University dates

Students should also refer to the Manage your course - Key dates for information about timetables, subject and fee dates, re-enrolment, and other key information.

Day/Date Activity
December
Wednesday 25 December to Wednesday 1 January Christmas holiday
January
Monday 6 January to Sunday 2 March Summer Term - See the 2025 Handbook for specific dates for subjects delivered over the Summer Term, some of which may start in the previous year.
Monday 27 January Australia Day holiday - (as Australia Day falls on Sunday 26 January)
February
Monday 17 February to Monday 24 February Summer Examinations
Monday 24 February to Friday 28 February Melbourne Orientation & Commencement Ceremonies
March
Monday 3 March to Sunday 1 June Semester 1 - 12 teaching weeks
Monday 10 March Labour Day holiday
Monday 17 March to Friday 21 March Employability Week
April
Friday 18 April to Tuesday 22 April Easter holiday
Friday 18 April to Sunday 27 April Easter, Non-teaching period & UA Common Vacation Week
Friday 25 April ANZAC Day holiday
June
Monday 2 June to Friday 6 June SWOT Vac
Monday 9 June to Friday 27 June Examinations
Monday 9 June King's Birthday holiday - No exams are scheduled on this day
Monday 30 June to Sunday 27 July Winter Term - See the 2025 Handbook for specific dates for subjects delivered over the Winter Term
July
Friday 11 July Results final release date
Thursday 17 July to Thursday 24 July Special/Supplementary Examinations
Monday 21 July to Friday 25 July Melbourne Orientation
Monday 28 July to Sunday 26 October Semester 2 - 12 teaching weeks
August
Monday 11 August to Friday 15 August Employability Week
September
Friday 26 September AFL Grand Final Eve holiday - Friday before AFL Grand Final (TBC)
Monday 29 September to Sunday 5 October Semester 2 non-teaching period & UA Common Vacation Week
October
Monday 27 October to Friday 31 October SWOT Vac
November
Monday 3 November to Friday 21 November Examinations
Tuesday 4 November Melbourne Cup Day holiday
December
Friday 5 December Results final release date
Thursday 11 December to Thursday 18 December Special/Supplementary Examinations
Thursday 25 December to Thursday 1 January Christmas holiday

University holidays