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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 11 - 13
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 2014-2015

Fall 2014  
Students arrive September 2    
Mandatory orientation September 3
Orientation ends/move in to housing September 5
Classes begin September 8
National Holiday (no classes) September 15
National Holiday (no classes) September 23
KCJS Fall trip to Okayama October 3-5
National Holiday (no classes) October 13
Fall break begins November 1
Classes resume November 10
Substitute National Holiday November 24
Last day of classes December 12
Language final exam, fall semester closing ceremony December 15
Elective course final exams December 16 - 18
Fall semester closing ceremony December 18
Intercession break begins December 19
Last day to move out of housing December 22
 
* Optional Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) TBD (December)
   
Spring 2015  
Student arrival and check in January 6
Mandatory orientation for new students January 7
Orientation ends/move into housing January 9
Academic Year students move back to families/apartments January 10
National Holiday (no classes) January 12
Classes begin January 13
KCJS Spring trip February 6-7
National Holiday (no classes) February 11
Spring break begins February 28
Classes resume March 9
National Holiday (no classes) March 21
Last day of classes April 17
Language final exam April 20
Elective course final exams April 21-23
Final ceremony April 24
Last day to move out of housing April 27
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