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Shonan

Academic Calendar 2018

Graduate Undergraduate
Spring Semester
1 Apr (Sun.) Orientation for new students 2 Apr (Mon.)
1 Apr (Sun.) Entrance ceremony 1 Apr (Sun.)
5 Apr (Thu.) Guidance period for new students 3 Apr (Tue.) - 6 Apr (Fri.)
Placement test for new students 3 Apr (Tue.)
5 Apr (Thu.) Guidance for current students 5 Apr (Thu.)
Consultation day on classes for new and current students 5 Apr (Thu.) - 7 Apr (Sat.)
9 Apr (Mon.) Classes commence 9 Apr (Mon.)
30 Apr (Mon.) No class on Showa Day holiday 30 Apr (Mon.)
1 May (Tue.), 2 May (Wed.) No classes 1 May (Tue.), 2 May (Wed.)
16 Jul (Mon.) Normal classes on Marine Day holiday 16 Jul (Mon.)
21 Jul (Sat.) Classes finish 21 Jul (Sat.)
23 Jul (Mon.), 24 Jul (Tue.) Makeup classes (if required) 23 Jul (Mon.), 24 Jul (Tue.)
Exam period 25 Jul (Wed.) - 31 Jul (Tue.)
1 Aug (Wed.) - 15 Sep (Sat.) Summer vacation 1 Aug (Wed.) - 15 Sep (Sat.)
Summer Session 1 Aug (Wed.) - 28 Aug (Tue.)
Makeup exam period 6 Aug (Mon.) - 7 Aug (Tue.): Students expected to graduate (Students in their 4th year of undergraduate school and above)
21 Aug (Tue.) - 23 Aug (Thu.): Continuing students
20 Sep (Thu.) Graduation ceremony 20 Sep (Thu.)
Fall Semester
Orientation for new students 18 Sep (Tue.)
Placement test for new students 19 Sep (Wed.)
19 Sep (Wed.) Guidance for new and current students 19 Sep (Wed.)
Consultation day on classes for new and current students 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 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 1 Nov (Thu.) - 3 Nov. (Sat.)
4 Nov (Sun.) (No classes) - clean-up after University Festival 4 Nov (Sun.)
23 Nov (Fri.) Normal timetable on Labour Thanksgiving Day holiday 23 Nov (Fri.)
24 Dec (Mon.) No class on Emperor's Birthday holiday 24 Dec (Mon.)
25 Dec (Tue.) - 5 Jun (Sat.), 2019 Winter vacation 25 Dec (Tue.) - 5 Jun (Sat.), 2019
17 Jan (Thu.) Classes finish 17 Jan (Thu.)
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.)
15 Jan (Tue.), 18 Jan (Fri.), 21 Jan (Mon.), 22 Jan (Tue.) Makeup classes (if required) 15 Jan (Tue.), 18 Jan (Fri.), 21 Jan (Mon.), 22 Jan (Tue.)
Exam period 23 Jan (Wed.) - 29 Jan (Tue.)
30 Jan (Wed.) - 30 Mar (Sat.) Spring vacation 30 Jan (Wed.) - 30 Mar (Sat.)
Makeup exam period 4 Feb (Mon.) - 5 Feb (Tue.):Students expected to graduate (Students in their 4th year of undergraduate school and above)
20 Feb (Wed.) - 22 Feb (Fri.):Continuing students
Winter Session 13 Feb (Wed.) - 5 Mar (Tue.)
24 Mar (Sun.) Graduation ceremony (Graduate)
Graduation ceremony (Undergraduate) 25 Mar (Mon.)

Note:

  1. Makeup classes may be scheduled on days other than the designated makeup days, depending on timetabling considerations; notification will be provided in due course.