Schedule of classes and Events

Timetable of Events

Academic year and terms

The academic year begins April 1 and ends the following March 31. It is divided into spring and fall semesters.

Spring semester April 1 to September 30
Fall semester October 1 to March 31
Full-year courses Span both spring and fall semesters.

Semester-long courses

Semester-long courses end at the conclusion of the spring or fall semesters.
Grades for these courses are evaluated and determined at the end of the semester.

Full-year courses

Full-year courses span the entire year.
Grades for full-year courses are evaluated and determined at the end of the fall semester.

Hours of instruction

Periods 1-2 8:40 - 10:10
Periods 3-4 10:20 - 11:50
Periods 5-6

12:45 - 14:15

Periods 7-8 14:25 - 15:55
Periods 9-10 16:05 - 17:35
Periods 11-12 17:50 - 19:20 (evening students)
Periods 13-14 19:30 - 21:00 (evening students)

Academic Year Calenda

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 5, 2020

Scheduled Events (2022 Academic Year)

Beginning of academic year April 1
Enrollment ceremony April 4
Health checkups, guidance April 5 to 15 (varies by faculty and class)
Spring classes start April 11
Disaster prevention drill May 25
Spring supplementary lecture July 18 (Shizuoka, Hamamatsu)
Spring classes end July 22
Spring semester final examinations July 25 to 29
Graduation ceremony
(fall-time)
September 12 (Shizuoka, Hamamatsu)
Intensive course September 16 to 30
Fall classes start October 3
Enrollment ceremony
(fall-time)
October 6
University festival
(Shizuoka Campus)
November 4 to 6
University festival
(Hamamatsu Campus)
November 12 to 13
Intensive course December 24 to 27
Fall classes resume January 10, 2023
Fall classes end January 27, 2023
Fall supplementary lecture Janualy 28, 2023 (Shizuoka, Hamamatsu)
Fall semester final examinations Janualy 30 to Februaly 3, 2022
Graduation ceremony
(Shizuoka Campus)

March 22, 2023

Graduation ceremony
(Hamamatsu Campus)
March 23, 2023
Academic year close

March 31, 2023

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.