2022-23 Academic Calendar

All dates and activities are tentative and subject to change.

Fall 2022

MonthDateEvent
August
29 (M)
Students depart USA
30 (T)
Students arrive at the hotel to begin 14-day quarantine
September
31-2 (W-F)
Orientation by Zoom


5 (M)
Elective classes start (Online until Thurs, 9/15)


5-7 (M-W)
Japanese review days (Online)
8 (TH)Japanese placement test (Online)
9 (F)Japanese oral exam (Online)
12 (M)Japanese classes start (Online until Thurs, 9/15)


14 (W)
Quarantine ends
Move to housing from hotel, No Classes
15 (TH)Hold Mon-Wed classes instead of Tues-Thurs classes


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



Disaster Prevention Center
19 (M)Respect for the Aged Day, No Classes


21 (W)
End of drop/add period
23 (F)Autumn Equinox Day, No Classes
October
10 (M)
Health and Sports Day, No Classes


14 (F)
Program Day Trip

25 (T)
No Classes
November
3 (TH)
Culture Day, No Classes

7-11 (M-F)
Spring Registration


11 (F)
Program Day Trip
18 (F)No Classes
23 (W)Labor Thanksgiving Day, No Classes
26-28 (ST-M)Doshisha Eve Festival, Class Day on 11/28
29 (T)Doshisha Eve Day, Class Day
December
7-9 (W-F)
Elective class finals


9 (F)
Last day of classes


12-13 (M-T)
Japanese final exams


13 (T)
End of semester get together


14 (W)
Winter break starts


16 (F)
Program ends for Fall-only students. Fall-only students leave housing.

Spring 2023

MonthDateEvent
January
9 (M)
Spring-only students depart USA


10 (T)
Spring-only students arrive at the hotel to begin 14-day quarantine


11-12 (W-TH)
Spring-only students: Orientation by Zoom


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


16 (M)
Classes start (Online until Thurs, 1/26)


25 (W)
Spring-only students move to housing from hotel, No Classes


27 (F)
Spring-only students: Bicycle & self-defense/safety workshop



Spring-only students: Disaster Prevention Center


31 (T)
End of drop/add period
February
3 (F)
Program Day Trip


10 (F)
No Classes
11 (ST)National Foundation Day


23 (TH)
Emperor’s Birthday, No Classes
March
3 (F)
Program Day Trip

6 (M)
No Classes


21 (T)
Vernal Equinox Day, No Classes
April
17-18 (M-T)
Elective class finals


18 (T)
Last day of classes


19-20 (W-TH)
Japanese final exams


20 (TH)
End of semester get together


21-23 (F-S)
Free days


24 (M)
Program ends. Leave housing.