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Spring Semester(2019)

April, 20191 (Mon)Start of Spring Semester
Course guidance for new students
2(Tue)Course guidance for new students
3(Wed)Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony
Course guidance for new students
4(Thu)Course registration *1
Course guidance for new students
5(Fri)
6(Sat)
8(Mon)Classes begin
29(Mon)~Holidays
May~5(Sun)Holidays
6(Mon)Substitute holiday (classes held as usual)
June7(Fri)Deadline for payment of Spring Semester fees
July15(Mon)Marine Day (classes held as usual)
27(Sat)Last day of classes
29(Mon)Final examinations begin
August9(Fri)Final examinations end
10(Sat)Summer Recess begins
September12(Thu)Spring Semester thesis adjudication day
15(Sun)Summer Recess ends
16(Mon)Grade Notification *2
20(Fri)End of Spring Semester
21(Sat)Spring Semester Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees


Fall Semester(2019)

September21(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)
November4 (Mon)Substitute holiday (classes held as usual)
22(Fri)Deadline for payment of Fall Semester fees
23 (Sat)Labor Thanksgiving Day
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 Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
(one of the days to be designated by the university)
21(Sat)
22(Sun)
24(Tue)Grade Notification *3
31(Tue)End of Fall Semester

*1
The general registration period is held on the designated day during this period.
Depending on year of entry to the University, registration days and time will vary.
The advanced registration period is held between the Grade Notification day
in March of the previous academic year and the course registration period.
*2
The advanced registration period is held between the Grade Notification day
and the period for course changes.
*3
The advanced registration period is held between the Grade Notification day
and the course registration period in April of the next academic year.

Spring Semester(2018)

April, 20181 (Sun)Start of Spring Semester
Course guidance for new students
2(Mon)Course guidance for new students
3(Tue)Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony
Course guidance for new students
4(Wed)Course registration *1
Course guidance for new students
5(Thu)
6(Fri)
7(Sat)Classes begin
29(Sun)~Holidays
May~5(Sat)Holidays
June8(Fri)Deadline for payment of Spring Semester fees
July16(Mon)Marine Day (classes held as usual)
27(Fri)Last day of classes
28(Sat)Final examinations begin
August10(Fri)Final examinations end
11(Sat)Summer Recess begins
September13(Thu)Spring Semester thesis adjudication day
Summer Recess ends
14(Fri)Grade reports distributed to current students *2
20(Thu)End of Spring Semester
22(Sat)Spring Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees


Fall Semester(2018)

September21(Fri)Start of Fall Semester
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)
November22(Thu)Deadline for payment of Fall Semester fees
26(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 Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
(one of the days to be designated by the university)
21(Thu)
22(Fri)
25(Mon)Grade reports distributed to current students *3
31(Sun)End of Fall Semester

*1
An advance registration period is held between the distribution of grade reports in March of the previous academic year and this course registration period.
*2
An advance registration period is held between the distribution of grade reports and the period for making changes to course registration.
*3
An advance registration period is held between the distribution of grade reports and the course registration period in April in the next academic year.