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Important Dates for Applications and Enrolments

Important administrative dates for University of Canberra students, including application and enrolment dates, census dates, and graduation ceremony dates.

Disclaimer: The information available on this page is correct at time of publication, and is updated regularly. Please ensure you re-visit this site to confirm important dates.

2016: JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC

2017: JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC

Other dates: 2015 | Admission dates


January 2016

Monday, 4th Jan 2016

University opens for 2016

Tuesday, 5th Jan 2016

Course Advice Day

Friday, 8th Jan 2016

Census Date for Summer Semester 2015

  • Last day to pay Summer Semester tuition fees without a late fee
  • Last day to add Summer Semester units with lecturer approval (late fee may apply)
  • Last day to pay your HECS-HELP or Tuition fees for Summer Semester (late fees may apply)
  • Last day to submit a FEE-HELP assistance form for Summer Semester
  • Last day to submit a HECS-HELP form for Summer Semester
  • Last day to submit a SA-HELP form or pay SSAF for Summer Semester
  • Last day to withdraw from Summer Semester units without a WD grade and incurring a HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability

February 2016

Monday, 1st Feb 2016

Deferred examination period from Semester 2, 2015 begins

Friday, 5th Feb 2016

Summer Semester Teaching Period ends

Deferred Examination Period from Semester 2, 2015 end

Last Day to submit a change of course form for Semester 1 2016

Monday, 8th Feb 2016

Semester 1 Orientation Week Begins

Monday, 15th Feb 2016

Semester 1 teaching period begins

Friday, 19th Feb 2016

Last day to add Semester 1 units via MyUC without a late fee or lecturer approval

March 2016

Friday, 11th Mar 2016

Census date for Semester 1 2016

  • Last day to pay Semester 1 tuition fees without a late fee
  • Last day to make up-front Semester 1 HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP payments
  • Last day to add Semester 1 units with lecturer approval (late fees may apply)
  • Last day to submit a FEE-HELP assistance form for Semester 1
  • Last day to submit a HECS-HELP form for Semester 1
  • Last day to submit a SA-HELP form or pay SSAF for Semester 1
  • Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units without incurring a WD grade, HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability
  • Last day to submit a Semester 1 Scholarship application

Friday, 18th Mar 2016

Last day to nominate for Semester 1 and Winter Term course completion for September Graduation Ceremonies

April 2016

Monday, 4th Apr 2016

Semester 1 class free period begins

Tuesday, 5th Apr 2016 – 7th Apr 2016

Graduation ceremonies

Friday, 8th Apr 2016

Last Day to withdraw from semester 1 units with a WD grade listed on your academic record (HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability will be incurred)

Monday, 11th Apr 2016

Classes Resume for Semester 1

Thursday, 21st Apr 2016

Winter Term final class timetable released.

Friday, 22nd Apr 2016

Semester 1 Final Examination Timetable released to staff and students.

May 2016

Friday, 13th May 2016

Semester 1 teaching period ends

Monday, 16th May 2016

Semester 1 examination period begins

Friday, 27th May 2016

Last day to submit a change of course form for Winter Term 2016

Friday, 27th May 2016

On-time due date to apply for admission for Winter Term 2016

Saturday, 28th May 2016

Semester 1 examination period ends

June 2016

Date – to be announced

Winter Welcome

Friday, 3rd Jun 2016 3pm

Semester 1 results released on MyUC and via SMS to a nominated mobile phone

Monday, 6th Jun 2016

Winter Term teaching period begins

Unit conveners available for student review of results consultation

Friday, 10th Jun 2016

Last day to add Winter Term units via MyUC without a late fee or lecturer approval

Monday, 20th Jun 2016

Semester 2 final class timetable released

Friday, 24th Jun 2016

Census date for Winter Term 2016

  • Last day to submit a FEE-HELP assistance form for Winter Term
  • Last day to add Winter Term units with lecturer approval (late fee may apply)
  • Last day to submit a HECS-HELP form for Winter Term
  • Last day to pay tuition fees, the Student Contribution Amount (HECS) up-front and the Student Amenities and Services Fee (SSAF)
  • Last day to submit a SA-HELP form (for Domestic Australian Citizens - this form can still be submitted but you cannot receive SA-HELP for the Winter Term)

Monday, 27th Jun 2016

Withdrawal from Winter Term units result in a NW (fail) grade listed on the academic record (HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability will be incurred)

July 2016

Friday, 1st Jul 2016

Winter Term final examination timetable released to staff and students

Friday, 22nd Jul 2016

Last day to withdraw from Winter Term units with a NW (fail) grade listed on the academic record (HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability will be incurred)

Monday, 25th Jul 2016

Winter Term Examination period begins

Semester 1 Deferred and supplementary examination period begins

Friday, 29th Jul 2016

Last day to submit a change of course form for Semester 2 2016

August 2016

Monday, 1st Aug 2016

Semester 2 Orientation Week begins

Friday, 5th Aug 2016

Last Day to apply for admission via direct application for Semester 2 2016

Saturday, 6th Aug 2016

Winter Term examination period ends

Monday, 8th Aug 2016

Semester 2 teaching period begins

Friday, 12th Aug 2016

Last day to add Semester 2 units via MyUC without a late fee or lecturer approval

Friday, 12th Aug 2016 3pm

Winter Term results released on MyUC and via SMS to a nominated mobile phone

Monday, 15th Aug 2016

Unit conveners available for student review of results consultation

September 2016

Thursday, 1st Sep 2016

High Degree by Research Annual Progress Report go live

Friday, 2nd Sep 2016

Census date for Semester 2, 2016

  • Last day to pay Semester 2 tuition fees without a late fee
  • Last day to pay your HECS-HELP or Tuition fees for Semester 2 (late fees may apply)
  • Last day to add Semester 2 units with lecturer approval (late fee may apply)
  • Last day to submit a FEE-HELP assistance form for Semester 2
  • Last day to submit a HECS-HELP form for Semester 2
  • Last day to submit a SA-HELP form or pay SSAF for Semester 2
  • Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units without a WD grade and incurring a HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability
  • Last day to submit a Semester 2 Scholarship application

Friday, 9th Sep 2016

Last day to nominate for Semester 2 course completion for March Graduation Ceremonies

Date – to be announced

September Graduation Ceremonies

Monday, 26th Sep 2016

Semester 2 class free period begins

Friday, 30th Sep 2016

Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units with a WD grade listed on your academic record (HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability will be incurred)

October 2016

Tuesday, 4th Oct 2016

Classes resume for Semester 2

Monday, 17th Oct 2016

Semester 2 final examination timetable released to staff and students

November 2016

Friday, 4th Nov 2016

Semester 2 teaching period ends

Monday, 7th Nov 2016

Winter Term deferred and supplementary examination period begins

Monday, 7th Nov 2016

Semester 2 examination period begins

Saturday, 19th Nov 2016

Semester 2 Examination period ends

Friday, 25th Nov 2016

Last day to apply for 2017 UC Honours Scholarships

Friday, 25th Nov 2016 3pm

Semester 2 results released on MyUC and via SMS to a nominated mobile phone

Monday, 28th Nov 2016

Unit conveners available for student review of results consultation

December 2016

Thursday, 1st Dec 2016

Summer Semester Teaching period Begins

Saturday, 24th Dec 2016

University closes for 2016

Class Free Period begins

January 2017

Tuesday, 3rd Jan 2017

University opens for 2017

Thursday, 5th Jan 2017

Course Advice Day

Friday, 6th Jan 2017

Census Date for Summer Semester 2016

  • Last day to pay Summer Semester tuition fees without a late fee
  • Last day to add Summer Semester units with lecturer approval (late fee may apply)
  • Last day to pay your HECS-HELP or Tuition fees for Summer Semester (late fees may apply)
  • Last day to submit a FEE-HELP assistance form for Summer Semester
  • Last day to submit a HECS-HELP form for Summer Semester
  • Last day to submit a SA-HELP form or pay SSAF for Summer Semester
  • Last day to withdraw from Summer Semester units without a WD grade and incurring a HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability

Date to be announced

Last Day to submit a change of course form for Semester 1 2017

Monday, 30th Jan 2017

Deferred examination period from Semester 2, 2016 begins

February 2017

Date to be announced

Last Day to submit a change of course form for Semester 1 2017

Friday, 3rd Feb 2017

Deferred Examination Period from Semester 2, 2016 ends

Monday, 6th Feb 2017

Summer Semester Teaching Period ends

Monday, 6th Feb 2017

Semester 1 Orientation Week Begins

Monday, 13th Feb 2017

Semester 1 teaching period begins

Friday, 17th Feb 2017

Last day to add Semester 1 units via MyUC without lecturer approval

March 2017

Friday, 10th Mar 2017

Census date for Semester 1 2017

  • Last day to pay Semester 1 tuition fees without a late fee
  • Last day to make up-front Semester 1 HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP payments
  • Last day to add Semester 1 units with lecturer approval (late fees may apply)
  • Last day to submit a FEE-HELP assistance form for Semester 1
  • Last day to submit a HECS-HELP form for Semester 1
  • Last day to submit a SA-HELP form or pay SSAF for Semester 1
  • Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units without incurring a WD grade, HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability
  • Last day to submit a Semester 1 Scholarship application

Date to be announced

Last day to nominate for Semester 1 and Winter Term course completion for September Graduation Ceremonies

April 2017

Tuesday, 4th Apr 2017

Semester 1 class free period begins

Date – to be announced

Graduation ceremonies

Friday, 7th Apr 2017

Last Day to withdraw from semester 1 units with a WD grade listed on your academic record (HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability will be incurred)

Tuesday, 11th Apr 2017

Classes Resume for Semester 1

Date to be announced

Winter Term final class timetable released.

Monday, 24th Apr 2017

Semester 1 Final Examination Timetable released to staff and students.

May 2017

Friday, 12th May 2017

Semester 1 teaching period ends

Monday, 15th May 2017

Semester 1 examination period begins

Saturday, 27th May 2017

Semester 1 examination period ends

Date to be announced

On-time due date to apply for admission for Winter Term 2017

Date to be announced

Last day to submit a change of course form for Winter Term 2017

June 2017

Date – to be announced

Winter Term preliminary examination timetable released to Academic staff only

Date to be announced

Semester 2 final class timetable released

Date to be announced

Last Day to submit a change of course form for Semester 2 2017

Date – to be announced

Winter Welcome

Friday, 2nd Jun 2017 3pm

Semester 1 results released on MyUC and via SMS to a nominated mobile phone

Monday, 5th Jun 2017

Winter Term teaching period begins

Unit conveners available for student review of results consultation

Friday, 9th Jun 2017

Last day to add Winter Term units via MyUC without a late fee or lecturer approval

Friday, 16th Jun 2017

Census date for Winter Term 2017

  • Last day to submit a FEE-HELP assistance form for Winter Term
  • Last day to add Winter Term units with lecturer approval (late fee may apply)
  • Last day to submit a HECS-HELP form for Winter Term
  • Last day to pay tuition fees, the Student Contribution Amount (HECS) up-front and the Student Amenities and Services Fee (SSAF)
  • Last day to submit a SA-HELP form (for Domestic Australian Citizens - this form can still be submitted but you cannot receive SA-HELP for the Winter Term)
  • Last day to withdrawal from Winter Term units without a NW (fail) grade listed on the academic record (HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability will be incurred)

July 2017

Monday, 3rd Jul 2017

Winter Term final examination timetable released to staff and students

Friday, 21st Jul 2017

Winter Term teaching period ends

Monday, 24th Jul 2017

Winter Term Examination period begins

2017 Semester 1 Deferred examination period begins

Date to be announced

Last day to submit a change of course form for Semester 2 2017

Monday, 31st Jul 2017

Semester 2 Orientation Week begins

August 2017

Saturday, 5th Aug 2017

Winter Term examination period ends

2017 Semester 1 Deferred examination period ends

Date to be announced

Last day to submit a change of course form for Semester 2 2017

Date to be announced

Last Day to apply for admission via direct application for Semester 2 2017

Monday, 7th Aug 2017

Semester 2 teaching period begins

Friday, 11th Aug 2017

Last day to add Semester 2 units via MyUC without lecturer's approval

Friday, 11th Aug 2017 3pm

Winter Term results released on MyUC and via SMS to a nominated mobile phone

Date to be announced

Unit conveners available for student review of results consultation

September 2017

Date – to be announced

September Graduation Ceremonies

Friday, 1st Sep 2017

High Degree by Research Annual Progress Report go live

Friday, 1st Sep 2017

Census date for Semester 2, 2017

  • Last day to pay Semester 2 tuition fees without a late fee
  • Last day to pay your HECS-HELP or Tuition fees for Semester 2 (late fees may apply)
  • Last day to add Semester 2 units with lecturer approval (late fee may apply)
  • Last day to submit a FEE-HELP assistance form for Semester 2
  • Last day to submit a HECS-HELP form for Semester 2
  • Last day to submit a SA-HELP form or pay SSAF for Semester 2
  • Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units without a WD grade and incurring a HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability
  • Last day to submit a Semester 2 Scholarship application

Date to be announced

Last day to nominate for Semester 2 course completion for March Graduation Ceremonies

Monday, 25th Sep 2017

Semester 2 class free period begins

October 2017

Sunday, 1st Oct 2017

Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units with a WD grade listed on your academic record (HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability will be incurred)

Monday, 2nd Oct 2017

Classes resume for Semester 2

Monday, 16th Oct 2017

Semester 2 final examination timetable released to staff and students

November 2017

Friday, 3rd Nov 2017

Semester 2 teaching period ends

Monday, 6th Nov 2017

Semester 2 examination period begins

2017 Winter Term deferred examination begins

Sunday, 19th Nov 2017

Semester 2 Examination period ends

2017 Winter Term Deferred examination period ends

Friday, 24th Nov 2017

Last day to apply for 2018 UC Honours Scholarships

Friday, 24th Nov 2017 3pm

Semester 2 results released on MyUC and via SMS to a nominated mobile phone

Date to be announced

Unit conveners available for student review of results consultation

December 2017

Friday, 1st Dec 2017

Summer Semester Teaching period Begins

Sunday, 24th Dec 2017

University closes for 2017

Class Free Period begins

Sunday, 24th Dec 2017

Class Free Period begins

Monday, 25th Dec 2017

Christmas Day (Public Holiday)