Scheduling of Classes and Exams in the Event of Weather Advisories and Public Transportation Stoppage

For the sake of student safety, in the event of emergency warnings, storm warnings, or public transportation stoppage, decisions about classes and exams for Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses (including those that are also undergraduate studies) are managed as follows.

Confirm the issuing or withdrawal of emergency warnings and storm warnings, and the operations of public transportation by television, radio, or other news media.

Cancellation of classes and rescheduling of exams

◆Classes will be canceled or exams will be rescheduled in the event that an emergency warning or a storm warning is issued for Kyoto city or a wider area including Kyoto city. Classes and exams will be conducted as follows after the warning has been withdrawn.

Classes and exams will be held as usual from 1st period if a warning is withdrawn by 6:30 am
Classes and exams will start from 3rd period if a warning is withdrawn by 10:30 am (morning classes will be canceled)
Classes and exams on that day will be canceled if the warning is not withdrawn by 10:30 am

Announcements will be posted in the event that warnings are issued after the start of classes or exams.

◆Classes will be canceled and exams will be rescheduled in the event that either circumstance (1) or (2) occurs.

  1. Total stoppage of Kyoto City Buses
  2. Total or partial stoppage of three or more of the following public transportation services: JR West Japan (ordinary services to and from Kyoto), Hankyu trains (between Kawaramachi and Umeda), Keihan trains (between Demachiyanagi and either Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima), or Kintetsu trains (between Kyoto and Yamatosaidaiji)

Classes and exams will be conducted as follows in case of the resumption of public transportation.

Classes and exams will be held as usual from 1st period if transit service is resumed by 6:30 am
Classes and exams will start from 3rd period if transit service is resumed by 10:30 am (morning classes will be canceled)
Classes and exams on that day will be canceled if transit is not resumed by 10:30 am

Announcements will be posted in the event that the resumption of public transportation is announced after the start of the classes or exams.

◆Announcements will be posted in the event that the director of the Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences determines that classes should be canceled or exams should be rescheduled.
Cancellation of classes and rescheduling of exams due to the director's discretion.

  • Announcements will be posted if makeup classes are to be held for canceled classes.
  • Announcements will be posted within three days (including the original date) if exams are rescheduled.

Inquiry: Liberal Arts and General Education Courses Student Desk
075-753-6508, 6509, 6510, 6511