Academic Calendars

Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus uses a semester system. The 2019 Spring Semester will run from April 8 to September 22, and the Fall Semester will run from September 23 to March 31.

  • 2019 Spring Semester
April 1
MondayEntrance Ceremony (PACIFICO Yokohama)
April 2 – 5Tuesday – FridayOrientation
April 2 – 8Tuesday – MondayAnnual Health Checkup
April 8MondaySpring Semester classes begin
April 10WednesdayOnline Course Registration Period Starts at 1:00 p.m.
April 13SaturdayOnline Course Registration Period Ends at 1:00 p.m.
April 23TuesdayKeio Foundation Day (classes held)
June 1 – 2Saturday – SundayWaseda-Keio Baseball Games
June 3 – 4Monday – TuesdayExams for First-half of Spring Semester courses
July 6SaturdaySFC Tanabata Festival (SFC Summer Festival)
July 15Monday(National Holiday)Classes to be held
July 24 – 31Wednesday – WednesdaySemester-end Examination Period *the 31st is reserved for extra exams
August 1 – Sep 22Thursday – SundaySummer Break Period
August 6 – 7Tuesday – WednesdaySemester-end Makeup Examination Period
August 9 – 16Friday – FridayAdministrative Office Closed
September 17TuesdayGraduation Ceremony (Mita Campus)
  • 2019 Fall Semester
September 13FridayOrientation
September 17TuesdayOrientation
September 18WednesdayEntrance Ceremony (Mita Campus)
September 19 – 20Thursday – FridayOrientation
September 21SaturdayFressmen Session for New GIGA students
September 23MondayClasses begin
September 26Thursday Online Course Registration Period Starts at 1:00 p.m.
October 1TuesdayOnline Course Registration Period Ends at 11:00 a.m.
October 12SaturdaySFC Aki-Matsuri (SFC Fall Festival) (Tentative)
November 2 – 3Saturday – SundayWaseda-Keio Baseball Games (Tentative)
November 13WednesdayExams for First-half of Fall Semester courses
November 22 – 23Friday – SaturdayOpen Research Forum
November 19 – 25Tuesday – MondayMita Festival (including preparation and clean-up periods)
December 28 – January 5Saturday – SundayWinter Break Period
Administrative Office Closed
January 6MondayClasses begin
January 10FridayFounder's Birthday
January 22 – 29Wednesday – WednesdaySemester-end Examination Period *the 30th is reserved for estra exams
February 4 – 5Tuesday – WednesdaySemester-end Makeup Examination Period
March 23MondayGraduation Ceremony (PACIFICO Yokohama)

The academic calendar is also available via the following links: