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2016 Academic Year

Semester 3, 2016: 28 November–13 March 2017

DateAction
21 November Orientation to USC
28 November Classes commence
23 December Census date — last day to cancel courses or withdraw from study without a financial penalty or a Withdrawn without penalty (WN) academic result
27 February - 13 March Study break / Exam period
13 March End of semester

2017 Academic Year

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

Semester 1, 2017: 3 April–7 July

DateAction
27-30 March Orientation to USC
3 April Classes commence
14 April Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes Fee payment due date
21 April Census date — last day to cancel courses or withdraw from study without a financial penalty or a Withdrawn without penalty (WN) academic result
2 June Last day to cancel courses or withdraw from study without incurring academic penalty (WF)
26 June-7 July Study break / Exam period
7 July   End of semester

Semester 2, 2017: 31 July–3 November

DateAction
24–28 July Orientation to USC
31 July Classes commence
11 August Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
Fee payment due date
18 August Census date — last day to cancel courses or withdraw from study without a financial penalty or a Withdrawn without penalty (WN) academic result
29 September Last day to cancel courses or withdraw from study without incurring academic penalty (WF)
23 October-3 November Study break / Exam period
3 November End of semester

Semester 3, 2017: 27 November–9 March 2018

DateAction
20-24 November Orientation to USC
27 November Classes commence
8 December Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
Fee payment due date
15 December Census date — last day to cancel courses or withdraw from study without a financial penalty or a Withdrawn without penalty (WN) academic result
25 December-1 January 2018 Mid-trimester break (TBC)
2 February Last day to cancel courses or withdraw from study without incurring academic penalty (WF)
26 February-9 March Study break / Exam period
9 March End of semester