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Kumamoto

Academic Calendar 2018

Graduate Undergraduate
Spring Semester
Issuing student ID cards, placement test, academic guidance, and health check for new students 2 Apr (Mon.)
Guidance for new and current students 3 Apr (Tue.)
4 Apr (Wed.) Entrance ceremony 4 Apr (Wed.)
5 Apr (Thu.) - 6 Apr (Fri.) Guidance and consultation for new and current students, and health check 5 Apr (Thu.) - 6 Apr (Fri.)
9 Apr (Mon.) Classes commence 9 Apr (Mon.)
1 May (Tue.), 2 May (Wed.) No classes 1 May (Tue.), 2 May (Wed.)
16 Jul (Mon.) No class on Marine Day holiday 16 Jul (Mon.)
23 Jul (Mon.) Classes finish 23 Jul (Mon.)
English language exam 24 Jul (Tue.)
24 Jul (Tue.), 25 Jul (Wed.) Makeup classes (if required) 24 Jul (Tue.), 25 Jul (Wed.)
Exam period 26 Jul (Thu.) - 1 Aug (Wed.)
2 Aug (Thu.) - 18 Sep (Tue.) Summer vacation 2 Aug (Thu.) - 18 Sep (Tue.)
2 Aug (Thu.) - 18 Sep (Tue.) Summer Session 2 Aug (Thu.) - 18 Sep (Tue.)
Makeup exams for Spring semester graduates 2 Aug (Thu.), 3 Aug (Fri.)
Makeup exams for other students 21 Aug (Tue.) - 23 Aug (Thu.)
19 Sep (Wed.) Graduation ceremony 19 Sep (Wed.)
Fall Semester
19 Sep (Wed.) Entrance ceremony 19 Sep (Wed.)
20 Sep (Thu.) Guidance and consultation for new and current students 20 Sep (Thu.)
21 Sep (Fri.) Classes commence 21 Sep (Fri.)
24 Sep (Mon.) No class on Autumnal Equinox Day holiday 24 Sep (Mon.)
8 Oct (Mon.) Normal timetable on Sports Day holiday 8 Oct (Mon.)
31 Oct (Wed.) No classes - day before University Festival 31 Oct (Wed.)
1 Nov (Thu.) - 3 Nov. (Sat.) University Festival (no classes) 1 Nov (Thu.) - 3 Nov. (Sat.)
4 Nov (Sun.) No classes - clean-up after University Festival 4 Nov (Sun.)
25 Dec (Tue.) - 5 Jan (Sat.), 2019 Winter vacation 25 Dec (Tue.) - 5 Jan (Sat.), 2019
18 Jan (Fri.) No classes - setup for National Center test for University Admissions (TBC) 18 Jan (Fri.)
19 Jan (Sat.) No classes - National center test for University Admissions (TBC) 19 Jan (Sat.)
22 Jan (Tue.) Classes finish 22 Jan (Tue.)
Standard English language exam 23 Jan (Wed.)
23 Jan (Wed.), 24 Jan (Thu.) Makeup classes (if required) 23 Jan (Wed.), 24 Jan (Thu.)
Exam period 25 Jan (Fri.) - 31 Jan (Thu.)
Extra exam day (if required)
1 Feb (Fri.) - 30 Mar (Sat.) Spring vacation 1 Feb (Fri.) - 30 Mar (Sat.)
Makeup exams for Fall semester graduates 4 Feb (Mon.) - 5 Feb (Tue.)
Makeup exams for other students 20 Feb (Wed.) - 22 Feb (Fri.)
1 Feb (Fri.) - 30 Mar (Sat.) Winter Session 1 Feb (Fri.) - 30 Mar (Sat.)
19 Mar (Tue.) Graduation ceremony 19 Mar (Tue.)