2023 Trimester dates

Here you will find all important dates to do with your 2023 enrolment, including teaching periods, holidays, census dates, withdrawal dates, exam periods and deadlines to apply to graduate.

University opening dates and public holidays

University and public holidays and dates for 2023 by event, date and whether open or closed*
EventDateOpen/closed*
New Year's Day Sunday 1 January Closed
New Year's Day holidayMonday 2 JanuaryClosed
University opens for 2023 Thursday 5 January Open
Australia Day Thursday 26 January Closed
Labour Day Monday 13 March Open
Good Friday Friday 7 April Closed
Saturday of Easter weekend Saturday 8 April Closed
Easter Sunday Sunday 9 April Closed
Easter Monday Monday 10 April Closed
Easter Tuesday Tuesday 11 April Closed
ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April Closed
Queen's Birthday Monday 12 June Open
AFL Grand Final Eve To be confirmed Closed
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 7 November Open
University shut down To be confirmed Closed
Christmas Day Monday 25 December Closed
Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December Closed
New Year's Day Monday 1 January 2024 Closed
University opens for 2024 To be confirmed Open

*When CLOSED is indicated, please note that our libraries may still be available on some days when the Uni is closed, please check the library website to confirm opening hours.

Trimester 1 2023

Trimester 1 (T1) 2023 dates and deadlines by date and event
DateEvent
Friday 27 January Trimester 1 Invoices available on StudentConnect
Sunday 5 February International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from Trimester 1 and receive a 90% refund
To be confirmed STAR timetable opens 10am for preference entry for campus based units
To be confirmed STAR closes 10am for sorting of preferences
To be confirmed STAR re-opens 10am for timetable viewing and adjustment
Monday 20 February - Friday 24 February Pre-OWeek online sessions for international, pathway and online students and enrolment for Trimester 1
Monday 27 February Unit sites become available in Cloud Deakin
Monday 27 February - Friday 3 March Orientation week  - all students
Monday 6 March Trimester 1 teaching period begins
Monday 6 March - Friday 11 March WEEK 1
Tuesday 7 March International students - Trimester 1 fees due in full
Sunday 12 March Domestic students - Trimester 1 fees due
Monday 13 March - Friday 17 March WEEK 2
Friday 17 March Last day to add units to Trimester 1 enrolment both Campus and Cloud Campus - subject to availability of places.
Friday 17 March Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students to apply to undertake cross-institutional studies in Trimester 1
Sunday 19 March International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Trimester 1 and receive a 100% refund
Monday 20 March - Friday 24 March WEEK 3
Monday 27 March - Friday 31 March WEEK 4
Friday 31 March Census date
Monday 3 April - Thursday 6 April WEEK 5 (Friday public holiday for Good Friday)
Friday 7 April - Sunday 16 April Easter vacation / Intra-trimester break
Monday 17 April - Friday 21 April WEEK 6
Monday 25 April - Friday 29 April WEEK 7 (Monday public holiday for Anzac Day)
To be confirmed Trimester 1 exam timetable released on StudentConnect
Friday 28 March Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Trimester 1 released on StudentConnect
Monday 1 May - Friday 5 May WEEK 8
Monday 8 May - Friday 12 May WEEK 9
Monday 8 May Last day to withdraw from a Trimester 1 unit with Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic record.
Tuesday 9 May Withdrawn Fail (WN) applies for all units withdrawn from this date.
Monday 15 May - Friday 19 May WEEK 10
Monday 22 May - Friday 26 May WEEK 11
To be confirmed Exam location - last day to request a change in exam location 
Friday 26 May Trimester 1 teaching period ends
Monday 29 May - Friday 2 June Trimester 1 study period
Monday 5 June - Friday 16 June Trimester 1 examination period
Monday 19 June - Friday 8 July Inter trimester break
To be confirmed Graduation applications open for students completing their degree in Trimester 1 for October graduation ceremonies
Thursday 6 July Trimester 1 results released on StudentConnect at 10.30am
To be confirmed Supplementary and special exam timetable released on StudentConnect
To be confirmed Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students who have studied at another institution to provide their Trimester 1 results to Deakin
To be confirmed Supplementary and special examination period
To be confirmed Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for students completing their degree at end of Trimester 1
To be confirmed October graduation ceremonies at Geelong Waterfront Campus

Trimester 2 2023

Trimester 2 (T2) 2023 dates and deadlines by date and event
DateEvent
Wednesday 24 May Trimester 2 invoices available on StudentConnect
Sunday 11 June International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from Trimester 2 and receive a 90% refund
To be confirmed STAR timetable opens 10am for preference entry for campus based units
Monday 26 June - Friday 30 JunePre-OWeek online sessions for international, pathway and online students and enrolment for Trimester 2
To be confirmed STAR closes 10am for sorting of preferences
To be confirmed STAR re-opens 10am for timetable viewing and adjustment
Monday 3 July Unit sites become available in Cloud Deakin
Monday 3 July - Friday 7 July Orientation week - all students
Monday 3 July - Friday 7 July International students Campus orientation and enrolment for Trimester 2
Monday 10 July Trimester 2 teaching period begins
Monday 10 July - Friday 14 July WEEK 1
Tuesday 11 July International students - Trimester 2 fees due in full
Monday 17 July - Friday 21 July WEEK 2
Friday 21 July Last day to add units to Trimester 2 enrolment both Campus and Cloud Campus - subject to availability of places
Friday 21 July Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students to apply to undertake cross-institutional studies in Trimester 2
Sunday 23 July International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Trimester 2 and receive a 100% refund
Monday 24 July - Friday 28 July WEEK 3
Thursday 27 July Domestic students - Trimester 2 fees due
Monday 31 July - Friday 4 August WEEK 4
Monday 7 August - Friday 11 August WEEK 5
Monday 14 August - Sunday 20 August Intra-trimester break
Tuesday 15 August Census date
Monday 21 August - Friday 25 August WEEK 6
To be confirmed Exam timetable released on StudentConnect
Monday 28 August - Friday 1 September WEEK 7
Monday 4 September - Friday 8 September WEEK 8
Monday 11 September - Friday 15 September WEEK 9
Monday 11 September Last day to withdraw from a Trimester 2 unit with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic record
Tuesday 12 September Withdrawn Fail (WN) applies for all units withdrawn from this date
Tuesday 12 September Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Trimester 2 released on StudentConnect
Monday 18 September - Friday 22 September WEEK 10
To be confirmed Graduation applications open for international and Medicine students completing their degree in Trimester 2 / Semester 2 for December ceremonies
To be confirmed Exam location - last day to request a change in exam location
Monday 25 September - Friday 29 September WEEK 11
Friday 29 September Trimester 2 teaching period ends
Monday 2 October - Friday 6 October Study period
Monday 9 October - Friday 20 October Examination period
Monday 23 October - Friday 3 November Inter-trimester break
Friday 3 November Trimester 2 results released at 10.30am
To be confirmed Graduation applications open for students completing their degree in Trimester 2 for February ceremonies
To be confirmed Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for international and medicine/surgery students completing their degree in Trimester 2 / Semester 2 for December graduation ceremonies
To be confirmed Supplementary and special exam timetable for Trimester 2 released on StudentConnect
To be confirmed December graduation ceremonies at Geelong Waterfront (International students and School of Medicine)
To be confirmed Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for students completing their degree in Trimester 2 for February ceremonies
To be confirmed Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students who have studied at another institution to provide their Trimester 2 results to Deakin
To be confirmed Supplementary and special exam period for Trimester 2
To be confirmed February graduation ceremonies at Geelong Waterfront and Warrnambool Campus

Trimester 3 2023

Trimester 3 (T3) 2023 dates and deadlines by date and event
DateEvent
Tuesday 26 September Trimester 3 invoices available on StudentConnect
Sunday 8 October International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from Trimester 3 and receive a 90% refund
To be confirmed STAR timetable opens 10am for preference entry for campus based units
Monday 23 October - Friday 27 October Pre-OWeek online sessions for international, pathway and online students and enrolment for Trimester 3
To be confirmed STAR closes 10am for sorting of preferences
Monday 30 October Unit sites become available in Cloud Deakin
Monday 30 October - Friday 3 November International students Trimester 3 Campus orientation and enrol
Monday 30 October - Friday 3 November Orientation week - all students
To be confirmed STAR re-opens 10am for timetable viewing and adjustment
Monday 6 November Trimester 3 teaching period begins
Monday 6 November - Friday 10 November WEEK 1
Saturday 11 November International students - Trimester 3 fees due in full
Monday 13 November - Friday 17 November WEEK 2
Friday 17 November Last day to add units to Trimester 3 enrolment both Campus and Cloud Campus - subject to availability of places
Friday 17 November Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students to apply to undertake cross-institutional studies in Trimester 3
Sunday 19 November International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Trimester 3 and receive a 100% refund
Monday 20 November - Friday 24 November WEEK 3
Monday 27 November Domestic students - Trimester 3 fees due
Monday 27 November - Friday 1 December WEEK 4
Monday 4 December - Friday 8 December WEEK 5
Monday 11 December - Friday 15 December WEEK 6
To be confirmed Trimester 3 exam timetable released on StudentConnect
Friday 15 December Census date
Monday 18 December - Friday 22 December WEEK 7
Monday 25 December - Sunday 7 January 2024 Intra-trimester break
Monday 8 January 2024 - Friday 12 January 2024 WEEK 8
Friday 12 January 2024 Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Trimester 3 released on StudentConnect
Monday 15 January 2024 - Friday 19 January 2024 WEEK 9
Monday 15 January Last day to withdraw from a Trimester 3 unit with Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic record
Tuesday 16 January Withdrawn Fail (WN) applies for all units withdrawn from this date
Monday 22 January 2024 - Friday 26 January 2024 WEEK 10
To be confirmed Exam location - last day to request a change in exam location
Monday 29 January 2024 - Friday 2 February 2024 WEEK 11
Friday 2 February 2024 Trimester 3 teaching period ends
Monday 5 February 2024 - Wednesday 7 February 2024 Trimester 3 study period
Thursday 8 February 2024 - Friday 16 February 2024 Examination period
Monday 19 February 2024 - Friday 1 March 2024 Inter trimester break
To be confirmed Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students who have studied at another institution to provide their results to Deakin
Thursday 29 February 2024 Trimester 3 results released at 10.30am in StudentConnect
To be confirmed Supplementary and special examination timetable for Trimester 3 released on StudentConnect
To be confirmed Supplementary and special examination period for Trimester 3
To be confirmed Graduation ceremonies at Geelong Waterfront Campus

Please be aware that these dates are subject to change; check this page regularly.

Census date explained

The census date is important as it is the last date to finalise aspects of your enrolment and fee obligations as detailed below.

International students:

  • Continuing international fee-paying students - last day to withdraw from current Trimester and receive a 50% refund
  • Commencing international fee-paying students - last day to withdraw from current Trimester and receive a full refund.

Domestic students:

  • Last day to withdraw from units, intermit from current Trimester or discontinue course without HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP liability
  • Last day for Commonwealth supported, HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP or SA-HELP students to make full or partial upfront payments for current 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
  • Last day to withdraw from current Trimester without incurring the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

All students

Last day to withdraw from current Trimester units without reference on academic record.

StudentConnect

Login to StudentConnect to check your fees or change your enrolment.

For further assistance contact Student Central.

Last updated:
Page custodian: Student Services