Stay on top of application and enrolment deadlines and other important dates for future students.
There will be no examinations in Trimester 1. For further information see our academic advice to students.
Application and enrolment deadlines
Trimester 3 applications are due 27 October 2020. Applications to study in Trimester 1, 2021 will open on 1 October 2020.
Some limited entry, postgraduate, and Teacher Education programmes may have different application dates. If you're unsure, contact your faculty.
New students: For course advice or to find out more about your study options, email the Student Recruitment and Orientation team or phone 0800 04 04 04.
Returning students: For course advice, contact your faculty.
|Sat 1||Halls of residence applications open for 2021|
|Fri 14||Last day for withdrawal from full-year courses. After this date, the associate dean’s approval is required|
|Mon 17||Mid-Trimester 2 break begins|
|Fri 21||Study in Wellington 2021—Online Information Series|
|Mon 31||Trimester 2 resumes|
|Fri 18||Last day for withdrawal from Trimester 2 courses. After this date, the associate dean’s approval is required|
|Mon 28||Trimester 2 aegrotat period begins|
|Thu 1||Open for 2021 online enrolment|
|Thu 1||Application deadline to have qualification awarded at the December graduation ceremonies|
|Thu 1||Offers sent for 2021 halls of residence|
|Fri 16||Trimester 2 and full-year teaching period ends|
|Mon 19||Trimester 2 assessment period begins|
|Sat 24||Trimester 2 assessment period ends|
|Mon 26||Labour Day (University closed)|
|Tue 27||Applications due for courses and programmes starting in Trimester 3|
|Tue 27||Discretionary Entrance and Special Admission for Trimester 3 courses close|
|Sun 1||Closing date for round three applications for doctoral admission and doctoral scholarships|
|Sun 1||Closing date for Wellington Graduate Awards and Master’s-by-Thesis scholarships|
|Tue 3||International Students’ Orientation begins and runs for two days|
|Thu 5||Online enrolment closes for Trimester 3|
|Thu 5||Grade entry deadline for Trimester 2 and full-year courses (except LAWS 100–399 courses)|
|Fri 6||Deadline for payment of fees for Trimester 3 November–December 2020 and November 2020–February 2021 courses|
|Mon 9||Trimester 3 begins|
|Tue 10||Grade entry deadline for Trimester 2 and full-year LAWS 100–399 courses|
|Fri 13||No addition of Trimester 3 November–December 2020 courses|
|Fri 13||Students giving notice of withdrawal from a Trimester 3 November–December 2020 course after this date will not receive a refund of tuition fees|
|Fri 20||No addition of Trimester 3 November 2020–February 2021 courses|
|Fri 20||Students giving notice of withdrawal from a Trimester 3 November 2020–February 2021 course after this date will not receive a refund of tuition fees|
|Tue 1||Deadline for applications to limited entry programmes and courses|
|Fri 4||Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Master of Teaching and Learning programmes end|
|Wed 9||Last day for withdrawal from Trimester 3 November–December 2020 courses. After this date, the associate dean's approval is required|
|Wed 9||Graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre|
|Thu 10||Graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre|
|Fri 11||Graduation ceremonies at Te Herenga Waka Marae|
|Fri 18||Trimester 3 ends. Last day of teaching 2020|
|Mon 21||University closed (reopens 11 January 2021)|