ACCESS
Key Dates

Key Dates

2021 Academic Year

Semester Dates

Spring semester: April 12 - July 29, 2021 (examinations: July 23 - 29)
Fall semester: September 24, 2021 - January 29, 2022 (examinations: January 24 - 29)

For further information, please follow the link below (Japanese only).
https://www.dokkyo.ac.jp/campuslife/schedule/

Note: The academic calendar varies from year to year. The dates for the subsequent academic year are fixed at the end of December each year.

Application Dates for the Exchange Program

Nomination deadlines

Dokkyo University must receive exchange student nominations from partner universities by the deadlines given below.

Fall semester entry (September - January): March 31
Spring semester entry (April - July): October 31

Application deadlines

The deadlines for the receipt of application documents are as follows.

Fall semester entry (September - January): April 15
Spring semester entry (April - July): November 15

Typical timeline for fall semester entry

The schedule varies from year to year.
Students are notified of the final schedule for orientation and moving into university housing in the Pre-Arrival Information, which is sent to the students approximately one month before orientation.

⟺ Scroll
Date
Mid-Sept. Students can move into their university housing
Mid-Sept. Orientation session starts (5 or 6 days) (attendance mandatory)
Sept. 24 Classes start (fall semester)
Dec. 24 - Jan. 7 Winter break (approx. two weeks)
Late Jan. Fall semester final exams (one week)
Feb. - Mar. Spring break
Mar. 10 Last day students can stay in university housing (for one-semester students)
Early Apr. Orientation session for continuing students (attendance mandatory)
Apr. 7 Classes start (spring semester)
Late Jul. Spring semester final exams (one week)
Aug. - Sept. Summer break
Sept. 3 Last day students can stay in university housing (for full-year students)

Typical timeline for spring semester entry

The schedule varies from year to year.
Students are notified of the final schedule for orientation and moving into university housing in the Pre-Arrival Information, which is sent to the students approximately one month before orientation.

⟺ Scroll
Date
Late Mar. Students can move into their university housing
Late Mar. - Early Apr. Orientation session starts (5 or 6 days) (attendance mandatory)
Apr. 7 Classes start (spring semester)
Late Jul. Spring semester final exams (one week)
Aug. - Sept. Summer break
Sept. 3 Last day students can stay in university housing (for one-semester students)
Mid-Sept. Orientation session for continuing students (attendance mandatory)
Sept. 24 Classes start (fall semester)
Dec. 24 - Jan. 7 Winter break (approx. two weeks)
Late Jan. Fall semester final exams (one week)
Feb. - Mar. Spring break
Mar. 10 Last day students can stay in university housing (for full-year students)