Semester 1 2017 (Australian campuses)

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for Foundation Studies students

December 2016

19

 

25 December 2016–2 January 2017 University closedown

January 2017

2

 

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

 

30

 

26 January Australia Day public holiday (Thursday)
1–3 February Semester 1 registration, enrolment and orientation

February

6

1

6 February Semester 1 classes begin

 

13

2

17 February Last day to add courses

 

20

3

 

 

27

4

3 March Census date.

The census date is the deadline to take key actions, such as drop a course or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise Commonwealth assistance loans and fee payment arrangements. Courses discontinued on or before the census date will not appear on the academic transcript.

March

6

5

6 March Semester 1 census date

 

13

6

13 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

20

7

 

 

27

8

31 March Academic penalty date.

Courses discontinued on or before the Academic penalty date will appear as WDR on the academic transcript. Courses discontinued after this date will appear as DNS on the academic transcript.

April

3

9

 

 

10

10

14–21 April Mid-semester break 
14 April Good Friday public holiday

 

17

11

17 April Easter Monday public holiday
24 April Classes resume

 

24

12

25 April Anzac Day public holiday (Tuesday) 

May

1

13

 

 

8

14

 

 

15

15

 

 

22

17

 

 

29

18

 

June

5

19

 

 

12

20

12–16 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period 
12 June Queen’s Birthday public holiday (Monday)

 

19

 

19 June–21 July Semester break

 

26

 

 

 


Semester 2

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for Foundation Studies students

July

3

 

3 July Semester 1 2017 exam results released

 

10

 

 

 

17

 

17–18 July Semester 2 registration and enrolment

21 July Semester 2 orientation

 

24

1

24 July Semester 2 classes begin

 

31

2

4 August Last day to add courses

August

7

3

 

 

14

4

 

 

21

5

21 August Census date.

The census date is the deadline to take key actions, such as drop a course or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise Commonwealth assistance loans and fee payment arrangements. Courses discontinued on or before the census date will not appear on the academic transcript.

 

28

6

 

September

4

7

 

 

11

8

15 September Academic penalty date.

Courses discontinued on or before the Academic penalty date will appear as WDR on the academic transcript. Courses discontinued after this date will appear as DNS on the academic transcript.

 

18

9

 

 

25

10

25–29 September Mid-semester break

October

2

11

 

 

9

12

 

 

16

13

 

 

23

14

 

 

30

15

 

November

6

16

7 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

 

13

17

 

 

20

18

 

 

27

19

27 November–1 December Semester 2 assessment/exam period

December

4

 

4 December–2 February Semester break

 

11

 

 

 

18

 

23 December–1 January 2018 University closedown

 

25

 

25 December Christmas Day public holiday (Monday) 
26 December Boxing Day public holiday (Tuesday)
31 December Academic year 2017 ends

January 2018

1

 

1 January 2018 New Year’s Day public holiday (Monday)
2 January RMIT University re-opens (Tuesday)
2 January Semester 2 2017 exam results released