Academic Calendar (semester-based) 2020 - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Academic Calendar (semester-based) 2020

∧ These dates are correct at time of publication, however, the University reserves the right to make changes where necessary.

Semester 1: 24 February–19 June

Date Action
9 October 2019   Course selection opens for all 2020 teaching periods
27 October 2019 On-time course selection for Semester 1, 2020 (continuing students) ends.
11 December 2019  Class timetable released for viewing
16 January Class selection opens for new students, 8am
20 January Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
22 January Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
17-21 February Orientation
24 February Classes commence
6 March Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
13 March

Fee payment due date — and due date for requesting SA-HELP, HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP and providing Tax File Numbers (or Certificates from the ATO)

20 March Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
13-17 April Mid-semester break (Good Friday public holiday 10 April, Easter Monday public holiday 13 April)
1 May Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
14 May-28 June eVALU8 evaluation period open *
1–5 June Study break 
8-19 June Centrally scheduled exam period
19 June End of semester
2 July Release of Semester 1 results

Semester 2: 20 July–13 November

Date Action
9 October 2019 Course enrolment opens for all 2020 teaching periods
29 May

On-time course selection for Semester 2, 2020 (continuing students) ends

19 June Class timetable released for Study period 2, 2020 terms, for viewing and planning purposes only
22 June Class selection opens for new students who commenced study in 2020, 8am
24 June Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
29 June Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
13-17 July Orientation
20 July Classes commence
31 July

Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes

7 August

Fee payment due date — and due date for requesting SA-HELP, HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP and providing Tax File Numbers (or Certificates from the ATO)

14 August Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
18 September Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
28 September–02 October One-week mid-semester break (Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday 5 October)
8 October-23 November eVALU8 evaluation period open *
26 October–30 October Study break
2-13 November Centrally scheduled exam period
13 November End of semester
3 December Release of Semester 2 results

Summer Session (Session 8) 2020–2021

View Session 8 Academic Calendar dates at Academic Calendar (session-based) 2020.

* View eVALU8 Courses and Teaching for more information.