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Academic Calendar (Undergraduate + Graduate)

Calendar for 2017 Academic Year

Spring Term

  • 2017 APR 3rd (Mon)
    Enrollment ceremony
  • 2017 APR 4th (Tue)
    Curriculum guidance for entering students
  • 2017 APR 5th (Wed)
    Enrollment guidance for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year undergraduate students
    Graduate student enrollment guidance
  • 2017 APR 10th (Mon)
    Spring term classes begin
  • 2017 APR 14th (Fri)
    Submission deadline for doctoral dissertation titles (by 16:00)
  • 2017 Mid-APR
    Class registration for spring term classes, summer term classes, spring-summer semester classes, full-year classes, summer intensive courses (via web: KOAN)
      [Updates/changes to class registration deadlines will be posted on KOAN or bulletin board across from Office of Educational Affairs (KYOMU) on Main Building 2nd floor.]
  • 2017 APR 25th (Tue)
    Submission deadline for graduate research proposals (by 16:00)
  • 2017 Late-APR
    Withdrawal period for class registration for spring term classes, summer term classes, spring-summer semester classes, full-year classes, summer intensive courses (via web: KOAN)
      [Updates/changes to class withdrawal deadlines will be posted on KOAN or bulletin board across from Office of Educational Affairs (KYOMU) on Main Building 2nd floor.]
  • 2017 APR 29th (Sat) - MAY 2rd (Tue)
    Icho Festival preparation (APR 29)
    Icho Festival (APR 30 - MAY 1)
    Osaka University Anniversary (MAY 1)
    No classes (MAY 2)
    Icho Festival cleanup (MAY 2)
  • 2017 MAY 11th (Thu)
    Submission deadline for doctoral dissertations (by 16:00)
  • 2017 JUN 9th (Mon)
    Spring term classes end

Summer Term

  • 2017 JUN 12th (Mon)
    Summer term classes begin
  • 2017 Late-JUN
    Class registration changes period for summer term classes (via web: KOAN)
      [Updates/changes to class registration changes deadlines will be posted on KOAN or bulletin board across from Office of Educational Affairs (KYOMU) on Main Building 2nd floor.]
  • 2017 Late-JUN
    Withdrawal period for class registration for summer term classes (via web: KOAN)
      [Updates/changes to class withdrawal deadlines will be posted on KOAN or bulletin board across from Office of Educational Affairs (KYOMU) on Main Building 2nd floor.]
  • 2017 Early-AUG
    Class registration changes period for summer intensive courses (via web: KOAN)
      [Updates/changes to class registration changes deadlines will be posted on KOAN or bulletin board across from Office of Educational Affairs (KYOMU) on Main Building 2nd floor.]
  • 2017 AUG 7th (Mon)
    Summer term classes end
  • 2017 AUG 8th (Tue) - SEP 30th (Sat)
    Summer break
    (Intensive Course - Zone A: AUG 28 - SEP 1)
    (Intensive Course - Zone B: SEP 4 - SEP 8)
    (Intensive Course - Zone C: SEP 11 - SEP 15)

Fall Term

  • 2017 OCT 2nd (Mon)
    Fall term classes begin
  • 2017 Mid-OCT
    Class registration for fall term classes, winter term classes, fall-winter semester classes, full-year classes (via web: KOAN)
      [Updates/changes to class registration deadlines will be posted on KOAN or bulletin board across from Office of Educational Affairs (KYOMU) on Main Building 2nd floor.]
  • 2017 Late-OCT
    Withdrawal period for class registration for fall term classes, fall-winter semester classes (via web: KOAN)
      [Updates/changes to class withdrawal deadlines will be posted on KOAN or bulletin board across from Office of Educational Affairs (KYOMU) on Main Building 2nd floor.]
  • 2017 NOV 2nd (Thu) - NOV 6th (Mon)
    School Festival preparation (NOV 2)
    School Festival (NOV 3 - NOV 5)
    No classes (NOV 2, NOV 6)
    School Festival cleanup (NOV 6)
  • 2017 NOV 24th (Fri)
    Submission deadline for titles for bachelor's thesis, master's thesis, and doctoral dissertations (by 16:00)
  • 2017 DEC 7th (Thu)
    Fall term classes end
    (Note: winter term classes will be held on NOV 28, NOV 29, DEC 5, DEC 6)

Winter Term

  • 2017 NOV 28th (Tue)
    Winter term classes begin
  • 2017 Mid-DEC
    Class registration changes period for winter term classes (via web: KOAN)
      [Updates/changes to class registration changes deadlines will be posted on KOAN or bulletin board across from Office of Educational Affairs (KYOMU) on Main Building 2nd floor.]
  • 2017 DEC 15th (Fri)
    Submission deadline for doctoral dissertations (by 16:00)
  • 2017 Late-DEC
    Withdrawal period for class registration for winter term classes (via web: KOAN)
      [Updates/changes to class withdrawal deadlines will be posted on KOAN or bulletin board across from Office of Educational Affairs (KYOMU) on Main Building 2nd floor.]
  • 2017 DEC 27th (Wed) - 2017 JAN 3rd (Wed)
    Winter break
  • 2018 JAN 10th (Wed)
    Submission deadline for bachelor's thesis and master's thesis (by 16:00)
  • 2018 Early-FEB
    Bachelor's thesis and Master's thesis oral examinations (date depends on subject)
  • 2018 FEB 9th (Fri)
    Winter term classes end
  • 2018 FEB 13th (Tue)
    Submission deadline for graduate research summary document (by 16:00)
  • 2018 Late-MAR
    Graduation ceremony

Notes

  1. Details for the schedule above and other events will be announced on bulletin boards.
  2. The above schedule is subject to change. Please check bulletin boards regularly.
  3. Calendars (including dates for registration, etc.) for classes in other schools and faculties may be different, so please check where necessary.
  4. Registration periods for classes in other schools and faculties may be different, so please check where necessary.