Important dates

Date Name Description
6 December 2019

2019 CENSUS date Session 3

Session code: 201990

Last day to withdraw from Session 3 subjects without HECS/Financial liability.(International students should refer to the International Refund Policy)
Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence for Session 3.

Last day CSU can accept whole/part up-front HECS payments.
Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance Form.


Student Services and Amenities Fee Payment Date for Session 3.
Last Day for eligible students to submit an SA-HELP form.

More Finance and Enrolment information.

6 December 2019

2020 Session 1 Late Application date

Closing date for late applications for study commencing in Session 1 2020.  (Session code: 202030)

Applications received during this period will only be considered if places remain available in the nominated course and where the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the start of session.

9 December 2019 - 18 December 2019

2019 December On Campus Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation celebrations will be occurring across CSU Campus locations during December.  Indicative dates are 9 to 18 December - **Please note that dates are subject to change.  Please visit Graduations for individual ceremony dates, time and location once dates are finalised.

More about Graduations.

16 December 2019

2019 EXAMS Session 3 FINAL Timetable available

The FINAL Examination Timetable for Session 3 is published.   201990 subjects with exams plus 201960 SX and AE exams.

Check your email for your personal timetable or for more about Exams.

20 December 2019

STUDY LINK Term 1 2019 - Classes end

24 December 2019 - 1 January 2020

2019 Session 3 Mid Session Break

24 December 2019 - 1 January 2020

2019 Christmas Closedown - University CLOSED

CSU will be closed over the end of year holiday period from Tuesday 24 December 2019 12:30pm until Wednesday 1 January 2020 (inclusive). The university will reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020.

25 December 2019

2019 Christmas Day Public Holiday

University Closed for Public Holiday

26 December 2019

2019 Boxing Day Public Holiday

University Closed for Public Holiday

27 December 2019

2019 EXAMS Session 3 - Exam Centre - Closing date to change without fee

Closing date to change your Examination Centre without a fee.  The final deadline for changes is in approximately 10 days.

1 January 2020

2020 New Years Day Public Holiday

University Closed for Public Holiday

5 January 2020

2020 ADPP January Period Begins

Term code:  202008

12 January 2020

2020 Micro-Session 1 Begins

Term code:  202012

20 January 2020

2020 Session 1 Extended Application date

Extended closing date for late applications for study commencing in Session 1 2020.  (session code: 202030)

Applications received during this period will only be considered if places remain available in the nominated course and where the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the start of session.

24 January 2020

2019 EXAMS Session 3 - Exam Centre - Deadline to change

Last day to change your Examination Centre. No changes allowed after today.
27 January 2020

2020 Australia Day Public Holiday

University Closed for Public Holiday

27 January 2020 - 7 February 2020

2020 RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL January/February

More about Residential School
31 January 2020

STUDY LINK Term 2 2020 - Applications close

Term Code: 202015

Applications close for enrolment in Term 2 2020.

Census Date: 7 February 2020

More Study Link information.

31 January 2020

2020 Micro-Session 1 Census Date

Term code:  202012

31 January 2020

2020 ADPP January Period Census Date

Term code:  202008

7 February 2020

STUDY LINK Term 2 2020 - Census Date

Last day to withdraw from Term 2 subjects without financial liability.
International students should refer to the International Refund Policy.

Term code: 202015

7 February 2020

2019 Session 3 on campus classes end

Session code: 201990

7 February 2020

2020 Term 2 Census Date

Term Code: 202015

Term 2 Census Date 2020

10 February 2020 - 14 February 2020

2019 EXAMS Session 3 - Exam Period

Session code: 201990

Check your email for your personal timetable or for more about Exams.

14 February 2020

2019 SESSION 3 Ends

Session code: 201990

15 February 2020 - 1 March 2020

2020 Session 1 Orientation for online students

Join us for academic, study skills and support sessions online. Check out your Orientation Events Calendar.

17 February 2020

STUDY LINK Term 3 2020 - Applications open and Classes begin

Term code: 202045.

Applications open. Enrol and start any time up until 5 June 2020.  Classes end 14 August 2020.

More Study Link information

24 February 2020 - 28 March 2020

2020 Session 1 On Campus Orientation Begins

On Campus Orientation begins for Session 1. Join us on campus to get started in your course, meet our services and support staff and join social events. Check out your Orientation Events Calendar.

28 February 2020

2019 RESULTS Session 3 released

Session 3 Results visible in your Online Transcript

28 February 2020

2020 Session 1 Final date for applications

Final date for late applications for study commencing in Session 1 2020.  (session code: 202030)

Applications received during this period will only be considered if places remain available in the nominated course and where the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the start of session.

28 February 2020

2020 Session 2 Applications open

Applications now open for the 2020 Session 2 commencing in July 2020.  (Session code: 202060)

1 March 2020

2020 ADPP March Period Begins

Term code:  202028

2 March 2020

2020 SESSION 1 Begins

Session code: 202030

Online study and on campus classes commence

7 March 2020

2020 Micro-Session 1 Ends

Term code:  202012

9 March 2020

2020 Micro-Session 2 Begins

Term code:  202032

27 March 2020

2020 ADPP March Period Census Date

Term code:  202028

27 March 2020

2020 Micro-Session 2 Census Date

Term code:  202032

27 March 2020

2020 CENSUS date Session 1

Session code: 202030

Last day to withdraw from Session 1 subjects without HECS/Financial liability.(International students should refer to the International Refund Policy)

Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence for Session 1.

Last day CSU can accept whole/part up-front HECS payments.
Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance Form

Student Services and Amenities Fee Payment Date for Session 1.
Last Day for eligible students to submit an SA-HELP form.

More Finance and Enrolment information.

1 April 2020

2020 Micro-Session 1 Results

Term code:  202012

10 April 2020

2020 ADPP January Period Ends

Term code:  202008

10 April 2020

2020 Easter Good Friday Public Holiday

University Closed for Public Holiday

13 April 2020

2020 Easter Monday Public Holiday

University Closed for Public Holiday

13 April 2020 - 24 April 2020

2020 RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL April

More about Residential School
13 April 2020

2020 Session 1 Mid Session Break Begins - April

23 April 2020

2020 ADPP January Period Results

Term code:  202008

24 April 2020

2020 Session 1 Mid Session Break Ends - April

25 April 2020

2020 Anzac Day Public Holiday

University Closed for Public Holiday

26 April 2020

2020 ADPP April Period Begins

Term code:  202038

1 May 2020

2020 Session 2 Application closing date

Closing date for direct applications for study commencing in Session 2 2020. (202060)

1 May 2020

STUDY LINK Term 2 2020 - Classes end

Term Code: 202015

2 May 2020

2020 Micro-Session 2 Ends

Term code:  202032

4 May 2020

2020 Micro-Session 3 Begins

Term code:  202042

22 May 2020

2020 ADPP April Period Census Date

Term code:  202038

22 May 2020

2020 Micro-Session 3 Census Date

Term code:  202042

27 May 2020

2020 Micro-Session 2 Results

Term code:  202032

1 June 2020

2020 Session 2 Late Application date

Closing date for late direct applications for study in Session 2 2020. (session code: 202060).

Applications received during this period will only be considered if there are places still available in the nominated course and providing the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the session start date.

5 June 2020

STUDY LINK Term 3 2020 - Applications close

Term code: 202045

Applications close for enrolment in Term 3.

Census Date: 12 June 2020

More Study Link information.

5 June 2020

2020 Session 1 on campus classes end

8 June 2020

2020 Queens Birthday Public Holiday

8 June 2020 - 19 June 2020

2020 EXAMS Session 1 Exam Period

More about Exams or check your Message Centre for your personal timetable.

12 June 2020

STUDY LINK Term 3 2020 - Census Date

Last day to withdraw from Term 3 subjects without financial liability.
International students should refer to the International Refund Policy.

Term code: 202045

12 June 2020

2020 Term 3 Census Date

Term Code: 202045

Term 3 Census Date 2020

18 June 2020

2020 ADPP March Period Results

Term code:  202028

18 June 2020

2020 ADPP March Period Ends

Term code:  202028

19 June 2020

2020 SESSION 1 Ends

21 June 2020

2020 ADPP June Period Begins

Term code:  202048

22 June 2020

2020 Mid year Break Begins

22 June 2020

2020 Micro-Session 3 Ends

Term code:  202042

22 June 2020 - 10 July 2020

2020 RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL June/July

More about Residential School
22 June 2020

STUDY LINK Term 1 2020 - Applications open and Classes begin

Term code: 202075

Applications open and classes begin. Enrol and start any time up until 18 September 2020.  Classes end 18 December 2020.

More Study Link information

29 June 2020

2020 Micro-Session 4 Begins

Term code:  202052

3 July 2020

2020 Session 2 Extended Application date

Extended date for direct applications for study commencing in Session 2 2020.  (Session code: 202060).

Applications received during this period will only be considered if there are places still available in the nominated course and providing the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the session start date.

4 July 2020 - 12 July 2020

2020 Session 2 Orientation for students

Join us for academic, study skills and support sessions online. Check out your Orientation Events Calendar.

10 July 2020

2020 Mid year Break Ends

10 July 2020

2020 Session 3 Applications open

Applications now open for 2020 Session 3 commencing in November 2020. (session code: 202090)

10 July 2020

2020 Session 2 Final Application date

Final date for direct applications for study commencing in Session 2 2020.  (session code: 202060)

10 July 2020

2020 RESULTS Session 1 released

Session 1 Results released from midday via your message centre

13 July 2020

2020 SESSION 2 Begins

Session code: 202060

Online study and on campus classes commence

17 July 2020

2020 ADPP June Period Census Date

Term code:  202048

17 July 2020

2020 Micro-Session 4 Census Date

Term code:  202052

22 July 2020

2020 Micro-Session 3 Results

Term code: 202042

31 July 2020

2020 ADPP April Period Ends

Term code:  202038

7 August 2020

2020 CENSUS date Session 2

Session code: 202060

Last day to withdraw from Session 2 subjects without HECS/Financial liability.(International students should refer to the International Refund Policy)

Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence for Session 2.

Last day CSU can accept whole/part up-front HECS payments.
Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance Form.

Student Services and Amenities Fee Payment Date for Session 2.
Last Day for eligible students to submit an SA-HELP form.

More Finance and Enrolment information.

13 August 2020

2020 ADPP April Period Results

Term code:  202038

14 August 2020

STUDY LINK Term 3 2020 - Classes end

Term Code: 202045

16 August 2020

2020 ADPP August Period Begins

Term code:  202068

20 August 2020 - 21 August 2020

2020 August Graduation

August 2020 Graduation ceremony indicative dates . **Please note dates are subject to change.

More about Graduation.

22 August 2020

2020 Micro-Session 4 Ends

Term code:  202052

24 August 2020

2020 Session 2 Mid Session Break Begins - September

24 August 2020 - 4 September 2020

2020 RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL August/September

More about Residential School
24 August 2020

2020 Micro-Session 5 Begins

Term code:  202072

31 August 2020

2020 Session 3 Application closing date

Closing date for on-time direct applications for study commencing in Session 3 2020. (session code: 202090)

4 September 2020

2020 Session 2 Mid Session Break Ends - September

11 September 2020

2020 ADPP August Period Census Date

Term code:  202068

11 September 2020

2020 Micro-Session 5 Census Date

Term code:  202072

16 September 2020

2020 Micro-Session 4 Results

Term code:  202052

18 September 2020

STUDY LINK Term 1 2020 - Applications close

Term code: 202075

Applications close for enrolment in Term 1 2020.

Census Date: 25 September 2020

More Study Link information.

25 September 2020

2020 Term 1 Census Date

Term Code: 202075

Term 1 Census Date 2020

25 September 2020

2020 ADPP June Period Ends

Term code:  202048

25 September 2020

STUDY LINK Term 1 2020 - Census Date

Last day to withdraw from Term 1 subjects without financial liability.
International students should refer to the International Refund Policy.

Term code: 202075

Date Name Description
30 November 2019

Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology - Application Closing Date

Closing date for applications to study Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

6 December 2019

2020 Session 1 Late Application date

Closing date for late applications for study commencing in Session 1 2020.  (Session code: 202030)

Applications received during this period will only be considered if places remain available in the nominated course and where the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the start of session.

20 January 2020

2020 Session 1 Extended Application date

Extended closing date for late applications for study commencing in Session 1 2020.  (session code: 202030)

Applications received during this period will only be considered if places remain available in the nominated course and where the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the start of session.

28 February 2020

2020 Session 1 Final date for applications

Final date for late applications for study commencing in Session 1 2020.  (session code: 202030)

Applications received during this period will only be considered if places remain available in the nominated course and where the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the start of session.

28 February 2020

2020 Session 2 Applications open

Applications now open for the 2020 Session 2 commencing in July 2020.  (Session code: 202060)

1 May 2020

2020 Session 2 Application closing date

Closing date for direct applications for study commencing in Session 2 2020. (202060)

29 May 2020

Bachelor of Dental Science - Application Closing Date (international students)

Closing date for applications to study Bachelor of Dental Science

1 June 2020

2020 Session 2 Late Application date

Closing date for late direct applications for study in Session 2 2020. (session code: 202060).

Applications received during this period will only be considered if there are places still available in the nominated course and providing the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the session start date.

3 July 2020

2020 Session 2 Extended Application date

Extended date for direct applications for study commencing in Session 2 2020.  (Session code: 202060).

Applications received during this period will only be considered if there are places still available in the nominated course and providing the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the session start date.

10 July 2020

2020 Session 2 Final Application date

Final date for direct applications for study commencing in Session 2 2020.  (session code: 202060)

10 July 2020

2020 Session 3 Applications open

Applications now open for 2020 Session 3 commencing in November 2020. (session code: 202090)

31 August 2020

2020 Session 3 Application closing date

Closing date for on-time direct applications for study commencing in Session 3 2020. (session code: 202090)

26 September 2020

Bachelor of Dental Science - Application Closing Date (domestic students)

Closing date for applications to study Bachelor of Dental Science

30 September 2020

Master of Speech Pathology - Application Closing Date

Closing date for applications to study Master of Speech Pathology

2 October 2020

2020 Session 3 Late Application date

Closing date for late direct applications for study in Session 3 2020. (session code: 202090)

Applications received during this period will only be considered if there are places still available in the nominated course and providing the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the session start date.

30 October 2020

Master of Professional Psychology - Application Closing Date

Closing date for applications to study Master of Professional Psychology

30 October 2020

Master of Clinical Psychology - Application Closing Date

Closing date for applications to study Master of Clinical Psychology

30 October 2020

Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology - Application Closing Date

Closing date for applications to study Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology

2 November 2020

2020 Session 3 Extended Application date

Extended date for direct applications for study commencing in Session 3 2020.  (session code: 202090)

Applications received during this period will only be considered if there are places still available in the nominated course and providing the nominated course does not have a residential school prior to the session start date.

13 November 2020

2020 Session 3 Final date for late applications

Final date for direct applications for study commencing Session 3 2020. (session code: 202090)

30 November 2020

Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology - Application Closing Date

Closing date for applications to study Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

10 September 2021

Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Bachelor of Veterinary Science - Application Closing Date

Closing date for applications to study Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Bachelor of Veterinary Science

Date Name Description
6 December 2019

2019 CENSUS date Session 3

Session code: 201990

Last day to withdraw from Session 3 subjects without HECS/Financial liability.(International students should refer to the International Refund Policy)
Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence for Session 3.

Last day CSU can accept whole/part up-front HECS payments.
Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance Form.


Student Services and Amenities Fee Payment Date for Session 3.
Last Day for eligible students to submit an SA-HELP form.

More Finance and Enrolment information.

24 December 2019 - 1 January

2019 Session 3 Mid Session Break

5 January 2020

2020 ADPP January Period Begins

Term code:  202008

12 January 2020

2020 Micro-Session 1 Begins

Term code:  202012

31 January 2020

2020 ADPP January Period Census Date

Term code:  202008

31 January 2020

2020 Micro-Session 1 Census Date

Term code:  202012

7 February 2020

2019 Session 3 on campus classes end

Session code: 201990

7 February 2020

2020 Term 2 Census Date

Term Code: 202015

Term 2 Census Date 2020

14 February 2020

2019 SESSION 3 Ends

Session code: 201990

15 February 2020 - 1 March

2020 Session 1 Orientation for online students

Join us for academic, study skills and support sessions online. Check out your Orientation Events Calendar.

24 February 2020 - 28 March

2020 Session 1 On Campus Orientation Begins

On Campus Orientation begins for Session 1. Join us on campus to get started in your course, meet our services and support staff and join social events. Check out your Orientation Events Calendar.

1 March 2020

2020 ADPP March Period Begins

Term code:  202028

2 March 2020

2020 SESSION 1 Begins

Session code: 202030

Online study and on campus classes commence

7 March 2020

2020 Micro-Session 1 Ends

Term code:  202012

9 March 2020

2020 Micro-Session 2 Begins

Term code:  202032

27 March 2020

2020 CENSUS date Session 1

Session code: 202030

Last day to withdraw from Session 1 subjects without HECS/Financial liability.(International students should refer to the International Refund Policy)

Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence for Session 1.

Last day CSU can accept whole/part up-front HECS payments.
Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance Form

Student Services and Amenities Fee Payment Date for Session 1.
Last Day for eligible students to submit an SA-HELP form.

More Finance and Enrolment information.

27 March 2020

2020 ADPP March Period Census Date

Term code:  202028

27 March 2020

2020 Micro-Session 2 Census Date

Term code:  202032

1 April 2020

2020 Micro-Session 1 Results

Term code:  202012

10 April 2020

2020 ADPP January Period Ends

Term code:  202008

13 April 2020

2020 Session 1 Mid Session Break Begins - April

23 April 2020

2020 ADPP January Period Results

Term code:  202008

24 April 2020

2020 Session 1 Mid Session Break Ends - April

26 April 2020

2020 ADPP April Period Begins

Term code:  202038

2 May 2020

2020 Micro-Session 2 Ends

Term code:  202032

4 May 2020

2020 Micro-Session 3 Begins

Term code:  202042

22 May 2020

2020 ADPP April Period Census Date

Term code:  202038

22 May 2020

2020 Micro-Session 3 Census Date

Term code:  202042

27 May 2020

2020 Micro-Session 2 Results

Term code:  202032

5 June 2020

2020 Session 1 on campus classes end

12 June 2020

2020 Term 3 Census Date

Term Code: 202045

Term 3 Census Date 2020

18 June 2020

2020 ADPP March Period Ends

Term code:  202028

18 June 2020

2020 ADPP March Period Results

Term code:  202028

19 June 2020

2020 SESSION 1 Ends

21 June 2020

2020 ADPP June Period Begins

Term code:  202048

22 June 2020

2020 Micro-Session 3 Ends

Term code:  202042

22 June 2020

2020 Mid year Break Begins

29 June 2020

2020 Micro-Session 4 Begins

Term code:  202052

4 July 2020 - 12 July

2020 Session 2 Orientation for students

Join us for academic, study skills and support sessions online. Check out your Orientation Events Calendar.

10 July 2020

2020 Mid year Break Ends

13 July 2020

2020 SESSION 2 Begins

Session code: 202060

Online study and on campus classes commence

17 July 2020

2020 Micro-Session 4 Census Date

Term code:  202052

17 July 2020

2020 ADPP June Period Census Date

Term code:  202048

22 July 2020

2020 Micro-Session 3 Results

Term code: 202042

31 July 2020

2020 ADPP April Period Ends

Term code:  202038

7 August 2020

2020 CENSUS date Session 2

Session code: 202060

Last day to withdraw from Session 2 subjects without HECS/Financial liability.(International students should refer to the International Refund Policy)

Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence for Session 2.

Last day CSU can accept whole/part up-front HECS payments.
Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance Form.

Student Services and Amenities Fee Payment Date for Session 2.
Last Day for eligible students to submit an SA-HELP form.

More Finance and Enrolment information.

13 August 2020

2020 ADPP April Period Results

Term code:  202038

16 August 2020

2020 ADPP August Period Begins

Term code:  202068

22 August 2020

2020 Micro-Session 4 Ends

Term code:  202052

24 August 2020

2020 Micro-Session 5 Begins

Term code:  202072

24 August 2020

2020 Session 2 Mid Session Break Begins - September

4 September 2020

2020 Session 2 Mid Session Break Ends - September

11 September 2020

2020 ADPP August Period Census Date

Term code:  202068

11 September 2020

2020 Micro-Session 5 Census Date

Term code:  202072

16 September 2020

2020 Micro-Session 4 Results

Term code:  202052

25 September 2020

2020 ADPP June Period Ends

Term code:  202048

25 September 2020

2020 Term 1 Census Date

Term Code: 202075

Term 1 Census Date 2020

8 October 2020

2020 ADPP June Period Results

Term code:  202048

11 October 2020

2020 ADPP October Period Begins

Term code:  202078

16 October 2020

2020 Session 2 on campus classes end

17 October 2020

2020 Micro-Session 5 Ends

Term code:  202072

19 October 2020

2020 Micro-Session 6 Begins

Term code:  202082

30 October 2020

2020 SESSION 2 Ends

6 November 2020

2020 Micro-Session 6 Census Date

Term code:  202082

6 November 2020

2020 ADPP October Period Census Date

Term code:  202078

7 November 2020 - 15 November

2020 Session 3 Online Orientation

Join our online academic, study skills and support sessions online. Check out your Orientation Events Calendar.

11 November 2020

2020 Micro-Session 5 Results

Term code:  202072

16 November 2020

2020 SESSION 3 Begins

Session code: 202090

Online study and on campus classes commence

20 November 2020

2020 ADPP August Period Ends

Term code:  202068

3 December 2020

2020 ADPP August Period Results

Term code:  202068

4 December 2020

2020 CENSUS date Session 3

Session code: 202090

Last day to withdraw from Session 3 subjects without HECS/Financial liability.(International students should refer to the International Refund Policy)

Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence for Session 3.

Last day CSU can accept whole/part up-front HECS payments.
Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance Form.

Student Services and Amenities Fee Payment Date for Session 3.
Last Day for eligible students to submit an SA-HELP form.

More Finance and Enrolment information.

12 December 2020

2020 Micro-Session 6 Ends

Term code:  202082

5 February 2021

2020 Session 3 on campus classes end

Session code: 202090

12 February 2021

2020 SESSION 3 Ends

Session code: 202090

Session 3 Ends (S3 Exams End)

12 February 2021

2020 ADPP October Period Ends

Term code:  202078

13 February 2021 - 13 March

2021 Session 1 Orientation for online students

Join us for academic, study skills and support sessions online, in a city or town near you and on campus. Check out your Orientation Events Calendar.

Principal Dates for Current Year

2019 Dates for Sessions

2019 Dates for Terms

These lists also include past dates from 2019.

Principal Dates for Future Year

2020 Dates for Sessions

2020 Dates for Terms

"Sessions" means teaching periods with the codes 30, 60, and 90
"Terms" means teaching periods with the codes 15, 45, and 75

IMPORTANT: Not all Terms have the same start and end dates, so be sure to check the Term dates for your specific subjects on Interact2.

Principal Dates for Past Years (Archived)

Archived Principal Dates

Public Holidays

Public Holidays are not included in the above Principal Dates, please refer to the below links for the most up to date information:

NSW Public Holidays

ACT Public Holidays

VIC Public Holidays

Canada Public Holidays