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Academic Year 2017 Calendar

*The summer and winter quarters are for short term study abroad programmes and all intensive courses. There are no compulsory classes.

Undergraduates(2017/2018)

LC : School of Language and Culture Studies
IA : School of International and Area Studies
FS : Faculty of Foreign Studies

April

1 (Sat)

New academic year begins
English proficiency test and GPS-Academic test
(all first year students and third year transfer students)

3 (Mon)

Start of term medical examination (new students)

4 (Tue)

Orientation and course registration guidance for new students

3 (Mon) ~ 4 (Tue)

Lottery registration period for GLIP English language subjects, minor language subjects, and English Oral Communication
※For further information, please check the bulletin board
Distribution of course registration information and lesson timetables

5 (Wed)

Spring quarter classes begin

8 (Sat)

Entrance ceremony

6 (Thurs) ~7 (Fri)

Spring season medical examination (students other than new students)

10 (Mon) ~11 (Fri)

Information desks set up to advise students on courses of study

12 (Wed) ~18 (Fri)

Course registration period (for spring, summer, fall and winter quarters)
Reception of applications for September graduation
Submission of career decision notice for those scheduled to graduate in September

21 (Fri) ~ 24 (Mon)

Course registration amendment period

May

3 (Wed) (Constitution Memorial day)

Classes held on a national holiday (Wednesday classes)

8 (Mon) ~ 9 (Fri)

Registered course cancellation period【School of Languages and Culture Studies, School of international and Area Studies】
※For further information, please check the bulletin board

9 (Tue)

Last day to transfer credits from ‘free subjects’ to ‘special subjects’ for【Faculty of Foreign Studies】course alterations

31 (Wed)

104th TUFS boat race (no classes)

June

Early June (estimated)

Registration for an academic advisor for second year students 【School of International and Area Studies】

5 (Mon) ~ 9 (Fri)

Second reception of applications for September graduation

30 (Fri) ~ 4th July (Tue)

Course registration amendment period (for summer, fall, winter quarters)

July

6 (Wed) ~

7 (Thurs)

Submission of theses and research for those graduating in September

7 (Fri)

End of spring quarter classes

10 (Mon)

Summer quarter classes begin

10 (Mon) ~

11 (Tue)

Registered course cancellation period 【School of Language and Culture Studies, School of International and Area Studies】
※For further information, please check the bulletin board

August

Early August

Results from spring quarter become available for viewing online

14 (Mon) ~

16 (Wed)

Summer vacation

18 (Fri) ~

24 (Thurs)

Period for enquires on spring quarter results for prospective September graduates

September

11 (Mon) ~

15 (Fri)

Period for enquires on spring quarter results for students other than prospective September graduates

Late September

Graduation and diploma awarding ceremony for September graduates

27 (Wed) ~

28 (Thurs)

(estimated) Lottery registration period for GLIP English Language Subjects
※For further information, please check the bulletin board

30 (Sat)

End of summer quarter classes

October

2 (Mon)

Fall quarter classes begin

2 (Mon) ~ 6 (Fri)

Course registration period (for fall, winter quarters)
Reception period for changes from graduation thesis to graduation research for fourth year students
Registration period for classes for graduation theses for fourth year students

9 (Mon)
(Health and Sports Day)

Classes held on a national holiday (Monday classes)

Mid October(estimated)

Results from spring and summer quarters become available for viewing online
Period for enquires on summer quarter results

23 (Mon) ~ 24 (Tue)

Course registration amendment period (for fall, winter quarters)

30 (Mon) ~ 31 (Tue)

Registered course cancellation period【School of Language and Culture Studies, School of International and Area Studies】

※For further information, please check the bulletin board

November

3 (Fri)
(Culture Day)

Classes held on a national holiday (Friday classes)

21 (Tue)~27 (Mon)

Gaigosai Festival (no classes)
※preparations on 21st; clean up on 27th

December

Early December (estimated)

Academic advisor and course registration for second year students【School of Language and Culture Studies】

Early December (estimated)

Registration for an academic advisor for second year students【Faculty of Foreign Studies】

25 (Monday)

Last day of classes for the year

29 (Friday) ~

3rd January (Wed)

End of year holiday

January

5 (Fri)

Classes resume

5 (Fri) ~ 9 (Tue)

Submission of graduation theses and graduation research (※the office is closed on weekends and national holidays)

9 (Tue) ~ 19 (Fri)

Acceptance of year-end examination reports of fourth-year students

12 (Fri)

No classes

12 (Fri) ~ 16 (Tue)

Course registration amendment period (for winter quarter)

13 (Sat)~ 14 (Sun)

Examinations conducted by National Center for University Entrance Examinations

19 (Fri)

End of fall quarter classes

22 (Mon)

English proficiency test (for 1st and 2nd year students)
GPS-Academic test (for 2018 prospective graduates)

23 (Tue)

Winter quarter classes begin

23 (Tue)~24 (Wed)

Registered course cancellation period
【School of Language and Culture Studies, School of International and Area Studies】
※For further information, please check the bulletin board

February

Early February

Results for 4th year students from fall and winter quarters become available for viewing online

Early February

Period for enquires on results for prospective graduates

23 (Fri)

Deadline for course entry

25 (Sun)

Second academic examinations (first half)

March

2 (Fri)(estimated)

Announcement of graduating students

12 (Mon)

Second academic examinations (second half)

16 (Fri) (estimated)

Announcement of graduating students

Announcement of the students advancing to the next grade

Mid-March

Results for 1st ~ 3rd year students from fall and winter quarters become available for viewing online

Mid-March

Period for enquires on results for students other than prospective graduates

Late March

Graduation and diploma awarding ceremony

31 (Sat)

Academic year ends

※Students should look at the list of annual events included in the "Information on Registration for Study and Syllabus"

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Postgraduates(2017/2018)

April

1 (Sat)

New academic year begins

3 (Mon)

Distribution of registration information

4 (Tue)

Orientation for new students

5 (Wed)

Spring quarter begins

8 (Sat)

Entrance Ceremony

5 (Wed) ~ 18 (Tue)

Research title submission period for students who entered graduate school in 2017, and students who entered doctoral programmes in spring (The office is closed on weekends)

12 (Wed) ~ 18 (Tue)

Course registration period (for spring, summer, fall, and winter quarters)
Period for submission of course registration (The office is closed on weekends)

21 (Fri)

Last day for students scheduled to complete their master’s program in September to submit application for recognition of completion of program

21 (Fri) ~ 24 (Mon)

Course registration amendment period

May

3 (Wed) (Constitution Memorial Day)

Classes held on a national holiday (Wednesday classes)important

25 (Thurs) ~

29 (Mon)

Reception of titles for masters theses (for students scheduled to finish in September)
Reception of titles for of PCS masters theses etc. important

31 (Wed)

Deadline for research title submissions by master’s programme students scheduled to complete their major course (to be submitted to students’ chief academic advisors)
TUFS boat race (no classes)

June

1 (Thurs) ~

5 (Mon)

Period for accepting applications for doctoral degrees
Second submission period for presentation papers and unpublished research results
Submission of PCS doctoral thesis plans, presentation papers, and unpublished research results (The office is closed on weekends)

19 (Mon) ~

23 (Fri)

Submission period for doctoral thesis titles for students who entered in spring 2016

30 (Fri) ~ 4th July (Tue)

Course registration amendment period (for summer, fall and winter quarters)
Course registration submissions (for new registrations and amendments)

July

3 (Mon),
4 (Tue)

Submission of master’s theses etc. (for PCS/ recurrent students scheduled to finish in September)

3 (Mon)

 (estimated)

Interviews with and guidance for students submitting presentation papers and unpublished research results
(estimated) Interviews with and guidance for students submitting PCS doctoral thesis plans, presentation papers, and unpublished research results

7 (Fri)

End of spring quarter classes

10 (Mon)

Summer quarter classes begin

12 (Wed) ~ 14 (Fri)

(estimated) Final examination for students submitting master’s thesis (those scheduled to finish in September, PCS students and recurrent students)

August

Early August

Results from spring quarter become available for viewing online

14 (Mon) ~16 (Wed)

No classes

18 (Fri) ~ 24 (Thurs)

Period for enquires on spring quarter results
(for students scheduled to finish in September only)

September

1 (Fri) ~

5 (Tue)

Period for accepting applications for doctoral degrees (the office is closed on weekends)

11 (Mon) ~

15 (Fri)

Period for enquires on spring quarter results
(excluding students scheduled to finish in September)

Late September (estimated)

Diploma awarding ceremony for those finishing in September, PCS students and recurrent students

29 (Fri) (provisional)

Entrance examination (for those entering in fall)

30 (Sat)

End of summer quarter classes

October

2 (Mon)

Fall quarter classes begin

2 (Mon) ~ 6 (Fri)

Period for accepting subjects for master thesesimportant
Class registration period (for fall and winter quarters)

Period for submission of course registration (for new registrations and amendments)

9 (Mon) (Health and sports Day)

Classes held on a national holiday (Monday classes)important

10 (Tue) ~ 13 (Fri)

Period for submission of research titles (for students who entered in the first term of 2017/ second term fall entrants)

Mid-October (estimated)

Results from summer quarter become available for viewing online
Period for enquires on summer quarter results

23 (Mon), 24 (Tue)

Course registration amendment period (for fall and winter quarters)

31 (Tue)

Deadline for submission of research titles for students scheduled to finish master’s programme PCS courses (to be submitted to students’ chief academic advisors)

November

3 (Fri) (Culture Day)

Classes held on a national holiday (Friday classes)important

21 (Tue) ~ 27 (Mon)

Gaigosai festival (no classes)
preparations on 21st; clean up on 27th

30 (Thurs)

Deadline for recurrent course provisional titles for master’s theses etc. and research plans (to be submitted to course directors)

December

1 (Fri) ~ 5 (Tue)

Period for accepting applications for doctoral degrees (the office is closed on weekends)

18 (Mon) ~ 22 (Fri)

Period for submissions of PCS doctoral thesis titles
(for 2017 fall entrants)

25 (Mon)

Last day of classes for the year

29 (Fri) ~ 3rd January (Wed)

End of year holiday

January

5 (Fri)

Classes resume

5 (Fri),
9 (Tue)

Reception of master’s theses etc.

12 (Fri)

No classes

12 (Fri) ~

16 (Tue)

Class registration and registration amendment period
(for the winter quarter)
Period for submission of course registration
(for new registrations and amendments)

13 (Sat), 14 (Sun)

Examinations conducted by National Center for University Entrance Examinations

19 (Fri)

End of fall quarter classes

23 (Tue)

Winter quarter classes begin

February

1 (Thurs)~5 (Mon)

Reception of applications for doctoral thesis plan forms, presentation papers, and unpublished research results
(the office is closed on weekends)

15 (Thurs),
16 (Fri)

Final examinations for students submitting masters theses (for all master7s subjects) (estimated)

23 (Fri)

Deadline for course entry

25 (Sun)

Second academic examinations (first half)

March

1 (Thurs) ~5 (Mon)

Period for accepting applications for doctoral degrees (the office is closed on weekends)

2 (Fri)

Interviews with and guidance for students submitting presentation papers and unpublished research results (estimated)

Early March

Results from fall and winter quarters become available for viewing online (for master’s programme second year students)
Period for enquires on autumn and winter quarter results
(for students scheduled to finish only)

12 (Mon)

Second academic examinations (second half)

Mid-March (estimated)

Finishing student presentations

Mid-March

Results from fall and winter quarters become available for viewing online (for master’s programme first year students and doctoral programme students)
Period for enquires on autumn and winter quarter results
(excluding students scheduled to finish)

Late March (estimated)

Diploma awarding ceremony

31 (Sat)

End of academic year

※Students should look at list of annual events included in Information on Registration for Study.