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  • Updated on February 1, 2016

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The academic year begins on 1st April and ends on 31st March of the following year. It is divided into two semesters and four quarters.

Holidays: weekends, public holidays, and the University Anniversary Day (15th May).

2017-2018


1st semester Summer Vacation 2nd semester Winter Vacation 2nd semester
Start of 1st quarter Examination period of 1st quarter Start of 2nd quarter Examination period of 2nd quarter Start of 3rd quarter Examination period of 3rd quarter Start of 4th quarter Examination period of 4th quarter
Faculty of Letters 7th April ※1 2nd June - 8th June※2 12th June ※3 2nd August - 8th August ※4

8th August - 30th September ※4

Exams and classes will take place as below※4

8th August: exam date for 1st semester/ 2nd quarter

9th August: make-up date for 1st semester/ 2nd quarter exams

2nd October※5 24th November-30th November※6 4th December※7 25th December-7th January

Class will take place on the dates below

25th December: substitute day for Monday

26th December: substitute date for Friday afternoon ※9

27th December: substitute day for Wednesday

5th January: substitute day for Friday

2nd February-8th February※8
Faculty of Intercultural Studies Start of 1st semester; 7th April ※1・2・3 Examination Period of 1st semester; 2nd August - 8th August ※4 Start of 2nd semester; 2nd October※5・6・7 Examination Period of 2nd semester; 2nd February-8th February※8
Faculty of Human Development 7th April ※1 2nd June - 8th June※2 12th June ※3 Examination Period of 1st semester; 25th July - 8th August ※4 2nd October※5 24th November-30th November※6 4th December※7 Examination Period of 2nd semester; 24th January-8th February
Faculty of Global Human Sciences 7th April ※1 2nd June - 8th June※2 12th June ※3 2nd August - 8th August ※4 2nd October※5 24th November-30th November※6 4th December※7 2nd February-8th February※8
Faculty of Law 6th April 2nd June - 8th June 12th June 2nd August - 10th August 2nd October 24th November-30th November
4th December 2nd February-13th February
Faculty of Economics 7th April 2nd June - 8th June 12th June 2nd August - 8th August 2nd October 24th November-30th November 4th December 2nd February-8th February
School of Business Administration 7th April 2nd June - 8th June 12th June 2nd August - 8th August 2nd October 24th November-30th November 4th December 2nd February-8th February
Faculty of Science 7th April ※1 2nd June - 8th June※2 12th June※3 2nd August - 8th August※4 2nd October※5 24th November-30th November※6 4th December※7 2nd February-8th February※8
School of Medicine See this page (Japanese)
School of Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences Start of 1st semester; 5th April Examinations will take place at the end of the semester Examination Period of 1st semester; 25th July - 7th August

8th August - 30th September ※4

Exams and classes will take place as below※4

8th August: exam date for 1st semester/ 2nd quarter

9th August: make-up date for 1st semester/ 2nd quarter exams

Start of 2nd semester; 2nd October Examinations will take place at the end of the semester

25th December-7th January

Class will take place on the dates below

25th December: substitute day for Monday

26th December: substitute date for Friday afternoon ※9

27th December: substitute day for Wednesday

5th January: substitute day for Friday

Examination Period of 2nd semester; 9th January-9th February
Faculty of Engineering 7th April※1 2nd June - 8th June ※2 12th June※3 2nd August - 8th August※4 2nd October ※5 24th November-30th November ※6 4th December※7 2nd February-8th February ※8
Faculty of Engineering(3rd years and above follow the semester system) 7th April ※1・2・3 Examination Period of 1st semester; 25th July - 8th August※4 2nd October※5・6・7 Examination Period of 2nd semester; 24th January, 26th January-8th February※8
Faculty of Agriculture 7th April ※1 2nd June - 8th June※2 12th June※3 2nd August - 8th August※4 2nd October※5 24th November-30th November※6 4th December※7
2nd February-8th February※8
Faculty of Maritime Sciences 7th April 2nd June - 8th June 12th June 2nd August - 8th August 2nd October 24th November-30th November 4th December 2nd February-8th February
Institute for Promotion of Higher Education College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 7th April ※1 2nd June - 8th June※2 12th June※3
2nd August - 8th August※4 2nd October※5 24th November-30th November※6 4th December※7
2nd February-8th February※8

Start of 1st quarter Examination period of 1st quarter Start of 2nd quarter Examination period of 2nd quarter Summer Vacation Start of 3rd quarter Examination period of 3rd quarter Start of 4th quarter Winter Vacation Examination period of 4th quarter
1st semester 2nd semester 2nd semester
  • (※1) 30th May (Tue): Make-up date for cancelled classes
  • (※2) 9th June (Fri): Make-up date for 1st quarter exams
  • (※3) 1st August (Tue): Make-up date for cancelled classes
  • (※4) 8th August (Tue): Exam date for 1st semester/ 2nd quarter; 9th August (Wed): Make-up date for exams
  • (※5) 22nd November (Wed): Make-up date for cancelled classes
  • (※6) 1st December (Fri): Make-up date for 3rd quarter exams
  • (※7) 31st Janurary (Wed): Make-up date for cancelled classes
  • (※8) 9th February (Fri): Make-up date for 2nd semester/ 4th quarter exams
  • (※9) Faculty of Engineering not included. Faculty of Engineering substitute day is 26th December (Tue, full day)