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Important Dates


Fall Semester 2024

Application deadline for all programs:
March 31, 2024

Dates for arrival in Japan (moving to NUFS dormitories):
TBD
* The arrival dates are one to two weeks before classes start and will be announced once determined.

Semester dates for Global Japan Program:
Semester begins: September 6, 2024
Semester ends: December 16, 2024

Semester dates for Study Abroad Programs:
Semester begins: September 16, 2024
Semester ends: January 17, 2024

Dates for leaving Japan:
Students are required to leave Japan within one week of the end of their final semester. (the dormitory must be vacated by 4pm)

Spring Semester 2024

Updated on October 5
Application deadline for all programs:
October 31, 2023

Dates for arrival in Japan (moving to NUFS dormitories):
March 27 & 28, 2024
* Please note that all students must arrive on either of these dates and no other arrival date will be accepted regardless of the reason.
* Orientation begins on 29 March 2024.

Semester dates for Global Japan Program:
Semester begins: April 12, 2024
Semester ends: July 22, 2024

Semester dates for Study Abroad Programs:
Semester begins: April 12, 2024
Semester ends: July 29, 2024

Dates for leaving Japan:
Students are required to leave Japan within one week of the end of their final semester. (the dormitory must be vacated by 4:00 pm)

Fall Semester 2023

Application deadline for all programs:
March 31, 2023

Dates for arrival in Japan (moving to NUFS dormitories):
August 24 & 25, 2023
* Please note that all students must arrive on either of these dates and no other arrival date will be accepted regardless of the reason.

Semester dates for Global Japan Program:
Semester begins: September 7, 2023
Semester ends: December 18, 2023

Semester dates for Study Abroad Programs:
Semester begins: September 18, 2023
Semester ends: January 15, 2024

Dates for leaving Japan:
Students are required to leave Japan within one week of the end of their final semester. (the dormitory must be vacated by 4:00 pm)