Actions to take by census date

Learn and remember the actions you need to take before your class census dates in order to avoid penalties.

Action to take

Deadline

Penalty if you fail to take this action by census date

Drop a class online.
Important: you cannot use Enrolment Online to drop your last course.
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Drop a class in person at RMIT Connect.
Complete and submit an Enrolment variation form (PDF 59kb 2p).

5 pm on the relevant class census date* (or 11.59pm online)

You will have to pay for any study you are enrolled in even if you are no longer attending classes.

Apply for credit transfer/recognition of prior learning (RPL) in person at RMIT Connect.
Learn how to apply for RPL and credit transfer

5 pm on the relevant class census date*

You will have to pay for any study you are enrolled in even if you are no longer attending classes.

Apply for leave of absence from your program.
Eligible students can do this online.
Learn how to apply for leave of absence

5pm on the relevant course census date* (or 11.59pm online)

You will have to pay for any study you are enrolled in even if you are no longer attending classes.

Cancel your program enrolment (drop all courses in your program).
Eligible students can do this online.
Learn how to cancel your program

5pm on the relevant course census date* (or 11.59pm online)

You will have to pay for any study you are enrolled in even if you are no longer attending classes.**

Apply for VET Student Loan to defer your tuition fees online.

Learn how to apply for VET FEE-HELP and VET student loans.

11.59pm (online) on relevant course census date

You will be required to pay your tuition fees up-front and in full without access to VET Student Loan.

** If you are a commencing international student and have enrolled in the first semester of a program, financial penalties may apply for cancelling your enrolment before or after the census date. Refer to Enrolment processes: refund of fees (PDF 582kb 16p).

More information

Visit RMIT Connect on your campus or call +61 3 9925 5000 during business hours.