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

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Academic Calendar (session-based) 2021

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

Session 1: 4 January–26 February

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
14 December 2020  Class timetable released for viewing
TBC Class selection opens
4 January  Classes commence
8 January

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

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)

15 January Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
5 February Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBC eVALU8 evaluation period open *
26 February End of session

Session 2: 1 March–23 April

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
TBC Class timetable released for viewing
20 January Class selection opens for new students
25 January  Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time
27 January Class selection opens for all other continuing students
1 March  Classes commence
5 March

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

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

12 March Census date —last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
2 April Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBC eVALU8 evaluation period open *
23 April End of session

Session 3: 26 April–18 June

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2020
TBC Class timetable released for viewing
20 January Class selection opens for new students
25 January  Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time
27 January Class selection opens for all other continuing students
26 April Classes commence
30 April

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

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)

7 May Census date —last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
28 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 *
18 June End of session

Session 4: 31 May–23 July

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
TBC Class timetable released for viewing
20 January Class selection opens for new students
25 January Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time
27 January Class selection opens for all other continuing students
31 May Classes commence
4 June

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

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)

11 June Census date —last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
2 July Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBC eVALU8 evaluation period open *
23 July End of session

Session 5: 21 June–13 August

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
TBC Class timetable released for Study period 2,2021 terms
TBC Class selection opens for new students only, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
21 June Classes commence
25 June

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

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)

2 July Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
23 July Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBC eVALU8 evaluation period open *
13 August End of session
   

Session 6: 16 August– 8 October

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
TBC Class timetable released for Study period 2, 2021 terms, for viewing and planning purposes only
TBC Class selection opens for new students, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time
TBC Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
16 August Classes commence
20 August

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

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)

27 August Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
17 September Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBC October eVALU8 evaluation period open *
8 October End of session

Session 7: 11 October– 3 December

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
TBC Class timetable released for Study period 2, 2021 terms, for viewing and planning purposes
TBC Class selection opens for new students, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
11 October  Classes commence
15 October

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

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)

22 October Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
12 November Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBC eVALU8 evaluation period open *
3 December End of session

Summer Session (Session 8): 22 November 2020–28 January 2022

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
TBC Class timetable released for Study period 2, 2021 terms
TBC Class selection opens for new students, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
22 November Classes commence
26 November

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

03 December

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)

10 December Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
24 December Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
25 December–03 January 2022 Mid-session break (TBC)
7 January-31 January 2022 eVALU8 evaluation period open *
24-28 January Centrally scheduled exam period
28 January End of session

* View eVALU8 Courses and Teaching for more information.