Campus Life

School Calendar for 2016 ~ 2017

Friday, April 1, 2016 1st Semester begins
Monday, April 4, 2016 [Spring] Entrance ceremony
Sunday, May 1, 2016 Anniversary of Osaka University's founding
May 1 ~ 2, 2016 (Sun. ~ Mon.)
Icho Festival
Friday, September 23, 2016 [Fall] Commencement Ceremony
Friday, September 30, 2016 1st Semester ends
Saturday, October 1, 2016 2nd Semester begins
Monday, October 3, 2016 [Fall] Entrance Ceremony
November 4 ~ 6, 2016 (Fri. ~ Sun.)
Machikane Festival
(aka University Festival)
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 [Spring] Commencement Ceremony
Friday, March 31, 2017 2nd Semester ends
Ichou Festival jpeg

Icho Festival

University Festival jpeg

Machikane Festival


  • The campus calendar is set according to school regulations. However, the Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences (CELAS) as well as undergraduate and graduate schools may make changes to their individual calendars. Please refer to their handbook or guide for specifics.
  • Temporary closing of certain facilities due to events such as the National Center Examination, entrance examinations, and other events, may occur. Please check schedules on the bulletin boards.

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