Academic Calendar

Year2017 Academic Calendar

The academic year in Japan begins on April 1 and ends on March 31 of the following year, and is divided into four terms. Below is the schedule for the 2017-18 academic year (Year2017).

Spring term: April 1 to mid-June
Summer term: Mid-June to September 30

April 4 -- 7: Orientation
April 10: Classes begin
May 1: University Foundation Day
August 7: Last day of classes for Summer term
August 8 -- September 30: Summer Vacation

Fall term: October 1 to early December
Winter term: Early December to March 31

October 1: Classes begin
December 28 -- January 3: Winter Vacation
February 17: Last day of classes for Winter term

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