Important dates

Stay on top of application and enrolment deadlines and other important dates for future students.

Application and enrolment deadlines

Trimester 3 applications are due 27 October 2020. Applications to study in Trimester 1, 2021 are due 20 January 2021.

Some limited entry, postgraduate, and Teacher Education programmes may have different application dates. If you're unsure, contact your faculty.

Course advice

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.

September 2020

DateDeadline
Wed 23Open for 2021 online enrolment
Fri 25 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

October 2020

DateDeadline
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 19Trimester 2 assessment period begins
Sat 24Trimester 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

November 2020

DateDeadline
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 5Grade 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 10Grade 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

December 2020

DateDeadline
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)