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Academic calendar, class hours, transportation, and class cancellations due to warnings

2014 Academic Calendar and Class Hours for

2014 Academic Calendar

for Plaza Courses
*We are closed every Monday and do not hold classes on national holidays.
Period schedule 
First term  Tuesday, April 8, 2014 to Tuesday, July 29, 2014
 Class break period  Monday, April 28, 2014 to Tuesday, May 6, 2014
 Early test period  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 to Tuesday, August 5, 2014
 Intensive course period  Wednesday, August 6, 2014 to Sunday, September 21, 2014
 Late term  September 28, 2014 (Sun) ~ January 25, 2015 (Sun)
 Class break period  December 22, 2014 (month) ~ January 5, 2015 (month)
 Late exam period  January 27, 2015 (Fire) ~ February 1, 2015 (Sun)

Class hours for Plaza courses
speaking time Time
1   9:00-10:30
2  10:50-12:20  
3  12:40-14:10  
4  14:30-16:00
5  16:20-17:50
6  18:10-19:40
7  20:00 – 21:30

About class cancellations for Plaza courses

Please check the bulletin boards at Campus Plaza Kyoto and each university for information on class cancellations.
As a general rule, notices are posted at least one week prior to the class date, but there may be cases of emergency contact, so pleasecheckthe e-Kyoto learning notice function

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 ■ Lessons will be canceled in the following cases (1) or (2) due to the suspension of transportation or the issuance of a storm warning .

(1) If two or more of the following modes of transportation are interrupted at the same time (regardless of wholly or partially):

1. JR (all lines to and from Kyoto [except for the Shinkansen])
2. Kyoto City Bus and Kyoto Municipal Subway
3. Keihan Railway (Demachiyanagi – Yodoyabashi/Nakanoshima)
4. Hankyu Railway (Kawaramachi – Umeda)
5. Kintetsu Railway (Kyoto – Yamato Saidaiji)

(2) When a storm warning is issued for any of the following areas:

・Osaka Prefecture (including Kita-Osaka, Osaka City, Eastern Osaka, Senshu, and Minamikawachi)
・Southern Kyoto Prefecture (including Nantan/Kyotanba, Kyoto/Kameoka, Yamashiro Chubu, and Yamashiro South)
・Southern Shiga Prefecture (Omi Nanbu/ (including Higashi-Omi and Koka)

. The criteria for starting lectures, etc., are as shown in the table. Please note that classes may be canceled before the warning is issued.


Warning cancellation time and
transportation opening time
Lecture/examination start time
Released or opened by 6:30 Implemented from 1st class
Canceled or opened by 10:00 Implemented from 3rd class
Canceled or opened by 14:00 Implemented from 5th class
Canceled or opened after 14:01 No classes all day


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