Academic Calendar (2022-23 Academic year)

Academic Calendar (2023-24 Academic year)

Undergraduate | Graduate School

Undergraduate

EventDate
2022-23
April Entrance Ceremony [Shirokane Campus]
April 1 (Friday)
10:00 a.m. Psychology
12:30 p.m. Letters
3:00 p.m. Economics

April 2 (Saturday
12:30 p.m. Sociology and Social Work
3:00 p.m.  Law


[Yokohama Campus] 
April 2 (Saturday
9:30 a.m. International Studies 
Orientation for incoming students and transfer students, recognition of the credits of the transfer students April 1 (Friday) - April 5 (Tuesday)
Physical examination late March - early April
Start of spring semester classes April 6 (Wednesday)
Start of Class Service April 6 (Wednesday)
Final deadline for spring semester registration April 13 (Wednesday) 
Commencement Ceremony for Graduates of Three-Year Programs [Shirokane Campus] April 13 (Wednesday) 10:30 a.m.
Easter Service to Welcome Incoming Students [Shirokane Campus] April 21 (Thursday) 1:00-1:20 pm
[Yokohama Campus] April 21 (Thursday) 12:40-1:30 p.m. [3rd period:1:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (shortened by 10 minutes)]
University Festival “Totsuka Matsuri” at Yokohama campus [Yokohama Campus] May 28 (Saturday), May 29 (Sunday)
Spring semester make-up days

Weekend make-up days [3rd, 4th, and 5th periods on Saturdays]
May 14, June 18, June 25, July 2

Weekday make-up days [Refer to *1]
May 23(Monday) - June 3(Friday), June 20(Monday) -  July 1(Friday)

Make-up days
July
 23 (Saturday) - July 30(Saturday

End of spring semester July 22 (Friday)
Spring semester regular examinations July 23 (Saturday) - July 30 (Saturday)
Summer Break July 31 (Sunday) - September 18 (Sunday)
Summer session (first) August 1 (Monday) - August 5(Friday) , 8(Monday)
Spring semester make-up exams August 17 (Wednesday) - August 19 (Friday
Summer session (second) August 22 (Monday) - August 25 (Thursday), August 29 (Monday), 30 (Tuesday)
Announcement of September graduates September 2 (Friday)
Announcement of grades for the spring semester September 6 (Tuesday)
Commencement Ceremony for September Graduates [Shirokane Campus] September 16 (Friday) 10:30 a.m.
Entrance Ceremony for September Students [Yokohama Campus] September 17 (Saturday) 10:30 a.m.
Start of fall semester classes September 19 (Monday)
Final deadline for fall semester registration September 26 (Monday) 
No classes due to original activities October 31 (Monday)
Anniversary of University’s Founding November 1 (Tuesday)
University Festival “Shirokane-sai” at Shirokane Campus November 1 (Tuesday) - November 3 (Thursday)
[* No classes:November 2 (Wednesday), November 4 (Friday)]
 Fall semester make-up days

Weekend make-up days [3rd, 4th, and 5th periods on Saturdays]
October 22, November 5, November 26, December 10

Weekday make-up days [Refer to *1]
November 7 (Monday) - Nobember 18 (Friday), December 5 (Monday) - December 16 (Friday)

Make-up days
January 24 (Tuesday) - January 30 (Monday)

Christmas Service (Candlelight Service)  *2 [Yokohama Campus] December 15 (Thursday) 4:20 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. / Shortened classes
[Shirokane Campus] December 16 (Friday) 6:05 p.m. - 7:05 p.m. / Shortened classes
No classes due to original activities December 24 (Saturday) , January 5 (Thursday)
Nativity Day (Holiday determined by the University) December 25 (Sunday)
Winter Break December 27 (Tuesday) - January 4 (Wednesday)
Start of classes January 6 (Friday)
No classes Due to The Common Test for University Entrance Examination January 13 (Friday), January 14 (Saturday)
End of fall semester January 23 (Monday)
Fall semester regular examinations January 24 (Tuesday) - January 30 (Monday)
Fall semester make-up exams February 8 (Wednesday) - February 10 (Friday)
Spring Courses February 13 (Monday) - February 18 (Saturday), February 20 (Monday), February 21 (Tuesday)
Announcement of March graduates March 6 (Monday)
Announcement of grades for the fall semester March 8 (Wednesday)
Commencement Ceremony for March Graduates [Shirokane Campus] 
March 16 (Thursday)
9:30 a.m. Psychology
12:30 p.m. Letters
3:00 p.m. Economics

March 17 (Friday)
9:30 a.m. Sociology and Social Work
12:30 p.m. Law

[Yokohama Campus]
March 18 (Saturday)
9:30 a.m. International Studies
Classes on Holidays
In order to ensure the number of classes per every weekday in each semester, classes will be held on the following holidays.
[Spring semester] Constitution Memorial Day (May 3), Marine day (July 18)
[Fall semester] Respect for the Aged Day (September 19), Autumnal Equinox Day (September 23), Labor Thanks Giving Day (November 23)


*1 Weekday make-up days
As a general rule held in 7th period on Shirokane Campus (8:20 p.m. - 9:50 p.m.) and 6th period on Yokohama Campus (6:40 p.m. - 8:10 p.m.) but when circumstances permit can be held in 6th period on Shirokane Campus and 5th period on Yokohama Campus.

*2 Shortened classes due to holding of Christmas Services shall be as follows.
Yokohama Campus: December 15 (Thursday) 4th period 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. (ending 30 minutes early), 5th period 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (starting 30 minutes late).The noon Chapel Hour will not be held.
Shirokane Campus: December 16 (Friday) 5th period 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (ending 30 minutes early), 6th period 7:10 p.m. -8:10 p.m. (starting 30 minutes late). The noon Chapel Hour will not be held.

Graduate School

EventDate
2022-23
Entrance Ceremony [Shirokane Campus]
April 1 (Friday)
10:00 a.m. Psychology
12:30 p.m. Arts and Letters
3:00 p.m. Economics

April 2 (Saturday)
12:30 p.m. Sociology
3:00 p.m. Law / Bussiness and Law

[Yokohama Campus]
April 2 (Saturday)
 9:30 a.m. International Studies
Course guidance for incoming students After the entrance ceremony of the respective departments.
Orientation for incoming students April 1 (Friday) - April 5 (Tuesday)
Physical examination Late March - early April
Start of spring semester classes April 6 (Wednesday) 
Start of Class Service April 6 (Wednesday) 
Registration April 7 (Thursday) - April 13 (Wednesday)
Easter Service to Welcome Incoming Students [Shirokane Campus]  April 21 (Thursday) 1:00-1:20 p.m.
[Yokohama Campus]  April 21 (Thursday) 12:40-1:30 p.m. [3rd period:1:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Shortened by 10 minutes)]
Topic for Master’s Thesis Submitted April 28 (Thursday)
Deadline for Submitting Research Plan for Doctoral Courses April 28 (Thursday)
Master's Thesis Submitted for September Graduates June 15 (Wednesday)
Master's Thesis Review Deadline for September Graduates June 30 (Thursday)
End of Spring Semester July 22 (Friday)
Spring Semester Make-up Days July 23 (Saturday), July 25 (Monday)
Spring Semester Regular Examination *1 July 26 (Tuesday), July 27 (Wednesday
Summer Session (First) August 1 (Monday) -  August 5 (Friday) , August 8 (Monday)
Summer Break July 28 (Thursday) - September 18 (Sunday)
Summer Session (Second) August 22 (Monday) - August 25 (Thursday), August 29 (Monday) , 30 (Tuesday)
Announcement of September Graduates September 2 (Friday)
Announcement of Grades for The Spring Semester September 6 (Tuesday)
Commencement Ceremony for September Graduates [Shirokane Campus] September 16 (Friday)  10:30 a.m.
Start of Fall Semester Classes September 19 (Monday)
Anniversary of University’s Founding November 1 (Tuesday)
University Festival “Shirokane-sai” at Shirokane Campus November 1 (Tuesday) - November 3 (Thursday)
No classes: November 2 (Wednesday), November 4 (Friday)
Christmas Service (Candlelight Service) *2 [Yokohama Campus] December 15 (Thursday)  4:20-5:20 p.m. Shortened classes
[Shirokane Campus] December 16 (Friday)  6:05-7:05 p.m. Shortened classes
Winter Break December 24 (Saturday) - January 5 (Thursday)
Nativity Day (Holiday determined by the University) December 25 (Sunday)
Start of Classes January 6 (Friday)
Master's Thesis Submitted January 10 (Tuesday), January 11 (Wednesday)
No classes Due to The Common Test for University Entrance Examination January 13 (Friday), January 14 (Saturday)
End of Fall Semester January 23 (Monday)
Fall Semester Make-up Days January 24 (Tuesday) , January 25(Wednesday)
Fall Semester Regular Examination *1 January 26 (Thursday) , January 27 (Friday) 
Master's Thesis Review Deadline February 10 (Friday)
Graduates Announced March 6 (Monday)
Grades Announced March 8 (Wednesday)
Commencement Ceremony [Shirokane Campus]
March 16 (Thursday)
9:30 a.m.  Psychology
12:30 p.m. Arts and Letters
3:00 p.m. Economics 

March 17 (Friday)
9:30 a.m.  Sociology
12:30 p.m. Law / Bussiness and Law

 [Yokohama Campus]
March 18 (Saturday
9:30 a.m. International Studies

Classes on Holidays
In order to ensure the number of per every weekday in each semester, classes will be held on the following holidays.
[Spring semester]  Constitution Memorial Day(May 3) , Marine day (July 18)
[Fall semester]  Respect for the Aged Day (September 19), Autumnal Equinox Day (September 23), Labor Thanks Giving Day (November 23)
*1  Spring and fall semester regular examinations: Graduate School of Business and Law only.

*2  
Shortened classes due to holding of Christmas Services shall be as follows.
Yokohama Campus: December 15 (Thursday) 4th period 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. (ending 30 minutes early), 5th period 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (starting 30 minutes late).The noon Chapel Hour will not be held.
Shirokane Campus: December 16 (Friday) 5th period 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. (ending 30 minutes early), 6th period 7:10 p.m. - 8:10 p.m. (starting 30 minutes late). The noon Chapel Hour will not be held.