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School Calendar for 2019 ~ 2020

Monday, April 1, 2019 Spring term begins
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Entrance ceremony
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Anniversary of Osaka University's founding
May 2 ~ 3, 2019 (Thur. ~ Fri.)  Icho Festival
Monday, June 10, 2019 Spring term ends
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Summer term begins
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Commencement Ceremony
Monday, September 30, 2019 Summer term ends
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Fall term begins
November 2 ~ November 4, 2019 (Sat. ~ Mon.)
Machikane Festival
(aka University Festival)
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Winter term begins
Monday, December 9, 2019 Fall term ends
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Commencement Ceremony
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 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 National Center Examination, entrance examinations, and other events, may occur. Please check schedules on the bulletin boards.

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