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Law School Calendar ( 2017 )

Spring Semester

April, 20171 (Sat)Start of Spring Semester
Course guidance for new students
2(Sun)Course guidance for new students
3(Mon)Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony
Course guidance for new students
4(Tue)Course registration *1
Course guidance for new students
5(Wed)
6(Thu)
7(Fri)Classes begin
29(Sat)~Holidays
May~5(Fri)Holidays
June9(Fri)Deadline for payment of Spring Semester fees
July17(Mon)Marine Day (classes held as usual)
27(Thu)Last day of classes
28(Fri)Final examinations begin
August10(Thu)Final examinations end
11(Fri)Summer Recess begins
September14(Thu)Spring Semester thesis adjudication day
Summer Recess ends
15(Fri)Grade reports distributed to current students *2
20(Wed)End of Spring Semester
23(Sat)Spring Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees



Fall Semester

September21(Thu)Start of Fall Semester
22(Fri)Changes to course registration accepted
23(Sat)
25(Mon)Classes begin
October9(Mon)Health and Sports Day (classes held as usual)
November24(Fri)Deadline for payment of Fall Semester fees
26(Sun)Doshisha EVE (no classes)
27(Mon)
28(Tue)
29(Wed)Anniversary of Establishment (university holiday)
December25(Mon)Christmas Day (university holiday)
Winter Recess begins
January, 20185(Fri)Winter Recess ends
6(Sat)Classes recommence
8(Mon)Coming-of-Age Day (classes held as usual)
23(Tue)Founder’s Day
26(Fri)Last day of classes
27(Sat)Final examinations begin
February12(Mon)Substitute holiday (examination date)
16(Fri)Final examinations end
March1(Thu)Fall Semester thesis adjudication day
20(Tue)Fall Semester Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
(one of the days to be designated by the university)
21(Wed)
22(Thu)
24(Sat)Grade reports distributed to current students *3
31(Sat)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.