If you're studying in one of the following programs, you'll follow the 2019 higher education important dates:

  • Associate Degree in Business
  • Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal)
  • Diploma of Commerce

Semester 1 2019 (Australian campuses)

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for associate degree students

December 2018

24

 

25 December 2018 – 1 January 2019 University closedown

  31   1 January New Year's Day public holiday (Tuesday)
2 January RMIT University reopens (Wednesday)

January 2019

7

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

21

 

 

  28   28 January Australia Day public holiday

February

4

 

 

 

11

1

11 February Semester 1 classes begin*

11 February Orientation

11 - 22 February Further deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2018)

 

18

2

18 February Last day to add classes for Semester 1*

 

25

3

 

March

4

4

 

 

11

5

11 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

18

6

 

 

25

7

31 March Semester 1 census date* (Sunday)

April

1

8

 

 

8

9

 

 

15

10

19 - 28 April Mid-semester break* (Friday to Thursday. Includes Easter and ANZAC Day)

19 April Good Friday public holiday

 

22

 

22 April Easter Monday public holiday

23 April Easter Tuesday RMIT holiday

25 April ANZAC Day public holiday (Thursday)

 

29

11

29 April Classes reume (Monday)

May

6

12

6 May Provisional exam timetable for Semester 1 available online

 

13

13

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

 

20

14

 

 

27

15

 

June

3

17

3 June Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 available via myRMIT

 

10

18

10 June Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday)

10 - 21 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period*

 

17

 

 

 

24

 

24 June - 7 July Semester break*
July 1  

3 July Deferred and resit exam timetable available online (from Semester 1 2019)

5 July Last day to apply to graduate at an RMIT offshore ceremony

Semester 2 2019

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for associate degree students

July

8

1

8 July Semester 2 classes begin*
8 July Official results release date
8–12 July Mid-year orientation
10–12 July Deferred exam period (from Semester 1 2019)

 

15

2

15 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2*

19 July Mid-year enrolment period ends

 

22

3


 

29

4

 

August

5

5

 

 

12

6

12 August Deferred deferred provisional exam tiemtable posted online (from Semester 1 2019)

 

19

7

19-23 August Deferred deferred exam period (from Semester 1 2019)

 

26

8

31 August Census date for Semester 2*

September

2

 

2 September Mid-semester break*

 

9

9

9 September Classes resume*

 

16

10

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

 

23

11

23 September Provisional exam timetable for Semester 2 posted online

27 September Friday before AFL Grand Final public holiday (TBC)

29 September Last day to apply to graduate at the 2019 Melbourne Graduation Ceremony

  30 12

1 October Enrolment Online opens for 2020 enrolments

4 October Exam equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 2 exams

October

7

13

 

 

14

14

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

 

21

15

21 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 available via myRMIT

 

28

16

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

November

4

17

4-15 November Semester 2 assessment/exam period*

5 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

 

11

18

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

25

 

 

December

2

 

2 December Deferred exam timetable posted online (from Semester 2 2019)

2 December Official results release date

 

9

 

9-13 December Deferred exam period* (from Semester 2 2019)

 

16

 

18 December Melbourne Graduation Parade and Ceremony (Wednesday)

 

23

 

25 December – 1 January 2020 University closedown 
25 December Christmas Day public holiday (Wednesday)
26 December Boxing Day public holiday (Thursday)

27-31 December RMIT closed - RMIT holiday

 

30

 

1 January 2020 New Year’s Day public holiday (Wednesday)
2 January RMIT University re-opens (Thursday)

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

22 April Easter Monday public holiday
22 April Easter Monday public holiday

28 May Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 available via myRMIT

28 May Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 available via myRMIT