2020-21 Academic Calendar

All dates and activities are tentative and subject to change.

Spring 2021

4 (M)
Spring students depart USA

5 (T)
Office opens. Spring students arrive at Kyoto Garden Palace Hotel

6 (W)
General Orientation

Bicycle & self-defense/safety workshop

7 (TH)
HS orientation in AM & Commuting practice in PM

8 (F)
Japanese Placement Test in AM, Campus Tour in PM

New Year’s Party at Kyoto Garden Palace

11 (M)
Coming of Age Day, No classes

12 (T)
Classes Start

Japanese Oral Exam

15 (F)
Disaster Prevention Center, 1:30-4:00 pm

19 (T)
End of drop/add period
11-12 (TH-F)
February Break

23 (T)
Emperor’s Birthday, No classes
3-5 (W-F)
Program-sponsored field trips in the Kansai area, No classes

20 (ST)
Vernal Equinox Day
12-13 (M-T)
Elective class finals

13 (T)
Last day of classes

14 (W)
Japanese final exams

15 (TH)
End of semester get together

16 (F)
Closing Ceremony at Kyoto Garden Palace

17-20 (ST-T)
Free days

21 (W)
Program ends, leave homestay