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Handbook 2012

Trimester Important Dates 2012

 Please be aware that these dates are subject to change and may, as a result, be updated.

University opens for 2012 Tuesday 3 January
Australia Day - University closed Thursday 26 January
Labour Day - University remains open Monday 12 March
Good Friday - University closed Friday 6 April
Easter Monday - University closed Monday 9 April
Easter Tuesday - University closed Tuesday 10 April
ANZAC Day public holiday - University closed Wednesday 25 April
Queen's Birthday - University remains open Monday 11 June
Melbourne Cup Day - University remains open Tuesday 6 November
University holiday - University closed Monday 24 December, 2012 -
Thursday 3 January, 2013
University opens for 2013 Friday 4 Januay 2013

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Trimester 1, 2 and 3 Important Dates

  * These dates may not always appear in strict date order for each Trimester - please read carefully. 

 ^^ Trimester 3 - changes to the dates for this Trimester were approved at Council on 19 April 2012.  The teaching period has been reduced by one week and the new dates are reflected below.

~ The supplementary exam period dates have been amended for Trimester 1.  They have been brought forward by one week.

Event Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3 ^^
Invoices available on StudentConnect Monday 13 February

(originally scheduled for Monday 30 January)
* Monday 11 June
* Monday 22 October
Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students to apply to undertake cross-institutional studies Sunday 5 February Sunday 10 June Sunday 14 October
International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from trimester and receive a 90% refund Sunday 5 February Sunday 10 June Sunday 14 October
Off-campus units - last day to add off-campus units to enrolment Sunday 26 February Sunday 1 July Sunday 4 November
International students on-campus orientation and enrolment Monday 20 February Monday 2 July Monday 5 November
Orientation week begins - all students Monday 27 February    
Trimester teaching period begins Monday 5 March Monday 9 July Monday 12 November
Fees due Monday 12 March Friday 27 July Tuesday 27 November
International students - first instalment of at least 50% of Trimester fees due Monday 12 March Friday 27 July Tuesday 27 November
International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Trimester and receive a 100% refund Sunday 18 March
* Sunday 22 July
Sunday 25 November
On-campus units - last day to add on-campus units to enrolment, subject to availability of places Sunday 18 March Sunday 22 July
Sunday 25 November

Census date

International students

  • International fee-paying students - last day to withdraw from Trimester and receive a 50% refund
  • International students must have finalised payment of first instalment of at least 50% of Trimester fees

 Domestic students

  • Last day to withdraw from units, intermit from Trimester or discontinue course without HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP liability
  • Last day for HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP students to make full or partial up front payments for Trimester
  • Last day for Commonwealth supported students to submit online Commonwealth Assistance Form and/or provide their tax file number (TFN)
  • FEE-HELP - last day for domestic fee-paying students to apply for FEE-HELP or pay fees up front for Trimester

All students

  • Last day to withdraw from Trimester units without reference on academic record
Saturday 31 March
Wednesday 15 August
Saturday 15 December
Intra-trimester break Friday 6 April -
Sunday 15 April
*Monday 24 September -
Sunday 30 September
*Tuesday 25 December -
Thursday 3 January 2013
Exam timetable released on StudentConnect Monday 30 April Monday 3 September
Monday 17 December
Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Trimester released on StudentConnect *Friday 27 April
Wednesday 12 September Friday 11 January 2013
International students - final instalment of Trimester fees due Monday 30 April Saturday 15 September Tuesday 15 January 2013
Last day to withdraw from Trimester with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic record Sunday 6 May * Sunday 9 September
Sunday 13 January 2013
Exam location - last day to request a change in exam location without penalty fee Thursday 10 May
Thursday 13 September
Thursday 17 January 2013
Exam location - last day to request a change in exam location with penalty fee Thursday 24 May Thursday 27 September
Thursday 31 January 2013
Trimester teaching period ends Friday 1 June
Friday 5 October
Friday 8 February 2013
Last day to withdraw from Trimester units with Withdrawn Fail (WN) grade listed on academic record Friday 1 June Friday 5 October Friday 8 February 2013
Study period Monday 4 -
Wednesday 6 June
Monday 8 -
Wednesday 10 October
Monday 11 -
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Exams start Thursday 7 June Thursday 11 October
Thursday 14 February 2013
Exams end Friday 15 June
Friday 19 October
Friday 22 February 2013
Inter trimester break Monday 18 June -
Friday 6 July
Monday 22 October -
Friday 9 November
Monday 25 February -
Friday 8 March 2013
Results released Thursday 5 July Thursday 8 November Thursday 7 March 2013
Graduation applications close for students completing their degree at end of Trimester Tuesday 31 July (for October ceremonies) * Wednesday 31 October
(International students only for
December ceremonies)

* Wednesday 30 January 2013
(for April ceremonies)
* Wednesday 30 January 2013
(for April ceremonies)
Supplementary and special exam timetable released on StudentConnect * Wednesday 11 July ~
Monday 17 December
Monday 6 May 2013
Supplementary and special exams start Monday 30 July ~
Thursday 14 February 2013
Thursday 13 June 2013
Supplementary and special exams end Friday 3 August ~
Friday 22 February 2013
Friday 21 June 2013
Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students who have studied at another institution to provide their results to Deakin Friday 24 August
* Friday 11 January 2013 
* Friday 12 April 2013

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Residential unit census dates

Residential 1 18 May 2012
Residential 2 31 August 2012
Residential 3 15 December 2012

For more information and dates for residential units in Business and Law visit the Graduate School of Business website.

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10th December 2012