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
16 December 2020  Class timetable released for viewing
17 December 2020 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) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

15 January Census date — last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
5 February Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
11 February-7 March eVALU8 evaluation period open *
26 February End of session
11 March Session 1 release of grades

Session 2: 1 March–23 April

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
16 December 2020 Class timetable released for viewing
13 January Class selection opens for new students
18 January Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time
20 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) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

12 March Census date —last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
2 April Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade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

Session 3: 26 April–18 June

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2020
16 December 2020 Class timetable released for viewing
13 January Class selection opens for new students
18 January  Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time
20 January Class selection opens for all other continuing students
27 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) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

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
3 June-28 June eVALU8 evaluation period open *
18 June End of session
1 July Session 3 release of grades

Session 4: 31 May–23 July

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
16 December 2020 Class timetable released for viewing
13 January Class selection opens for new students
18 January Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time
20 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) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

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
8 July-1 August eVALU8 evaluation period open *
23 July End of session
5 August Session 4 release of grades

Session 5: 21 June–13 August

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
27 May Class timetable released for Study period 2, 2021 terms
31 May Class selection opens for new students only, 8am
2 June Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
7 June 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) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

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
29 July-22 August eVALU8 evaluation period open *
13 August End of session
26 August Session 5 release of grades 

Session 6: 16 August–8 October

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
27 May Class timetable released for Study period 2, 2021 terms (for viewing and planning purposes only)
31 May Class selection opens for new students, 8am
2 June Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time
7 June 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) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

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
23 September-17 October eVALU8 evaluation period open *
8 October End of session
21 October Session 6 release of grades

Session 7: 11 October–3 December

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
27 May Class timetable released for Study period 2, 2021 terms (for viewing and planning purposes)
31 May Class selection opens for new students, 8am
2 June Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
7 June 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) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

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
18 November-13 December eVALU8 evaluation period open *
3 December End of session
16 December Session 7 release of grades

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

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
27 May Class timetable released for Study period 2, 2021 terms 
31 May Class selection opens for new students, 8am
2 June Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
7 June 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) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

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
27 December–03 January 2022 Mid-session break (TBC)
10 January-6 February 2022 eVALU8 evaluation period open *
24-28 January Centrally scheduled exam period
28 January End of session
10 February 2022 Session 8 release of grades

* View eVALU8 Courses and Teaching for more information.