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This section outlines important dates of which you must be aware. Consider highlighting those dates which apply to you for easy reference. The principal dates also include University holidays for the various campuses.

Principal dates vary according to campus:

All Australian campuses

Dates for all faculties on all Australian campuses

November 2007
30 Fri Semester two results released. Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2008
December 2007
21 Fri University closes
January 2008
02 Wed University reopens
09 Wed Semester one 'Enrolment details and fee statement' published on the Web Enrolment System (WES)
11 Fri Enrolment of postgraduate students (VTAC) - first round begins
14 Mon Enrolment of postgraduate students (VTAC) - first round ends
15 Tues Census date for teaching periods: summer semester B (SSB-01) and summer A - semester 1 (SS-S1-01)
21 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence

Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - first round begins
22 Tues Enrolment of postgraduate students (VTAC) - second round
24 Thur Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - first round ends
25 Fri Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude
February
04 Mon Summer semester examinations commence
06 Wed - 07 Thur Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - second round
07 Thur Summer semester examinations end
08 Fri Semester one fees due. Students who have not received their 'Enrolment details and fee statement' should contact their faculty to check their enrolment status

Last day to add semester one or full-year off-campus learning units without risk of late enrolment penalty
11 Mon - 13 Wed Registration for international students
15 Fri Census date for teaching periods: term 1 (T1-57) and trimester 1 (T1-58)
18 Mon Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - third round (all campuses)
18 Mon- 22 Fri Orientation at all Australian campuses - dates and times will vary from campus to campus
25 Mon Semester one teaching period commences
March
07 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year on-campus units without risk of late enrolment penalty
21 Fri Good Friday (University closed). Mid-semester vacation begins
24 Mon Easter Monday (University closed)
25 Tues Easter Tuesday (University closed)
28 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation
31 Mon Census date for teaching periods: semester one (S1-01) and semester one (extended) (S1-32)

Last day to discontinue semester one units without 'discontinued' showing on academic record

Last day to discontinue semester one units without incurring fees relevant for semester one

Last day to discontinue full-year units without 'discontinued' showing on academic record
April
16 Wed Semester one 'Commonwealth assistance notice' forwarded to Commonwealth-supported and/or FEE-HELP students
21 Mon Semester one exam timetable published
25 Fri Anzac Day (University closed)
28 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester one units with 'discontinued' showing on academic record. Semester one units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
30 Wed Census date for teaching periods: full-year (FY-01), full-year - extended (FY-32) and term 2 (T2-57)

Last day for lodging disputed 'Commonwealth assistance notice' for semester one

Last day to discontinue full-year units without incurring fees
May
28 Wed Semester two 'Enrolment details and fee statement' published on the Web Enrolment System (WES)
30 Fri Semester one ends
June
02 Mon - 04 Wed Swot Vac
05 Thur Semester one examination period begins
27 Fri Semester one examination period ends

Last day to add semester two off-campus learning units without risk of late enrolment penalty
30 Mon Census date for teaching periods: trimester 2 (T2-58) and winter (WS-01)

Mid-year enrolments begin

Registration for international students commences

Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester two 2008
July
02 Wed Registration for international students concludes
04 Fri Mid-year enrolments end
07 Mon - 11 Fri Mid-year Orientation
11 Fri Semester one results released

Semester two fees due

Students who have not received their 'Enrolment details and fee statement' should contact their faculty to check their enrolment status
14 Mon Semester two teaching period commences
25 Fri Last day to add semester two on-campus units without risk of late enrolment penalty
28 Mon Last day to discontinue full-year units with 'discontinued' showing on academic record. Full-year units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
August
01 Fri Coursework scholarship applications for 2009 open
11 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units without 'discontinued' on academic record

Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence
14 Thur Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude
31 Sun Last day to discontinue semester two units without incurring fees

Census date for teaching periods: semester two (S2-01), semester two - extended (S2-32) and term 3 (T3-57)
September
08 Mon Semester two exam timetable published
15 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units with 'discontinued' showing on the student's academic record. Semester two units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
17 Wed Semester two 'Commonwealth assistance notice' forwarded to Commonwealth-supported and FEE-HELP students
29 Mon Mid-semester vacation begins
30 Tues Census date for teaching periods: Start semester two - finish semester one (S2-S1-01), start semester two - finish summer (S2-SS-01) and trimester 3 (T3-58)
October
01 Wed Last day for lodging disputed 'Commonwealth assistance notices' for semester two
03 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation
13 Mon 2009 re-enrolment commences for coursework award students. Closing dates to be advised in August 2008 via Monash email account
17 Fri Semester two ends
20 Mon - 22 Wed Swot Vac
23 Thur Semester two examination period begins
31 Fri Last day for submission of applications for postgraduate research scholarships

Census date for teaching period: term 4 (T4-57)

Coursework scholarship applications for 2009 close
November
07 Fri Final date for submission of supporting documentation for 2009 coursework scholarship applications
14 Fri Semester two examination period ends
28 Fri Semester two results released
30 Sun Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2009

Census date for teaching period: summer A (SSA-02)

Exceptions and additional dates

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

The dates of teaching periods for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery* 2008 are as follows:

First and second year Semester one: 25 February to 06 June Semester two: 14 July to 24 October
Third year Semester one: 04 February to 13 June Semester two: 14 July to 13 November
Fourth year Semester one: 04 February to 06 June Semester two: 07 July to 07 November
Fifth year 21 January - 29 February 03 March - 11 April 14 April - 23 May 26 May - 04 July 07 July - 15 August 18 August - 26 September 29 September - 07 November 10 November - 14 November (proposed dates) (Back to Base week)
* Only for MBBS students at the Gippsland campus
First year Semester one: 29 January to 6 June Semester two: 7 July to 14 November
Only for MBBS students in Johore Bahru Clinical School (Monash University Malaysia)
First year Semester one: 25 February to 6 June Semester two: 14 July to 24 October
Second year Semester one: 25 February to 6 June Semester two: 14 July to 24 October
Third year Semester one: 11 February to 13 June Semester two : 7 July to 14 November
Fourth Year Semester one: 11 February to 13 June Semester two: 30 June to 7 November

Monash University Malaysia

Note those entries marked with an asterisk (*) are subject to change.

November 2007
30 Fri Semester two results released

Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2008
December 2007
21 Fri Last day for application for admission for February 2008 intake (for international students currently not studying in Malaysia)
January 2008
01 Tues Public holiday - New Year's Day
07 Mon Last day for international students (currently not studying in Malaysia and without a valid student pass) commencing in semester one (February) to accept an offer of admission
10 Thur Public holiday - Awal Muharram
21 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence
23 Wed Public holiday - Thaipusam*
25 Fri Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude
February
01 Fri Last day for application for admission for February 2008 intake (for Malaysian students and international students currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass), after which a late processing fee of RM100 applies
04 Mon Summer semester examinations commence
07 Thur Summer semester examinations conclude

Public Holiday - Chinese New Year*
08 Fri Public Holiday - Chinese New Year*
11 Mon Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass) commencing in semester one (February) to apply for credit transfer
15 Fri Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass) commencing in semester one (February) to accept an offer of admission, after which a late processing fee of RM100 applies
18 Mon Orientation week commences (all new students)*
19 Tue Course briefing (Business and Information Technology)*
20 Wed Course briefing (Engineering)*

Course briefing (Arts and Sciences)*
21 Thur Transition camp for new MBBS students from 21 - 23 Feb
22 Fri Orientation week concludes*
25 Mon Semester one teaching period commences
29 Fri Last day to pay all fees relevant to semester one, after which a late payment penalty of RM100 and a penalty of RM100 for every month of non-payment thereafter apply

Last day for Malaysian students to submit late application for admission for February 2008 intake
March
07 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year units without risk of RM100 late penalty

Last day for late applicants to accept an offer of admission
20 Thur Public holiday - Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
21 Fri Last day for discontinuation of semester one units or studies in order to qualify for a partial refund of fees relevant to semester one
24 Mon Mid semester break begins
28 Fri Last day of mid-semester break
31 Mon Last day to discontinue semester one or full-year units without 'discontinued' showing on the student's academic record
April
21 Mon Semester one exam timetable published
28 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester one units with 'discontinued' showing on academic record. Semester one units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
May
01 Thur Public Holiday - Labour Day*
16 Fri Last day for application for admission for July 2008 intake (for international students currently not studying in Malaysia)
19 Mon Public holiday - Wesak Day*
30 Fri Last day for international students (currently not studying in Malaysia) commencing in semester two (July) to accept offer of admission.Semester one ends
June
02 Mon - 4 Wed Swot Vac
05 Thur Semester one examination period begins
07 Sat Public holiday - King's Birthday*
20 Fri Last day for application for admission for July 2008 intake (for Malaysian students and international students currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass), after which a late processing fee of RM100 applies
27 Fri Semester one examination period ends

Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia) commencing in semester two (July) to apply for credit transfer
30 Mon Last day for submission of applications to graduate in 2008 Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong ceremonies or in semester two 2008 Australia ceremonies, including the international ceremony in December 2008

Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester two 2008
July
04 Fri Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass) commencing in semester two (July) to accept offer of admission, after which a late processing fee of RM100 applies
07 Mon Orientation week commences (all new students)
08 Tue Course briefing (Business and Information Technology)*
09 Wed Course briefing (Engineering, Science and Arts)*
11 Fri Orientation week concludes*

Semester one results released
14 Mon Semester two teaching period commences
18 Fri Last day to pay all fees relevant to semester two, after which a late payment penalty of RM100 and a penalty of RM100 for every month of non-payment thereafter apply

Last day for Malaysian students to submit late application for admission for July 2008 intake
25 Fri Last day to add semester two units without risk of RM100 late penalty

Last day for late applicants to accept an offer of admission
28 Mon Last day to discontinue full-year units with 'discontinued' showing on academic record

Full-year units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
August
08 Fri Last day for discontinuation of any semester two unit or studies in order to qualify for a partial refund of fees relevant to semester two
11 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units without 'discontinued' showing on academic record

Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence
14 Thur Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude
31 Sun Public holiday - National Day
September
01 Mon Public Holiday - Replacement for National Day
15 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester two units with 'discontinued' showing on academic record

Semester two units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
17 Wed Public holiday - Nuzul Al-Quran Day*
29 Mon Mid-semester break begins
October
01 Wed - 02 Thur Public holiday - Hari Raya Puasa*
03 Fri Last day of mid semester break
13 Mon 2009 re-enrolment commences for coursework award students

Closing dates to be advised in August 2008 via Monash email account
17 Fri Semester two ends
20 Mon - 22 Wed Swot Vac
23 Thur Semester two examination period begins
27 Mon Public holiday - Deepavali*
November
14 Fri Semester two examination period ends
28 Fri Semester two results released
30 Sun Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2009 Australian ceremonies
December
08 Mon Public holiday - Hari Raya Qurban*
11 Thur Public holiday - Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor*
25 Thur Public holiday - Christmas
29 Mon Public holiday - Awal Muharam

Monash University South Africa

November 2007
30 Fri Semester two results released.Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2008
December 2007
22 Sat University closes
January 2008
02 Wed University opens
21 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence
25 Fri Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude
February
11 Mon Enrolment of local first-year undergraduate and ADP students
12 Tues - 13 Wed Enrolment of international ADP students
14 Thur - 15 Fri Enrolment of international first-year undergraduate students
18 Mon - 22 Fri Orientation week
25 Mon Semester one teaching period commences

Semester one fees due
29 Fri Last day to submit application to overload for Semester one 2008
March
07 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year units without risk of financial penalty
12 Wed Semester one 'Enrolment statement' issued to all new and continuing students
14 Fri Last day to report errors in 'Enrolment statement' to Student Service Centre to be corrected

Adding units cut-off date - with a late fee penalty
21 Fri Human Rights Day, Good Friday (University closed)

Mid-semester vacation begins
24 Mon Easter Monday (University closed)
28 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation
31 Mon Last day to discontinue semester one units without 'discontinued' showing on the student's academic record and without incurring liability for fees relevant to semester one

Last day to discontinue all studies to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester one
April
28 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester one units with 'discontinued' showing on the student's academic record

Semester one units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
May
01 Thur Workers Day (University closed)
30 Fri Semester one ends
June
02 Mon - 04 Wed Swot Vac
05 Thur Semester one examination period begins
16 Mon Youth Day (University closed)
27 Fri Semester one examination period ends

Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester two 2008
July
07 Mon Mid-year enrolment begins
10 Thur Mid-year enrolment ends
11 Fri Semester one results released
14 Mon Semester two teaching period commences
25 Fri Last day to add semester two units without risk of financial penalty
31 Thur Semester two fees due for continuing students
August
08 Fri Semester two 'Enrolment statement' despatched to all new and continuing students
09 Sat Women's Day (University closed)
11 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units without 'discontinued' showing on the student's academic record
15 Fri Last day to report errors in 'Enrolment statement' to Student Service Centre
31 Sun Last day to discontinue all studies to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester two

Last day to discontinue semester two units without incurring liability for fees relevant to semester two
September
15 Mon Last day to discontinue any semester two units with 'discontinued' showing on the student's academic record

Semester two units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
24 Wed Heritage Day (University Closed)
29 Mon Mid-semester vacation begins
October
03 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation
13 Mon 2009 re-enrolment commences for coursework award students. Closing dates to be advised in August 2008 via Monash email account
17 Fri Semester two ends
20 Mon - 22 Wed Swot Vac
23 Thur Semester two examination period begins
November
14 Fri Semester two examination period ends
28 Fri Semester two results released
30 Sun Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2009
December
16 Tues Day of Reconciliation (University closed)
25 Thur Christmas Day (University closed)
26 Fri Day of Goodwill (University closed)