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Undergraduate (2018-2019)
Event Date
Submission of applications to participate in seminars (third-year students) Mar 27 - 28
Orientation for new international students Mar 27 - 29
Seminar participants selected (third-year students) Mar 29 - Apr 3
Entrance ceremony Apr 1
General orientation for new students Apr 2
First English placement test date Apr 2
Interview for new students, by class Apr 3
Orientation for new students, by faculty Apr 3
Orientation for third-year and fourth-year students Apr 3
Physical examination (new students) Apr 4
Regular physical examination (second-year, third-year and fourth-year students) Apr 5 - 6
First Online Registration Lottery: Limited-enrollment course registration (spring and summer quarters/summer intensive courses/full-year courses) Apr 4, 2:00-15:00
Announcement of the results: Apr 5, 12:00
Second Online Registration Lottery: Limited-enrollment course registration (spring and summer quarters/summer intensive courses/full-year courses) Apr 6, 9:00-15:00
Announcement of the results: Apr 9, 12:00
Class retreat to welcome new students* Apr 7 - 8
Spring quarter classes begin Apr 10
Course registration period (spring and summer quarters/summer intensive courses/full-year courses) Apr 11 - 16
Sports meet (All graduate students) * Apr 28
Days reserved for makeup classes May 23
Summer quarter classes begin Jun 1
KODAIRA Festival * Jun 9 - 10
Days reserved for makeup classes Jul 13
Summer Intensive Courses Jul 23 - 27
Summer break (including course registration period) Jul 28 - Sep 16
Undergraduate thesis submission deadline for September graduation Jul 31
Supplementary exams for spring and summer quarters Aug 2 - 3 <planned >
Announcement of September graduates Aug 29
Autumn commencement Sep 5
Orientation for new international students Sep 7 - 11 <planned>
First Online Registration Lottery: Limited-enrollment course registration (autumn and winter quarters/winter intensive courses) Sep 10, 2:00-15:00
Announcement of the results: Sep 12, 12:00
Second Online Registration Lottery: Limited-enrollment course registration (autumn and winter quarters/winter intensive courses) Sep 13, 9:00-15:00
Announcement of the results: Sep 14, 12:00
Autumn quarter classes begin Sep 17
Course registration period (autumn and winter quarters/winter intensive courses) Sep 19 - 24
Foundation Day Sep 24
Day reserved for makeup classes Oct 29
Winter quarter classes begin Nov 6
Preparation for Pre-Test (Trial survey of the Common Test for University Admissions): no classes Nov 9
No classes due to Ikkyosai (school festival) Nov 22
Ikkyosai (school festival) * Nov 23 - 25
Second English placement test date Dec 15
Day reserved for makeup classes Dec 19
Winter break (including course) Dec 22 - Jan 6
Preparation for National Center Test: no classes Jan 18
Entrance examinations (National Center Test) Jan 19 - 20
Winter Intensive Courses Ⅰ Jan 15 - 24
Winter Intensive Courses Ⅱ Jan 24 - Feb 1
Undergraduate thesis submission deadline Jan 31
Supplementary exams for autumn and winter quarters Feb 4 - 5 <planned>
Winter Intensive Courses III Feb 4 - 8
Spring break Feb 9 - Mar 10
Entrance examination (second round, first-term schedule) Feb 25 - 26
Announcement of graduates Mar 5
Winter Intensive Courses IV Mar 11 - 29
Entrance examination (second round, second-term schedule) Mar 12
Announcement of students who will become third-year students Mar 13
Spring commencement Mar 18

Note: Please check the university website and manaba portal for viewing the date of grades announcement for each quarter.

Note: Classes will be held on the following holidays: Apr30, Jul16, Sep17, Sep 24, Oct8.

* Student-organized event.



Graduate School (2018-2019)
Event Date
Entrance ceremony Apr 1
General orientation for new students Apr 1
Physical examination (new students) Apr 3
Regular physical examination Apr 5 – 6
Orientation for new students, by school Apr 5
Course registration period (spring and summer quarters/summer intensive courses/full-year courses) and selection of academic advisors Apr 10 – 18
Spring quarter classes begin Apr 10
Day reserved for makeup classes May 23
Summer quarter classes begin Jun 1
KODAIRA Festival* Jun 9 – 10
Day reserved for makeup classes Jul 13
Summer intensive courses Jul 23 – 27
Summer break Jul 28 – Sep 16
Entrance examinations (master’s program; Doctiral program; professional school program) July, end of August - middle of September, end of October - December
Changes in registration (autumn and winter quarters/winter intensive courses) Sep 18 – 26
Autumn quarter classes begin Sep 17
Foundation Day Sep 24
Day reserved for makeup classes Oct 29
Winter quarter classes begin Nov 6
Ikkyosai* (school festival) Nov 23 – 25
No classes due to Ikkyosai (Law School classes are held) Nov 22
Day reserved for makeup classes Dec 19
Winter break Dec 22 – Jan 6
Last day of Law School winter quarter classes Dec 28
Preparation for National Center Test: no classes Jan 18
Entrance examinations (National Center Test for undergraduate program) Jan 19 – 20
Master's thesis submission deadline Jan 15
Winter intensive courses I Jan 15 – 24
Winter intensive courses II Jan 24 – Feb 1
Winter intensive courses III Feb 4 – 8
Spring break Feb 9 – Mar 10
Entrance examination (second round, first-term schedule for undergraduate program) Feb 25 – 26
Entrance examinations (master’s program; Doctoral program; professional school program) Mid-February to beginning of March
Announcement of graduates Mar 15
Winter intensive courses IV Mar 11 – 29
Entrance examination (second round, second-term schedule for undergraduate program) Mar 12
Spring commencement Mar 18
Orientation for new international students End of March

Note: Classes will be held on the following holidays: Jul 16, Sep 17, 24, Oct 8.

Note: Friday classes will be held on Dec 4.

*Student-organized event.

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