Don't let deadlines and dates sneak up on you. Stay informed about important academic dates, application closing dates, holidays, study period starting and finishing dates, as well as key university events.
There are a lot of dates and events during the year that you need to know about. Stay on top of them using our academic calendar.
|201920192019 International Orientation||StartStartStart Mon 11 February 2019||EndEndEnd Fri 15 February 2019|
|201920192019 Orientation||StartStartStart Mon 18 February 2019||EndEndEnd Fri 22 February 2019|
|201920192019Semester 1||StartStartStartMon 25 February 2019||EndEndEndSun 23 June 2019|
|201920192019 UA common vacation week||StartStartStart Mon 22 April 2019||EndEndEnd Sun 28 April 2019|
|201920192019 Central Examinations period||StartStartStart Mon 3 June 2019||EndEndEnd Sun 16 June 2019|
Note: includes UA Week (8 - 14 July 2019)
|StartStartStart Mon 24 June 2019||EndEndEnd Sun 28 July 2019|
|201920192019 International Orientation||StartStartStart Mon 22 July 2019||EndEndEnd Fri 26 July 2019|
|201920192019 Orientation||StartStartStart Mon 22 July 2019||EndEndEnd Fri 26 July 2019|
|201920192019Semester 2||StartStartStartMon 29 July 2019||EndEndEndSun 24 November 2019|
|201920192019 UA common vacation week||StartStartStart Mon 30 September 2019||EndEndEnd Sun 6 October 2019|
|201920192019 Central Examinations period||StartStartStart Mon 4 November 2019||EndEndEnd Sun 17 November 2019|
Approved by Academic Board 12 July 2017
|202020202020 International Orientation||StartStartStart Mon 10 February 2020||EndEndEnd Fri 14 February 2020|
|202020202020 Orientation||StartStartStart Mon 17 February 2020||EndEndEnd Fri 21 February 2020|
|202020202020Semester 1||StartStartStartMon 24 February 2020||EndEndEndSun 21 June 2020|
|202020202020 UA common vacation week||StartStartStart Mon 13 April 2020||EndEndEnd Sun 19 April 2020|
|202020202020 Central Examinations period||StartStartStart Mon 1 June 2020||EndEndEnd Sun 14 June 2020|
Note: includes UA Week (6 - 12 July 2020)
|StartStartStart Mon 22 June 2020||EndEndEnd
Sun 26 July 2020
|202020202020 International Orientation||StartStartStart Mon 13 July 2020||EndEndEnd Fri 17 July 2020|
|202020202020 Orientation||StartStartStart Mon 20 July 2020||EndEndEnd Fri 24 July 2020|
|202020202020Semester 2||StartStartStartMon 27 July 2020||EndEndEndSun 22 Nov 2020|
|202020202020 UA common vacation week||StartStartStart Mon 28 September 2020||EndEndEnd Sun 4 October 2020|
|202020202020 Central Examinations period||StartStartStart Mon 2 November 2020||EndEndEnd Sun 15 November 2020|
Approved by Academic Board 11 July 2018
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|CampusCampusCampusNorth Sydney||DateDateDate24 August|
View a list of public holidays and find out which campuses are closed during these periods.
|EventEventEventNew Year Holiday||DateDateDate1 January 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedAll|
|EventEventEventAustralia Day||DateDateDate28 January 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedAll|
|EventEventEventLabour Day (VIC), Canberra Day (ACT), Adelaide Cup (SA)||DateDateDate11 March 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedAdelaide, Ballarat, Canberra, Melbourne|
|EventEventEventGood Friday||DateDateDate19 April 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedAll|
|EventEventEventEaster Monday||DateDateDate22 April 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedAll|
|EventEventEventAnzac Day||DateDateDate25 April 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedAll|
|EventEventEventLabour Day (QLD)||DateDateDate6 May 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedBrisbane|
|EventEventEventReconciliation Day (ACT)||DateDateDate27 May 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedCanberra|
|EventEventEventQueen's Birthday (ACT/NSW/SA/VIC)||DateDateDate10 June 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedAdelaide, Ballarat, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield|
|EventEventEventRoyal National Show (QLD)||DateDateDate14 August 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedBrisbane|
|EventEventEventAFL Grand Final Day (VIC)
* Subject to AFL Schedule
|DateDateDate27 September 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedBallarat, Melbourne|
|EventEventEventLabour Day (ACT/NSW/SA), Queen's Birthday (QLD)||DateDateDate7 October 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affected Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, North Sydney, Strathfield|
|EventEventEventMelbourne Cup (VIC)||DateDateDate5 November 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedMelbourne|
|EventEventEventBallarat Show Holiday (VIC)||DateDateDate8 November 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedBallarat|
|EventEventEventChristmas Day||DateDateDate25 December 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedAll|
|EventEventEventBoxing Day (ACT/NSW/QLD/VIC) Proclamation Day (SA)||DateDateDate26 December 2019||Campuses affectedCampuses affectedCampuses affectedAll|
Couldn’t find what you wanted on the calendar? You can find other important dates and event deadlines below.
Stay on top of the closing dates for new courses, readmission, deferring your studies, or changing courses or campuses - you might miss out or face penalties if you don't.
Make sure you're aware of the census date, which is your last day for changing your enrolment.
Semester, term and trimester dates
Learn about our standard and non-standard teaching and study periods, including semesters, trimesters and professional terms.
Use our handbook's list of principal dates if you need an overview of fee due dates and census dates for different terms and semesters.
Study abroad and exchange
Looking to spend some time studying overseas? Learn about application timeframes, course lengths and other important dates and times so you can plan your travel.
English and pathway programs
Find out about the intake dates for our English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS), taught by the ACU Centre for Languages.
Access study dates and application timeframes for our July School, an excellent short course study experience you can do over your July vacation.
If you're looking to graduate or attend the ceremony of a loved one, find future graduation ceremony dates and venue information in our graduation section.
If you’re already studying with us, you can access a comprehensive list of important dates and timetable information.
Need help with your timetable? Learn about your schedule, view class locations and understand campus names and codes by visiting our course timetable page.
Using the student portal, you can access the following important dates, filterable by campus:
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