Key dates

This page details the key dates specific to exchange and study abroad students. The orientation dates shown apply to Australian students – if you'll be studying at Monash Malaysia your orientation will take place during the University orientation week.

To view the complete list of important University dates, including teaching periods and exams, visit Semester dates.

2023 Important dates

Semester one

1 November, 2022Exchange student application submission deadline for study in Semester one, 2023
1 December, 2022Study Abroad student application submission deadline for study in Semester one, 2023
Saturday 11 February and Thursday 6 July For students living on-campus*, accommodation contract will begin and end
Monday 13 FebruaryStudents to arrive on/before this date
Tuesday 14 - Friday 17 FebruaryMonash Abroad Orientation
Monday 20 – Friday 24 FebruaryMonash University ‘O’ Week
Monday 27 FebruaryClasses commence
Monday 10 - Friday 14 AprilMid-semester break
Friday 26 MayClasses conclude
Monday 28 May – Friday 2 JuneSwot vac (study leave, no classes)
Monday 5 June – Friday 23 June Exam period

Semester two

1 AprilExchange student application submission deadline for study in Semester two, 2023
1 MayStudy Abroad student application submission deadline for study in Semester two, 2023
Saturday 8 July and Saturday 2 December For students living on-campus*, accommodation contract will begin and end
Monday 10 JulyStudents to arrive on/before this date
Tuesday 11 - Friday 14 JulyMonash Abroad Orientation
Monday 17 – Friday 21 JulyMonash University ‘O’ Week
Monday 24 JulyClasses commence
Monday 25 - Friday 29 SeptemberMid-semester break
Friday 20 OctoberClasses conclude
Monday 23 October – Friday 27 OctoberSwot vac (study leave, no classes)
Monday 30 October – Friday 17 November Exam period

* On-campus accommodation contract dates are for Monash University Residential Village – longer contracts are in place for Urban Community.