Campus LifeAcademic Calendar

Shimizu

Academic Calendar 2018

Graduate Undergraduate
Spring Semester
1 Apr (Sun.) Entrance ceremony 1 Apr (Sun.)
5 Apr (Thu.) Orientation for new and current students 2 Apr (Mon.) - 6 Apr (Fri.)
7 Apr (Sat.) Classes commence 7 Apr (Sat.)
30 Apr (Mon.) No Classes on Showa Day holiday 30 Apr (Mon.)
Standard English test 21 Jul (Sat.)
17 Jul (Tue.), 18 Jul (Wed.),
21 Jul (Sat.), 24 Jul (Tue.)
Makeup classes (if required) 17 Jul (Tue.), 18 Jul (Wed.),
21 Jul (Sat.), 24 Jul (Tue.)
23 Jul (Mon.) Classes finish 23 Jul (Mon.)
Exam period 25 Jul (Wed.) - 31 Jul (Tue.)
Extra exam day (if required) 1 Aug (Wed.)
Makeup exam period 3 Aug (Fri.), 6 Aug (Mon.)
2 Aug (Thu.) - 15 Sep (Sat.) Summer vacation 2 Aug (Thu.) - 15 Sep (Sat.)
2 Aug (Thu.) - 7 Sep (Fri.) Summer Session 2 Aug (Thu.) - 7 Sep (Fri.)
20 Sep (Thu.) Graduation ceremony 20 Sep (Thu.)
Fall Semester
19 Sep (Wed.) Orientation for new and current students
(including placement test for new students)
18 Sep (Tue.) - 20 Sep (Thu.)
20 Sep (Thu.) Entrance ceremony 20 Sep (Thu.)
21 Sep (Fri.) Classes commence 21 Sep (Fri.)
24 Sep (Mon.) Normal timetable on Autumn Equinox holiday 24 Sep (Mon.)
31 Oct (Wed.) - 4 Nov (Sun.) University Festival (including setup and cleanup) 31 Oct (Wed.) - 4 Nov (Sun.)
23 Nov (Fri.) No classes on Labour Thanksgiving Day holiday 23 Nov (Fri.)
24 Dec (Mon.) No classes on Emperor's Birthday holiday 24 Dec (Mon.)
25 Dec (Tue.), 26 Dec (Wed.) Makeup classes (if required) 25 Dec (Tue.), 26 Dec (Wed.)
27 Dec (Thu.) - 5 Jan (Sat.), 2019 Winter vacation 27 Dec (Thu.) - 5 Jan (Sat.), 2019
7 Jan (Mon.) Classes recommence 7 Jan (Mon.)
15 Jan (Tue.) Makeup classes (if required) 15 Jan (Tue.)
Standard English test 19 Jan (Sat.)
21 Jan (Mon.) Classes finish 21 Jan (Mon.)
Exam period 23 Jan (Wed.) - 29 Jan (Tue.)
Extra exam day (if required) 30 Jan (Wed.)
Makeup exam period 1 Feb (Fri.), 2 Feb (Sat.)
31 Jan (Thu.) - 30 Mar (Sat.) Spring vacation 31 Jan (Thu.) - 30 Mar (Sat.)
13 Feb (Wed.) - 2 Mar (Sat.) Winter Session 13 Feb (Wed.) - 2 Mar (Sat.)
24 Mar (Sun.) Graduation ceremony (Graduate)
Graduation ceremony (Undergraduate) 25 Mar (Mon.)