2017-18 School in Japan Calendar



August 28, 2017

Students Depart (if flying from the US) for Japan

August 29

Students Arrive in Japan
*Fall-only students will move into their dorm; year-long students will spend one night in a hotel near campus before moving into their dorm.

August 30

Middlebury orientation begins

September 1

ICU Matriculation and Orientation for New Students Begins

September 6


September 7

Classes Begin

October 20

No class—4th-7th period

October 21 - 22

ICU Festival (no classes)

October 23

No class—1st-3rd period

November 14

Reading Day

November 15 - 21

Fall Trimester Exams

November 22

Fall Term Students Vacate Dormitory

Students may view the fall and winter ICU academic calendar here.


March 14, 2018

Students depart (if flying from the US) for Japan

March 15

Students arrive in Japan and will have orientation plus two weeks of intensive language & culture course

April 3

Matriculation for spring students

April 4-5

ICU orientation for new students

April 6


April 7

Classes begin

May 3 & 5

Holidays: no classes

June 18-19

Reading Day

June 20-22, 25-26

Spring term examinations

June 27

Vacate dormitory: end of program

Students may view the spring ICU academic calendar here.