Semester 1 2019 (Australian campuses)

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for vocational education students

December 2018

24 December  

25 December 2018 – 1 January 2019 University closedown

January 2019

31 December

 

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

 

7

 

 

 

14 

 

 
  21    
  28   28 January Australia Day public holiday (Monday)

February

 

4 February Deferred deferred exam provisional timetable posted online (from Semester 2 2018)

 

11

1

11 February Semester 1 classes begin*

11 February Orientation

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

  18 2 22 February Last day to add classes for Semester 1*

 

25

3

28 February January census date* for classes starting in January 2019 and ending on or before 30 June 2019. Know your census date and what you need to do.

March
4 4  

 

11

5

11 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

18

6

 

 

25

7

31 March February census date* (Saturday) for classes starting in February 2019 and ending on or before 30 June 2019. The census date is the deadline by which you must drop a class, cancel your enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. Know your census date and what you need to do.
31 March Semester 1 VCE (units 1 and 3) census date
31 March Cross year census date for classes starting between 1 July 2018 and 30 December 2018 and ending in 2019.  Know your census date and what you need to do.

April

1

8

 

 

8

9

 

 

15

10

19 April Mid-semester break* - 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 resume (Monday)

30 April March census date* for classes starting in March 2019 and ending on or before 30 June 2019.  Know your census date and what you need to do.
1 May – 19 July Mid-year enrolment period* opens

May

6

12

6 May Provisional exam timetable for Semester 1 posted online

 

13

13

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

 

20

14

 

 

27

15


31 May April census date* for classes starting in April 2019 and ending on or before 30 June 2019.  Know your census date and what you need to do.

June

3

16

3 June Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 available online

 

10

17

10 June Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday)

10 June - 21 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period* (two weeks)

 

17

18

 

 

24

 

24 June – 7 July Semester break* (two weeks)

30 June May census date* for classes starting in May 2019 and ending on or before 30 June 2019. Know your census date and what you need to do.
30 June June census date* for classes starting in June 2019 and ending on or before 30 June 2019.  Know your census date and what you need to do.

Semester 2 2018

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for vocational education students

July

1

 

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

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

 

8

1

8 July Semester 2 classes begin*

8 July Official results release date*

8 July - 12 July Mid-year orientation

10 July - 12 July Deferred exam period from Semester 1 2019

 

15

2

19 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2*
19 July Mid-year enrolment period ends

 

22

3



 

29

4

31 July Full-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2019 and ending between 1 July and 31 December 2019*.  Know your census date and what you need to do.

August

5

5

 

 

12

6

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

 

19

7

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

 

26

8

31 August July census date* for classes starting in July 2019 and ending on or before 31 December 2019. The census date is the deadline by which you must drop a class, cancel your enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. Know your census date and what you need to do.
31 August Semester 2 VCE (units 2 and 4) census date*

September

2

 

2-8 September Mid-semester break*

 

9

9

9 September Classes resume* (Monday)

 

16

10

 

 

23

11

23 September Exam provisional timetable for Semester 2 posted online

27 September Friday before the AFL Grand Final public holiday
29 September Last day to apply to graduate at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony

  30 12

30 September August census date* for classes starting in August 2019 and ending on or before 31 December 2019. Know your census date and what you need to do.
30 September Cross-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2019 and ending before 29 June 2020. Know your census date and what you need to do.
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

31 October September census date* for classes starting in September 2019 and ending on or before 31 December 2019. Know your census date and what you need to do.

November

4

17

4–15 November Semester 2 assessment/exam period* (two weeks)

5 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

 

11

18



 

18

 

 

 

25

 

30 November October census date* for classes starting in October 2019 and ending on or before 31 December 2019.  Know your census date and what you need to do.

December

2

 

2 December Official results release date
2 December Deferred exam timetable posted online (from Semester 2 2019)

 

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)

 

30

 

31 December November census date* for classes starting in November 2019 and ending on or before 31 December 2019. Know your census date and what you need to do.
31 December December census date* for classes starting in December 2019 and ending on or before 31 December 2019. Know your census date and what you need to do.
1 January 2020 New Year’s Day public holiday (Wednesday)
2 January RMIT University re-opens (Thursday)

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

TBC Third progression survey issued for students with an approved VET Student Loan