School Calendar 2016

date
day
Event
 
4/1/2016
fri
Start of Freshman Orientation  
4/2
sat
Entrance Ceremony *1
4/4
mon
Entrance Ceremony *1
4/5
tue
Entrance Ceremony *1
4/9
sat
End of Freshman Orientation  
4/11
mon
Start of Spring Semester Classes
4/29
fri
School Day *2
5/2
mon
No Class Day  
5/4
wed
School Day *2
5/5
thu
Foundation Day
5/5
thu
School Day *2
5/9
mon
Foundation Anniversary Ceremony (142nd Anniversary)  
7/18
mon
School Day *2
7/20
wed
Start of Spring Semester Final Exams  
7/30
sat
End of Spring Semester Final Exams  
8/1
mon
Start of Summer Vacation  
9/16
fri
Degree Conferral Ceremony for Graduate Schools, Special Commencement (Fall) *3
9/16
fri
Entrance Ceremony (Fall) *4
9/19
mon
End of Summer Vacation
9/20
tue
Start of Fall Semester Classes  
9/22
thu
School Day *2
10/10
mon
School Day *2
10/11
tue
No Class Day  
10/26
wed
No Class Day (Sports Fair)  
10/27
thu
Start of Fall Recess (School Festival)
11/1
tue
(All Saints' Day)  
11/1
tue
End of Fall Recess
Early November
Memorial Service for the Departed  
11/3
thu
School Day *2
11/19
sat
Fall Entrance Exam(Classes held at Niiza Campus, no classes at Ikebukuro Campus)  
11/20
sun
Fall Entrance Exam(Classes held at Niiza Campus, no classes at Ikebukuro Campus)  
12/2
fri
Bishop Williams Memorial Day  
12/22
thu
No Class Day  
12/24
sat
Start of Winter Recess  
12/24
sat
(Christmas Eve)  
12/25
sun
(Christmas Day)(University Designated Holiday)  
1/5/2016
thu
End of Winter Recess  
1/6
fri
No Class Day  
1/14
sat
National Center Test for University Admissions(Classes held at Ikebukuro Campus, no classes at Niiza Campus)  
1/15
sun
National Center Test for University Admissions(Classes held at Ikebukuro Campus, no classes at Niiza Campus)  
1/24
tue
Start of Fall Semester Final Exams and Year-End Final Exams  
1/25
wed
(Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle)  
2/3
fri
End of Fall Semester Final Exams and Year-End Final Exams  
Early February
Entrance Exam  
3/24
fri
Graduation Service  
3/24
fri
Commencement (for Undergraduates) *5
3/25
sat
Commencement (for Undergraduates) *5
3/25
sat
Degree Conferral Ceremony for Graduate Schools *6
*1  Entrance Ceremony
[Venue: Rikkyo All Saints' Memorial Chapel on April 2, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre on April 4, 5]
April 2, Sat
14:00
Graduate School of Economics - Economics Course - Working Adults Course, Graduate School of Business Administration, Graduate School of Social Design Studies
April 4, Mon
12:45
College of Arts (Department of Christian Studies, Department of History, Department of Letters)
15:00
College of Arts - Department of Education, College of Community and Human Services (incl. Graduate School), Graduate School of Arts, Graduate School of Christian Studies
17:15
College of Tourism, College of Contemporary Psychology (incl. all Graduate Schools)
April 5, Tue
10:00
College of Sociology (incl. Graduate School), Law School
12:15
College of Law and Politics, College of Intercultural Communication (incl. all Graduate School)
14:30
College of Economics (incl. Graduate School)
16:45
College of Science, College of Business (incl. all Graduate Schools)
*2  School Day
On each holiday, classes normally held on those weekdays will be held.
*3  Degree Conferral Ceremony for Graduate Schools, Special Commencement (Fall)
[Venue: Rikkyo All Saints' Memorial Chapel]
September 16, Fri 12:00
*4  Entrance Ceremony (Fall)
[Venue: Rikkyo All Saints' Memorial Chapel]
September 16, Fri 14:30
*5  Commencement(for Undergraduates) [Venue: Tucker Hall]
March 24, Fri
12:00
College of Science, College of Sociology
14:00
College of Arts
16:00
College of Economics
March 25, Sat
9:30
College of Community and Human Services, College of Contemporary Psychology
11:30
College of Law and Politics, College of Intercultural Communication
13:30
College of Tourism, College of Business
*6  Graduate School Degree Conferral Ceremony [Venue: Tucker Hall]
March 25, Sat
16:00
Graduate School of Arts, Graduate School of Economics (excl. Economics Course - Working Adults Course), Graduate School of Science, Graduate School of Sociology, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Graduate School of Tourism, Graduate School of Community and Human Services, Law School, Graduate School of Business, Graduate School of Contemporary Psychology, Graduate School of Christian Studies, Graduate School for Intercultural Communication - Language Science Course
18:30
Graduate School of Economics - Economics Course - Working Adults Course, Graduate School of Business Administration, Graduate School of Social Design Studies, Graduate School for Intercultural Communication - Intercultural Communication Course

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