Academic Calendar


Each season brings new charm to the campuses of Rikkyo University. University life begins with the matriculation ceremony at the height of cherry blossom season.
In December, spectacular illuminations bring the magic of the Christmas season. Graduation ceremonies bring the academic year to a close every March.
For the academic calendar for Exchange students, please see the link below.
April Spring Matriculation Ceremony / New Student Orientation / Health Check / Start of Spring Semester Classes
May Foundation Day / Foundation Anniversary Ceremony
July Spring Semester Final Exams
August Summer Vacation
September Degree Conferral Ceremony (Fall) / Fall Matriculation Ceremony / Start of Fall Semester Classes
November Fall Recess / St. Paul’s Festival (Ikebukuro Campus School Festival) / IVY Festa (Niiza Campus School Festival)
December Bishop Williams Memorial Day / Christmas Week / Winter Vacation
January Fall Semester and Academic Year Final Exams
Feburary Spring Vacation
March Degree Conferral Ceremony (Spring)

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