Academic Calendars

(Last Updated: March 18, 2020)

Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus uses a semester system. The 2020 Spring Semester will run from April 1 to September 21, and the Fall Semester will run from September 22 to March 31.

  • 2020 Spring Semester

Due to the spread of the Pneumonia Associated with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Keio University has decided to postpone the start date of Spring Semester and the orientation dates after careful evaluation of the situation of respective faculties and graduate schools.

Orientation: Monday, April 13 – Tuesday, April 28
Spring Semester Classes Start: Thursday, April 30

Details on academic calendars of respective faculties and graduate schools will be updated as needed via the following links:

April 1
WednesdayEntrance Ceremony (Hiyoshi Campus)
March 25 –
April 6
Wednesday – MondayOrientation
April 2 – 8Thursday – WednesdayAnnual Health Checkup
April 7TuesdaySpring Semester classes begin
April 8WednesdayOnline Course Registration Period Starts at 12:30 p.m.
April 14TuesdayOnline Course Registration Period Ends at 11:00 a.m.
April 23ThursdayKeio Foundation Day (classes held)
May 28ThursdayExams for First-half of Spring Semester courses
May 30 – 31Saturday – SundayWaseda-Keio Baseball Games
July 4SaturdaySFC Tanabata Festival (SFC Summer Festival)
July 14 – 21Tuesday – TuesdaySemester-end Examination Period
*July 21 is reserved for extra exams.
July 22 –
September 22
Wednesday – TuesdaySummer Break Period
July 29 – 30Wednesday – ThursdaySemester-end Makeup Examination Period
August 1 – 10Saturday – MondayAdministrative Office Closed
September 18FridayGraduation Ceremony (Mita Campus)
  • 2020 Fall Semester
September 23WednesdayOrientation
September 24ThursdayEntrance Ceremony (Mita Campus)
September 28 – 29Monday – TuesdayOrientation
September 25FridayFressmen Session for New GIGA students
October 1ThursdayClasses begin
October 2Friday Online Course Registration Period Starts at 12:30 p.m.
October 8ThursdayOnline Course Registration Period Ends at 11:00 a.m.
October 10SaturdaySFC Aki-Matsuri (SFC Fall Festival) (Tentative)
November 7 – 8Saturday – SundayWaseda-Keio Baseball Games (Tentative)
November 18WednesdayExams for First-half of Fall Semester courses
TBDTBDOpen Research Forum
November 19 – 24Thursday – TuesdayMita Festival (including preparation and clean-up periods)
December 26 – January 5Saturday – TuesdayWinter Break Period
Administrative Office Closed
January 6WednesdayClasses begin
January 10SundayFounder's Birthday
January 25 –
February 1
Monday – MondaySemester-end Examination Period
*Feb. 1 is reserved for extra exams.
February 5 – 8Friday – MondaySemester-end Makeup Examination Period
March 23TuesdayGraduation Ceremony (Hiyoshi Campus)

The academic calendar is also available via the following links: