Uni life can be complicated at first, so this site will help make it a little easier to navigate your first semester at Monash. The weeks listed here represent the twelve teaching weeks of semester. Just start scrolling to browse topics to see important deadlines to help you manage your studies each week. 

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Census date

If you're struggling with a unit or with your study load, you might want to consider dropping a unit by 11.59pm on the census date.

Before making changes to your enrolment, check your:

  • course rules (for core units, prerequisites or corequisites) or talk to your faculty
  • visa conditions, if you're an international student. You usually need to have a full study load for your student visa to remain valid.

The semester two census date is 31 August.

Remember to keep your contact details up to date in WES, otherwise you might miss important communications from us.

Academic penalties may also apply, depending on when you withdraw.

For a full list of census dates for all teaching periods (e.g. full-year units, terms, trimesters), and any penalties that apply, see census dates and teaching periods.