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Academic Calendar 2020-2021 (Revised as of March 26, 2020)




Spring Semester (April 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020)


  • First Day of the Academic Year
    Undergraduate
    Wednesday, April 1
    Graduate
    Wednesday, April 1
  • Spring Recess
    Undergraduate
    Wednesday, April 1 - Saturday, April 4
    Graduate
    Wednesday, April 1 - Saturday, April 4
    Tokyo Campus
    【Wednesday, April 1 - Friday, April 3】
  • Spring Semester Classes Begin
    Undergraduate
    Monday, April 27
    Graduate
    Monday, April 27
    Tokyo Campus
    【Tuesday, April 7】
  • Spring Modules A and B Final Examination Week
    Undergraduate
    Monday, June 29 - Friday, July 3
    Graduate
    Monday, June 29 - Friday, July 3
  • Spring Modules A, B and C Final Examination Week
    Undergraduate
    Monday, August 3 - Friday, August 7
    Graduate
    Monday, August 3 - Friday, August 7
    Tokyo Campus
    【Saturday, July 25, Tuesday, July 28, Thursday, July 30, Friday, July 31, Tuesday, August 5】
  • Spring Semester Classes End
    Undergraduate
    Friday, August 7
    Graduate
    Friday, August 7
    Tokyo Campus
    【Wednesday, July 29】
  • Final Examination Preparation Day
    Tokyo Campus
    【Saturday, August 1, Tuesday, August 4, Thursday, August 6】
  • Summer Recess
    Undergraduate
    Saturday, August 8 - Wednesday, September 30
    Graduate
    Saturday, August 8 - Wednesday, September 30
    Tokyo Campus
    【Friday, August 7 - Wednesday, September 30】
  • Commencement Ceremony
    Undergraduate
    Friday, September 25
  • Graduate School Commencement Ceremony
    Graduate
    Friday, September 25

Fall Semester (October 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021)

  • Entrance Ceremony for Fall Semester
    Undergraduate
    Wednesday, September 30
    Graduate
    Wednesday, September 30
  • ★1 Anniversary of the University
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, October 1
    Graduate
    Thursday, October 1
  • Fall Semester Classes Begin
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, October 1
    Graduate
    Thursday, October 1
    Tokyo Campus
    Thursday, October 1
  • Campus-Wide Power Outage (Tsukuba campus)
    Undergraduate
    Late October (TBA)
    Graduate
    Late October (TBA)
  • ★2 University Festival (Cancelled)
    Undergraduate
    Friday, November 6 - Sunday, November 8
    Graduate
    Friday, November 6 - Sunday, November 8
  • Fall Module A Examination Preparation Day
    Undergraduate
    Tuesday, November 10
    Graduate
    Tuesday, November 10
  • Autumn Sports Day (Cancelled)
    Undergraduate
    Saturday, November 14 - Sunday, November 15
    Graduate
    Saturday, November 14 - Sunday, November 15
  • Fall Modules A and B Final Examination Week
    Undergraduate
    Tuesday, December 22 - Monday, December 28
    Graduate
    Tuesday, December 22 - Monday, December 28
  • Winter Recess
    Undergraduate
    Tuesday, December 29 - Tuesday, January 5
    Graduate
    Tuesday, December 29 - Tuesday, January 5
    Tokyo Campus
    【Sunday, December 27 - Monday, January 4】
  • Fall Modules A, B and C Final Examination Week
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, February 4, Tuesday, February 9,Wednesday, February 10, Friday, February 12,Monday, February 15
    Graduate
    Thursday, February 4, Tuesday, February 9, Wednesday, February 10, Friday, February 12, Monday, February 15
    Tokyo Campus
    【Thursday, January 21, Friday, January 22, Wednesday, January 27, Saturday, January 30,Tuesday, February 2】
  • Fall Semester Classes End
    Undergraduate
    Monday, February 15
    Graduate
    Monday, February 15
    Tokyo Campus
    【Tuesday, January 26】
  • Final Examination Preparation Day
    Undergraduate
    Tuesday, February 16
    Graduate
    Tuesday, February 16
    Tokyo Campus
    【Thursday, January 28, Friday, January 29,Wednesday, February 3】
  • Spring Recess
    Undergraduate
    Wednesday, February 17 - Wednesday, March 31
    Graduate
    Wednesday, February 17 - Wednesday, March 31
    Tokyo Campus
    【Thursday, February 4 - Wednesday, March 31】
  • Commencement Ceremony
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, March 25
  • Graduate School Commencement Ceremony
    Graduate
    Thursday, March 25
    Tokyo Campus
    【Saturday, March 27】
  • Last Day of the Academic Year
    Undergraduate
    Tuesday, March 31
    Graduate
    Wednesday, March 31
    Tokyo Campus
    Wednesday, March 31

Notes:

  • ★1 For the Anniversary of the University, classes will not be cancelled but will be held on Thursday, October 1.
  • ★2 Due to the University Festival, Classes on Friday, November 6 and Monday, November 9 will be recessed (excludes classes at the Tokyo campus).
  • The schedule for the regular health checkup will be announced at a later time. Classes for undergraduate schools, colleges and graduate schools during the scheduled health checkup will be cancelled (excludes classes at the Tokyo campus).
  • To meet the required number of school days, some classes will be held on the days stated below (excludes classes at the Tokyo campus).
    • ・April 29: Wednesday classes
    • ・May 9: Monday classes
    • ・May 16: Tuesday classes
    • ・May 23: Wednesday classes
    • ・May 30: Monday classes
    • ・June 6: Tuesday classes
    • ・June 13: Wednesday classes
    • ・June 20:Tuesday classes
    • ・June 27: Friday classes
    • ・July 23: Thursday classes
    • ・July 24: Friday classes
    • ・November 5: Tuesday classes
    • ・January 13: Monday classes
  • Classes on Wednesday, November 25 - Friday, November 27 will be recessed due to the Examination for University Admissions upon Recommendation (Suisen ny?shi shiken) and its related events (excludes classes at the Tokyo campus).
  • Classes on Friday, January 15 and Monday, January 18 will be recessed due to the Common Test for University Admissions (Daigaku ny?gaku kyouts? test) and its related events. (excludes classes at the Tokyo campus).
  • For the School of Medicine, the University will schedule March 10, 2021 as the date of graduation, but the commencement ceremony will be held on the date scheduled above.
  • * One academic year contains two semesters (spring semester and fall semester) which includes six modules, Spring A, Spring B, Spring C, Fall A, Fall B and Fall C. Each module has five weeks.