Academic Calendar

Tsukuba University 2018 Academic Calendar

The full academic calendar is available for download as PDF or please refer to the quick list of events below.

Undergraduate Calendar 2018
Graduate Calendar 2018
Spring Semester (April 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018)
Events Undergraduate School Graduate School
Dates for Tokyo Campus are marked with【 】
First Day of the Academic Year Sunday, April 1 Sunday, April 1
Spring Recess Sunday, April 1 - Thursday, April 5 Sunday, April 1 - Thursday, April 5
【 Sunday, April 1 - Friday, April 6 】
Entrance Ceremony Friday, April 6 Friday, April 6
【 Saturday, April 7 】
Freshman/New Student Orientation Friday, April 6 - Wednesday, April 11 Friday, April 6 - Monday, April 9
【 Saturday, April 7 】
Spring Semester Classes Begin Thursday, April 12 Tuesday, April 10
【 Tuesday, April 10 】
Spring Sports Day Saturday, May 12 - Sunday, May 13 Saturday, May 12 - Sunday, May 13
Spring Modules A and B Final Examination Week Tuesday, June 26 - Monday, July 2 Tuesday, June 26 - Monday, July 2
Spring Modules A, B and C Final Examination Week Wednesday, August 1 - Tuesday, August 7 Wednesday, August 1 - Tuesday, August 7
【 Tuesday, July 24 - Wednesday, July 25,
Thursday, August 2 - Saturday, August 4 】
Spring Semester Classes End Tuesday, August 7 Tuesday, August 7
【 Saturday, July 28 】
Final Examination Preparation Day Wednesday, August 8 Wednesday, August 8
【 Tuesday, July 31 - Wednesday, August 1 】
Summer Recess Thursday, August 9 - Sunday, September 30 Thursday, August 9 - Sunday, September 30
【 Sunday, August 5 - Sunday, September 30 】
Commencement Ceremony Tuesday, September 25
Graduate School Commencement Ceremony Tuesday, September 25


Fall Semester (October 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019)
Events Undergraduate School Graduates School
Dates for Tokyo Campus are marked with【 】
Entrance Ceremony for Fall Semester Friday, September 28 Friday, September 28
★1 Anniversary of the University Monday, October 1 Monday, October 1
Fall Semester Classes Begin Monday, October 1 Monday, October 1
【 Tuesday, October 2 】
Campus-Wide Power Outage (Tsukuba campus) Late October (TBA) Late October (TBA)
★2 University Festival Friday, November 2 - Sunday, November 4 Friday, November 2 - Sunday, November 4
Autumn Sports Day Saturday, November 17 - Sunday, November 18 Saturday, November 17 - Sunday, November 18
Fall Modules A and B Final Examination Week Monday, December 17,
Thursday, December 20 - Wednesday, December 26
Monday, December 17,
Thursday, December 20 - Wednesday, December 26
Winter Recess Thursday, December 27 - Sunday, January 6 Thursday, December 27 - Sunday, January 6
【 Sunday, December 23 - Monday, January 7 】
Fall Modules A, B and C Final Examination Week Monday, February 4,
Friday, February 8 - Thursday, February 14
Monday, February 4,
Friday, February 8 - Thursday, February 14
【 Tuesday, January 29 - Thursday, January 31, Friday, February 8, Saturday, February 16 】
Fall Semester Classes End Thursday, February 14 Thursday, February 14
【 Saturday, February 9 】
Final Examination Preparation Day Friday, February 15 Friday, February 15
【 Tuesday, February 5 - Thursday, February 7 】
Spring Recess Saturday, February 16 - Sunday, March 31 Saturday, February 16 - Sunday, March 31
【 Sunday, February 17 - Sunday, March 31 】
Commencement Ceremony Monday, March 25
Graduate School Commencement Ceremony Monday, March 25
【 Saturday, March 30 】
Last Day of the Academic Year Sunday, March 31 Sunday, March 31
【 Sunday, March 31 】