2014 important dates for vocational education students

A list of all the important dates by semester for RMIT students enrolled in a vocational education program.

Semester 1

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for vocational education onshore students

December 2013

23

 

25 December – 1 January 2013 University closedown

30

 

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

2 January RMIT University reopens (Thursday)

2 January Enrolment system opens for 2014 enrolments

January 2014

20

20 January Deferred and resit exam timetable (from Semester 2 2013) posted online

27

27 January Australia Day public holiday (Monday)

February

10

1

10 February Semester 1 classes begin*

10–14 February Orientation

10–14 February Deferred and resit exam period (from Semester 2 2013)

17

2

21 February Last day to add classes for Semester 1*

24

3

28 February January census date for classes starting in January 2014 and ending on or before 30 June 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

March

3

4

10

5

10 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

17

6

24

7

31

8

31 March February census date for classes starting in February 2014 and ending on or before 30 June 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

31 March Census date for Semester 1 VCE (VCE units 1 and 3).
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

April

7

9

14

10

18 April Good Friday public holiday

18 –27 April Midsemester break*

21

21 April Easter Monday public holiday

22 April Easter Tuesday (RMIT holiday)

25 April Anzac Day public holiday (Friday)

28

11

28 April Classes resume (Monday)

30 April March census date for classes starting in March 2014 and ending on or before 30 June 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

May

5

12

5 May Provisional exam timetable for Semester 1 posted online

12

13

19

14

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

26

15

30 May Last day to complete census date actions in person (see 31 May entry below)

31 May April census date for classes starting in April 2014 and ending on or before 30 June 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

The last day to drop all your classes without financial penalty (for classes starting in April) is Friday 30 May. This is because this action needs to be completed in person.

June

2

16

2 June Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 posted online

9

17

9 June Queen’s Birthday public holiday (Monday)

9–20 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period* (two weeks)

16

18

23

23 June – 6 July Semester break* (two weeks)

25 June – 18 July Midyear enrolment period

30

30 June May census date for classes starting in May 2014 and ending on or before 30 June 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

30 June June census date for classes starting in June 2014 and ending on or before 30 June 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

2 July Deferred and resit exam timetable (from Semester 1 2014) posted online

4 July Last day to apply to graduate at an RMIT offshore ceremony

* Standard semester-based programs only.

Semester 2

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for TAFE onshore students

July

7

1

7 July Official results release date*

7 July Semester 2 classes begin*

7 – 11 July Midyear orientation

9 – 11 July Deferred and resit exam period (from Semester 1 2014)

14

2

18 July Midyear enrolment period ends

18 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2*

21

3

28

4

31 July Full-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2014 and ending between 1 July and 31 December 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

August

4 Aug

5

11 Aug

6

18 Aug

7

25 Aug

8

29 August last day to complete census date actions in person (see 31 August entries below)

31 August July census date for classes starting in July 2014 and ending on or before 31 December 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

The last day to drop all your classes without financial penalty is Friday 29 August. This is because this action needs to be completed in person.

31 August Census date for Semester 2 VCE (VCE units 2 and 4).
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

The last day to drop all your classes without financial penalty is Friday 29 August. This is because this action needs to be completed in person.

31 August Last day to apply to graduate at the 2014 Melbourne Graduation Ceremony

September

1

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

1–7 September Midsemester break*

8

9

15

10

22

11

22 September Provisional exam timetable for Semester 2 posted online

29

12

30 September August census date for classes starting in August 2014 and ending on or before 31 December 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

30 September Cross-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2014 and ending before 29 June 2015.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

October

6

13

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

13

14

20

15

20 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 posted online

27

16

31 October September census date for classes starting in September 2014 and ending on or before 31 December 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

November

3

17

3–14 November Semester 2 assessment/exam period* (two weeks)

4 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

5 November Enrolment Online system opens for 2015 enrolments

10

18

17

24

28 November Last day to complete census date actions in person (see 30 November entry below)

30 November October census date for classes starting in October 2014 and ending on or before 31 December 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

The last day to drop all your classes without financial penalty (for classes starting in October) is Friday 28 November. This is because this action needs to be completed in person.

December

1

1 December Official results release date

8

15

17 December Melbourne Graduation Parade and Ceremony (Wednesday)

19 December Last day to enrol for 2015 for continuing students

22

22 December – 1 January 2015 Enrolment Online system closed for enrolments

23 December Last day to complete census date actions in person (see 31 December entry)

25 December – 1 January 2015 University closedown

25 December Christmas Day public holiday (Thursday)

26 December Boxing Day public holiday (Friday)

29

31 December November census date for classes starting in November 2014 and ending on or before 31 December 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

The last day to drop all your classes without financial penalty (for classes starting in November) is Tuesday 23 December. This is because this action needs to be completed in person and this service is not available on 24 December.

31 December December census date for classes starting in December 2014 and ending on or before 31 December 2014.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

The last day to drop all your classes without financial penalty (for classes starting in December) is Tuesday 23 December. This is because this action needs to be completed in person and this service is not available on 24 December.

1 January 2015 New Year’s Day public holiday (Thursday)

2 January RMIT University reopens (Friday)

5 January Enrolment Online system reopens for 2015 enrolments

March 2015

31 March Cross-year 2 census date for classes starting between 1 July 2014 and 30 December 2014 and ending in 2015.
The census date is the deadline to take certain actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. For more information see vocational education census dates.

* Standard semester-based programs only.