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Spring Semester(2019)

April, 20191(Mon)Start of Spring Semester
3(Wed)Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony
Course guidance for new students
4(Thu)Course guidance for new students
5(Fri)Course guidance for new students
Course registration
6(Sat)
8(Mon)Classes begin
26(Fri)Deadline for payment of Spring Semester fees
29(Mon)~holidays
May~5(Sun)holidays
6 (Mon)Substitute holiday(classes held as usual)
July15(Mon)July Marine Day (classes held as usual)
27(Sat)Last day of classes
29(Mon)Final examinations begin
August8(Thu)Final examinations end
9(Fri)Spare day for Spring semester exams
Summer Recess begins
September12(Thu)Spring Semester thesis adjudication day
15(Sun)Summer Recess ends
16(Mon)Grade Notification
20(Fri)End of Spring Semester
21(Sat)Spring Semester Commencement

Fall Semester(2019)

September20 (Fri) Fall Semester Convocation Ceremony
21(Sat)Start of Fall Semester
22(Sun)Changes to course registration accepted
23(Mon)
24(Tue) Classes begin
October14 (Mon)Health and Sports Day (classes held as usual)
31(Thu)Deadline for payment of Fall Semester fees
November4 (Mon)Substitute holiday(classes held as usual)
23(Sat)Labor Thanksgiving Day(classes held as usual)
26(Tue)Doshisha EVE (no classes)
27(Wed)
28(Thu)
29(Fri)Anniversary of Establishment (university holiday)
December25(Wed)Christmas Day (university holiday)
Winter Recess begins
January, 20205(Sun)Winter Recess ends
6(Mon)Classes recommence
23(Thu)Founder’s Day
24(Fri)Last day of classes
25(Sat)Final examinations begin
February14(Fri)Final examinations end
March5(Thu)Fall Semester thesis adjudication day
20(Fri)Fall Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
21(Sat)
22(Sun)
24(Tue)Grade Notification
31(Sun)End of Fall Semester

Spring Semester(2018)

April, 20181(Sun)Start of Spring Semester
3(Tue)Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony
Course guidance for new students
4(Wed)Course guidance for new students
5(Thu)Course guidance for new students
Course registration
6(Fri)
7(Sat)Classes begin
27(Fri)Deadline for payment of Spring Semester fees
29(Sun)~holidays
May~5(Sat)holidays
July16(Mon)July Marine Day (classes held as usual)
27(Fri)Last day of classes
28(Sat)Final examinations begin
August8(Wed)Final examinations end
9(Thu)Spare day for Spring semester exams
Summer Recess begins
September13(Thu)Spring Semester thesis adjudication day
Summer Recess ends
14(Fri)Grade reports distributed to current students
20(Thu)End of Spring Semester
22(Sat)Spring Semester Commencement

Fall Semester(2018)

September21(Fri)Start of Fall Semester / Fall Semester Convocation Ceremony
22(Sat)Changes to course registration accepted
23(Sun)
24(Mon)Substitute holiday(classes held as usual) / Classes begin
October8(Mon)Health and Sports Day (classes held as usual)
31(Wed)Deadline for payment of Fall Semester fees
November26(Mon)Doshisha EVE (no classes)
27(Tue)
28(Wed)
29(Thu)Anniversary of Establishment (university holiday)
December24(Mon) Substitute holiday (classes held as usual)
25(Tue)Christmas Day (university holiday)
Winter Recess begins
January, 20195(Sat)Winter Recess ends
7(Mon)Classes recommence
23(Wed)Founder’s Day
26(Sat)Last day of classes
28(Mon)Final examinations begin
February11(Mon)Foundation Day (examination date)
16(Sat)Final examinations end
March7(Thu)Fall Semester thesis adjudication day
20(Wed)Fall Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
21(Thu)
22(Fri)
25(Mon)Grade reports distributed to current students
31(Sun)End of Fall Semester