2012 important dates for TAFE students

Semester 1

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key administration dates for TAFE onshore students

December 2011

19 Dec

 

24 December–2 January 2012 University closedown

January 2012

2 Jan

 

2 January New Year’s Day public holiday (Monday)

3 January RMIT University re-opens
Enrolment system opens for 2012

 

9 Jan

 

 

 

16 Jan

 

16 January Deferred and resit exam timetable (from Semester 2 2011) posted online

 

23 Jan

 

23 January Chinese New Year

26 January Australia Day public holiday (Thursday)

 

30 Jan

 

 

February

6 Feb

1

6 February Semester 1 classes begin*

6–10 February Deferred and resit exams (from Semester 2 2011)

6–10 February Orientation

 

13 Feb

2

16 February Official deferred results release date (from Semester 2 2011)

17 February Last day to add classes for Semester 1*
Last day to apply via direct application for Semester 1

 

20 Feb

3

 

 

27 Feb

4

29 February January census date – classes starting in January 2012 and ending on or before 30 June 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

March

5 Mar

5

 

 

12 Mar

6

12 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

19 Mar

7

 

 

26 Mar

8

31 March February census date – classes starting in February 2012 and ending on or before 30 June 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

April

2 Apr

9

5–11 April Mid-semester break (most programs)

6 April Good Friday public holiday

 

9 Apr

9

9 April Easter Monday public holiday

10 April Easter Tuesday (RMIT holiday)

12 April Classes resume (Thursday)

 

16 Apr

10

 

 

23 Apr

11

25 April Anzac Day public holiday (Wednesday)

 

30 Apr

12

30 April March census date – classes starting in March 2012 and ending on or before 30 June 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments
Provisional exam timetable for Semester 1 posted online

May

7 May

13

 

 

14 May

14

18 May Exam clash registration closes for Semester 1 exams
Exam equitable assessment arrangement (EAA) registrations close for Semester 1 exams

 

21 May

15

 

 

28 May

16

28 May Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 posted online

31 May April census date – classes starting in April 2012 and ending on or before 30 June 2012
Aviation census date – classes running between 31 March 2012 and 31 October 2012

June

4 Jun

17

4–15 June Assessment/exam period*

 

11 Jun

18

11 June Queen’s Birthday public holiday

12–15 June Assessment/exam period continues

 

18 Jun

 

18–22 June Semester break*

20 June–13 July Midyear enrolment period for Semester 2 2012

* Standard semester based programs only.

The TAFE census date is the last day to withdraw from classes without financial penalty and the closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments. More details on TAFE census dates.

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Change to semester 2 start date

Please note that the official start date for Semester 2 has been brought forward one week.

All students now need to be prepared to attend classes in the week commencing Monday 25 June instead of Monday 2 July 2012.

Please contact your school to find out if you have classes scheduled.

Read the Vice-Chancellor’s message to RMIT TAFE students for more information about the reasons for changing the Semester 2 start date.

Semester 2

Month

Week Beginning

Week Number

Key administration dates for TAFE onshore students

June

25 Jun

0

25 June Semester 2 classes begin*

25 June–6 July Midyear orientation

27 June Deferred and resit exam timetable (from Semester 1 2012) posted online

30 June Last day for students to apply to graduate at a ceremony outside Australia

May census date – classes starting in May 2012 and ending on or before 30 June 2012
June census date – classes starting in June 2012 and ending on or before 30 June 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

July

2 Jul

1

2 July Official results release date*

4–6 July Deferred and resit exams (from Semester 1 2012)

 

9 Jul

2

12 July Official deferred results released (from Semester 1 2012)*

13 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2*
Last day to apply via direct application for Semester 2

July

16 July

3

 

 

23 Jul

4

 

 

30 Jul

5

31 July TFY full year census date – classes starting before 30 June 2012 and ending between 1 July and 31 December 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments

August

6 Aug

6

 

 

13 Aug

7

 

 

20 Aug

8

 

 

27 Aug

 

27–31 August Mid-semester break

31 August July census date – classes starting in July 2012 and ending on or before 31 December 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments
Last day to apply to graduate at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony

September

3 Sep

9

 

 

10 Sep

10

 

 

17 Sep

11

17 September Provisional exam timetable for Semester 2 posted online

 

24 Sep

12

30 September August census date – classes starting in August 2012 and ending on or before 31 December 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.
Cross-year census date – classes starting before 30 June 2012 and ending before 29 June 2013. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

October

1 Oct

13

5 October Exam clash registrations close for Semester 2 exams
Exam equitable assessment arrangement (EAA) registrations close for Semester 2 exams

 

8 Oct

14

 

 

15 Oct

15

15 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 posted online

 

22 Oct

16

 

 

29 Oct

17

29 October–9 November Assessment/exam period*

31 October September census date – classes starting in September 2012 and ending on or before 31 December 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments

November

5 Nov

18

5–9 November Assessment/exam period continues

6 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)

7 November Enrolment system opens for 2013 enrolment

 

12 Nov

 

 

 

19 Nov

 

 

 

26 Nov

 

26 November Official results released

30 November October census date – classes starting in October 2012 and ending on or before 31 December 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments

December

3 Dec

 

 

 

10 Dec

 

12 December Melbourne Graduation Parade and Ceremony (Wednesday)

 

17 Dec

 

17 December Last day to enrol for 2013 for continuing students

 

24 Dec

 

25 December–1 January 2013 University closedown

25 December Christmas Day (Tuesday)

26 December Boxing Day (Wednesday)

 

31 Dec

 

31 December November and December census date – classes starting in November or December and ending on or before 31 December 2012. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments.

1 January 2013 New Year’s Day public holiday (Tuesday)

January 2013

2 Jan

 

2 January RMIT University re-opens

March

25 Mar

 

31 March CY2 – Cross-year 2 census date – classes starting between 1 July 2012 and 31 December 2013 and ending in 2013. Last day to ‘drop’ classes without financial penalty and closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments

* Standard semester based programs only.

The TAFE census date is the last day to withdraw from classes without financial penalty and the closing date for refunds for cancelled enrolments. More details on TAFE census dates.

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