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Academic Calendar 2022-2023


Spring Semester (April 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022)

  • First Day of the Academic Year
    Tsukuba Campus
    Friday, April 1
    Tokyo Campus
    Friday, April 1
  • Spring Recess
    Tsukuba Campus
    Friday, April 1 - Monday, April 4
    Tokyo Campus
    Friday, April 1 - Monday, April 4
  • Entrance Ceremony
    Tsukuba Campus
    Tuesday, April 5
    Tokyo Campus
    Saturday, April 9
  • Freshman/New Student Orientation
    Tsukuba Campus
    Tuesday, April 5- Thursday, April 7
    Tokyo Campus
    Saturday, April 9
  • Extra days for Orientation
    Tsukuba Campus
    Friday, April 8 - Tuesday, April 12
  • Spring Semester Classes Begin
    Tsukuba Campus
    Wednesday, April 13
    Tokyo Campus
    Tuesday, April 12
  • Spring Sports Day
    Tsukuba Campus
    Saturday, May 14- Sunday, May 15(**)
  • Spring Module A Final Examination Day
    Tsukuba Campus
    Tuesday, May 24
  • Spring Modules A and B Final Examination Week
    Tsukuba Campus
    Wednesday, June 29 - Tuesday, July 5
  • Spring Modules A, B and C Final Examination Week
    Tsukuba Campus
    Wednesday, August 3 - Tuesday, August 9
    Tokyo Campus
    Saturday, July 30, Tuesday, August 2 - Friday, August 5
  • Spring Semester Classes End
    Tsukuba Campus
    Tuesday, August 9
    Tokyo Campus
    Friday, July 29
  • Extra days for Final Examination
    Tsukuba Campus
    Wednesday, August 10
    Tokyo Campus
    Saturday, August 6
  • Spring Module C Final Examination Day
    Tsukuba Campus
    Wednesday, August 10
  • Summer Recess
    Tsukuba Campus
    Thursday, August 11 - Friday, September 30
    Tokyo Campus
    Tuesday, August 9 - Friday, September 30
  • Undergraduate/Graduate Commencement Ceremony
    Tsukuba Campus
    Thursday, September 22

Fall Semester (October 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023)

  • Entrance Ceremony for Fall Semester
    Tsukuba Campus
    Friday, September 30
  • Anniversary of the University
    Tsukuba Campus
    Saturday, October 1
    Tokyo Campus
    Saturday, October 1
  • Fall Semester Classes Begin
    Tsukuba Campus
    Monday, October 3
    Tokyo Campus
    Tuesday, October 4
  • Campus-Wide Power Outage (Tsukuba campus)
    Tsukuba Campus
    Late October (TBA)
  • University Festival
    Tsukuba Campus
    Friday, November 4 - Sunday, November 6(**)
  • Fall Module A Final Examination Day
    Tsukuba Campus
    Thursday, November 10
  • Autumn Sports Day
    Tsukuba Campus
    Saturday, November 19 - Sunday, November 20(**)
  • Fall Modules A and B Final Examination Week
    Tsukuba Campus
    Thursday, December 22 - Wednesday, December 28
  • Winter Recess
    Tsukuba Campus
    Thursday, December 29 - Thursday, January 5
    Tokyo Campus
    Thursday, December 29 - Wednesday, January 4,
  • Fall Modules A, B and C Final Examination Week
    Tsukuba Campus
    Wednesday, February 8 - Tuesday, February 14
    Tokyo Campus
    Tuesday, January 24, Friday, January 27, Saturday, January 28, Wednesday, February 1, Thursday, February 2
  • Fall Module C Final Examination Day
    Tsukuba Campus
    Wednesday, February 15- Thursday, February 16
  • Fall Semester Classes End
    Tsukuba Campus
    Tuesday, February 14
    Tokyo Campus
    Thursday, January 26
  • Extra days for Final Examination
    Tsukuba Campus
    Wednesday, February 15, Thursday, February 16
    Tokyo Campus
    Tuesday, January 31, Friday, February 3
  • Spring Recess
    Tsukuba Campus
    Friday, February 17 - Friday, March 31
    Tokyo Campus
    Saturday, February 4 - Friday, March 31
  • Undergraduate/Graduate Commencement Ceremony
    Tsukuba Campus
    Friday, March 24
    Tokyo Campus
    Saturday, March 25
  • Last Day of the Academic Year
    Tsukuba Campus
    Friday, March 31
    Tokyo Campus
    Friday, March 31

Notes:

  • Due to the University Festival, classes on Friday, November 4 and Monday, November 7 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, classes will be held on the national holidays stated below. However, Monday, May 2 will be recessed (excludes classes at the Tokyo campus).
    • Friday, April 29, Monday, July 18, Monday, October 10
  • To meet the required number of school days, some classes will be irregularly held on the days stated below (excludes classes at the Tokyo campus).
    • May 6: Tuesday classes
    • November 8: Thursday classes, November 9: Friday classes, November 25: Wednesday classes
    • January 17: Monday classes
  • Classes on Monday, November 28 - Wednesday, November 30 will be recessed due to the Examination for University Admissions upon Recommendation (Suisen nyūshi shiken) and its related events. However, TOEIC® IP test for 3rd year undergraduate students will be held on November 28. (excludes classes at the Tokyo campus).
  • Classes on Friday, January 13 and Monday, January 16 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, 2023 as the date of graduation, but the commencement ceremony will be held on the date scheduled above.
  • These schedules(**) are subject to change or cancellation 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.
Celebrating the 151st{50th Anniversary of the University of Tsukuba
Celebrating the 151st{50th Anniversary of the University of Tsukuba