Academics

Academic Calendar

Semester 1 (Spring Semester) Semester 2 (Fall Semester)
Course Registration Mid February Mid August
Classes Start First working day of March First working day of September
Course Add/Drop Period First week of March First week of September
Course Drop Period Third week of March Third week of September
Midterm Week Mid-April (Seventh or Eighth week of Semester) Mid-October (Seventh or Eighth week of Semester)
Final Week Mid-June (Fifteenth week of Semester) Mid-December (Fifteenth week of Semester)
National Holidays
  • Independence Day: March 1st
  • Children’s Day: May 5th
  • Buddha’s Birthday: April 4th on the Lunar Calendar (Often in May)
  • Memorial Day: June 6th
  • Chuseok: August 15th on the Lunar Calendar (Often in September/mid-October)
  • National Foundation Day: October 3rd
  • Hangeul Day: October 9th