Academic Calendar (USC Melbourne/Sydney) 2020 - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Academic Calendar (USC Melbourne/Sydney) 2020

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

Semester 1: 16 March–19 June

Date Action
9-13 March Orientation
16 March Classes commence
27 March

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

Fee payment due date

6 April Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without a financial penalty or a Withdrawn without penalty (WN) academic result 
15 May Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without incurring academic penalty (WF)
21 May-28 June eVALU8 evaluation period open *
8-19 June Study break / Exam period
19 June End of semester

Semester 2: 13 July–16 October

Date Action
13-17 July Orientation
20 July Classes commence
31 July

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

Fee payment due date

10 August Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without a financial penalty or a Withdrawn without penalty (WN) academic result
18 September Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without incurring academic penalty (WF)
12-23 October Study break / Exam period
23 October End of semester

Semester 3: 9 November 2020–19 February 2021

Date Action
2-6 November Orientation
9 November Classes commence
20 November

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

Fee payment due date

30 November Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without a financial penalty or a Withdrawn without penalty (WN) academic result
28 December - 4 January 2021 Mid-semester break (TBC)
15 January Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without incurring academic penalty (WF)
8-19 February Study break / Exam period
19 February End of semester

* View eVALU8 Courses and Teaching for more information.