Campus LifeAcademic Calendar

Shimizu

Academic Calendar 2017

Graduate Undergraduate
Spring Semester
5 Apr (Wed.) Orientation for new and current students 1 Apr (Sat.) - 6 Apr (Thu.)
2 Apr (Sun.) Entrance ceremony 2 Apr (Sun.)
Placement test for new students 3 Apr (Mon.)
7 Apr (Fri.) Classes commence 7 Apr (Fri.)
29 Apr (Sat.) Normal timetable on Showa Day holiday 29 Apr (Sat.)
6 May (Sat.) No classes 6 May (Sat.)
Standard English test 22 Jul (Sat.)
22 Jul (Sat.) No classes (except makeup classes where required) 22 Jul (Sat.)
25 Jul (Tue.), 28 Jul (Fri.) Makeup classes (if required) 25 Jul (Tue.), 28 Jul (Fri.)
29 Jul (Sat.) Classes finish 29 Jul (Sat.)
Exam period 31 Jul (Mon.) - 5 Aug (Sat.)
Extra exam day (if required) 7 Aug (Mon.)
Makeup exam period 9 Aug (Wed.), 10 Aug (Thu.)
8 Aug (Tue.) - 16 Sep (Sat.) Summer vacation 8 Aug (Tue.) - 16 Sep (Sat.)
8 Aug (Tue.) - 8 Sep (Fri.) Summer Session 8 Aug (Tue.) - 8 Sep (Fri.)
21 Sep (Thu.) Graduation ceremony 21 Sep (Thu.)
Fall Semester
20 Sep (Wed.), 21 Sep (Thu.) Orientation for new and current students
(including placement test for new students)
19 Sep (Tue.) - 21 Sep (Thu.)
21 Sep (Thu.) Entrance ceremony 21 Sep (Thu.)
22 Sep (Fri.) Classes commence 22 Sep (Fri.)
23 Sep (Sat.) Normal timetable on Autumn Equinox holiday 23 Sep (Sat.)
31 Oct (Tue.) - 4 Nov (Sat.) University Festival (including setup and cleanup) 31 Oct (Tue.) - 4 Nov (Sat.)
23 Nov (Thu.) Normal timetable on Labour Thanksgiving Day holiday 23 Nov (Thu.)
23 Dec (Sat.) Normal timetable on Emperor's Birthday holiday 23 Dec (Sat.)
26 Dec (Tue.), 27 Dec (Wed.) Makeup classes (if required) 26 Dec (Tue.), 27 Dec (Wed.)
28 Dec (Thu.) - 6 Jan (Sat.), 2018 Winter vacation 28 Dec (Thu.) - 6 Jan (Sat.), 2018
9 Jan (Tue.) Classes recommence 9 Jan (Tue.)
Standard English test 13 Jan (Sat.)
13 Jan (Sat.) No classes 13 Jan (Sat.)
26 Jan (Fri.) Makeup classes (if required) 26 Jan (Fri.)
27 Jan (Sat.) Classes finish 27 Jan (Sat.)
Exam period 29 Jan (Mon.) - 3 Feb (Sat.)
Extra exam day (if required) 5 Feb (Mon.)
Makeup exam period 7 Feb (Tue.), 8 Feb (Wed.)
6 Feb (Tue.) - 31 Mar (Sat.) Spring vacation 6 Feb (Tue.) - 31 Mar (Sat.)
13 Feb (Tue.) - 2 Mar (Fri.) Winter Session 13 Feb (Tue.) - 2 Mar (Fri.)
24 Mar (Sat.) Graduation ceremony (Graduate)
Graduation ceremony (Undergraduate) 25 Mar (Sun.)