Census dates and teaching periods 2020

The census date is:

  • when you become liable for fees for the units you're enrolled in
  • the last day you can discontinue without 'withdrawn' showing on your academic record (there are some exceptions)

If you discontinue a unit after certain dates, your academic record can show withdrawn or withdrawn fail. You should understand how discontinuation dates can affect your fees and academic record.

Monash College students

Monash College census dates differ. For census and other important date information, see the Diplomas program and Foundation Year.

Standard census dates for the most common teaching periods

Teaching periodCode Teaching period start date 'Withdrawn no load' starts Census date 'Withdrawn late' starts 'Withdrawn fail' starts Teaching period end date
    Academic penalty for some teaching periods only  Academic and financial penalties apply
   Last day to discontinue units
Semester one S1-01 02/03/2020-31/03/202001/04/202005/05/202029/05/2020
Semester two S2-01 27/07/202025/08/202031/08/202001/09/202029/09/202023/10/2020
Full-year FY-01 02/03/202001/04/202030/04/202001/05/202004/08/202023/10/2020
Summer/winter unit dates may vary from those below. Check faculty summer and winter unit information
Summer semester A SSA-02 01/11/2020-31/12/202001/01/202131/01/202119/02/2021
Summer semester B SSB-01 01/01/2020-15/01/202016/01/202030/01/202021/02/2020
Winter semester WS-01 15/06/2020-30/06/202001/07/202007/07/202010/07/2020

Non-standard unit discontinuation dates

There may be other non-standard unit discontinuation dates. If you're unsure check with your faculty.

Census dates for 2020 teaching periods (sorted A-Z)

Teaching periodCode Teaching period start date 'Withdrawn no load' starts Census date 'Withdrawn late' starts 'Withdrawn fail' starts Teaching period end date
    Academic penalty applies to some teaching periods only  Academic and financial penalties apply
   Last day to discontinue units
Full-year teaching period FY-01 02/03/202001/04/202030/04/202001/05/202004/08/202023/10/2020
Full-year (extended) FY-32 20/01/202018/02/202030/04/202001/05/202011/08/202020/11/2020
MBA 1 MBA-TP1-01 01/01/2020-15/02/202016/02/202017/03/202030/04/2020
MBA 2 MBA-TP2-01 01/02/2020-08/03/202009/03/202028/04/202030/06/2020
MBA 3 MBA-TP3-01 01/05/2020-31/05/202001/06/202014/07/202031/08/2020
MBA 4 MBA-TP4-01 01/07/2020-31/07/202001/08/202013/10/202030/11/2020
MBA 5 MBA-TP5-01 01/09/2020-29/09/202030/09/202017/11/202031/12/2020
Monash online 1 MO-TP1-01 03/01/2020-17/01/202018/01/202004/02/202018/02/2020
Monash online 2 MO-TP2-01 28/02/2020-13/03/202014/03/202027/03/202016/04/2020
Monash online 3 MO-TP3-01 01/05/2020-15/05/202016/05/202029/05/202015/06/2020
Monash online 4 MO-TP4-01 26/06/2020-10/07/202011/07/202024/07/202010/08/2020
Monash online 5 MO-TP5-01 21/08/2020-04/09/202005/09/202018/09/202006/10/2020
Monash online 6 MO-TP6-01 16/10/2020-30/10/202031/10/202013/11/202030/11/2020
October intake - South Africa OCT-MSA-01 26/10/2020-30/11/202001/12/202005/01/202105/02/2021
October intake - Malaysia OCT-MY-01 26/10/2020-30/11/202001/12/202029/12/202022/01/2021
Research Q1 RES-Q1 01/01/2020-31/03/2020--31/03/2020
Research Q2 RES-Q2 01/04/2020-30/06/2020--30/06/2020
Research Q3 RES-Q3 01/07/2020-30/09/2020--30/09/2020
Research Q4 RES-Q4 01/10/2020-31/12/2020--31/12/2020
Semester 1 S1-01 02/03/2020-31/03/202001/04/202005/05/202029/05/2020
Semester 1 (extended) S1-32 20/01/202018/02/202031/03/202001/04/202028/04/202019/06/2020
Semester 1 (northern) S1-60 14/09/202013/10/202031/10/202001/11/202017/11/202011/12/2020
Semester 2 S2-01 27/07/202025/08/202031/08/202001/09/202029/09/202023/10/2020
Semester 2 (extended) S2-32 22/06/202021/07/202031/08/202001/09/202029/09/202020/11/2020
Semester 2 (northern) S2-60 17/02/202017/03/202031/03/202001/04/202028/04/202029/05/2020
Semester 2 - semester 1 S2-S1-02 27/07/202025/08/202030/09/202001/10/202023/02/202128/05/2021
Semester 2 - summer A S2-SS-02 27/07/202025/08/202030/09/202001/10/202013/12/202019/02/2021
Summer semester A SSA-02 01/11/2020-31/12/202001/01/202131/01/202119/02/2021
Summer semester B SSB-01 01/01/2020-15/01/202016/01/202030/01/202021/02/2020
Summer A - semester 1 SS-S1-01 01/11/201930/11/201915/01/202016/01/202005/05/202029/05/2020
Term 1 T1-57 01/01/202030/01/202015/02/202016/02/202003/03/202031/03/2020
Term 2 T2-57 01/04/2020-30/04/202001/05/202002/06/202030/06/2020
Term 3 T3-57 01/07/202030/07/202031/08/202001/09/202015/09/202030/09/2020
Term 4 T4-57 01/10/2020-31/10/202001/11/202001/12/202031/12/2020
Trimester 1 T1-58 06/01/202004/02/202015/02/202016/02/202031/03/202008/05/2020
Trimester 2 T2-58 11/05/202009/06/202030/06/202001/07/202021/07/202014/08/2020
Trimester 3 T3-58 17/08/202015/09/202030/09/202001/10/202003/11/202004/12/2020
Trimester A TRI-A-29 09/03/2020-31/03/202001/04/202028/04/202029/05/2020
Trimester B TRI-B-29 29/06/2020-31/07/202001/08/202018/08/202018/09/2020
Trimester C TRI-C-29 16/11/2020-31/12/202001/01/202105/01/202105/02/2021
Winter semester WS-01 15/06/2020-30/06/202001/07/202007/07/202010/07/2020

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