HUSTEP Calendar


Official Period of HUSTEP Enrollment

Half Year October 1, 2014 – February 28, 2015 or April 1, 2015 to August 31, 2015

Full Year October 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015

1. First Semester (October 2014-February 2015)

Date Events
September 18,19,22 Arrival and Settlement
September 19,22,24 Procedure at Ward Office, Bank account open
September 25 HUSTEP Orientation
September 26 HUSTEP classes begin (First Semester)
Late – September Japanese Language course (Fall and Winter quarter) registration deadline
Early – October Japanese Language course placement test
October 2 Entrance Ceremony for International Students
October 3 Japanese Language classes begin
Mid – October HUSTEP course (first semester) registration deadline
Late – November Japanese Language course (winter quarter) registration deadline
Early – December Course cancelation period (first semester)
December 26 – January 4 Winter Vacation
February 10 Last Day of Classes
Mid – February HUSTEP course registration (second semester) early deadline
Mid – February Cultural Activities
Mid – February – April 9 Spring Break

* The schedule above is tentative.

2. Second Semester (April 2015 – August 2015)

Date Events
Late-March Japanese Language course (spring quarter) registration deadline
April 10 Classes begin (Second Semester)
April 10 Japanese Language Classes begin
Mid – April HUSTEP course (second semester) registration final deadline
Early – June Japanese Language course (summer quarter) registration deadline
Early – June Course cancelation period (second semester)
Mid-August Last Day of Japanese Language Classes
Mid-August Graduation Ceremony

* The schedule above is tentative.

Date Events
October 13 Health-Sports Day (Taiiku no hi)
November 3 Culture Day (Bunka no hi)
November 23 Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou kansha no hi)
November 24 Compemsation Holiday (Furikae kyujitsu)
December 23 Emperor’s Birthday (Tenno tanjo-bi)
January 12 Coming-of-age Day (Seijin no hi)
February 11 National Foundation Day (Kenkoku kinen no hi)
March 21 Vernal Equinox Holiday (Shunbun no hi)
April 29 Showa Day (Showa no hi)
May 3 Constitution Memorial Day (Kempo kinen-bi)
May 4 Greenery Day (Midori no hi)
May 5 Children’s Day (Kodomo no hi)
May 6 Compemsation Holiday (Furikae kyujitsu)
Early June University Festival
July 20 Sea Day (Umi no hi)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:45 -10:15 Japanese Language
Space Utilization Engineering
Japanese Language Japanese Language Japanese Language Japanese Language
10:30-12:00 Japanese Language Indigenous Rights and Sustainability Structural Dynamics and Environmental Vibrations Chemistry and English for Life Science Japanese Language
13:00-14:30 Japanese Language
Gender and Society
Soviet History
Overview of Energy Engineering Technology
Japanese Language Contemporary Japanese Society A Chemistry and English for Life Science
14:45-16:15  – Language in Society Mechanical Vibration and Control Contemporary Japanese Society B  –
16:30-18:00 Joy of Science Cells and Their Environment: Extracellular Matrix Applied Literature for Sustainable Development 2013
Field Bioscience in the Northern Biosphere
Queer Theory and Visual Culture
Japanese Economy

*On average, students take one morning  and one afternoon Japanese Language class class per day.

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Updated on   December 16, 2013