Key dates

University Calendar

The University Calendar incorporates the Academic Calendar, the University Holidays Calendar (non-teaching days and OVC closure) and the Meetings Calendar for all committees. It is published no later than the 31 August of the preceding year.

University Calendar 2018

Academic Calendar

Key dates for the 2018 academic year are listed below.

Semester 1
26 February – 1 June
Semester 1 Census Date
Tuesday 20 March
Non-teaching period (Easter)
26 March – 6 April
Graduation (Melbourne)
Friday 16 March
Research Day (Staff and HDR Students)
Wednesday 6 June
Study Week
4 June – 8 June
Examination Week
11 June – 15 June
Results published
Friday 13 July
Semester 2
30 July – 2 November
Semester 2 Census Date
Tuesday 21 August
Non-teaching period
24 September – 5 October
Teaching Day (Staff)
Wednesday 7 November
Study Week
5 November – 9 November
Examination Week
12 November – 16 November
Graduation (Adelaide)
Friday 30 November
Results Published
Friday 14 December

The academic calendar for 2018 (including confirmed 2019 dates and provisional 2020 dates) can be accessed below.

Academic Calendar 2018

The academic calendar for 2019 (including confirmed dates for 2020 and 2021) can be accessed below

Academic Calendar 2019

Census Date Information

Every unit is assigned a census date. The census date is the final day on which students can withdraw from a unit and receive a refund of tuition fees, and have the unit removed from their academic transcripts. Students who withdraw from a unit after the census date for that unit will not receive a refund of fees and will have the unit recorded on their academic transcript. The census dates for standard 12-week semester length units are listed in the key dates for the academic year. Please check with your College for the census dates of intensive units.