You are required to enrol into both coursework and research courses during your candidature. Census dates for coursework are based on the class start and end date and are not published here. You can find your coursework census dates listed in Enrolment Online.
Month Week beginning Key date/deadline
December 2021 20 25 December 2021 - 3 January 2022 University closedown
  27

1 January New Year's Day (Saturday)

1 January Flexible term 2022 begins

January 2022 3

3 January New Year's Day public holiday (Monday)

4 January RMIT University reopens

  10  
  17  
  24 26 January Australia Day (Wednesday)
  31

1 February Research quarter 1 begins

February 7  
  14  
  21  
  28  
March 7  
  14

14 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

18 March Last day to apply to graduate

  21  
  28 31 March Research Quarter 1 census date
April 4 8 April Coursework classes resume (Friday)
  11 15 April Good Friday public holiday
  18

18 April Easter Monday public holiday

19 April Easter Tuesday RMIT holiday

  25

25 April Anzac Day

30 April Research Quarter 1 ends

1 May Research Quarter 2 begins

May 2  
  9 13 May Graduation Ceremony (Friday)
  16  
  23  
  30  
June 6  
  13 14 June Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday)
  20  
  27 30 June Research quarter 2 census date
July 4  
  11  
  18  
  25 31 July Research quarter 2 ends
August 1 1 August Research quarter 3 begins
  8  
  15  
  22  
  29  
September 5  
  12  
  19 23 September Friday before AFL Grand Final public holiday (TBC)
  26 30 September Research quarter 3 census date
October 3  
  10  
  17 23 October Last day to apply to graduate and confirm attendance at the 2021 Melbourne Graduation Ceremony 
  24  
  31

31 October Research quarter 3 ends

1 November Research quarter 4 begins

1 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

November 7  
  14  
  21  
  28  
December 5  
  12

12 December Last day to submit before Christmas shutdown

14 December Melbourne Graduation Parade and Ceremony (Wednesday)

  19

25 December - 3 January 2023 RMIT closed

25 December Christmas Day (Saturday)

  26

26 December Boxing Day (Sunday)

27 December Christmas Day scheduled holiday (Monday)

31 December Research quarter 4 census date

1 January 2023 New Year’s Day (Sunday)

January 2023 2 2 January 2023 New Year’s Day scheduled public holiday (Monday)
3 January RMIT University re-opens (Tuesday)
  30 31 January Research quarter 4 ends