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School Calendar for 2020 ~ 2021

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Spring term begins
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Entrance ceremony (cancelled)
Friday, May 1, 2020
Anniversary of Osaka University's founding
Saturday, May 2 ~ Sunday, May 3, 2020
Icho Festival (cancelled)
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Spring term ends
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Summer term begins
Friday, September 25, 2020
Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Summer term ends
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Fall term begins
Friday, November 20 ~ Sunday, November 22, 2020
Machikane Festival
(aka University Festival)
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Fall term ends
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Winter term begins
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Winter term 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 standardized entrance exams for universities (Daigaku Nyugaku Kyotsu Test), entrance examinations, and other events, may occur. Please check schedules on the bulletin boards.

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