Semester 1 2016 (Australian campuses)

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for associate degree students

December

21

 

25 December 2015 – 1 January 2016 University closedown

 

28

 

1 January 2016 New Year’s Day public holiday (Friday)
4 January RMIT University re-opens (Monday)
4 January Enrolment Online system re-opens for 2016 enrolments

January 2016

18

 

18 January Deferred exam timetable (from Semester 2 2015) posted online

 

25

 

26 January Australia Day public holiday (Tuesday)

February

8

1

8 February Semester 1 classes begin
8–12 February Orientation
8–19 February Deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2015) (two weeks)

 

15

2

 

 

22

3

 

 

29

4

 

March

7

5

11 March Last day to add classes for Semester 1

 

14

6

14 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

21

7

24–30 March Mid-semester break* (Thursday to Wednesday)
25 March Good Friday public holiday

 

28

7

28 March Easter Monday public holiday
29 March Easter Tuesday RMIT holiday
31 March Classes resume (Thursday)
31 March Census date for Semester 1. Deadline to take key actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise any HELP arrangements. View other actions at Associate degrees census dates.

April

4

8

 

 

11

9

 

 

18

10

 

 

25

11

25 April Anzac Day public holiday (Monday)
29 April Last day to drop classes without academic penalty for Semester 1. Last day to withdraw from program by cancelling enrolment or taking leave of absence without academic penalty for Semester 1.

May

2

12

2 May Provisional exam timetable for Semester 1 posted online.

 

9

13

13 May Exam equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 1 exams.

 

16

14

 

 

23

15

 

 

30

16

30 May Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 posted online.

June

6

17

6–24 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period (three weeks)

 

13

18

13 June Queen’s Birthday public holiday (Monday)

 

20

19

22 June – 15 July Mid-year enrolment period

 

27

 

27 June – 3 July Semester break (one week)
1 July Last day to apply to graduate at an RMIT offshore ceremony.

Semester 2

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for associate degree students

July

4

1

4 July Semester 2 classes begin
4–8 July Mid-year orientation

 

11

2

11 July Official results release date
11 July Deferred exam timetable (from Semester 1 2016) posted online
15 July Mid-year enrolment period ends

 

18

3

18–22 July Deferred exam period (from Semester 1 2016)

 

25

4

29 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2

August

1

5

 

 

8

6

 

 

15

7

 

 

22

8

28 August Last day to apply to graduate at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony

 

29

 

29 August – 4 September Mid-semester break
31 August Census date for Semester 2. Deadline to take key actions, such as drop a class or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise any HELP arrangements. View other actions at Associate degree census dates.
1 September Spring Semester begins. Class start dates and census dates for Spring Semester classes vary.

September

5

9

5 September Classes resume (Monday)

 

12

10

16 September Last day to drop classes without academic penalty for Semester 2. Last day to withdraw from program by cancelling enrolment or taking leave of absence without academic penalty for Semester 2.

 

19

11

19 September Provisional exam timetable for Semester 2 posted online

 

26

12

30 September Exam equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 2 exams
30 September Friday before the AFL Grand Final public holiday

October

3

13

 

 

10

14

 

 

17

15

17 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 available via myRMIT

 

24

16

23 October Last day to confirm attendance at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony

 

31

17

24 October – 11 November Semester 2 assessment/exam period (three weeks)
1 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)
2 November Enrolment Online system opens for 2017 enrolments

November

7

18

 

 

14

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

28

 

28 November Official results release date
28 November Deferred exam timetable (from Semester 2 2016) posted online

December

5

 

5–9 December Deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2016)

 

12

 

14 December Melbourne Graduation Parade and Ceremony (Wednesday)
18 December Last day to enrol for 2017 for continuing students

 

19

 

23 December 2016 – 2 January 2017 Enrolment Online system closed for enrolments
25 December– 2 January 2017 University closedown
25 December Christmas Day (Sunday)
26 December Boxing Day public holiday (Monday)
27 December Christmas Day/Boxing Day public holiday

 

26

 

1 January New Year’s Day (Sunday)
2 January New Year’s Day public holiday (Monday)

January 2017

2

 

3 January RMIT re-opens (Tuesday)
3 January Enrolment Online system re-opens for 2017 enrolments