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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.

2018: JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC

Other dates: 2015 – 2017 | Admission dates


January 2018

Date to be announced

Deferred examination period from Semester 2, 2017 begins

Tuesday, 2nd Jan 2018

University opens for 2018

Friday, 5th Jan 2018

Census Date for Summer Semester 2017

  • 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

Friday, 12th Jan 2018

Course Advice Day

February 2018

Date to be announced

Deferred Examination Period from Semester 2, 2017 ends

Friday, 2nd Feb 2018

Summer Semester Teaching Period ends

Monday, 5th Feb 2018

Semester 1 Orientation Week Begins

Monday, 12th Feb 2018

Semester 1 teaching period begins

Friday, 16th Feb 2018

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

Friday, 16th Feb 2018

Fees and Payments Due Date for Semester 1 2018

Last day to pay Semester 1 fees without a late fee

March 2018

Friday, 9th Mar 2018

Census date for Semester 1 2018

    • Last day to add  Semester one units with lecturer approval (late enrolment fee may apply)
    • Last day to withdraw from  Semester one units without a WD grade and incurring a HECS-HELP or tuition fee liability
    • Last day to request intermission (leave of absence)
    • Last day to discontinue your studies without academic or financial penalty

Date to be announced

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

April 2018

Date – to be announced

Graduation ceremonies

Monday, 2nd Apr 2018

Semester 1 class free period begins

Friday, 6th Apr 2018

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, 9th Apr 2018

Classes resume for Semester 1

Tuesday, 24th Apr 2018

Semester 1 final examination timetable released to staff and students

May 2018

Friday, 11th May 2018

Semester 1 teaching period ends

Monday, 14th May 2018

Semester 1 examination period begins

Saturday, 26th May 2018

Semester 1 examination period ends

June 2018

Monday, 4th Jun 2018

Winter Term teaching period begins

Unit conveners available for student review of results consultation

Monday, 4th Jun 2018 3pm

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

Friday, 8th Jun 2018

Fees and Payments Due Date for Winter Term 2018

Last day to pay Winter Term fees without a late fee

Friday, 8th Jun 2018

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

Friday, 15th Jun 2018

Census date for Winter Term 2018

  • 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 2018

Date to be announced

Semester 2 final class timetable released

Friday, 20th Jul 2018

Winter Term teaching period ends

Monday, 23rd Jul 2018

Winter Term examination period begins

2018 Semester 1 Deferred examination period begins

Monday, 30th Jul 2018

Semester 2 Orientation Week begins

August 2018

Saturday, 4th Aug 2018

Winter Term examination period ends

2018 Semester 1 Deferred examination period ends

Monday, 6th Aug 2018

Semester 2 teaching period begins

Friday, 10th Aug 2018

Fees and Payments Due for Semester 2 2018

Last day to pay Semester 2  fees without a late fee

Monday, 13th Aug 2018 3pm

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

September 2018

Friday, 31st Aug 2018

Census date for Semester 2, 2018

  • 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, 24th Sep 2018

Semester 2 class free period begins

October 2018

Friday, 28th Sep 2018

Classes resume for Semester 2

November 2018

Friday, 2nd Nov 2018

Semester 2 teaching period ends

Monday, 5th Nov 2018

Semester 2 examination period begins

2018 Winter Term deferred examination begins

Saturday, 17th Nov 2018

Semester 2 Examination period ends

2018 Winter Term Deferred examination period ends

Friday, 23rd Nov 2018

Last day to apply for 2019 UC Honours Scholarships

Monday, 26th Nov 2018 3pm

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

December 2018

Monday, 3rd Dec 2018

Summer Semester Teaching period Begins

Monday, 24th Dec 2018

University closes for 2018

Monday, 24th Dec 2018

Class Free Period begins

Tuesday, 25th Dec 2018

Christmas Day (Public Holiday)