Important dates

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 2 applications are due 3 July 2020, and Trimester 3 applications are due 27 October 2020.

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.

July 2020

DateDeadline
Wed 1 Closing date for round two applications for doctoral admission and doctoral scholarships.
Fri 3 Applications due for courses and programmes starting Trimester 2.
Mon 6International Students' Orientation begins and runs to Friday 10 July inclusive.
Tue 7 New Students’ Orientation for Trimester 2.
Wed 8 Grade entry deadline Trimester 1 courses.
Thu 9 Online enrolment closes for Trimester 2.
Fri 10 Deadline for payment of fees for Trimester 2 courses. Students must be fully enrolled by this date.
Mon 13 Trimester 2 begins.
Fri 17 No addition of Trimester 2 courses after this date.
Fri 24 Students giving notice of withdrawal from a Trimester 2 course after this date will not receive a refund of tuition fees.

August 2020

DateDeadline
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 Open Day.
Mon 31 Trimester 2 resumes.

September 2020

DateDeadline
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.

October 2020

DateDeadline
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 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 Victoria 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 5 January 2021).