2013 important dates for TAFE students

Note: TAFE census dates refer to the last day to withdraw from classes without financial penalty. They are also the closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments. More details on TAFE census dates.

Semester 1

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key administration dates for TAFE onshore students

December 2012

24 Dec

 

25 December – 1 January 2013 University closedown

31 Dec

 

1 January New Year’s Day public holiday (Tuesday)

2 January RMIT University re-opens (Wednesday)
Enrolment system opens for 2013

January

7

14

21

21 January Deferred and resit exam timetable (from Semester 2 2012) posted online

28

28 January Australia Day public holiday (Monday)

February

4

11

1

11 February Semester 1 classes begin*

11–15 February Orientation
Deferred and resit exam period (from Semester 2 2012)

18

2

21 February Official deferred results release date (from Semester 2 2012)

25

3

28 February January census date for classes starting in January 2013 and ending on or before 30 June 2013. Last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

March

4

4

11

5

11 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

18

6

25

7

28 March See 31 March entry below for census date actions

28 March – 3 April Midsemester break*

29 March Good Friday public holiday

31 March February census date for classes starting in February 2013 and ending on or before 30 June 2013
Census date for Semester 1 VCE (VCE units 1 and 3)
The census date is the last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.
If you wish to drop all your classes without financial penalty (for classes starting in February), the last day to do this is Thursday 28 March. This is because you need to complete this action in person.

April

1

7

1 April Easter Monday public holiday

2 April Easter Tuesday (RMIT holiday)

4 April Classes resume (Thursday)

8

8

15

9

22

10

25 April Anzac Day public holiday (Thursday)

29

11

30 April March census date for classes starting in March 2013 and ending on or before 30 June 2013. Last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

May

6

12

6 May Provisional exam timetable for Semester 1 posted online

13

13

20

14

24 May Exam equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 1 exams

27

15

31 May April census date for classes starting in April 2013 and ending on or before 30 June 2013. Last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

June

3

16

3 June Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 posted online

10

17

10 June Queen’s Birthday public holiday (Monday)

10–21 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period (two weeks)

17

18

24

24 June – 7 July Semester break* (two weeks)

26 June – 19 July Midyear enrolment period.

28 June See 30 June entry below for census date actions

30 June Last day to apply to graduate at an RMIT offshore ceremony

May census date for classes starting in May 2013 and ending on or before 30 June 2013
June census date for classes starting in June 2013 and ending on or before 30 June 2013
The census date is the last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.
If you wish to drop all your classes without financial penalty (for classes starting in May or June), the last day to do this is Friday 28 June. This is because you need to complete this action in person.

*   Standard semester based programs only.

The TAFE census date is the last day to withdraw from classes without financial penalty and the closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments. More details on TAFE census dates.

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Semester 2

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key administration dates for TAFE onshore students

July

1 Jul

3 July Deferred and resit exam timetable (from Semester 1 2013) posted online

8 Jul

1

8 July Official results release date*
Semester 2 classes begin*

8–12 July Midyear orientation

10–12 July Deferred and resit exam period (from Semester 1 2013)

15 Jul

2

18 July Official deferred results release date (from Semester 1 2013)*

19 July Midyear enrolment period ends

22 Jul

3

29 Jul

4

31 July Full-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2013 and ending between July 1 and 31 December 2013. Last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

August

5 Aug

5

12 Aug

6

19 Aug

7

26 Aug

8

30 August See 31 August entry below for census date actions

31 August Last day to apply to graduate at the 2013 Melbourne Graduation Ceremony

31 August July census date for classes starting in July 2013 and ending on or before 31 December 2013
Census date for Semester 2 VCE (VCE units 2 and 4)
The census date is the last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.
If you wish to drop all your classes without financial penalty (for classes starting in July), the last day to do this is Friday 30 August. This is because you need to complete this action in person.

September

2 Sep

1 September Spring Semester commences. Class start dates and census dates for Spring Semester classes vary.

2–8 September Midsemester break*

9 Sep

9

16 Sep

10

23 Sep

11

23 September Provisional exam timetable for Semester 2 posted online

30 Sep

12

30 September August census date for classes starting in August 2013 and ending on or before 31 December 2013. Last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing day for refunds for cancelled enrolments.
Cross-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2013 and ending before 29 June 2014. Last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

October

7

13

11 October Exam equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 2 exams

14

14

21

15

21 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 posted online

28

16

31 October September census date for classes starting in September 2013 and ending on or before 31 December 2013. Last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

November

4

17

4–15 November Semester 2 assessment/exam period* (two weeks)

5 November Melbourne Cup public holiday (Tuesday)

6 November Enrolment system opens for 2014 enrolment

11

18

18

25

29 November See 30 November entry below for census date actions

30 November October census date for classes starting in October 2013 and ending on or before 31 December 2013
The census date is the last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.
If you wish to drop all your classes without financial penalty (for classes starting in October), the last day to do this is Friday 29 November. This is because you need to complete this action in person.

December

2

2 December Official results release date

9

16

18 December Melbourne Graduation Parade and Ceremony (Wednesday)

20 December Last day to enrol for 2014 for continuing students

23

23 December See 31 December entry below for census date actions

25 December – 1 January 2014 University closedown

25 December Christmas Day public holiday (Wednesday)

26 December Boxing Day public holiday (Thursday)

30

31 December November census date for classes starting in November 2013 and ending on or before 31 December 2013
December census date for classes starting in December 2013 and ending on or before 31 December 2013
The census date is the last day to drop classes (withdraw from courses) without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.
If you wish to drop all your classes without financial penalty (for classes starting in November or December), the last day to do this is Monday 23 December. This is because you need to complete this action in person and this service is not available on 24 December.

1 January 2014 New Year’s Day public holiday (Wednesday)

2 January RMIT University re-opens (Thursday)
Enrolment system opens for 2014

*   Standard semester based programs only.

The TAFE census date is the last day to withdraw from classes without financial penalty and the closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments. More details on TAFE census dates

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