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Spring Semester(2019)

April, 20191 (Mon)Start of Spring Semester / Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony
2(Tue)Course guidance for new students
3 (Wed)
4 (Thu)Course guidance for new students
Course registration *1
5 (Fri)
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 Final examinations ・ Summer Recess begins
September15 (Sun)Summer Recess ends
16 (Mon)Grade Notification *2
20 (Fri)End of Spring Semester
21 (Sat)Spring Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees

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
November2(Sat)Doshisha Clover Festival
3(Sun)Doshisha Clover Festival
Sports Festival
4(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
MarchBeginning of MarchGraduation results announced
20 (Fri)Fall Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
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 and
the course registration period for students enrolled in or before 2018, and
between the Convocation Ceremony and the course registration period
for students enrolled in 2019.
*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 / Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony
2(Mon)Course guidance for new students
3 (Tue)Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony (The Institute for the Liberal Arts)
Course guidance for new students
4 (Wed)Course guidance for new students
Course registration *1
5 (Thu)
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 Final examinations ・ Summer Recess begins
September13 (Thu)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 / 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
November3(Sat)Doshisha Clover Festival
4(Sun)Doshisha Clover Festival
Sports Festival
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
MarchBeginning of MarchGraduation results announced
20 (Wed)Fall Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees
21 (Thu)
22 (Fri)
25 (Mon)Grade reports distributed to current students *3
31 (Sun)End of Fall Semester

*1
One of the days during this period is assigned to each year of students to register for general registration subjects.
An advance registration period is held between the distribution of grade reports in March of the previous academic year and this course registration period for students in the second year and above, and between the convocation ceremony and this course registration period for students in the first year.
*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.