Withdrawal dates & refund amounts for domestic students

Listed below are withdrawal dates for domestic students. The date of withdrawal determines the refund amount and academic grade. Students must complete withdrawal/s via StudentConnect.

Semester withdrawal dates

2020 Semester withdrawal dates

 
Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Semester 1 Up until 31 March 2020 * From 16 April to 1 June 2020 ** From 12 May 2020
Semester 2 Up until 31 August 2020 From 1 September to 29 September 2020 From 30 September 2020

* Semester 1 2020 - Due to COVID-19, Deakin University has allowed a grace period for withdrawing units. Units withdrawn by 11.59pm on 15 April 2020 will not incur an academic penalty and will be recorded as Withdrawn Early (WE). Domestic students who withdraw by this date will not incur fees. International students who withdraw by this date are still subject to normal fee refund processes, please see the Fees website for more information.

** Dates were originally 1 April to 11 May and were changed due to COVID-19 impact.

Trimester withdrawal dates

2020 Trimester withdrawal dates

Trimester withdrawal dates showing Trimesters 1, 2 and 3
Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Trimester 1 Up until 31 March 2020 * From 16 April to 1 June 2020 ** From 2 June 2020 ***
Trimester 2 Up until 15 August 2020 From 16 August to 13 September 2020 From 14 September 2020
Trimester 3 Up until 15 December 2020 From 16 December 2020 to 10 January 2021 From 11 January 2021

* Trimester 1 2020 - Due to COVID-19, Deakin University has allowed a grace period for withdrawing units. Units withdrawn by 11.59pm on 15 April 2020 will not incur an academic penalty and will be recorded as Withdrawn Early (WE). Domestic students who withdraw by this date will not incur fees. International students who withdraw by this date are still subject to normal fee refund processes, please see the Fees website for more information.

** Dates were originally 1 April to 11 May and were changed due to COVID-19 impact.

*** Date was originally 12 May and was changed due to COVID-19 impact.

Residential withdrawal dates

2020 Intensive withdrawal dates

Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Intensive 1 Up to Monday 13 January 2020From 14 January 2020 to 3 February 2020From 4 February 2020
Intensive 2 Up to  Sunday 23 February 2020From 24 February 2020 to 15 March 2020From 16 March 2020
Intensive 3Up to Sunday 29 March 2020From 30 March 2020 to 19 April 2020From 20 April 2020
Intensive 4 Up to Sunday 12 April 2020From 13 April 2020 to 3 May 2020From 4 May 2020
Intensive 5Up to Sunday 17 May 2020From 18 May 2020 7 June 2020From 8 June 2020
Intensive 6Up to Sunday 28 June 2020From 29 June 2020 19 July 2020From 20 July 2020
Intensive 7Up to Sunday 19 July 2020From 20 July 2020 9 August 2020From 10 August 20220
Intensive 8Up to Sunday 23 August 2020From 24 August 2020 13 September 2020From 14 September 2020
Intensive 9Up to Sunday 20 September 2020From 21 September 2020 11 October 2020From 12 October 2020
Intensive 10Up to Sunday 18 October 2020From 19 October 2020 8 November 2020From 9 November 2020
Intensive 11Up to Sunday 8 November 2020From 9 November 2020 29 November 2020From 30 November 2020
Intensive 12Up to Sunday 15 November 2020From 16 November 2020 to 6 December 2020From 7 December 2020

2020 Start Anytime withdrawal dates

Start Anytime 6 month study period withdrawal dates
Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Study period 6M 1 Up to 20 February 2020 From 21 February to 8 July 2020 From 9 July 2020
Study period 6M 2 Up to 20 March 2020 From 21 March to 5 August 2020 From 6 August 2020
Study period 6M 3 Up to 17 April 2020 From 18 April to 2 September 2020 From 3 September 2020
Study period 6M 4 Up to 15 May 2020 From 16 May to 30 September 2020       From 1 October 2020
Study period 6M 5 Up to 19 June 2020 From 20 June 2020 to 4 November 2020 From 5 November 2020
Study period 6M 6 Up to 17 July 2020 From 18 July 2020 to 2  December 2020 From 3 December 2020
Study period 6M 7 Up to 14 August 2020 From 15 August 2020 to 30 December 2020 From 31 December 2020
Study period 6M 8 Up to 18 September 2020 From 19 September 2020 to 3 February 2021 From 4 February 2021
Study period 6M 9 Up to 16 October 2020 From 17 October 2020 to 2 March 2021 From 3 March 2021
Study period 6M 10 Up to 20 November 2020 From 21 November 2020 to 6 April 2021 From 7 April 2021
Study period 6M 11 Up to 18 December 2020 From 19 December 2020 to 4 May 2021 From 5 May 2021
Study period  6M 12 Up to 15 January 2021 From 16 January 2021 to 1 June 2021 From 2 June 2021
Start Anytime 12 month study period withdrawal dates
Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Study period 12M 1 Up to 30 March 2020 From 31 March 2020 to 7 January 2021 From 8 January 2021
Study period 12M 2 Up to 25 April 2020 From 26 April 2020 to 2 February 2021 From 3 February 2021
Study period 12M 3 Up to 23 May 2020 From 24 May 2020 to 2 March 2021 From 3 March 2021
Study period 12M 4 Up to 20 June 2020 From 21 June 2020 to 30 March 2021 From  31 March 2021
Study period 12M 5 Up to 25 July 2020 From 26 July 2020 to 4 May 2021 From 5 May 2021
Study period 12M 6 Up to 22 August 2020 From 23 August 2020 to 1 June 2021 From 2 June 2021
Study period 12M 7 Up to 19 September 2020 From 20 September 2020 to 29 June 2021 From 30 June 2021
Study period 12M 8 Up to 24 October 2020 From 25 October 2020 to 3 August 2021 From 4 August 2021
Study period 12M 9 Up to 21 November 2020 From 22 November 2020 to  31 August 2021 From 1 September 2021
Study period 12M 10 Up to 26 December 2020 From 27 December 2020 to 5 October 2021 From 6 October 2021
Study period 12M 11 Up to 23 January 2021 From 24 January 2021 to 2 November 2021 From 3 November 2021
Study period  12M 12 Up to 20 February 2021 From 21 February 2021 to 30 November 2021 From 1 December 2021

2019 Start Anytime withdrawal dates

Start Anytime 6 month study period withdrawal dates
Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Study period 6M 8 Up to 18 September 2019 From 19 September 2019 to 3 February 2020 From 4 February 2020
Study period 6M 9 Up to 16 October 2019 From 17 October 2019 to 2 March 2020 From 3 March 2020
Study period 6M 10 Up to 20 November 2019 From 21 November 2019 to 6 April 2020 From 7 April 2020
Study period 6M 11 Up to 18 December 2019 From 19 December 2019 to 4 May 2020 From 5 May 2020
Study period  6M 12 Up to 15 January 2020 From 16 January to 1 June 2020 From 2 June 2020
Start Anytime 12 month study period withdrawal dates
Study period Date to withdraw by to receive 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn Late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Study period 12M 1 Up to 30 March 2019 From 31 March 2019 to 7 January 2020 From 8 January 2020
Study period 12M 2 Up to 27 April 2019 From 28 April 2019 to 4 February 2020 From 5 February 2020
Study period 12M 3 Up to 25 May 2019 From 26 May 2019 to 3 March 2020 From 4 March 2020
Study period 12M 4 Up to 22 June 2019 From 23 June 2019 to 31 March 2020 From 1 April 2020
Study period 12M 5 Up to 27 July 2019 From 28 July 2019 to 5 May 2020 From 6 May 2020
Study period 12M 6 Up to 24 August 2019 From 25 August 2019 to 2 June 2020 From 3 June 2020
Study period 12M 7 Up to 21 September 2019 From 22 September 2019 to 30 June 2020 From 1 July 2020
Study period 12M 8 Up to 26 October 2019 From 27 October 2019 to 4 August 2020 From 5 August 2020
Study period 12M 9 Up to 23 November 2019 From 24 November 2019 to 1 September 2020 From 2 September 2020
Study period 12M 10 Up to 28 December 2019 From 29 December 2019 to 6 October 2020 From 7 October 2020
Study period 12M 11 Up to 25 January 2020 From 26 January to 3 November 2020 From 4 November 2020
Study period  12M 12 Up to 22 February 2020 From 23 February to 1 December 2020 From 2 December 2020
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