Semester 1 2017 (Australian campuses)

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for associate degree students

December 2016

19

 

24 December 2016 – 2 January 2017 University closedown

 

26

 

1 January 2017 New Year’s Day (Sunday)

January 2017

2

 

2 January New Year’s Day public holiday (Monday)
3 January RMIT University re-opens (Tuesday)
3 January Academic year 2017 begins+
3 January Enrolment Online re-opens for 2017 enrolments

 

23

 

23 January Student Timetabling System (STS) opens for timetabling Business College classes (Monday)

26 January Australia Day public holiday (Thursday)

February

6

1

6 February Semester 1 classes begin*
6–10 February Orientation
6–17 February Spring/Summer and Deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2016)

 

13

2

 

 

20

3

 

 

27

4

 

March

6

5

10 March Last day to add classes for Semester 1*

 

13

6

13 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

20

7

 

 

27

8

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 more actions at Associate degree census dates.

April

3

9

 

 

10

10

13–19 April Mid-semester break* (Thursday to Wednesday)
14 April Good Friday public holiday

 

17

10

17 April Easter Monday public holiday
18 April Easter Tuesday RMIT holiday
20 April Classes resume (Thursday)

 

24

11

25 April Anzac Day public holiday (Tuesday)
28 April last day to complete census date actions in person* (see 30 April entry below)
30 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

1

12

1 May Provisional exam timetable for Semester 1 posted online

 

8

13

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

 

15

14

 

 

22

15

 

 

29

16

29 May Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 available via myRMIT

June

5

17

5–23 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period* (three weeks)

 

12

18

12 June Queen’s Birthday public holiday (Monday)

 

19

19

19 June myTimetable opens for timetabling Business College classes (Monday)
21 June – 14 July Mid-year enrolment period*

 

26

 

26–30 June Semester break* (one week)
30 June 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

3

1

3 July Semester 2 classes begin*
3–7 July Mid-year orientation

 

10

2

10 July Official results release date*
10 July Deferred exam timetable (from Semester 1 2017) posted online
14 July Mid-year enrolment period ends

 

17

3

17–21 July Deferred exam period (from Semester 1 2017)

 

24

4

28 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2*

 

31

5

 

August

7

6

7 August Deferred deferred exam timetable (from Semester 1 2017) posted online

 

14

7

14–18 August Deferred deferred exam period (from Semester 1 2017)

 

28

 

28 August – 3 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 more actions at 
 Associate degrees census dates.

September

4

9

4 September Classes resume* (Monday)

 

11

10

15 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*.

 

18

11

18 September Provisional exam timetable for Semester 2 posted online

 

25

12

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

  25 12 30 September Last day to apply to graduate at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony (Saturday)

October

2

13

 

 

9

14

 

 

16

15

16 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 available via myRMIT

 

23

16

22 October Last day to confirm attendance at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony
23 October – 10 November Semester 2 assessment/exam period* (three weeks)

 

30

17

 

November

6

18

7 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)
8 November Enrolment Online opens for 2018 enrolments

 

13

 

 

 

20

 

24 November Read-only class timetable available via myTimetable for 2018 academic year. Please note: at the time of release of the academic calendar this date was not confirmed and may change.

 

27

 

27 November Official results release date*
27 November Deferred exam timetable (from Semester 2 2017) posted online

December

4

 

4–8 December Deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2017)

 

11

 

13 December Melbourne Graduation Parade and Ceremony (Wednesday)

 

18

 

18 December Last day for continuing students to enrol for 2018 – by close of business (5pm)
23 December 2017 – 1 January 2018 University closedown

 

25

 

25 December Christmas Day public holiday (Monday)
26 December Boxing Day public holiday (Tuesday)
31 December Flexible term 2017 ends+

January 2018

1

 

1 January 2018 New Year’s Day public holiday (Monday)
2 January RMIT University re-opens (Tuesday)

* Standard semester-based associate degree programs and classes only + for eligible students only