Principal dates 2018

Dates for Australian campuses

Exceptions

Summer and winter semester
The dates for summer and winter semester vary from unit to unit. For teaching and penalty dates, see summer and winter units.

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science
Teaching periods for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Other campuses and locations

For overseas dates, see Malaysia and South Africa.

January
01 Mon Public holiday: New Years Day (University closed)
02 Tue University reopens
10 Wed Fee statement: available for semester one (S1-01) on the Web Enrolment System (WES) and sent to Monash student email account
12 Fri Enrolments: begin for VTAC (round one - postgraduate) students. Dates vary for each campus
12 Fri Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for SA-HELP incurred in 2017
15 Mon Census date for teaching period: summer semester A - semester 1 (SS-S1-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
15 Mon Coursework scholarship applications: open for 2018 (round two)
15 Mon Graduation: applications close for April in Malaysia and May in Australia
15 Mon Census date for teaching period: summer semester B (SSB-01). Penalty and teaching dates vary. To check the dates for your unit, see exceptions
15 Mon Enrolments: end for VTAC (round one - postgraduate) students
18 Thu Enrolments: begin for VTAC (round one - undergraduate) students. Dates vary for each campus
18 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for: summer semester A (SSA-02)/2017
19 Fri Census date for teaching period: Monash online 1 (MO-TP1-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
23 Tue Enrolments: begin for VTAC (round two - postgraduate) students. Dates vary for each campus
24 Wed Enrolments: end for VTAC (round two - postgraduate) students
24 Wed Enrolments: end for VTAC (round one - undergraduate) students
26 Fri Public holiday: Australia Day (University closed)
26 Fri Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for SA-HELP incurred for units in 2017
29 Mon Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for semester two (S2-01) 2017
30 Tue Allocate+ preference entry: closes 10am for semester one (S1-01)
February
01 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017
01 Thu Graduation: applications open for October and November ceremonies
02 Fri Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for semester two (S2-01) 2017
05 Mon Exams: begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018
06 Tue Enrolments: begin for VTAC (round two - undergraduate) students. Dates vary for each campus
06 Tue Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester one (S1-01)
08 Thu Exams: end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018
08 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for summer A-semester 1 (SS-S1-01), summer semester B (SSB-01) and Monash online 1 (MO-TP1-01)
12 Mon Academic Engagement Days: begin for international students
14 Wed Enrolments: end for VTAC (round two - undergraduate) students
15 Thu Graduation: applications close for June in China
15 Thu Census date for teaching period: MBA1 (MBA-TP1-01), term 1 (T1-57) and trimester 1 (T1-58). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
16 Fri Academic Engagement Days: end for international students
16 Fri Fees due: for semester one (S1-01)
16 Fri Coursework scholarship applications: close for 2018 (round two)
16 Fri Results: released (deferred and supplementary exams) for semester two (S2-01) 2017
19 Mon Orientation Week: begins (dates and times vary for each campus)
22 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for summer A-semester 1 (SS-S1-01), summer semester B (SSB-01) and Monash online 1 (MO-TP1-01)
23 Fri Orientation Week: ends
23 Fri Last day to add off-campus semester one (S1-01) or full-year (FY-01) units
26 Mon Results: released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018
26 Mon Semester one (S1-01) and full-year (FY-01) begins
March
01 Thu Graduation: applications close for May ceremonies (graduate research students only)
08 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for MBA-1 (MBA-TP1-01), term 1 (T1-57) and trimester 1 (T1-58)
08 Thu Census date for teaching period: MBA2 (MBA-TP2-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
09 Fri Last day to add on-campus semester one (S1-01) or full-year (FY-01) units
12 Mon Allocate+ adjustment: closes from 5pm for semester one (S1-01)
16 Fri Census date for teaching period: Monash online 2 (MO-TP2-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
22 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for MBA-1 (MBA-TP1-01), term 1 (T1-57) and trimester 1 (T1-58)
29 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for MBA-2 (MBA-TP2-01)
30 Fri Public holiday: Good Friday (University closed)
30 Fri Mid-semester break: begins
31 Sat Graduate research scholarships: close for Round 1/2018 (international students)
31 Sat Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) and full-year (FY-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
31 Sat Census date for teaching period: semester one (S1-01), semester one (extended) (S1-32), semester 2 (northern) (S2-60) and trimester A (TRI-A-29). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
April
01 Sun Graduate research scholarships: open for Round 3/2018 (international students)
01 Sun Daylight saving ends: Turn clocks back one hour
02 Mon Public holiday: Easter Monday (University closed)
03 Tue Public holiday: Easter Tuesday (University closed)
05 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for Monash online 2 (MO-TP2-01)
06 Fri Mid-semester break: ends
12 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for MBA-2 (MBA-TP2-01)
19 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for Monash online 2 (MO-TP2-01)
19 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for semester one (S1-01), semester one extended (S1-32), semester two northern (S2-60), trimester A (TRI-A-29)
23 Mon Exam timetable published: for semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
25 Wed Public holiday: Anzac Day (University closed)
30 Mon Census date for teaching period: full-year (FY-01), full-year (extended) (FY-32) and term 2 (T2-57). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
30 Mon Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as a 'withdrawn fail'
May
03 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for semester one (S1-01), semester 1 extended (S1-32), semester 2 northern (S2-60), trimester A (TRI-A-29)
14 Mon Coursework scholarship applications: open for mid-year 2018
14 Mon Graduation: ceremonies begin at Clayton campus
18 Fri University class timetable: for semester two 2018 available
18 Fri Census date for teaching period: Monash online 3 (MO-TP3-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
18 Fri Allocate+ preference entry: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
23 Wed Fee statement: available for semester two (S2-01) on the Web Enrolment System (WES) and sent to Monash student email account
24 Thu Graduation: ceremonies end at Clayton campus
24 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for full-year (FY-01), full-year (extended) (FY-32), and term 2 (T2-57)
25 Fri Semester one (S1-01) ends. Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with 'withdrawn fail' showing on academic record. Units cannot be discontinued after this date
28 Mon Swot Vac: begins
28 Mon Graduation ceremony: Clayton campus - contingency
31 Thu Graduate research scholarships: close for Round 2/2018 (domestic students)
31 Thu Census date for teaching period: MBA3 (MBA-TP3-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
June
01 Fri Graduate research scholarships: open for Round 4/2018 (domestic students)
01 Fri Swot Vac: ends
04 Mon Exams: begin for semester one (S1-01)
07 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for full-year (FY-01), full-year (extended) (FY-32), and term 2 (T2-57)
07 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on Web Enrolment System (WES) for Monash online 3 (MO-TP3-01)
18 Mon Allocate+ preference entry: closes 10am for semester two (S2-01)
21 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for MBA-3 (MBA-TP3-01)
21 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for Monash online 3 (MO-TP3-01)
22 Fri Exams: end for semester one (S1-01)
23 Sat Graduation ceremony: Suzhou, China - all faculties
26 Tue Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
29 Fri Coursework scholarship applications: close for mid-year 2018
30 Sat Census date for teaching period: trimester 2 (T2-58). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching periods without incurring fees
30 Sat Census date for teaching period: winter (WS-01). Penalty and teaching dates vary. To check the dates for your unit, see exceptions
July
01 Sun Graduation: applications open for December ceremonies (graduate research students only)
05 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for MBA-3 (MBA-TP3-01)
09 Mon Results: released for semester one (S1-01)
10 Tue Graduation: applications close for July in Australia (Australia Awards students only)
13 Fri Fees due: for semester two (S2-01)
13 Fri Census date for teaching period: Monash online 4 (MO-TP4-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
16 Mon Mid-year Orientation Week: begins (dates and times vary for each campus)
20 Fri Mid-year Orientation Week: ends
20 Fri Last day to add off-campus semester two (S2-01) units
23 Mon Semester two (S2-01) begins
24 Tue Graduation: ceremony at Clayton campus for Australia Awards students and Doctoral candidates
25 Wed Exam timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018 and semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
26 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for trimester 2 (T2-58) and winter (WS-01)
30 Mon Last day to discontinue full-year (FY-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
31 Tue Census date for teaching period: MBA4 (MBA-TP4-01) and trimester B (TRI-B-29). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching period without incurring fees
31 Tue Graduation: applications close for October and November ceremonies (coursework students only)
August
01 Wed Graduation: applications open for December ceremonies (eligible coursework students only)
02 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for Monash online 4 (MO-TP4-01)
03 Fri Last day to add on-campus semester two (S2-01) units
06 Mon Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018 and semester one (S1-01)
06 Mon Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester two (S2-01)
06 Mon Coursework scholarship applications: open for 2019 (round one)
09 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for trimester 2 (T2-58) and winter (WS-01)
10 Fri Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018 and semester one (S1-01)
16 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for Monash online 4 (MO-TP4-01)
17 Fri Graduation: applications close for October ceremonies (graduate research students only)
20 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
22 Wed Results (deferred and supplementary exams): released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018 and semester one (S1-01)
23 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for MBA-4 (MBA-TP4-01) and trimester B (TRI-B-29)
31 Fri Graduate research scholarships: close for Round 3/2018 (international students)
31 Fri Census date for teaching period: semester two (S2-01), semester two - (extended) (S2-32) and term 3 (T3-57). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
31 Fri Graduation: applications close for December ceremonies (eligible coursework students only)
September
01 Sat Graduate Research scholarships: open for Round 1/2019 (international students)
04 Tue Course transfer applications open
06 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for MBA-4 (MBA-TP4-01) and trimester B (TRI-B-29)
07 Fri Census date for teaching period: Monash online 5 (MO-TP5-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
17 Mon Exam timetable published: for semester two (S2-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
20 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for semester two (S2-01), semester two (extended) (S2-32) and term 3 (T3-57)
24 Mon Mid-semester break: begins
24 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as a 'withdrawn fail'
27 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for Monash online 5 (MO-TP5-01)
28 Fri Mid-semester break: ends
28 Fri Public holiday: Grand Final Friday (University closed)
29 Sat Census date for teaching period: MBA5 (MBA-TP5-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
30 Sun Census date for teaching period: start semester two-finish semester one (S2-S1-02), start semester two-finish summer A (S2-SS-02) and trimester 3 (T3-58). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
October
04 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for semester two (S2-01), semester two-extended (S2-32) and term 3 (T3-57)
07 Sun Daylight saving starts: Turn clocks forward one hour
08 Mon Re-enrolment (timely): begins for 2019
11 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for Monash online 5 (MO-TP5-01)
18 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for MBA-5 (MBA-TP5-01), start semester two-finish semester one (S2-S1-02), start semester two-finish summer A (S2-SS-02) and trimester 3 (T3-58)
19 Fri Semester two (S2-01) and full year (FY-01) ends. Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods with 'withdrawn fail' showing on academic record. Units cannot be discontinued after this date
22 Mon Swot Vac: begins
22 Mon Graduation: ceremonies begin at Clayton campus
26 Fri Swot Vac: ends
26 Fri Course transfer applications close
29 Mon Exams: begin for semester two (S2-01)
29 Mon Graduation: ceremonies end at Clayton campus
31 Wed Graduate research scholarships: close for Round 4/2018 (domestic students)
31 Wed Census date for teaching period: term 4 (T4-57) and semester 1 (northern) (S1-60). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
31 Wed Graduation: applications close for December ceremonies (graduate research)
November
01 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for MBA-5 (MBA-TP5-01), start semester two-finish semester one (S2-S1-02), start semester two-finish summer A (S2-SS-02) and trimester 3 (T3-58)
02 Fri Census date for teaching period: Monash online 6 (MO-TP6-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
07 Wed Coursework scholarship applications: close for 2019 (round one)
16 Fri Exams: end for semester two (S2-01)
22 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for Monash online 6 (MO-TP6-01), semester 1 (northern) (S1-60) and term 4 (T4-57)
28 Wed Re-enrolment (timely): ends for 2019
29 Thu Re-enrolment (late): begins for 2019. A late fee applies
December
03 Mon Results: released for semester two (S2-01)
03 Mon Census date for teaching period: trimester C (TRI-C-29). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
06 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for Monash online 6 (MO-TP6-01), semester 1 (northern) (S1-60) and term 4 (T4-57)
07 Fri Re-enrolment (late): ends for 2019
07 Fri Exam timetable published: for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2019 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
10 Mon Course transfer outcomes released
11 Tue Graduation: ceremonies start - Clayton campus
12 Wed Course transfer final day to respond
13 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): available on the Web Enrolment System (WES) for trimester C (TRI-C-29)
14 Fri Graduation: ceremonies finish - Clayton campus
17 Mon Exam timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for semester two (S2-01) 2018 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
21 Fri University closed (reopens 2 Jan 2019)
25 Tue Public holiday: Christmas Day (University closed)
26 Wed Public holiday: Boxing Day (University closed)
27 Thu Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN): last day to lodge dispute for trimester C (TRI-C-29)
31 Mon Census date for teaching period: summer A (SSA-02). Penalty and teaching dates vary. To check the dates for your unit, see exceptions
31 Mon SA-HELP incurred date

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