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The following programs follow the 2020 higher education important dates: Associate Degree in Business; Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal); Diploma of Commerce.

Semester 1 2020 (Australian campuses)

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for associate degree students

December 2019

23

 

25 December 2019 – 1 January 2020 University closedown

  30  

1 January New Year's Day public holiday (Wednesday)

1 January Academic year 2020 begins
2 January RMIT University reopens (Thursday)

January 2020

6

 

6 January Automatic allocation - myTimetable will automatically allocate you to classes based on your group code

 

13

 

 

 

20

 

26 January Australia Day (Sunday)

  27  

27 January Australia Day public holiday (Monday)

28 January myTimetable opens for allocation/adjustment - Adjust classes or allocate yourself to classes if required

February

3

 

 

 

10

1

10 February Semester 1 classes begin*

10 February Orientation

 

17

2

17 February Last day to add classes for Semester 1*

17 February Last day to enrol for commencing students for Semester 1

 

24

3

28 February myTimetable closes (5pm) for allocation/adjustment - Last day to allocate or adjust classes if required

March

2

4

 

 

9

5

9 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

16

6

 

 

23

7

 

  30 8  

April

6

9

9 - 15 April Mid-semester break* (Friday to Wednesday. Includes Easter)

10 April Good Friday public holiday

 

13

 

13 April Easter Monday public holiday

14 April Easter Tuesday RMIT holiday

16 April Classes resume

 

20

10

25 April ANZAC Day (Saturday)

 

27

11

30 April Semester 1 census date* (Thursday)

1 May Mid-year enrolment period begins

May

4

12

 

 

11

13

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

 

18

14

 

 

25

15

 

June

1

16

5 June Last day to drop classes without academic penalty for Semester 1

 

8

 

8 June Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday)

8 - 19 June Semester 1 assessment period*

9 June Automatic allocation - myTimetable will automatically allocate you to classes based on your group code

 

15

 

 

 

22

 

22 June - 5 July Semester break*

22 June myTimetable opens for allocation/adjustment - Adjust classes or allocate yourself to classes if required

 

29

 

 

2 July Official results release date

Semester 2 2020

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for associate degree students

July

6

1

6 July Semester 2 classes begin*

6–10 July Mid-year orientation

 

13

2

13 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2*

13 July Last day to enrol for commencing students in Sem 2

17 July Mid-year enrolment period ends

 

20

3

24 July myTimetable closes (5pm) for class allocation/adjustment

 

27

4

 

August

3

5

 

 

10

6

 

 

17

7

 

 

24

8  
  31  

31 August Census date for Semester 2*

31 August - 6 September Mid-semester break

September

7

9

7 September Classes resume*

 

14

10 18 September Last day to drop classes without academic penalty for Semester 2  
18 September Last day to withdraw from program by cancelling enrolment or taking a leave of absence without academic penalty for Semester 2.

 

21

11

25 September Friday before AFL Grand Final public holiday 

 

28

12

1 October Enrolment Online opens for 2021 enrolments
October 5 13

 

 

 

12

14

 

 

19

15

 

 

26

16

 

November

2

 

2-13 November Semester 2 assessment period*

3 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

 

9

 

 

 

16

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

 

30

 

30 November Official results release date

December

7

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

21

 

21 December Deadline for timely re-enrolment: last day for continuing students to re-enrol for 2021 – by close of business (5pm)    

25 December – 1 January 2021 University closedown 
25 December Christmas Day public holiday (Friday)
26 December Boxing Day (Sunday)

 

28

 

28 December Boxing Day public holiday (Monday)

31 December Academic Year 2020 ends

1 January 2021 New Year’s Day public holiday (Friday)

January 2021

4

 

4 January RMIT University re-opens (Monday)

* 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