Campus LifeAcademic Calendar

Shimizu

Academic Calendar 2016

Graduate Undergraduate
Spring Semester
6 Apr (Wed.) Orientation for new and current students 1 Apr (Fri.) - 7 Apr (Thu.)
2 Apr (Sat.) Entrance ceremony 2 Apr (Sat.)
Placement test for new students 4 Apr (Mon.)
8 Apr (Fri.) Classes commence 8 Apr (Fri.)
Standard English test 23 Jul (Sat.)
23 Jul (Sat.) No classes (except makeup classes where required) 23 Jul (Sat.)
28 Jul (Thu.) Classes finish 28 Jul (Thu.)
29 Jul (Fri.) Makeup classes (if required) 29 Jul (Fri.)
Exam period 30 Jul (Sat.) - 5 Aug (Fri.)
Extra exam day (if required) 8 Aug (Mon.)
Makeup exam period 10 Aug (Wed.), 11 Aug (Thu.)
9 Aug (Tue.) - 15 Sep (Thu.) Summer vacation 9 Aug (Tue.) - 15 Sep (Thu.)
8 Aug (Mon.) - 9 Sep (Fri.) Summer Session 8 Aug (Mon.) - 9 Sep (Fri.)
21 Sep (Thu.) Graduation ceremony 21 Sep (Thu.)
Fall Semester
16 Sep (Fri.) - 21 Sep (Wed.) Orientation for new and current students
(including placement test for new students)
16 Sep (Fri.) - 21 Sep (Wed.)
21 Sep (Wed.) Entrance ceremony 21 Sep (Wed.)
23 Sep (Fri.) Classes commence 23 Sep (Fri.)
10 Oct (Mon.) Normal timetable on Sports Day holiday 10 Oct (Mon.)
31 Oct (Mon.) - 4 Nov (Fri.) University Festival (including setup and cleanup) 31 Oct (Mon.) - 4 Nov (Fri.)
23 Nov (Wed.) Normal timetable on Labour Thanksgiving Day holiday 23 Nov (Wed.)
23 Dec (Fri.) Normal timetable on Emperor's Birthday holiday 23 Dec (Fri.)
27 Dec (Tue.) - 7 Jan (Sat.), 2017 Winter vacation 27 Dec (Tue.) - 7 Jan (Sat.), 2017
10 Jan (Tue.) Classes recommence 10 Jan (Tue.)
Standard English test 14 Jan (Sat.)
14 Jan (Sat.) No classes 14 Jan (Sat.)
26 Jan (Thu.) Classes finish 26 Jan (Thu.)
27 Jan (Fri.) Makeup classes (if required) 27 Jan (Fri.)
Exam period 28 Jan (Sat.) - 3 Feb (Fri.)
Extra exam day (if required) 4 Feb (Sat.)
Makeup exam period 7 Feb (Tue.), 8 Feb (Wed.)
6 Feb (Mon.) - 31 Mar (Fri.) Spring vacation 6 Feb (Mon.) - 31 Mar (Fri.)
13 Feb (Mon.) - 3 Mar (Fri.) Winter Session 13 Feb (Mon.) - 3 Mar (Fri.)
24 Mar (Fri.) Graduation ceremony (Graduate)
Graduation ceremony (Undergraduate) 25 Mar (Sat.)