Exchange in Tokyo, Japan: Sophia University

Exchange in Tokyo, Japan: Sophia University — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Submit the online application and Complete the assigned application checklist according to the appropriate deadline.

TermProgram DatesDeadline
Academic Year 2019–20 Late September–Early August* February 1, 2019**
Spring 2020 Late March–Early August* February 1, 2019**


If not all of the Exchange in Tokyo—Sophia spaces are filled at the February 1, 2019, deadline, applications will re-open with a September 1, 2019 deadline.

Because Exchange in Japan spaces are limited each year, applicants are encouraged to have a backup program in mind. 

*Applications after this deadline may be considered. Contact Ryan McCarthy at to inquire.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.

Orientation Dates & Locations

Orientation will be conducted in two parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person, program-specific session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.

See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately one week prior to the in-person session.

Spring 2019 Tuesday, December 11 2:00–4:00 p.m. 630 Heller Hall
Academic Year 2019–20 TBD TBD