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Academic Calendar

Calendar is tentative and subject to change.

Academic Year 2015-2016

Fall 2015  
Students arrive September 1    
Fall orientation begins September 2
Orientation ends/move in to program housing September 4
First day of classes September 7    
National holiday (no classes) September 21   
National holiday (no classes) September 22               
National holiday (no classes) September 23
KCJS Fall trip to Okayama October 2– 4    
National holiday (no classes) October 12       
Fall Break begins October 31
Classes resume November 9     
National holiday (no classes) November 23   
Last day of classes December 11   
Language final examination December 14   
Elective course final examinations December 15 – 17
Fall semester closing ceremony December 17   
Intersession break begins December 18   
Last day to move out of housing December 21   
   
*Optional –Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) – TBA  
   
Spring 2016  
Spring semester students arrive January 6         
Spring semester students’ orientation begins January 7
Orientation ends/move in to program housing January 9
Returning students move back to families/apartments January 9
National holiday (no classes) January 11       
First day of classes January 12
KCJS Spring trip February 4-6
National Holiday (no classes) February 11
Spring Break begins February 27     
Classes resume March 7
National holiday (no classes) March 21
Last day of classes April 15                       
Language final examination April 18
Elective course final examinations April 19 - 21
Final closing ceremony April 22           
Last day to move out of housing April 25
 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Fall 2016  
Students arrive August 31
Mandatory orientation begins September 1
Orientation ends/move in to housing September 3
Classes begin September 5
National Holiday (no classes) September 19
National Holiday (no classes) September 22
KCJS Fall trip to Okayama September 30 - October 2
National Holiday (no classes) October 10
Fall break begins October 29
Classes resume November 7
National Holiday (no classes) November 23
Last day of classes December 9
Language final exam December 12
Elective course final exams December 13 - 15
Fall semester closing ceremony December 15
Intercession break begins December 16
Last day to move out of housing December 19
 
* Optional Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) TBD (December)
   
Spring 2017  
Student arrival and check in January 4
Mandatory orientation begins for new students January 5
Orientation ends/move into housing January 7
Academic Year students move back to families/apartments January 7
National Holiday (no classes) January 9
Classes begin January 10
KCJS Spring trip February 9-10
Spring break begins February 25
Classes resume March 6
National Holiday (no classes) March 20
Last day of classes April 14
Language final exam April 17
Subject course final exams April 18-20
Final closing ceremony April 21
Last day to move out of housing April 24
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