Academic Calendar (semester-based) 2021 - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Academic Calendar (semester-based) 2021

Semester 1: 1 March – 25 June

Date Action
12 October 2020   Course selection opens for all 2021 teaching periods
TBC On-time course selection for Semester 1, 2021 (continuing students) ends
TBC Class timetable released for viewing
20 January -TBC Class selection opens for new students, 8am
25 January - TBC Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
27 January - TBC Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
22-26 February Orientation
1 March Classes commence
12 March Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
19 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)

26 March Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
2-9 April Mid-semester break (Good Friday public holiday 02 April, Easter Monday public holiday 05 April)
7 May Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBC eVALU8 evaluation period open *
7-11 June Study break 
14-25 June Centrally scheduled exam period
25 June End of semester
TBC Release of Semester 1 results

Semester 2: 26 July–19 November

Date Action
12 October 2019 Course enrolment opens for all 2021 teaching periods
30 April

On-time course selection for Semester 2 (continuing students) ends. Ensure you have enrolled in all the courses you wish to study in Semester 2, 2021.

TBC Class timetable released for Study period 2, 2021 terms, for viewing and planning purposes only
TBC Class selection opens for students who commenced their study in 2021, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
19-23 July Orientation
26 July Classes commence
6 August

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

13 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)

20 August Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
24 September Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
27 September– 4  October One-week mid-semester break (Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday 04 October)
TBC eVALU8 evaluation period open *
01-05 October Study break
08-19 November Centrally scheduled exam period
19 November End of semester
TBC Release of Semester 2 results

Summer Session (Session 8): 22 November 2021 - 28 January 2022

View Session 8 Academic Calendar dates at Academic Calendar (session-based) 2021.

* View eVALU8 Courses and Teaching for more information.