2016-17 Academic Calendar

Fall 2016 Semester
Year Month Date Event Time Location
2016 Aug 29 Students depart for Japan
30 Students arrive in Japan and travel to Kyoto Garden Palace Hotel
Sep 31–2 Convocation and Orientation
2 Welcome Party Kyoto Garden Palace
5 Classes Start
6 Bicycle Workshop & Self-defense/Safety workshop 11:00 AM–12:15 PM
5–7 Japanese Language Review Days
8 Japanese Placement Test
9 Japanese Oral Exam in AM
Disaster Prevention Center 1:30–4:00 PM
12 Last day to change registration
16 Thank you lunch for Doshisha Student Volunteers 12:00 Noon–1:30 PM
19 敬老の日 Classes in session
22 秋分の日 NO CLASSES
Oct 1 同志社秋学期講義開始
5–7 Fall Field Trip (広島・宮島・倉敷)
10 体育の日 Classes in session
Nov 3 文化の日 Classes in session
7–11 FALL BREAK
16–18 Spring Course Registration Online
23 勤労感謝の日 NO CLASSES
26–28 学園祭
29 Doshisha Eve Day
Dec 7–9 Elective class finals
9 Last day of classes
12–13 Japanese final exams
13 End-of-semester get-together
14 WINTER BREAK BEGINS
18 Program ends for fall-semester students, leave homestay
23 天皇誕生日, National Holiday AKP Kyoto Center closed for holiday
Spring 2017 Semester
Year Month Date Event Time Location
2017 Jan 04 Office Open & Spring-Only Students Arrive in Japan
Stay at Kyoto Garden Palace until 7th
05 General Orientation for New Students (NS)
Bicycle & Self-defense/ Workshop
2-3pm
06 NS: HS Orientation in AM
Commuting practice in PM
同志社業務・授業開始
07 Campus Tour for NS
New Year's Party
※Full-year students must be back in time for the party
1-3pm

5-7pm


Kyoto Garden Palace
09 成人の日 NO CLASSES
10 Classes Start
13 Disaster Prevention Center for NS 1:30-4pm
17 Last Day to Change Registration
Feb
9-12 FEBRUARY BREAK
11 建国記念日 NO CLASSES
Mar
8-10 Independently Planned Field Trip for Full-Year students
Spring Field Trip (広島・宮島・姫路) for Spring-only students
17 一人旅 PRESENTATIONS
20 春分の日 NO CLASSES
Apr
10-11 Elective Class Finals
11 Last Day of Classes
12-13 Japanese Final Exams
14 FAREWELL PARTY 6-8pm Kyoto Garden Palace
17 End-of-Semester Get Together
18-19  FREE DAYS
20 Program Ends – Leave Homestay

(All dates are tentative and subject to change)

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