If you're studying in one of the following Associate Degree programs, you'll follow the 2019 higher education 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 higher education 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)
2 January Summer Semester start date (Wednesday)

January 2019

28

 

28 January Australia Day public holiday (Monday)

February

4

 

4 February Spring/Summer and deferred deferred exam provisional timetable posted online (from Semester 2 2018)

 

 

11

 

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

 

18

 

18 - 22 February Spring/Summer exam period

 

25

 

25 February - 1 March Orientation

1 March Spring/Summer results released

March

4

1

4 March Semester 1 classes begin

4 - 5 March Spring/Summer deferred exam period

 

11

2

11 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)
11 March Last day to add classes for Semester 1*

 

18

3

 

 

25

4

31 March Semester 1 census date (Sunday)

April

1

5

 

 

8

6

 

 

15

7

19 - 28 April Mid-semester break* (includes Easter and ANZAC Day)

19 April Good Friday public holiday

 

22

7

22 April Easter Monday public holiday

23 April Easter Tuesday RMIT holiday

25 April Anzac Day public holiday (Thursday)

 

29

8

29 April Classes resume (Monday)

1 May Mid-year enrolment period* (begins)

3 May Last day for students to drop classes without academic penalty for Semester 1. Last day for students to withdraw from program by cancelling

May

6

9

6 May Provisional exam timetable for Semester 1 posted online

 

13

10

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

 

20

11

 

 

27

12

 

June

3

13

3 June Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 available via myRMIT
3 - 9 June SWOT vac week

 

10

14

10 June Queen's Birthday public holiday

10 - 28 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period* (three weeks)

 

17

15

 

 

24

 

 
July 1  

1 - 21 July Semester break* (three weeks)

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

 

  8    

 

15

 

15 July Deferred and resit exam timetable (from Semester 1 2018) posted online

15 July Official results release date

19 July Mid-year enrolment period ends

Semester 2 2019

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for higher education students

July

22

1

22 July Semester 2 classes begin
22 - 26 July Mid-year orientation
22 - 26 July Deferred and resit exam period (from Semester 1 2019)

 

29

2

29 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2*

August

5

3

 

 

12

4

12 August Deferred deferred provisional exam timetable posted online from Semester 1 2019

 

19

5

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

 

26

6

31 August Census date for Semester 2

September

2

6

2 - 8 September Mid-semester break*

 

9

7

9 September Classes resume*

 

16

8

20 September Last day to drop classes without academic penalty for Semester 2. Last day to withdraw from program by cancelling 

 

23

9

23 September Exam provisional 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

10

1 October Enrolment Online opens for 2020 enrolments 

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

October

7

11

 

 

14

12

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

 

21

13

21- 27 October SWOT vac week

21 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 available via myRMIT

 

28

14

28 October - 15 November Semester 2 assessment/exam period (three weeks)

November

4

15

5 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

 

11

16

 

 

18

 

 

 

25

 

 

December

2

 

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

2 December Official results release date

6 December Last day for schools to confirm award levels for students graduating at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony  

 

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 December - 31 December RMIT closed - RMIT holiday

 

30

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Standard semester-based higher education programs and classes only.

15 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 available via myRMIT

15 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 available via myRMIT