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 orientation hotel
September
31-2 (W-F)
Orientation
1 (TH)Disaster Prevention Center


2 (F)
Move to Housing


5 (M)
Elective classes start
Bicycle & self-defense/safety workshop
5-7 (M-W)Japanese review days
8 (TH)Japanese Placement Test
9 (F)Japanese Oral Exam
12 (M)Japanese classes start
End of drop/add period
19 (M)Respect for the Aged Day, No Classes


23 (F)
Autumn Equinox Day, No Classes
30 (F)Program Day Trip
October
10 (M)
Health and Sports Day, No Classes
18 (T)No Classes


28 (F)
Program Day Trip
November
3 (TH)
Culture Day, No Classes

7-11 (M-F)
Spring Registration


11 (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, No Classes
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 orientation hotel


11 (W)
General Orientation
Full-year and Spring-only students meet (required)
12 (TH)Spring-only students: Housing orientation (AM) & Commuting Practice (PM)


13 (F)
Spring-only students: Japanese Placement Test (AM) & Campus Tour (PM)
Spring-only students: Move to housing


16 (M)
Elective classes start
Japanese Oral Exam (Spring-only students)
Japanese classes (Full-year students)
17 (T)Japanese classes start


20 (F)
Spring-only students: Disaster Prevention Center


23 (M)
End of drop/add period
February
3 (F)
No Classes


10 (F)
Program Day Trip
11 (ST)National Foundation Day
13 (M)No Classes


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

13 (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.