2021-22 Academic Calendar

All dates and activities are tentative and subject to change.

Fall 2021

Month
Date
Event
August
28 (ST)
Students depart USA


29 (S)
Students arrive at hotel
September
30-1 (M-W)
Orientation by Zoom
2-3 (TH-F)Japanese review days


6 (M)
Elective classes start



Japanese review day
7 (T)Japanese Placement Test


8 (W)
Japanese Oral Exam
9 (TH)Japanese classes start


13 (M)
Move to monthly mansion (apartment) from hotel, No Classes
17 (F)End of drop/add period



Bicycle & self-defense/safety workshop



Disaster Prevention Center


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


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).