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Academic Calendar 2021-2022


Academic Calendar 2021-2022


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

  • First Day of the Academic Year
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, April 1
    Graduate
    Thursday, April 1
  • Spring Recess
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, April 1 - Sunday, April 4
    Graduate
    Thursday, April 1 - Sunday, April 4
    Tokyo Campus
    【Wednesday, April 1 - Friday, April 3】
  • Entrance Ceremony
    Undergraduate
    Monday, April 5
    Graduate
    Monday, April 5
    Tokyo Campus
    【Saturday, April 3】
  • Freshman/New Student Orientation
    Undergraduate
    Monday, April 5- Wednesday, April 7
    Graduate
    Monday, April 5- Tuesday, April 6
    Tokyo Campus
    【Saturday, April 3】
  • Spring Semester Classes Begin
    Undergraduate
    Graduate
    Wednesday, April 7
    Tokyo Campus
    【Tuesday, April 6】
  • Spring Sports Day
    Undergraduate
    Saturday, May 15- Sunday, May 16 (**)
    Graduate
    Saturday, May 15- Sunday, May 16 (**)
  • Spring Module A Final Examination Day
    Undergraduate
    Wednesday, May 19
    Graduate
    Wednesday, May 19
  • Spring Modules A and B Final Examination Week
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, June 24 - Wednesday, June 30
    Graduate
    Thursday, June 24 - Wednesday, June 30
  • Spring Modules A, B and C Final Examination Week
    Undergraduate
    Friday, July 30- Thursday, August 5
    Graduate
    Friday, July 30- Thursday, August 5
    Tokyo Campus
    【Saturday, July 24, Tuesday, July 27, Wednesday, July 28, Friday, July 30, Thursday, August 5】
  • Spring Module C Final Examination Day
    Undergraduate
    Friday, August 6
    Graduate
    Friday, August 6
  • Spring Semester Classes End
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, August 5
    Graduate
    Thursday, August 5
    Tokyo Campus
    【Thursday, July 29】
  • Final Examination Preparation Day
    Tokyo Campus
    【Saturday, July 31, Tuesday, August 3, Wednesday, August 4】
  • Summer Recess
    Undergraduate
    Saturday, August 7- Thursday, September 30
    Graduate
    Saturday, August 7- Thursday, September 30
    Tokyo Campus
    【Friday, August 6 - Thursday, September 30】
  • Commencement Ceremony
    Undergraduate
    Friday, September 24
  • Graduate School Commencement Ceremony
    Graduate
    Friday, September 24

Fall Semester (October 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022)

  • Entrance Ceremony for Fall Semester
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, September 30
    Graduate
    Thursday, September 30
  • ★1 Anniversary of the University
    Undergraduate
    Friday, October 1
    Graduate
    Friday, October 1
  • Fall Semester Classes Begin
    Undergraduate
    Friday, October 1
    Graduate
    Friday, October 1
    Tokyo Campus
    【Friday, October 1】
  • Campus-Wide Power Outage (Tsukuba campus)
    Undergraduate
    Late October (TBA)
    Graduate
    Late October (TBA)
  • ★2 University Festival
    Undergraduate
    Friday, November 5 - Sunday, November 7(**)
    Graduate
    Friday, November 5 - Sunday, November 7(**)
  • Fall Module A Final Examination Day
    Undergraduate
    Wednesday, November 10
    Graduate
    Wednesday, November 10
  • Autumn Sports Day
    Undergraduate
    Saturday, November 20 - Sunday, November 21(**)
    Graduate
    Saturday, November 20 - Sunday, November 21(**)
  • Fall Modules A and B Final Examination Week
    Undergraduate
    Wednesday, December 22 - Tuesday, December 28
    Graduate
  • Winter Recess
    Undergraduate
    Wednesday, December 29 - Wednesday, January 5
    Graduate
    Wednesday, December 29 - Wednesday, January 5
    Tokyo Campus
    【Sunday, December 26 - Monday, January 3】
  • Fall Modules A, B and C Final Examination Week
    Undergraduate
    Friday, February 4, Wednesday, February 9, Thursday, February 10, Monday, February 14, Tuesday, February 15
    Graduate
    Tokyo Campus
    【Friday, January 21, Thursday, January 27, Saturday, January 29, Tuesday, February 1, Wednesday, February 2】
  • Fall Module C Final Examination Day
    Undergraduate
    Wednesday, February 16, Thursday, February 17
    Graduate
    Wednesday, February 16, Thursday, February 17
  • Fall Semester Classes End
    Undergraduate
    Tuesday, February 15
    Graduate
    Tuesday, February 15
    Tokyo Campus
    【Wednesday, January 26】
  • Final Examination Preparation Day
    Tokyo Campus
    【Friday, January 28, Thursday, February 3, Friday, February 4】
  • Spring Recess
    Undergraduate
    Friday, February 18 - Thursday, March 31
    Graduate
    Friday, February 18 - Thursday, March 31
    Tokyo Campus
    【Saturday, February 5 - Thursday, March 31】
  • Commencement Ceremony
    Undergraduate
    Friday, March 25
  • Graduate School Commencement Ceremony
    Graduate
    Friday, March 25
    Tokyo Campus
    【Saturday, March 26】
  • Last Day of the Academic Year
    Undergraduate
    Thursday, March 31
    Graduate
    Thursday, March 31
    Tokyo Campus
    【Thursday, March 31】

Notes:

  • ★1 For the Anniversary of the University, classes will not be cancelled but will be held on Friday, October 1.
  • ★2 Due to the University Festival, classes on Friday, November 5 and Monday, November 8 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 7: Wednesday classes
    • ・July 22: Friday classes
    • ・November 9: Wednesday classes, November 25: Tuesday classes
    • ・January 13: Friday classes, January 18: Monday classes
  • Classes on Monday, November 29 - Tuesday, November 30 will be recessed due to the Examination for University Admissions upon Recommendation (Suisen nyūshi 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 nyūgaku kyoutsū test) and its related events. (excludes classes at the Tokyo campus).
  • For the School of Medicine, the University will schedule March 10, 2022 as the date of graduation, but the commencement ceremony will be held on the date scheduled above.
  • These schedules (**)are subject to change depending on the situation.
  • * 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.