2021-22 Academic Calendar

All dates and activities are tentative and subject to change.

Fall 2021

Month
Date
Event
August
30 (M)
Students depart USA


31 (T)
Students arrive at hotel
September
1-3 (W-F)
Orientation by Zoom


6 (M)
Classes start



Japanese Placement Test


7 (T)
Japanese Oral Exam


15 (W)
Move to monthly mansion (apartment) from hotel, No Classes


17 (F)
Bicycle & self-defense/safety workshop



Disaster Prevention Center


20 (M)
Respect for the Aged Day, No Classes


22 (W)
End of drop/add period


23 (TH)
Autumnal Equinox Day, No Classes
October
1 (F)
Program Day Trip


12 (T)
No Classes
29 (F)No Classes
November
3 (W)
Culture Day, No Classes


8-12 (M-F)
Spring Registration

12 (F)
Program Day Trip


23 (T)
Labor Thanksgiving Day, No Classes


26-28 (F-S)
School Festival, No Classes on the 26th


29 (M)
Doshisha Eve Day, Class day
December
8-10 (W-F)
Elective class finals
10 (F)Last day of classes
13-14 (M-T)Japanese final exams
14 (T)End of Semester Get-Together
15 (W)Winter Break starts


17 (F)
Program ends for Fall-only students. Leave monthly mansion (apartment).

Spring 2022

Month
Date
Event
January
10 (M)
Spring-only students depart USA


11 (T)
Spring-only students arrive at the hotel


12-13 (W-TH)
Orientation by Zoom for Spring-only students


14 (F)
Spring-only students: Japanese Placement Test and Oral Exam


17 (M)
Classes start


26 (W)
Move to monthly mansion (apartment) from hotel, No Classes


28 (F)
Bicycle & self-defense/safety workshop for Spring-only students



Disaster Prevention Center for Spring-only students


31 (M)
End of drop/add period
February
4 (F)
Program Day Trip


11 (F)
National Foundation Day, No Classes


23 (W)
Emperor’s Birthday, No Classes

24 (TH)
Hold Mon-Wed classes instead of Tues-Thurs classes
March
4 (F)
Program Day Trip

15 (T)
No Classes


21 (M)
Vernal Equinox Day, No Classes
April
18-19 (M-T)
Elective class finals


19 (T)
Last day of classes


20-21 (W-TH)
Japanese final exams


21 (TH)
End of semester get together


21-24 (F-S)
Free days


25 (M)
Program ends. Leave monthly mansion (apartment).