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Commencement and Convocation Ceremony

2020 Spring Semester Convocation Ceremony(Faculty / Graduate School )

Related Information

  • Notification on distribution of Student ID Card and documents related to course registration
    (Updated Mar. 23, 2020)
    Given the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the world, Doshisha
    University has determined to cancel the entrance ceremonies which we had planned to hold on April 1st.
    Your affiliated faculty will distribute your Student ID Card, documents related to course registration, and so forth on April 1st or 2nd.
  • Implementation of Program Guidance, Course Registration, etc. After the 2020 Academic Year Undergraduate and Graduate School Convocation Ceremony
    (Updated Mar. 17, 2020)
    In a notice dated March 5, we informed all newly entering students of the cancellation of the 2020 Academic Year Undergraduate and Graduate School Convocation Ceremony.
    We were planning to post a notice on the university website by March 17 regarding program guidance, course registration, and other items that had been scheduled for implementation after the Convocation Ceremony. Along with the expansion of the impact exerted by Covid-19 infection, however, we are currently considering a revision of the procedure and schedule for program guidance and course registration.
    We shall therefore post another notice on the university website around March 23, based also on the report by the Novel Coronavirus Expert Meeting to be issued around March 19.
    While we are sorry for any inconvenience or worry this situation may cause you, we must ask you to please wait a little longer for the aforementioned notice.
  • Cancellation of the 2020 Academic Year Undergraduate and Graduate School Convocation Ceremony
    (Updated Mar. 5, 2020)
    Amid the increase in the number of people infected with Covid-19, it has become imperative for all parties in society as a whole to take preventive action to keep infection from spreading any further. Considering the need to protect the health of newly entering students and their families as well as the overall social situation, we at Doshisha University also decided that the movement and gathering of many people under one roof should be avoided.

    We have therefore made the decision to cancel the Undergraduate and Graduate School Matriculation Ceremony for the 2020 academic year, and ask for your understanding of this step.

    Regarding program guidance, course registration, and other items scheduled for implementation after the Matriculation Ceremony, we shall post another notice on the university website by March 17.

2019 Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees

Fall Semester Commencement / Ceremony for Bestowing Degrees

Updated Mar. 10, 2020

Amid the increase in the number of people infected with Covid-19, all parties are being strongly urged to prevent the further spread of infection. Considering the need to protect the health of the new graduates and their families, we also decided that the gathering of many people under one roof was something to be avoided.

We have therefore made the decision to cancel the Graduation and Conferral of Degree Ceremony for the 2019 academic year, and ask for your understanding of this step.