2022-23 Academic Calendar

All dates and activities are tentative and subject to change.

Fall 2022

29 (M)
Students depart USA
30 (T)
Students arrive at the hotel to begin 14-day quarantine
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
10 (M)
Health and Sports Day, No Classes

14 (F)
Program Day Trip

25 (T)
No Classes
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
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

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
3 (F)
Program Day Trip

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

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

6 (M)
No Classes

21 (T)
Vernal Equinox Day, No Classes
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.