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


    Academic Calendar (Undergraduate School)  Academic Calendar (Graduate School: Tsukuba)

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

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

     

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

    Events Undergraduate School Graduates School
    Note: Dates for Tokyo Campus are marked with 【 】
    Entrance Ceremony for Fall Semester Wednesday, September 30 Wednesday, September 30
    ★1 Anniversary of the University Thursday, October 1 Thursday, October 1
    Fall Semester Classes Begin Thursday, October 1 Thursday, October 1
    【Thursday, October 1】
    Campus-Wide Power Outage (Tsukuba campus) Late October (TBA) Late October (TBA)
    ★2 University Festival (Cancelled) Friday, November 6 - Sunday, November 8 Friday, November 6 - Sunday, November 8
    Fall Module A Examination Preparation Day Tuesday, November 10 Tuesday, November 10
    Autumn Sports Day Saturday, November 14 - Sunday, November 15 Saturday, November 14 - Sunday, November 15
    Fall Modules A and B Final Examination Week Tuesday, December 22 - Monday, December 28 Tuesday, December 22 - Monday, December 28
    Winter Recess Tuesday, December 29 - Tuesday, January 5 Tuesday, December 29 - Tuesday, January 5
    【Sunday, December 27 - Monday, January 4】
    Fall Modules A, B and C Final Examination Week Thursday, February 4, Tuesday, February 9,
    Wednesday, February 10, Friday, February 12,
    Monday, February 15
    Thursday, February 4, Tuesday, February 9,
    Wednesday, February 10, Friday, February 12,
    Monday, February 15
    【Thursday, January 21, Friday, January 22,
    Wednesday, January 27, Saturday, January 30,
    Tuesday, February 2】
    Fall Semester Classes End Monday, February 15 Monday, February 15
    【Tuesday, January 26】
    Final Examination Preparation Day Tuesday, February 16 Tuesday, February 16
    【Thursday, January 28, Friday, January 29,
    Wednesday, February 3】
    Spring Recess Wednesday, February 17 - Wednesday, March 31 Wednesday, February 17 - Wednesday, March 31
    【Thursday, February 4 - Wednesday, March 31】
    Commencement Ceremony Thursday, March 25  
    Graduate School Commencement Ceremony   Thursday, March 25
    【Saturday, March 27】
    Last Day of the Academic Year Tuesday, March 31 Wednesday, March 31
    【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).
    • 3. 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).
    • 4. 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 
    • 5. Classes on Wednesday, November 25 - Friday, November 27 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).
    • 6. 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).
    • 7. 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.

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