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Suspension of Public Transportation Services, Storm Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Class/Examination Schedule Changes(except Doshisha Graduate School of Law)

When transportation services are suspended, or a storm warning or an emergency warning is issued, class and examination schedules will be changed according to the following criteria.

Ⅰ. Suspension of Public Transportation Services (for all reasons)

1. Time of service resumption and classes/examinations start times
Time of Service Resumption Class/Examinations Start
By 6:30 a.m. From 1 st Period
Between 6:31 a.m.and 10:30 a.m. From 3rd Period
Between 10:31 a.m.and 3:30 p.m. From 6th Period
After 3:31p.m.All classes/examinations cancelled
2. The above arrangement applies to the following cases.

【Imadegawa Campus】

a)
When both Kyoto City Bus and Subway services are suspended in all service areas at the same time.

b)
When two or more of the following services are suspended at the same time ( in all or part of the service areas ):Hankyu Railway ( Kyoto-Kawaramachi - Osaka-Umeda ) , Keihan Railway ( Demachi-yanagi-Yodoyabashi ) , Kintetsu Railway ( Kyoto-Yamato-saidaiji-Osaka-Namba ) ,JR ( Kobe-Maibara )

【Kyotanabe Campus】

a)
When both Kyoto City Bus and Subway services are suspended in all service areas at the same time.

b)
When two or more of the following services are suspended at the same time ( in all or part of the service areas ):Hankyu Railway ( Kyoto-Kawaramachi ー Osaka-Umeda ) , Keihan Railway ( Demachi-yanagiーYodoyabashi ) , Kintetsu Railway ( Kyoto ー Yamato-saidaiji ー Osaka-Namba ) ,JR ( Kobe-Maibara , Kizu ー Kyobashi )

c)
When Kintetsu Railway ( Kyoto ーYamato-saidaiji ) service is suspended in all service areas

Ⅱ. Storm Warnings (heavy rain warnings are excluded) and Emergency Warnings

If a storm warning or any type of emergency warning is issued for any of the areas listed below, classes/examinations scheduled for the day will be cancelled,starting from the next period after the issuance of the warning.

For classes/examinations that have already started or are about to start when a warning is issued, the University will decide whether or not to cancel them in consideration of the urgency of the warning.

The issuance of an emergency warning for an area indicates a level of exceptional risk of a magnitude observed only once every few decades. Residents should pay attention to their surroundings and to relevant information such as municipal evacuation advisories and orders,and should take all measures necessary to protect life.

When an emergency warning is issued while students are on campus, they should follow the directions provided by the University. When students are at home or on the way to the University, they should take all measures necessary to protect life.

When the warning is withdrawn and it is deemed sage, the remaining classes/examinations for the day will be held depending on when the warning is withdrawn. Otherwise,the University will make a separate announcement according to the situation. If a warning is withdrawn by 6:30 a.m., classes will be held as usual.Visit the Japan Meteorological Agency website to check the current weather warnings:
Japan Meteorological Agency
1. Areas Covered by the Warning
ーSub-prefecture Region 1
Classes and examinations are cancelled when a storm warning or an emergency warning is issued for Kyoto Nambu(south side of Kyoto) or Osaka.

ーSub-prefecture Region 2
Classes and examinations are cancelled when a storm warning or an emergency warning is issued for any of the following areas:Kyoto-Kameoka,Nantan-Kyo-tamba,Yamashiro Chubu,Yamashiro Nambu,Osaka-shi,Kita Osaka,Tobu Osaka, Minami Kawachi or Senshu.

When a storm warning or an emergency warning is issued for any of the municipalities listed below, it is regarded as a warning issued for the corresponding Sub-prefecture Region 2 and classes and examinations are cancelled.Some TV and radio programs may continue to use the name of the region comprising several municipalities for announcing warnings and advisories as in the past.

Kyoto Nambu
Sub-prefecture Region 2 Municipality
Kyoto-Kameoka Kyoto-shi, Kameoka-shi, Muko-shi,
Nagaokakyo-shi,Oyamazaki-cho
Nantan-Kyo-tamba Nantan-shi,Kyo-tamba-cho
Yamashiro Chubu Uji-shi, Joyo-shi, Yawata-shi, Kyo-tanabe-shi,
Kumiyama-cho,Ide-cho,Uji-tawara-cho
Yamashiro Nambu Kizugawa-shi, Kasagi-cho, Wazuka-cho,
Seika-cho, Minamiyamashiro-mura


Osaka
Sub-prefecture Region 2 Municipality
Osaka-shi Osaka-shi
Kita Osaka Toyonaka-shi, Ikeda-shi, Suita-shi,
Takatsuki-shi, Ibaraki-shi, Mino-o-shi,
Settsu-shi,Shimamoto-cho,Toyono-cho,
Nose-cho
Tobu Osaka Moriguchi-shi, Hirakata-shi, Yao-shi,
Neyagawa-shi, Daito-shi,Kashiwara-shi,
Kadoma-shi,Higashiosaka-shi,
Shijonawate-shi,Katano-shi
Minami Kawachi Tondabayashi-shi, Kawachi-nagano-shi,
Matsubara-shi, Habikino-shi, Fujiidera-shi,
Osaka-sayama-shi, Taishi-cho, Kanan-cho,
Chihaya-Akasaka-mura
Senshu Sakai-shi, Kishiwada-shi, Izumi-otsu-shi,
Kaizuka-shi, Izumi-sano-shi, Izumi-shi,
Takaishi-shi, Sennan-shi, Hannan-shi,
Tadaoka-cho, Kumatori-cho, Tajiri-cho, Misaki-cho


2. Time of withdrawal of warning and classes/examinations start times
Classes and examinations will be held as follows, depending on the time the warning is withdrawn,
Time of Withdrawal of Warning Class/Examinations Start
By 6:30 a.m. From 1st Period
By 9:30 a.m. From 3rd Period (1st and 2nd Periods cancelled)
By 2:30 p.m. From 6th Period (1st to 5th Periods cancelled)
Still under warning as of 2:31 p.m. All classes/examinations cancelld


Ⅲ. In addition to Ⅰand Ⅱ, classes or examinations may be cancelled at the discretion of the President in the case that they have been determined to be not feasible or unsafe.

Ⅳ. If these measures were taken during the examination period, follow-up notifications regarding the affected examinations will be put up on the Doshisha website,DUET,or message boards.

Ⅴ. When a storm warning or an emergency warning is issued,where necessary,the University will post an announcement on the Doshisha website,DUET,or message boards for up-to-date information and announcements.Please make sure to check them during the alert.