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Spring Semester(2021)

April, 20211 (Thu)Start of Spring Semester / Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony
2 (Fri)Course guidance for new students
3 (Sat)
4 (Sun)Course guidance for new students
Course registration *1
5 (Mon)
6 (Tue)
7 (Wed)Classes begin
28 (Wed)Deadline for payment of Spring Semester fees
29 (Thu)~Holidays
May~5 (Wed)Holidays
July22 (Thu)July Marine Day (classes held as usual)
23 (Fri)National Sports Day (classes held as usual)
27 (Tue)Last day of classes
28 (Wed)Final examinations begin
August6 (Fri)Final examinations end
7 (Sat)Spare day for Final examinations
Summer Recess begins
September9 (Thu)Summer Recess ends
10 (Fri)Grade Notification *2
18 (Sat)Spring Semester Commencement
Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
20 (Mon)End of Spring Semester

Fall Semester(2021)

September21 (Tue)Start of Fall Semester
Fall Semester Convocation Ceremony
21 (Tue)Changes to course registration accepted
22 (Wed)
25 (Sat)Classes begin
October29 (Fri)Deadline for payment of Fall Semester fees
30 (Sat)Doshisha Clover Festival
31 (Sun)Doshisha Clover Festival
Sports Festival
November3 (Wed)Culture Day (classes held as usual)
23 (Tue)Labor Thanksgiving Day (classes held as usual)
26 (Fri)Doshisha EVE (no classes)
27 (Sat)
28 (Sun)
29 (Mon)Anniversary of Establishment (university holiday)
December25 (Sat)Christmas Day (university holiday)
28 (Tue)Winter Recess begins
January, 20226 (Thu)Winter Recess ends
7 (Fri)Classes recommence
23 (Sun)Founder’s Day
24 (Mon)Last day of classes
25 (Tue)Final examinations begin
February14 (Mon)Final examinations end
MarchBeginning of MarchGraduation results announced
20 (Sun)Fall Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
21 (Mon)
22 (Tue)
23 (Wed)Grade Notification *3
31 (Thu)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 and
the course registration period for students enrolled in or before 2020, and
between the Convocation Ceremony and the course registration period
for students enrolled in 2021.
*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(2020)

April, 20201 (Wed)Start of Spring Semester / Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony
2 (Thu)Course guidance for new students
3 (Fri)
4 (Sat)Course guidance for new students
Course registration *1
5 (Sun)
6 (Mon)
7 (Tue)Classes begin
28 (Tue)Deadline for payment of Spring Semester fees
29 (Wed)~Holidays
May~5 (Tue)Holidays
6 (Wed)Substitute holiday (classes held as usual)
July23 (Thu)July Marine Day (classes held as usual)
24 (Fri)National Sports Day (classes held as usual)
27 (Mon)Last day of classes
28 (Tue)Final examinations begin
August7 (Fri)Final examinations end
8 (Sat)Spare day for Final examinations
Summer Recess begins
September10 (Thu)Summer Recess ends
11 (Fri)Grade Notification *2
19 (Sat)Spring Semester Commencement
Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
20 (Sun)End of Spring Semester

Fall Semester(2020)

September21(Mon)Start of Fall Semester
Fall Semester Convocation Ceremony
21 (Mon)Changes to course registration accepted
22 (Tue)
24 (Thu)Classes begin
October30 (Fri)Deadline for payment of Fall Semester fees
31 (Sat)Doshisha Clover Festival
November1 (Sun)Doshisha Clover Festival
Sports Festival
23 (Mon)Labor Thanksgiving Day (classes held as usual)
26 (Thu)Doshisha EVE (no classes)
27 (Fri)
28 (Sat)
29 (Sun)Anniversary of Establishment (university holiday)
December23(Wed)Winter Recess begins
25 (Fri)Christmas Day (university holiday)
January, 20215 (Tue)Winter Recess ends
6 (Wed)Classes recommence
23 (Sat)Founder’s Day
26 (Tue)Last day of classes
27 (Wed)Final examinations begin
February16(Tue)Final examinations end
MarchBeginning of MarchGraduation results announced
20 (Sat)Fall Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
21 (Sun)
22 (Mon)
24 (Wed)Grade Notification *3
31 (Wed)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 and
the course registration period for students enrolled in or before 2019, and
between the Convocation Ceremony and the course registration period
for students enrolled in 2020.
*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.