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Semester 1 2020 (Australian campuses)

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for vocational education students

December 2019

23 December  

25 December 2019 – 1 January 2020 University closedown

January 2020

30 December

 

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

1 January Academic year 2020 begins

2 January RMIT University reopens (Wednesday)

 

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

 

 

 

10

1

10 February Semester 1 classes begin*

10 February Orientation starts

11 February Orientation - Brunswick Welcome Day

  17 2

17 February Last day to add classes for Semester 1*

17 February Last date to enrol for commencing students Semester 1*

20 February Orientation - Carlton Welcome Day

 

24

3

28 February myTimetable closes (5pm) for allocation/adjustment - Last day to allocate or adjust classes if required 
March
2 4 2 March VE - January session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in January 2020 and ending on or before 30 June 2020. Know your census date and what you need to do.

 

9

5

9 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

16

6

 

 

23

7

 

  30 8

 

April

6

9

9-15 April Mid-semester break* - 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 (Thursday)

 

20

10

25 April Anzac Day public holiday

 

27

11

30 April February session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in February 2020 and ending on or before 30 June 2020. Know your census date and what you need to do.

30 April Census date for Semester 1 VCE (Units 1 and 3)

30 April Cross-year 2 session census date for classes starting between 1 July 2019 and 30 December 2020 and ending in 2020

30 April March session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in March 2020 and ending on or before 30 June 2020  Know your census date and what you need to do.

 

 

 

1 May Mid-year enrolment period* opens

May

4

12

 

 

11

13

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

 

18

14

 

 

25

15



June

1

16

1 June April session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in April 2020 and ending on or before 30 June 2020.  Know your census date and what you need to do.

 

8

 

8 June Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday)

8 June - 19 June Semester 1 assessment period* (two weeks)

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

 

15

 

 

 

22

 

22 June – 5 July Semester break* (two weeks)

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

  29  

30 June May session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in May 2020 and ending on or before 30 June 2020. Know your census date and what you need to do

30 June June session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in June 2020 and ending on or before 30 June 2020.  Know your census date and what you need to do.

2 July Official results release date*

Semester 2 2020

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for vocational education students

July

6

1

6 July Semester 2 classes begin*

6 July - 10 July Mid-year orientation

 

13

2

13 July Last date to enrol for commencing students in Semester 2

13 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2*

17 July Mid-year enrolment period ends

 

20

3

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

 

27

4

31 July Full-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2020 and ending between 1 July and 31 December 2020*  Know your census date and what you need to do.

August

3

5

 

 

10

6


 

17

7

 

 

24

8

 

  31  

31 August - 6 September Mid-semester break*

31 August July census date for classes starting in July 2020 and ending on or before 31 December 2020

31 August VCE census date (Units 2 and 4)

September

7

9

7 September Classes resume* (Monday)

 

14

10

 

 

21

11

 

 

28

12

30 September August session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in August 2020 and ending on or before 31 December 2020. Know your census date and what you need to do.

30 September Cross-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2020 and ending before 29 June 2021. Know your census date and what you need to do.

1 October Enrolment Online opens for 2021 enrolments

October 5 13  

 

12

14

 

 

19

15 23 October Thank you day public holiday (Friday before AFL Grand Final)

 

26

16

 

November

2

 

2 November September session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in September 2020 and ending on or before 31 December 2020. Know your census date and what you need to do.

2-13 November Semester 2 assessment period* (two weeks)

3 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

 

9

 



 

16

 

 

 

23

 

 
  30  

30 November October session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in October 2020 and ending on or before 31 December 2020.  Know your census date and what you need to do

30 November Official results release date

December

7

 

7-11 December Deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2020)

 

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 Christmas Day public holiday (Friday)

25 December – 1 January 2021 University closedown

26 December Boxing Day public holiday (Saturday)

 

28

 

28 December Boxing Day scheduled holiday (Monday)

31 December November session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in November 2020 and ending on or before 31 December 2020. Know your census date and what you need to do.

31 December December session census date for standard semester-based classes starting in December 2020 and ending on or before 31 December 2020. Know your census date and what you need to do.

31 December Academic year 2020 ends

 

30

 

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

January 2021

4

 

4 January RMIT University re-opens (Monday)

* 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