Academic calendar

2019 Academic Calendar Key Dates

La Trobe University Academic Calendar 2019
Dates (by week)Activities
5 November 2018 - 15 February 2019 Summer Semester 1 (2018/2019) (12 weeks)
1 January Public holiday – New Years Day (university closed)
4 - 9 January Special examination period – Semester 2, 2018
7 January - 15 February Summer Semester 2 (6 weeks)
28 January Public holiday – Australia Day in lieu (university closed)
4 - 15 February Summer Semester 3 (2 weeks)
18 February Semester study vacation – Summer Semester 1, 2 & 3
19 - 22 February Examination period – Summer Semester 1, 2 & 3
25 February - 1 March Orientation Week – Semester 1
1 March Last day for receipt of results – Summer Semester 1, 2 & 3
4 March - 31 May Semester 1 (12 weeks)
6 March Last day for release of results – Summer Semester 1,2 & 3
20 - 22 March Special examination period – Summer Semester 1,2 & 3
19 - 23 April Public holiday – Easter (university closed)
24 - 26 April Semester vacation (non-teaching days) - Semester 1
25 April Public holiday – ANZAC Day (university closed)
3 - 6 June Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 1
7 - 27 June Examination period – Semester 1
10 June Public holiday – Queen's Birthday (university closed)
1 - 12 July Winter Semester (2 weeks)
4 July Last day for receipt of results – Semester 1
15 July Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Winter Semester
16 - 19 July Examination period – Winter Semester
17 July Last day for release of results – Semester 1
22 - 26 July Orientation Week – Semester 2
26 July Last day for release of results – Winter Semester
29 July - 2 August Special examination period – Semester 1
29 July - 25 October Semester 2 (12 weeks)
27 September Public holiday – AFL Grand Final holiday (university closed)
30 September - 4 October Semester vacation (non-teaching week) – Semester 2
28 - 31 October Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 2
1 - 21 November Examination period – Semester 2
4 November 2019 - 14 February 2020 Summer Semester 1 (2019/2020) (12 weeks)
28 November Last day for receipt of results – Semester 2
11 December Last day for release of results – Semester 2
24 December 2019 - 1 January 2020 University shut down period (university closed)

2020 Academic Calendar Key Dates

La Trobe University Academic Calendar 2020
Dates (by week)Activities
4 November 2019 - 14 February 2020 Summer Semester 1 (2019/2020) (12 weeks)
1 January Public holiday – New Year's Day (university closed)
3 - 8 January Special examination period – Semester 2, 2019
6 January - 14 February Summer Semester 2 (6 weeks)
27 January Public holiday – Australia Day in lieu (university closed)
3 -14 February Summer Semester 3 (2 weeks)
17 February Semester study vacation – Summer Semester 1, 2 & 3
18 - 21 February Examination period – Summer Semester 1, 2 & 3
24 - 28 February Orientation Week – Semester 1
28 February Last day for receipt of results – Summer Semester 1, 2 & 3
2 March - 29 May Semester 1 (12 weeks)
4 March Last day for release of results – Summer Semester 1, 2 & 3
18 - 20 March Special examination period – Summer Semester 1 (2019/2020)
10 - 14 April Public holiday – Easter (university closed)
15 - 17 April Semester vacation (non-teaching days) – Semester 1
27 April Public holiday – ANZAC Day in lieu (university closed)
1 - 4 June Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 1
5 - 25 June Examination period – Semester 1
8 June Public holiday – Queen's Birthday (university closed)
29 June - 10 July Winter Semester (2 weeks)
2 July Last day for receipt of results – Semester 1
13 July Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Winter Semester
14 - 17 July Examination period – Winter Semester
15 July Last day for release of results – Semester 1
20 - 24 July Orientation Week – Semester 2
27 - 31 July Special examination period – Semester 1
27 July - 23 OctoberSemester 2 (12 weeks)
TBC  Public holiday – AFL Grand Final holiday (university closed)
28 September - 2 October Semester vacation (non-teaching week) – Semester 2
26 - 29 October Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 2
30 October - 19 November Examination period – Semester 2
2 November 2020 - 12 February 2021 Summer Semester 1 (2020/2021) (12 weeks)
26 November Last day for receipt of results – Semester 2
9 December Last day for release of results – Semester 2
24 December 2020 - 1 January 2021 University shut down period (university closed)

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Please note that the university is open on the Labor Day and Melbourne Cup Day public holidays.