Academic Calendar

Schedule of Events during the Year [2017]

The university divides the year into 1st Semester, from April to the middle of September, and 2nd Semester, from middle of September to the end of March. Please check in advance as there are many important scheduled dates/events, including the start of classes and orientation.

 

April

2   Orientation before entrance

3   Admission Oath Ceremony

4   Freshman orientation

5, 6, 7   1st year retreat

8   Orientation for returning students

10   Start of classes

29   Showa-no-hi (normal class)

30   Founder’s Day (normal class)

 

May

  • Holiday of Kake Educational Institution (normal class)
  • Substitute holiday of Anniversary Day of Commemorating School Foundation
  • Constitution Memorial Day
  • Midori-no-hi/Anniversary Day of Commemorating School Foundation
  • Children’s Day

13, 14   Satsuki Festival (Spring University Festival)

 

June
17   Open campus

 

July

17   Marine Day (normal class)

22, 23   Open campus

 

August

10 to September 13   Summer vacation

 

September

8   Commencement Ceremony/Admission Oath Ceremony (Fall)

10   Education course informal meeting (University)

14   Orientation

16, 17   Education course informal meeting (local areas)

18   Respect-for-Senior-Citizens Day (normal class)

23   Autumnal Equinox Day

24   Open Campus

 

October

10   Athletics Day(normal class)

 

November

3   Culture Day

23   Labor Thanksgiving Day & Preparation for University Festival

24 to 27   University Festival (Handayama Festival)

 

December

23   Emperor’s Birthday

24 to January 4   Winter vacation

 

January
8   Coming-of-Age Day

9   Substitute day of lecture

 

February

7 to March 31   Spring Vacation

11   National Founding Day

 

March

20   Spring Equinox Day & Commencement Ceremony