2022 vocational education important dates

Key academic dates and deadlines for vocational education students studying at RMIT Australian campuses.

These dates apply to students in standard semester-based classes.

Semester 1 2022 important dates

Date Event or deadline
25 December 2021 - 3 January University closed
1 January New Year's Day (Saturday)
1 January Academic year 2022 begins
3 January New Year's Day scheduled public holiday (Monday)
4 January RMIT University reopens (Tuesday)
24 January Class timetable automatic group allocation (10am)
24 January Class timetable allocation adjustment opens (10am)
26 January Australia Day public holiday (Wednesday)
31 January Orientation starts
1 February VET Student Loan progression and engagement form issued
7 February Semester 1 classes begin
14 February Last day to add classes for Semester 1
14 February Last date for applicants  to enrol for Semester 1
25 February Class timetable allocation adjustment closes (5pm)
28 February January session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in January 2022 and ending on or before 30 June 2022
14 March Labour Day public holiday
31 March Census date for Semester 1
31 March February session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in February 2022 and ending on or before 30 June 2022
31 March Cross-year 2 session census date for classes starting between 1 July 2021 and 30 December 2021 and ending in 2022
14-20 April Semester 1 mid-semester break – includes Easter
15 April Good Friday public holiday
18 April Easter Monday public holiday
19 April Easter Tuesday RMIT holiday
21 April Classes resume
25 April Anzac Day public holiday
1 May Mid-year enrolment period opens
2 May March session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in March 2022 and ending on or before 30 June 2022
20 May Equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 1
31 May April session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in April 2022 and ending on or before 30 June 2022
1 June VET Student Loan progression and engagement form issued
6 -17 June Semester 1 assessment period
13 June Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday)
20 June – 3 July Semester break
27 June – 1 July  Mid-year Orientation
30 June May session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in May 2022 and ending on or before 30 June 2022
30 June June session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in June 2022 and ending on or before 30 June 2022
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 February - 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
27 June - 1 July Mid-year Orientation
4 July Semester 2 classes begin
6-8 July Deferred assessment period from Semester 1 2022
11 July Last day for applicants to enrol for Semester 2
11 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2
15 July Mid-year enrolment period ends 
1 August Full-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2022 and ending between 1 July and 31 December 2022
29 August - 4 September Mid-semester break
31 August Census date for Semester 2
31 August July census date for classes starting in July 2022 and ending on or before 31 December 2022
5 September Classes resume
30 September AFL Grand Final public holiday
30 September August session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in August 2022 and ending on or before 31 December 2022
30 September Cross-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2022 and ending before 29 June 2023
1 October Enrolment Online opens for 2023 enrolments
1 October VET Student Loan progression and engagement form issued
7 October  Equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 2
23 October  Last day to apply to graduate at the 2022 Melbourne Graduation Ceremony
23 October  Last day to confirm attendance at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony
31 October September session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in September 2022 and ending on or before 31 December 2022
31 October - 11 November Semester 2 assessment period
1 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday
28 November Official results release date
30 November October session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in October 2022 and ending on or before 31 December 2022
5-9 December Deferred assessment period from Semester 2 2022
14 December Melbourne Graduation Ceremony
19 December Deadline for timely re-enrolment – Last day for continuing students to re-enrol for 2023 – by 5pm
23 December November session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in November 2022 and ending on or before 31 December 2022
23 December December session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in December 2022 and ending on or before 31 December 2022
24 December - 2 January 2023 University closedown
25 December Christmas Day (Sunday)
26 December Boxing Day
27 December Christmas Day scheduled holiday
31 December Academic year 2022 ends
1 January 2023 New Year’s Day
2 January 2023 New Year’s Day public holiday
3 January 2023 RMIT University re-opens

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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