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Shonan

Academic Calendar 2016

Graduate Undergraduate
Spring Semester
Combined with Entrance Ceremony on 2 April (Sat.) Orientation for new students 1 Apr (Fri.)
2 Apr (Sat.) Entrance ceremony 2 Apr (Sat.)
5 Apr (Tue.) Guidance period for new students 4 Apr (Mon.) - 7 Apr (Thu.)
Placement test for new students 4 Apr (Mon.)
6 Apr (Wed.) Guidance for current students 6 Apr (Web.)
Consultation day on classes for new and current students 7 Apr (Thu.)
Redommended day for freshmen seminar 7 Apr (Thu.)
8 Apr (Fri.) Classes commence 8 Apr (Fri.)
29 Apr (Fri.) Normal timetable on Showa Day holiday 29 Apr (Fri.)
2 May (Mon.) No classes 2 May (Mon.)
18 Jul (Mon.) Normal classes on Marine Day holiday 18 Jul (Mon.)
23 Jul (Sat.) Makeup classes (if required) 23 Jul (Sat.)
28 Jul (Thu.) Classes finish 28 Jul (Thu.)
Exam period 29 Jul (Fri.) - 4 Aug (Thu.)
5 Aug (Fri.) - 15 Sep (Thu.) Summer vacation 5 Aug (Fri.) - 15 Sep (Thu.)
Summer Session 5 Aug (Fri.) - 31 Sep (Wed.)
Makeup exam period 8 Aug (Mon.) - 9 Aug (Tue.): Students expected to graduate (Students in their 4th year of undergraduate school and above)
23 Aug (Tue.) - 25 Aug (Thu.): Continuing students
21 Sep (Wed.) Graduation ceremony 21 Sep (Wed.)
Fall Semester
20 Sep (Tue.) Orientation for new students 16 Sep (Fri.)
Placement test for new students 20 Sep (Tue.)
Guidance for new and current students 20 Sep (Tue.)
21 Sep (Wed.) Entrance ceremony 21 Sep (Wed.)
Consultation day on classes for new and current students 20 Sep (Tue.)
22 Sep (Thu.) Classes commence, 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.)
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.) - 5 Jun (Thu.), 2017 Winter vacation 27 Dec (Tue.) - 5 Jan (Thu.), 2017
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 (TBC) 15 Jan (Sun.)
21 Jan (Sat.) Makeup classes (if required) 21 Jan (Sat.)
26 Jan (Thu.) Classes finish 26 Jan (Thu.)
Exam period 27 Jan (Fri.) - 2 Feb (Thu.)
Setup for general entrance exam (A type) (TBC) 1 Feb (Wed.)
General entrance exam (A type medical) (TBC) 2 Feb (Thu.) - 3 Feb (Fri.)
3 Feb (Fri.) - 31 Mar (Fri.) Spring vacation 3 Feb (Fri.) - 31 Mar (Fri.)
General entrance exam (A type) (TBC) 7 Feb (Tue.) - 12 Feb (Sun.)
Makeup exam period 7 Feb (Tue.) - 8 Feb (Wed.):Students expected to graduate (Students in their 4th year of undergraduate school and above)
21 Feb (Tue.) - 23 Feb (Thu.):Continuing students
Winter Session 13 Feb (Mon.) - 3 Mar (Fri.)
24 Mar (Fri.) Graduation ceremony (Graduate)
Graduation ceremony (Undergraduate) 25 Mar (Sat.)

Note:

  1. Entrance examination dates are subject to change.
  2. Guidance days are subject to change; notification will be provided in due course. Entrance ceremony date is confirmed.
  3. Makeup classes may be scheduled on days other than the designated makeup days, depending on timetabling considerations; notification will be provided in due course.