Key Dates

Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate Enabling Program

La Trobe University Academic Calendar 2021

La Trobe University Academic Calendar 2021
Dates (by week)Activities
2 November 2020 - 12 February 2021Summer Semester (2020/2021) (12 weeks)
1 January Public holiday – New Year's Day (University closed)
4 January - 12 February Term 1 (6 weeks)
26 January Public holiday – Australia Day (University closed)
16 -18 February Term 1 examination period
22 - 27 February Orientation – Semester 1
1 March - 28 MaySemester 1 (12 weeks)
1 March - 16 April Term 2 (6 weeks)
31 MarchSemester 1 Census date
20 - 23 April Special examination period – Summer Semester (2020/2021)
20 - 23 AprilTerm 2 examination period
2 - 6 April Public holiday – Easter (University closed)
7 - 9 April Semester 1 vacation (non-teaching days)
9 AprilStaff wellbeing day (University closed)
26 April Public holiday – Anzac Day in lieu (University closed)
26 April - 4 June Term 3 (6 weeks)
14 June Public holiday – Queen's Birthday (University closed)
31 May - 3 JuneStudy vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 1 
4 - 25 JuneExamination period – Semester 1 
14 June - 9 July Winter Semester 
22 - 25 JuneTerm 3 examination period
12 July Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Winter Semester
12 - 16 JulyOrientation – Semester 2
13 - 16 July Examination period – Winter Semester
14 JulyLast day for release of results – Semester 1
19 July - 27 AugustTerm 4 (6 weeks)
19 July - 15 October Semester 2 (12 weeks)
2 - 6 August Special examination period – Semester 1
30 August - 3 September Semester 2 vacation (non-teaching week) 
31 August Semester 2 Census date
31 August - 3 September Term 4 examination period
6 September - 15 October Term 5 (6 weeks)
18 - 21 October Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 2 
19 - 22 October Term 5 examination period
22 October - 5 November Examination period – Semester 2 
Date TBC Public holiday – AFL Grand Final holiday (University closed)
8 November  - 11 February 2022 Summer (12 weeks) 
8 November - 17 December Term 6 (6 weeks)
19 November Last day for release of results – Semester 2
21 - 23 December Term 6 examination period
24 December 2021 - 3 January 2022University shut down period (University closed)

Diploma, Foundation Studies

Trimester 1

DatesActivity

8 February

Re-enrolment open for continuing students

22-23 February

Enrolment new students

24 February

Orientation

1 March

Classes start Trimester One

26 March

Census date

1 April – 7 April

Mid trimester Easter break

28 May

Classes end

31 May – 10 June

Exam period

11 June

Results release

Trimester 2

DatesActivity

14 June

Re-enrolment open for continuing students

15-16 June

Enrolment new students

17 June

Orientation

21 June

Classes start Trimester Two

16 July

Census date

10 September

Classes end

13 Sept – 23 Sept

Exam period

24 September

Results released

Trimester 3

DatesActivity

27 September

Re-enrolment open for continuing students

4-5 October

Enrolment new students

6 October

Orientation

11 October

Classes start Trimester Three

5 November

Census date

20 Dec – 3 Jan

Mid trimester Christmas break

14 January 2021

Classes end

17 Jan – 27 Jan 2022

Exam period

28 January 2022

Results released