Campus LifeAcademic Calendar

Kumamoto

Academic Calendar 2020

Spring Semester

Undergraduate School Graduate School
May 11 (Mon.) First day of Spring Semester classes First day of Spring Semester classes
Jul. 23 (Thur.), Jul. 24 (Fri.) Normal classes (National holidays) Normal classes (National holidays)
Aug. 10 (Mon.) Normal classes (National holiday) Normal classes (National holiday)
Aug. 15 (Sat.) Last day of Spring Semester classes Last day of Spring Semester classes
Aug. 17 (Mon.) - Sept. 19 (Sat.) Summer vacation / Summer session Summer vacation / Summer session
Sept. 25 (Fri.) Graduation ceremony Graduation ceremony

Fall Semester

Undergraduate School Graduate School
Sept. 23 (Wed.), Sept. 24 (Thur.) Guidance Guidance
Sept. 25 (Fri.) Entrance ceremony Entrance ceremony
Sept. 26 (Sat.) First day of Fall Semester classes First day of Fall Semester classes
Oct. 31 (Sat.) - Nov. 3 (Tue.) University festival and preparation University festival and preparation
Nov. 4 (Wed.) No classes No classes
Nov. 23 (Mon.) Normal classes (National holiday) Normal classes (National holiday)
Dec. 28 (Mon.) - Jan. 6 (Wed.) Winter vacation Winter vacation
Jan. 11 (Mon.) No classes (National holiday) No classes (National holiday)
Jan. 14 (Thur.), Jan. 15 (Fri.)  Make-up classes Make-up classes
Jan. 15 (Fri.), 16 (Sat.) No classes No classes
Jan. 21 (Thur.) - Jan. 23 (Sat.) Examination period
Jan. 25 (Mon.) Last day of Fall Semester classes Last day of Fall Semester classes
Jan. 26 (Tue.) - Jan. 28 (Thur.) Examination period
Jan. 29 (Fri.) - Mar. 31 (Wed.) Spring vacation Spring vacation
Feb. 1 (Mon.) - Feb. 3 (Wed.) Follow-up examination
Feb. 15 (Mon.) - Mar. 6 (Sat.) Winter session Winter session
Mar. 19 (Fri.) Graduation ceremony Graduation ceremony

*Dates above may be subject to change