2022 associate degree important dates

2022 key academic dates and deadlines for associate degree students studying at RMIT Australian campuses.

These dates apply to students in standard semester-based associate degree classes. Exceptions are Associate Degree in Business, Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal) and Diploma of Commerce students who follow the higher education important dates.

Semester 1 2022 important dates

Date Event or deadline
25 December 2021 - 3 January 2022 University closed
1 January New Year's Day (Saturday)
1 January Academic year begins
3 January New Year's Day scheduled public holiday (Monday)
4 January RMIT University reopens
26 January Australia Day
31 January - 4 February Orientation week
7 February Semester 1 classes begin

14 February

Last day to add classes for Semester 1
14 February Last day for applicants to enrol for Semester 1
14 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)
31 March Semester 1 census date
14-20 April  Mid-semester break (Thursday to Wednesday, includes Easter)
15 April Good Friday public holiday
18 April Easter Monday public holiday
19 April Easter Tuesday RMIT holiday
21 April Classes resume (Thursday)
25 April Anzac Day public holiday
29 April Last day to drop classes without academic penalty for Semester 1
29 April Last day to withdraw from program by cancelling enrolment or taking leave of absence without academic penalty for Semester 1
1 May Mid-year enrolment period opens
20 May Equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 1
6-17 June Semester 1 assessment period
13 June Queen's Birthday public holiday
20 June - 3 July Semester break
30 June Official results release date

Semester 1 2022 weeks 1-20

Week Dates
Week 1 7-13 February
Week 2 14-20 February
Week 3 21-27 February
Week 4 28-6 March
Week 5 7-13 March
Week 6 14-20 March
Week 7 21-27 March
Week 8 28 March - 3 April
Week 9 4-10 April
Week 10 11-17 April
Week 11 25 April - 1 May
Week 12 2-8 May
Week 13 9-15 May
Week 14 16-22 May
Week 15 23-29 May
Week 16 30 May - 5 June
Week 17 6-12 June
Week 18 13-19 June
Week 19 20-26 June
Week 20 27 June - 3 July

Semester 2 2022 important dates

Date Event or deadline
4 July Semester 2 classes begin
6-8 July Deferred assessment period (from Semester 1 2022)
11 July  Last day to enrol for commencing students for Semester 2
11 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2
15 July Mid-year enrolment period ends
29 August - 4 September Mid-semester break
31 August Semester 2 census date
5 September Classes resume
16 September Last day to drop classes without academic penalty for Semester 2
16 September Last day to withdraw from program by cancelling enrolment or taking leave of absence without academic penalty for Semester 2
30 September AFL Grand Final public holiday
1 October Enrolment Online opens for 2022 enrolments 
7 October Equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 2
23 October Last day to apply to graduate and confirm attendance at the 2022 Melbourne Graduation Ceremony
23 October Last day for students to confirm their attendance at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony
31 October - 11 November Semester 2 assessment period
1 November  Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

28 November

Official results release date
5-9 December Deferred assessment period (from Semester 2 2022)
14 December Melbourne Graduation Ceremony (Wednesday)
19 December Deadline for timely re-enrolment: last day for continuing students to re-enrol for 2022 – by 5pm
25 December - 2 January 2023 RMIT closed
25 December Christmas Day (Sunday)
26 December Boxing Day
27 December Christmas Day scheduled holiday
31 December Academic year ends
1 January 2023 New Year’s Day
2 January 2023 New Year’s Day Scheduled public holiday (Monday)
3 January 2023 RMIT University re-opens (Tuesday)

Semester 2 2022 weeks 1-20

Week Dates
Week 1 4-10 July
Week 2 11-17 July
Week 3 18-24 July
Week 4 25-31 July
Week 5 1-7 August
Week 6 8-14 August
Week 7 15-21 August
Week 8 22-28 August
Week 9 5-11 September
Week 10 12-18 September
Week 11 19-25 September
Week 12 26 September - 2 October
Week 13 3-9 October
Week 14 10-16 October
Week 15 17-23 October
Week 16 24-30 October
Week 17 31 October - 6 November
Week 18 7-13 November
Week 19 14-20 November
Week 20 21-27 November
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