Entrance/Graduation/Degree Conferment Ceremonies

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FY2021 Autumn Graduate School Degree Conferment Ceremony and Entrance Ceremony 

FY2021 Autumn Graduate School Degree Conferment Ceremony
Date and time

Friday 24 September 2021 from 10:00 to 11:00 (subject to change)
Doors open at 9:20

Venue

Clock Tower Centennial Hall
Building [3] on the Main Campus Map

Students to be invited
  • Those who earned doctoral degrees on 24 May 2021, 26 July 2021, or 24 September 2021
  • Those who earned master's or professional degrees on 24 September 2021
Other
  • Program
  • Attendees will be asked to present their identity verification when entering the venue.
  • Formal attire is not required, but attendees are asked to dress appropriately for the occasion.
  • Please be sure to take precautionary measures such as wearing a face mask.
  • Seating at the venue is limited. Those arriving later may be asked to watch the ceremony via live broadcast in a separate room.
  • Please monitor your health for the two weeks leading up to the ceremony, such as by regularly taking your temperature. Those who have a fever, respiratory symptoms, or otherwise feel unwell on the day of the ceremony are requested to refrain from attending. All attendees will be subjected to temperature checks at the venue, and will be denied entrance if found to have a body temperature of 37.5 degrees Celsius or higher.
  • Please refrain from inviting family members so as to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The ceremony will be streamed live on the internet.
  • For information on follow-on events after the main ceremony, please inquire at the administrative office of each Graduate School.
    Graduate School contact information
  • Please do not hold any additional events that involve eating and drinking in connection with the graduation ceremony.
  • To current students and others in charge of running an official farewell event: Take all appropriate measures to minimize the risk of infection; make sure that there will be no eating and drinking, and that participants maintain appropriate distance.
  • Official events are those hosted by University departments.
 
FY2021 Autumn Graduate School Entrance Ceremony

Since many of the fall 2021 matriculants will be from outside Japan and may experience delays in entering the country due to Covid-19, Kyoto University has decided not to hold the ceremony and to instead share a video address from the President as follows:
Congratulatory address by President Minato

FY2021 Degree Conferment and Graduation Ceremonies

FY2021 Graduate School Degree Conferment Ceremony
Date and time

Thursday 24 March 2022 from 14:00 to 15:30 (subject to change)
Doors open at 13:20
(Date changed from Wednesday 23 March 2022)

Venue Miyako-Messe (Kyoto International Exhibition Hall) 3rd hall, located on the 3rd floor
Kyoto International Exhibition Hall "Miyako Messe"
Students to be invited
  • Those who earned doctoral degrees on 24 November 2021, 24 January 2022, or 23 March 2022
  • Those who earned master's or professional degrees on 23 March 2022
Other
  • Formal attire is not required, but attendees are asked to dress appropriately for the occasion.
  • For information on follow-on events after the main ceremony, please inquire at the administrative office of each Graduate School.
    Graduate School contact information
FY2021 Graduation Ceremony
Date and time

Thursday 24 March 2022 from 9:30 to 10:10 (subject to change)
Doors open at 8:40
(Starting time changed from 10:00)

Venue

Miyako-Messe (Kyoto International Exhibition Hall) 3rd hall, located on the 3rd floor
Kyoto International Exhibition Hall "Miyako Messe"

Students to be invited

Those who graduated from an undergraduate program on 10 or 24 March 2022

Other
  • Formal attire is not required, but attendees are asked to dress appropriately for the occasion.
  • For information on follow-on events after the main ceremony, please inquire at the administrative office of each Faculty.
    Faculty contact information

FY2022 Entrance Ceremonies

FY2022 Undergraduate Entrance Ceremony
Date and time

Thursday 7 April 2022 from 9:30 to 10:00 (subject to change)
Doors open at 8:40

Venue

Miyako-Messe (Kyoto International Exhibition Hall) 3rd hall, located on the 3rd floor
Kyoto International Exhibition Hall "Miyako Messe"

Students to be invited

Those who entered an undergraduate program on 1 April 2022

Other
  • Attendees will be asked to present their student ID cards when entering the venue.
  • Formal attire is not required, but attendees are asked to dress appropriately for the occasion.
  • For information on follow-on events after the main ceremony, please inquire at the administrative office of each Faculty.
    Faculty contact information
FY2022 Graduate School Entrance Ceremony
Date and time

Thursday 7 April 2022 from 14:00 to 14:30 (subject to change)
Doors open at 13:20

Venue

Miyako-Messe (Kyoto International Exhibition Hall) 3rd hall, located on the 3rd floor
Kyoto International Exhibition Hall "Miyako Messe"

Students to be invited

Those who entered/proceeded to a master's, doctoral, or professional degree program on 1 April 2022

Other
  • Attendees will be asked to present their student ID cards when entering the venue.
  • Formal attire is not required, but attendees are asked to dress appropriately for the occasion.
  • For information on follow-on events after the main ceremony, please inquire at the administrative office of each Graduate School.
    Graduate School contact information

Office in charge

Educational Planning Division, Education Promotion and Student Support Department