Academic Year

Academic Year Calendar(2014 to 2015)

Spring Semester

April 1 Start of Academic Year (Start of Spring Semester)
1 Entrance Ceremony
2 Entrance Ceremony
3 to 6 Orientation for new students
7 Classes begin
Up to 12 Course Registration Period
29 Showa Day. Classes held
May 4 Constitution Day
6 Public Holiday
July 21 Classes held.
23 Last day of classes for Spring semester
24 to Aug. 6 Spring Semester Exams
August 7 to Sep. 21 Summer holiday period
7, 8, and 20 Makeup Exams
September 18 and 19 Course Guidance for Returning Students
20 Graduation Ceremony (Commencement Ceremony)

Autumn Semester

September 18 to 27 Course registration period
22 Autumn semester classes begin
23 Autumn Equinox. Classes held
28 Course registration confirmation deadline
October 13 Sports Day. Classes held
31 No classes; Koyama Festival (School festival)
November
1 to 3 Koyama Festival(School festival)
4 No classes; Koyama Festival cleanup day
December 23 Emperor’s birthday; classes held
27 Last day of classes before winter holiday
28 to Jan. 6 Winter Holidays
January 7 Classes restart
20 Last day of classes for Autumn semester
21 to Feb. 6 Autumn semester exams
February 9, 10, and 12 Makeup Exams
March 21 and 22 Graduation Ceremony (Commencement Ceremony)
26 and 27 Course Guidance for Returning Students
31 End of Academic Year (End of Autumn Semester)