Semester 1 2018 (Australian campuses)

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for associate degree students

December 2017

25

 

25 December 2017 – 1 January 2018 University closedown

January 2018

1

 

1 January New Year's Day public holiday (Monday)
2 January RMIT University reopens (Tuesday)

 

22

 

22 January myTimetable opens for allocation/adjustment - Allocate yourself to classes if you have class options
26 January Australia Day public holiday (Friday)

 

29

 

29 January Deferred deferred exam provisional timetable posted online (from Semester 2 2017)

February

5

1

5 February Semester 1 classes begin*
5–9 February Orientation
5–16 February Deferred deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2017)

 

12

2

16 February Last day to add classes Semester 1*

 

19

3

23 February myTimetable closes for allocation/adjustment - Last day for students with class options to allocate or adjust classes (by 5pm)

 

26

4

 

March

5

5

 

 

12

6

12 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

19

7

 

 

26

8

29 March Last day to complete census date actions in person (see 31 March entry)
29 March – 4 April Mid-semester break* (Thursday to Wednesday)
30 March Good Friday public holiday
31 March Semester 1 census date* (Saturday)

April

2

8

2 April Easter Monday public holiday
3 April Easter Tuesday (RMIT holiday)
5 April Classes resume (Thursday)

 

9

9

 

 

16

10

 

 

23

11

25 April Anzac Day public holiday (Wednesday)
27 April Last day for students 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*.

 

30

12

30 April Exam provisional timetable for Semester 1 posted online
1 May – 13 July Mid-year enrolment period*

May

7

13

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

 

14

14

 

 

21

15

 

 

28

16

28 May Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 available via myRMIT

June

4

17

4–15 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period* (two weeks)

 

11

18

11 June Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday)

 

18

 

18 June – 1 July Semester break* (two week)

18 June myTimetable opens for allocation/adjustment - Allocate yourself to classes if you have class options

 

25

 

 

Semester 2 2018

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for associate degree students

July

2

1

2 July Semester 2 classes begin*
2 July Official results release date
2–6 July Mid-year orientation

 

9

2

9 July Deferred and resit exam timetable (from Semester 1 2018) posted online
13 July mid-year enrolment period ends
13 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2

 

16

3

16–20 July Deferred and resit exam period (from Semester 1 2018)

 

23

4

29 July myTimetable closes for allocation/adjustment - Last day for students with class options to allocate or adjust classes (by 5pm)

 

30

5

 

August

6

6

6 August Deferred deferred exam timetable posted online (from Semester 1 2018)

 

13

7

13–17 August Deferred deferred exam period (from Semester 1 2018)

 

20

8

 

 

27

 

27 August – 2 September Mid-semester break*
31 August Census date for Semester 2*

September

3

9

3 September Classes resume* (Monday)

 

10

10

14 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*.

 

17

11

17 September Exam provisional timetable for Semester 2 posted online

 

24

12

28 September Friday before the AFL Grand Final public holiday
28 September Exam equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 2 exams
30 September Last day to apply to graduate at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony (Sunday)

October

1

13

 

 

8

14

 

 

15

15

15 October Personalised exam timetable for Semester 2 available via myRMIT

 

22

16

22 October Last day to confirm attendance at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony (Monday)

 

29

17

29 October – 9 November Semester 2 assessment/exam period* (two weeks)

November

5

18

6 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)
7 November Enrolment Online opens for 2019 enrolments

 

12

 

 

 

19

 

 

 

 

26

 

26 November Official results release date
26 November Deferred exam timetable posted online (from Semester 2 2018)

December

3

 

3–7 December Deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2018)

 

10

 

12 December Melbourne Graduation Parade and Ceremony (Wednesday)

 

17

 

17 December Last day for continuing students to enrol for 2019 – by 5pm close of business

 

24

 

25 December – 1 January 2019 University closedown
25 December Christmas Day public holiday (Tuesday)
26 December Boxing Day public holiday (Wednesday)

 

31

 

1 January 2019 New Year’s Day public holiday (Tuesday)
2 January RMIT University re-opens (Wednesday)

* Standard semester-based associate degree programs and classes only.