Mar (Fri.)
21 Mar (Tue.) Graduation ceremony 21 Mar (Tue.)

Note:

  1. National Center entrance exam and General entrance exam dates are subject to change.