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

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Academic Calendar (trimester-based) 2020

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

Trimester 1: 24 February–29 May

Date Action
9 October 2019 Enrolments open for 2020
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
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20 March Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade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 One-week mid-trimester break (Good Friday holiday 10 April. Easter Monday holiday 13 April)
1 May Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
7 May-7 June eVALU8 evaluation period open*
25–29 May Study Break/ Exam period
29 May End of Trimester

Trimester 2: 20 July–23 October

Date Action
9 October 2019 Enrolments open for 2020
29 May On time course selection for Trimester 2,2020
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, 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14 August Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
18 September Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
21-25 September One-week mid-trimester break
1 October-1 November eVALU8 evaluation period open*
19–23 October Study Break / Exam period
23 October End of Trimester

Trimester 3: 2 November 2020–12 February 2021

Date Action
9 October 2019 Enrolments open for 2020
29 May On-time enrolment closes for Study Period 2
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, 8am
24 June Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
29 June Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
2 November Classes commence
13 November Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
20 November 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 November Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
21 December–3 January 2021 Two-week mid-trimester break (TBC)
15 January Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
21 January-21 February 2021 eVALU8 evaluation period open*
8–12 February Study Break /Exam period
12 February End of Trimester

* View eVALU8 Courses and Teaching for more information.