AY 2018 Academic Calendar

Notes for the Spring and Fall Semesters

 Notes

  1. This calendar excludes the Law School, School of Medicine (second- to sixth-year), Graduate School of Medicine, Graduate School of Business Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy (second- to sixth-year), Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of System Design and Management, and Graduate School of Media Design. Student Schedule (Academic Calendar) Index Page
  2. In principle, the Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care (third-year) will follow the calendar for Shonan Fujisawa Campus, but the examination schedule and break periods will be decided by the faculty.
  3. The schedule for orientations and makeup class days will be decided by each faculty or graduate school.
  4. Details on online course registration will be provided by each faculty or graduate school.
  5. The Waseda-Keio Baseball Games are held over the weekend in late May to early June in the Spring Semester and late October to early November in the Fall Semester. 
  6. Keio campus festivals (Japanese only)
  7. Correspondence Course Event Dates are as follows:
    • Exams: April 7, April 8, July 7, July 8, October 13, October 14, January 19,  January 20 
    • Weekend School: September 22, September 23,  September 29,  September 30, October 6, October 7
    • Entrance Orientation: April 29 (public holiday; Mita), May 12 (Sendai, Nagoya, Osaka, and Fukuoka) 
    • Commencement Orientation: August 5 (Hiyoshi)
    • Fall Orientation: October 27 (Mita), November 10 (Sapporo, Sendai, Nagoya, Osaka, and Fukuoka)

AY 2018 Spring Semester Academic Calendar

※Please see "Notes" above.

Campus

Mita

Hiyoshi

Yagami

Shonan Fujisawa

Faculty

Letters, Economics, Law, Business and Commerce, Human Relations

Letters, Economics, Law, Business and Commerce, Medicine, Science and Technology, Pharmacy

Science and Technology

Policy Management, Environment and Information Studies, Nursing and Medical Care, Media and Governance, Health Management

Entrance Ceremony (Undergraduates)

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Apr. 2

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Apr. 2

Entrance Ceremony (Graduates)

Apr. 2

Apr. 2

Apr. 2

Apr. 2

Orientation (Undergraduates)

Mar. 26Apr. 6

Mar. 26Apr. 6

Mar. 26Apr. 6

Mar. 27Apr. 6

Orientation

(Graduates)

Apr. 2Apr. 6

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Mar. 26Apr. 6

Apr. 3Apr. 6

Spring Semester

Classes Start

Apr. 7

Apr. 7

Apr. 7

Apr. 7

Online Course Registration

Beginning of Apr.–Mid-Apr.

Beginning of Apr.–Mid-Apr.

Beginning of Apr.–Mid-Apr.

Beginning of Apr.–Mid-Apr.

Health Checkup

(Tentative)

Apr. 25–May 12

Apr. 6–Apr. 18

Apr. 25–Apr. 27

Apr. 3Apr. 9

Keio Foundation Day

Apr. 23

Apr. 23

Apr. 23

Apr. 23

Entrance Ceremony

(Correspondence Courses)

Apr. 29 (public holiday)

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Spring Semester
Makeup Day
for Thursday Classes

May 1 May 1 May 1  May 1 
Spring Semester
Makeup Day
for Friday Classes
May 2 May 2 May 2  May 2 

Exam and/or Makeup

Class for Courses in the

First Half of the Spring

Semester

May 31, Jun. 1

May 31, Jun. 1

May 31, Jun. 1
Note: Both days are for exams

May 31, Jun. 1

Marine Day (Public Holiday;

Classes as Normal)

Jul. 16

Jul. 16

Jul. 16

Jul. 16

Makeup Class Day for

Courses in the Second Half

of the Spring Semester

Jul. 21

Jul. 21

Jul. 21

Jul. 21

Spring Semester-Final

Exams

Jul. 23Jul. 31

Jul. 23–Aug. 2

Jul. 23Jul. 31

Jul. 23Jul. 30

Summer Break

Aug. 1Sep. 21

Aug. 3–Sep. 21

Aug. 1Sep. 21

Jul. 31Sep. 21

Spring Semester Makeup

Exams (Tentative)

Aug. 8, Aug. 9

Aug. 10, Aug. 11 (public holiday), Aug. 13

Aug. 6, Aug. 7

Aug. 3, Aug. 6

Spring Semester Retake

Exams (Tentative)

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Summer School for

Correspondence Courses

Aug. 20–Aug. 25

Aug. 6–Aug. 18

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September Commencement

Ceremony (Undergraduates)

Sep. 18

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Sep. 18

Sep. 18

September Commencement Ceremony (Graduates)

Sep. 18

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Sep. 18

Sep. 18

 

AY 2018 Fall Semester Academic Calendar

※Please see "Notes" above.

Campus

Mita

Hiyoshi

Yagami

Shonan Fujisawa

 

Faculty

Letters, Economics, Law, Business and Commerce, Human Relations

Letters, Economics, Law, Business and Commerce, Medicine, Science and Technology, Pharmacy

Science and Technology

Policy Management, Environment and Information Studies, Nursing and Medical Care, Media and Governance, Health Management

September Entrance Ceremony (Undergraduates)

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Sep. 19

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Sep. 19

September Entrance Ceremony (Graduates)

Sep. 19

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Sep. 19

Sep. 19

Orientation (Undergraduates)

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Sep. 19–Sep. 21

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Sep. 14–Sep. 21

Orientation (Graduates)

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Sep. 19–Sep. 21

Sep. 19–Sep. 21

Fall Semester Classes

Start

Sep. 22

Sep. 22

Sep. 22

Sep. 22

Night School for Correspondence Courses

Sep. 24–Dec. 21

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Weekend School for Correspondence Courses

See Note 7

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Online Course Registration

End of Sep.-Beginning of Oct.(Excluding the Faculty and Graduate School of Letters )

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End of Sep.-Beginning of Oct.

End of Sep.-Beginning of Oct.

Substitute Day for

Autumn Equinox Day

(Public Holiday; Classes

as Normal)

Sep. 24

Sep. 24

Sep. 24

Sep. 24

Exam and/or Makeup Class

Days for Courses in the First

Half of the Fall Semester

Nov. 13, Nov.14, 
Nov. 20(morning)

Nov. 13, Nov.14, 
Nov. 20(morning)

Makeup day: Nov. 13
Exam period: Nov.14, 
Nov. 20(morning)

Nov. 13, Nov.14, 
Nov. 20(morning)

No Classes Due to Mita

Festival

Preparation: Nov. 20 (afternoon)–Nov. 21

Mita Festival:Nov.22-Nov.25

Clear up:Nov.26

Substitute Day for

Emperor's Birthday (Public

Holiday; Classes as Normal)

Dec. 24

Dec. 24

Dec. 24

Dec. 24

Winter Break

Dec. 28–Jan. 5

Dec. 28–Jan. 5

Dec. 28–Jan. 5

Dec. 28–Jan. 5

Classes Start

Jan. 7

Jan. 7

Jan. 7

Jan. 7

Anniversary of Yukichi

Fukuzawa's Birthday

Jan. 10

Jan. 10

Jan. 10

Jan. 10

Makeup Class Day for

Courses in the Second

Half of the Fall Semester

Jan. 22

Jan. 22

Jan. 22

Jan. 22

Fall Semester-Final Exams

Jan. 23–Feb. 1

Jan. 23–Feb. 5

Jan. 23–Feb. 1

Jan. 23–Jan. 30

Entrance Examinations

(First-Year Undergraduates)

Mid-Feb.

Mid-Feb., End of Feb.

Mid-Feb.

Mid-Feb.

Fall Semester Makeup

Exams (Tentative)

End of Feb.

End of Feb.

Beginning of Feb.

Feb. 5, Feb. 6

Fall Semester Retake

Exams (Tentative)

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Commencement Ceremony

(Undergraduates)

Mar. 25

Mar. 25

Mar. 25

Mar. 25

Commencement Ceremony

(Graduates)

Mar. 28

Mar. 28

Mar. 28

Mar. 28