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Cancellation of classes in the event of transportation interruptions, warnings, etc.

The following standards are set forth for suspending classes and examinations for "Plaza Subjects," which are credit-transfer and Kyoto College courses offered at Campus Plaza Kyoto, and the University Consortium Kyoto Internship Program, when storm warnings, special warnings, and special warnings are issued, or when transportation services are suspended due to disasters or strikes. Please judge for yourself according to the criteria. Regarding (3), classes and examinations may be suspended at the discretion of the University Consortium Kyoto, but in that case, we will inform you separately. For on-campus courses offered on university and junior college campuses, please follow the instructions of each university or junior college.


1. Criteria for suspension of classes and examinations

If any of the following (1), (2), or (3) applies, classes and examinations will be suspended or postponed. Please check the issuance and cancellation of warnings and the operation status of transportation by checking the news media such as TV and radio, or the website of the Japan Meteorological Agency.

(1) Issuing an alarm

  When a special warning, an alarm
positioned as a special warning, or a storm warning is issued in the southern part of Kyoto Prefecture or the Kyoto/Kameoka area (secondary subdivision area)

(2) Suspension

of transportation services   When two or more of the following (1)~(5) are completely or partially suspended or
suspended from operation at the same time * Applicable
routes in parentheses below

   (1) Kyoto City Bus and Kyoto Municipal Subway (all lines)

   (2) JR (conventional lines to/from Kyoto Station)

   (3) Keihan Railway (between Demachiyanagi ~ Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima)

   (4) Hankyu Train (between Kawaramachi ~ Umeda)

   (5) Kintetsu Train (between Kyoto ~ Yamato Saidaiji)

(3) Others

   When the University Consortium Kyoto determines that it is difficult to conduct classes and examinations regardless of the above criteria.


2. Standards for Classes and Examinations

When a special warning, a special warning, or a storm warning is lifted, or when transportation service resumes, classes and examinations will be conducted according to the following standards.
In the event that an alarm is issued during a class or exam, in principle, classes and exams that are being held will not be suspended or postponed, and measures will be taken to suspend or postpone them from the next period.



If the service is canceled or resumed by 7:00 a.m.

Held from 1 lecture (9:00)

If the service is canceled or resumed by 10:30 a.m.

Held from 3 lectures (12:40)

If the service is canceled or resumed by 14:00

Held from 5 lectures (16:20)

If the service is not canceled or resumed after 14:00

Classes and exams suspended throughout the day


3. Measures after class suspension or postponement of exams

Make-up classes due to class suspension and examination dates due to exam suspensions
will be announced on e-Kyoto Learning and the bulletin board on the 1st floor of Campus Plaza Kyoto after coordinating with faculty members and the university providing the course.


〈Reference〉Alerts positioned as special alerts

 ・Tsunami: Major Tsunami Warning ・Volcanic eruption: Eruption warning (eruption warning level 4 or higher) and Eruption Warning (residential area) ・Earthquake: Earthquake Early Warning
(seismic intensity 6 or higher)


                              [Revised on November 16, 2018]