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Academic Year and Events Calendar

Academic Year Calendar

Spring semester April 1 to September 30
Fall semester October 1 to March 31
Spring break March 25 to 31
Summer break

From the day after spring semester final examinations to September 15

Winter break From the day after intensive course final examinations to January 3, 2018

Scheduled Events (2017 Academic Year)

Beginning of academic year April 1
Enrollment ceremony April 4
Health checkups, guidance April 5 to 7 (varies by faculty and class)
Disaster prevention drill May 24
Spring classes start April 10
Spring classes end July 28
Spring supplementary lecture July 25 (Shizuoka, Hamamatsu)
Spring semester final examinations July 31 to August 4
Intensive course September 16 to 30
Graduation ceremony
(fall-time)
(Hamamatsu Campus)
September 15
Fall classes start October 2
Enrollment ceremony
(fall-time)
October 5
University festival
(Hamamatsu Campus)
November 11 to 12
University festival
(Shizuoka Campus)
November 17 to 19
Intensive course December 24 to 27
Fall classes resume January 5, 2018
Fall classes end February 2, 2018
Fall supplementary lecture January 31, 2018 (Shizuoka, Hamamatsu)
Fall semester final examinations February 5 to 9, 2018
Graduation ceremony
(Hamamatsu Campus)
March 22, 2018
Graduation ceremony
(Shizuoka Campus)

March 23, 2018

Academic year close

March 31, 2018

School Holidays

National holidays
Sundays
Saturdays (except for Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences evening classes)
Spring break March 25 to 31
Summer break From the day after spring semester final examinations to September 15
Winter break From the day after intensive course final examinations to January 3

The schedule for spring, summer, and winter breaks are subject to change. In addition, the university may schedule and announce other holidays on an irregular basis as required.

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