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

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Academic Calendar (trimester-based) 2021

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

Trimester 1: 1 March –4 June

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
TBC On-time course selection closes
TBC Class timetable released for viewing and planning purposes only 
20 January Class selection opens for new students, 8am
25 January Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
27 January 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26 March Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
3-11 April One-week mid-trimester break (Good Friday holiday 2 April. Easter Monday holiday 5 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7 May Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade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*
31 May-4 June Study Break/ Exam period
4 June End of Trimester

Trimester 2: 26 July–29 October

Date Action
12 October 2019 Enrolments open for 2021
TBC On time course selection for Trimester 2,2020
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, 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20 August Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
24 September Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade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-3 October One-week mid-trimester break
TBC eVALU8 evaluation period open*
25-29 October Study Break / Exam period
29 October End of Trimester

Trimester 3: 8 November 2021 –18 February 2022

Date Action
12 October 2020 Enrolments open for 2021
TBC On-time enrolment closes for Study Period 2
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, 8am
TBC Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
8 November Classes commence
19 November Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
26 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)
3 December Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
27 December–9 January 2022 Two-week mid-trimester break (TBC)
21 January Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBC eVALU8 evaluation period open*
14-18 February Study Break /Exam period
18 February End of Trimester

* View eVALU8 Courses and Teaching for more information.