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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.

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

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

Other dates: 2015 – 2016 | Admission dates


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

Friday, 3rd Feb 2017

Deferred Examination Period from Semester 2, 2016 ends

Friday, 3rd Feb 2017

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

Monday, 6th Feb 2017

Semester 1 Orientation Week Begins

Monday, 6th Feb 2017

Summer Semester Teaching Period ends

Monday, 13th Feb 2017

Semester 1 teaching period begins

Friday, 17th Feb 2017

Fees and Payments Due Date for Semester One 2017

  • Last day to pay Semester 1 tuition fees
  • Last day to make up-front Semester 1 HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP payments
  • 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 add Semester 1 units via MyUC without lecturer approval

March 2017

Friday, 10th Mar 2017

Census date for Semester 1 2017

    • 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 2017

Tuesday, 4th Apr 2017

Semester 1 class free period begins

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

Tuesday, 11th Apr 2017 – 13th Apr 2017

Graduation ceremonies

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

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

Thursday, 8th Jun 2017

Winter Welcome

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)

Monday, 19th Jun 2017

Semester 2 final class timetable released

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

Friday, 28th Jul 2017

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

Monday, 7th Aug 2017

Semester 2 teaching period begins

Friday, 11th Aug 2017

Last day to pay Semester 2 tuition fees without a late fee

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 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)

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

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

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

Date – to be announced

Winter Term preliminary examination timetable released to Academic staff only

Date to be announced

Semester 2 final class timetable released

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

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

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, 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)

Friday, 15th Jun 2018

Last day to withdraw from Winter Term units with a WD grade listed on the academic record

Friday, 15th Jun 2018

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

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)