Graduate School of Media and Governance

Master's and Doctoral Program: Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2016 for the Master's and Doctoral Program of the Graduate School of Media and Governance

Spring Semester

                                       
                                     
April 4 Entrance Ceremony
April 5, 6 Orientation for new students
April 7 Classes Start
April 8 (new students of the Doctoral Program) Deadline for submitting Application for Doctoral Degree Requirements
April 11 Online Course Registration Starts on 1:00 p.m.
April 14 Online Course Registration Due by 10:00a.m.
April 23 Keio Foundation Day (Class Day)
May 9,10 Course Registration Amendment Period *1
May 14 (Master’s) Mid-term Presentation for graduating students ,
May 14 (Doctor's) Graduate School Seminar*2
May 16,17 Course Registration Cancellation Period (For Courses offered in the first half of the Spring semester and in Spring semester)
May 28, 29  Waseda - Keio Baseball Games (tentative)
the end of May
(not accepted after the deadline)
Deadline for submitting Temporary Leave of Absence notices
June 1 (Doctor’s) Black Wednesday (Faculty members only)
June 2 Examination period for first half of the semester
June 22,23 Course Registration Cancellation Period (For Courses offered in the last half of the Spring semester)
July 4 (Master’s) Deadline for submitting a Master's Thesis Due by 3:00 pm
July 18 Makeup Classes*3
July 20 (Master’s) Deadline for submitting Project Activity Reports Due by 11:00 pm
July 22 - July 28 (Master's) Semester - end Examination Period
July 29 (Master's) Final Examination and Presentation for graduating students
July 29 - September 22 Summer Break Period
August 10 - August 17 Administrative Office Closed *4
September 5 Announcement of students who successfully completed the Master's program
September 5 Grade Reports are mailed to students and uploaded to Gakuji Web System
September 15 Commencement Ceremony


Fall Semester

September 2 (Doctor’s) Deadline for Submitting Application for Doctoral Degree Requirements
September 16 Matriculation Ceremony for September enrollment students
September 20, 21  Orientation for new students
September 23 Classes Start
September 27 Online Course Registration Starts on 10:00 am(tentative)
September 30 Online Course Registration Due by 10:00 am(tentative)
September 30 (new students of the Doctoral Program) Deadline for submitting Application for Doctoral Degree Requirements
October 12 - October 13 Course Registration Amendment Period *1
October 15 (Master’s) Mid-term Presentation for graduating students
October 15 (Doctor's) Graduate School Seminar*2
October 19,20 Course Registration Cancellation Period (For Courses offered in the first half of the Fall semester and in Fall semester)
October 29, 30 Waseda - Keio Baseball Games (tentative)
November 9 (Doctor's) Black Wednesday (Faculty members only)
November 11 Makeup Classes *3
November 15 Examination period for firsthalf of the semester
November 15- November 21 Mita Festival (include preparation and clean up period)(School Holidays)
the end of November
(not accepted after the deadline)
Deadline for Submitting the Application for the Temporary Leave of Absence notices
December 12,13 Course Registration Cancellation Period (For Courses offered in the last half of the Fall semester)
December 28 - January 5 Winter Break Period
December 28 - January 5 Administrative Office Closed *4
January 10 Founder's Birthday (School Holiday)*4
January 12 (Master’s)Deadline for Submitting a Master's Thesis Due by 3:00 pm
January 21 (Doctor's) Graduate School Seminar*2
January 23 (Master's) Deadline for submitting Project Activity Reports Due by 11:00 pm
January 24 - January 30 (Master’s) Semester - end Examination Period
January 31,  February 1 (Master's) Final Examination and Presentation for graduating students
March 10 Announcement of students who successfully completed the Master's program
March 10 Grade Reports are mailed to students and uploaded to Gakuji Web System
March 28 Commencement Ceremony

*1: Courses that students can add or delete are limited. For details, please read Chapter 7 in "The Guidebook."
*2: There might be additional dates for the Graduate School Seminar based on programs.
*3: Makeup classes are scheduled on both the designated makeup lectures days and Saturdays at SFC, Keio University.
*4: The Administrative Office will not be open during this period. Please be aware that no official documents will be issued.