Spring 2015 Academic Calendar

Tuesday, January 13 - Wednesday, April 22

Date Description
Tuesday, January 6 -
Saturday, January 10

New Student Orientation Week

Tuesday, January 13

Semester Begins

Monday, January 19 (17:00)

Last Day to Add a Course

Monday, January 26 (17:00)

Last Day to Drop a Course and Receive a Tuition Credit

A course dropped before the deadline will not be recorded. After this date, a student's transcript will reflect the course name and a "W" mark indicating withdrawal from the course.

Students may drop a course online via Self-Service Banner (SSB) until 13:00 on this date. Thereafter students must request to drop a course in person at the Academic Advising Center or the Registrar's Office.

Monday, January 26

Deadline for Leave of Absence (LOA) Petition

Students who want to petition for Leave of Absence must submit the petition form to the Academic Advising Center by this date. No late application will be accepted.

Tuesday, January 27

Course Withdrawal Begins

Students may withdraw from a course online via Self-Service Banner (SSB) from the afternoon of this date and forward until the Last Day to Withdraw from a Course.

A processing fee of 5,400 yen will be charged each time students process course withdrawal.

Tuition for a withdrawn course is not refundable.

Wednesday, February 18

Major Declaration Application Deadline

Students must be matriculated in the appropriate college, in good academic standing, and otherwise qualified for the major program for which they are applying. A major must be declared before 45 credits are earned.

Wednesday, March 4

Undergraduate Summer 2015 Scholarship Application Deadline

Thursday, March 19

Priority Registration for Summer 2015 Begins

If students' initial registration is processed after 5:00 p.m. of Tuesday April 14, a late registration fee of 5,400 yen will be charged.

Thursday, March 26

Priority Registration for Fall 2015 Begins

If students' initial registration is processed after 5:00 p.m. of Monday July 27, a late registration fee of 5,400 yen will be charged.

Wednesday, March 18 (17:00)

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course

Students may withdraw from a course online via Self-Service Banner (SSB) until 13:00 on this date. Thereafter, students must request to withdraw from a course in person at the Academic Advising Center or the Registrar's Office.

Wednesday, March 18

Deadline for Petition for Non-Graduates to Attend University Commencement Ceremony

Students who would like to attend University Commencement in June 2015 as non-graduates must submit an official petition to the Academic Advising Center. No late application will be accepted.

Monday, April 13

Last Day of Regular Undergraduate Classes

Monday, April 13

Deadline for Application for August (Summer 2015) Graduation

Tuesday, April 14 - Wednesday, April 15

Study Days

Thursday, April 16

Final Examinations Begin

Wednesday, April 22

Final Examinations End

Friday, May 8

Diploma Date

Sunday, June 7

University Commencement (Graduation Ceremony)

Graduates from Summer 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015 will be invited.

Undergraduate Holidays

Tuesday, February 10
Undergraduate Holiday
Wednesday, February 11
National Founding Day
Thursday, March 19
Undergraduate Holiday
Friday, March 20
Undergraduate Holiday
Monday, April 6
Undergraduate Holiday