Diary of Key Dates

Student Calendar

For start and end dates of semesters and mid-semester breaks, students should check individual programme booklets for paper details as some programmes of study do not follow the dates given here. Selected individual programme dates are provided following the Diary of Key Dates.

New Zealand School of Music students follow Massey University dates (outlined following) in Manawatū, but follow Victoria University dates in Albany and Wellington.

2013

October 2013

1Enrolment into papers opens for 2014 academic year (unless otherwise stated for programmes requiring selected entry).
 Applications for University Halls of Residence and Apartments submitted by this date will be included in the first round of offers for 2014.

November

18Summer School commences.

December

4Due date for new students to apply for admission and enrolment in Semester One or Double Semester 2014.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for new students who intend to commence study in Semester One.
 Final date for applications for Teaching programmes selection
122013 examination results notified about this date.
18Students liable for exclusion notified.

2014

January 2014

3Reporting in Person for Summer School January-February classes if required.
3Summer School re-commences.
12Final date for appeals against exclusion.
15Due date for returning domestic students to apply for enrolment in Semester One or Double Semester 2014.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning domestic students who intend to commence study in Semester One.
31Final date for withdrawal of application for accommodation in University Halls of Residence (Manawatū and Wellington) without forfeit of deposit.

February

1Final date for applications to graduate at the Auckland ceremony.
4Final day of Summer School lectures.
5-7Study Break.
10-15Summer School examinations.
10Paper Guides normally available on Stream for Semester One and Double Semester papers.12 Due date for returning International students to apply for enrolment in Semester One or Double Semester 2014.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning International students who intend to commence study in Semester One.
15Summer School concludes.
17-21Campus and College pre-semester activities, including reporting in person and welcome sessions.
19Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2014 to add a Semester One paper in distance (extramural) or block mode conditional on availability of remaining places.
 Dispatch of Semester One and Double Semester distance material (where relevant) normally completed for those who enrol on time.
24Semester One and Double Semester commences.
28Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2014 to add a Semester One or Double Semester paper in Internal mode conditional on availability of remaining places.

March

1Final date for applications to graduate at Palmerston North and Wellington ceremonies.
10Summer School results notified about this date.
31Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Semester One and Double Semester papers.

April

8-10Graduation ceremonies, Auckland.
9Celebration to honour Pasifika graduates, Auckland.
11Celebration to honour Māori graduates, Auckland.
14-25Mid-Semester One break (study and field trips, internal; distance learning (extramural) contact courses).
28Semester One resumes.

May

1Final date for applications for Veterinary programmes selection.
 Due date for all new International students to apply for admission and enrolment in Semester Two 2014 conditional upon availability of remaining places.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for new domestic students who intend to commence study in Semester Two.
12-15Graduation ceremonies, Palmerston North.
15Celebration to honour Pasifika graduates, Palmerston North.
15Celebration to honour Māori graduates, Palmerston North.
29Graduation, Wellington.
30Celebration to honour Māori and Pasifika graduates, Wellington.
30Final day of Semester One lectures.

June

3-6Study break.
9-21Semester One examinations.
21Semester One concludes.
23 June-11 JulyMid-year break (Distance learning (extramural) campus courses).
25Due date for all new Domestic students to apply for admission and enrolment in Semester Two 2014, conditional on availability of remaining places.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/ Cross Credit applications for new International students who intend to commence study in Semester Two.
30Paper Guides normally available on Stream for Semester Two papers.

July

2Due date for returning students to apply for enrolment in Semester Two 2014, conditional on availability of remaining places.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning students who intend to commence study in Semester Two.
9Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2014 to add a Semester Two paper in distance (extramural) or block mode conditional on availability of remaining places.
 Dispatch of Semester Two distance material (where relevant) normally completed for those who enrol on time.
10Semester One examination results notified about this date.
11Reporting in Person all campuses If required.
14Semester Two commences.
18Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2014 to add a Semester Two paper in internal mode conditional on availability of remaining places.
31Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Semester Two papers.

August

25-5 SeptMid-Semester Two break (study and field trips, internal; distance learning (extramural) contact courses).

September

1Final date for applications to graduate at the Palmerston North November ceremony.
8Semester Two resumes.

October

1Final date for applications for NZ School of Music students to graduate at Victoria University December ceremony.
 Applications for University Halls of Residence and Apartments submitted by this date will be included in the first round of offers for 2015.
17Final day of Semester Two lectures.
20-24Study break.
28-12 NovExaminations for Semester Two and Double Semester papers.
29Due date for all new students to apply for admission in Summer School 2014, conditional on availability of remaining places.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit for all applications for new students who intend to commence study in Summer School.

November

3Paper Guides normally available on Stream for Summer School papers.
5Due date for returning students to apply for enrolment in Summer School 2014, conditional on availability of remaining places.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning students who intend to commence study in Summer School.
10Dispatch of Summer School distance material (where relevant) normally completed for those who enrol on time.
12Semester Two ends.
 Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2014 to add a Summer School paper in distance (extramural) or block mode conditional on availability of remaining places.
17Summer School commences.
21Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2014 to add a Summer School paper in Internal mode.
28Graduation ceremonies, Palmerston North.

December

5Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Summer School papers.
11Semester Two and Double Semester examination results notified about this date.
23Last day of Summer School lectures for 2014.

2015

January 2015

5Summer School resumes.

2014 February

3Final day of Summer School lectures.
9-14Summer School Examinations.
14Summer School concludes.

2014 Semester Dates for Specified Programmes

  University Wide Institute of Education NZSM School of Aviation
  Semester Dates Initial Teacher Education programmes Graduate Diploma Teaching (Primary) Graduate Diploma Teaching (Secondary) Wellington and Albany Campuses Bachelor of Aviation (Air Transport Pilot)
Semester One Begins Feb 24 Feb 3
(Jan 27 Te Aho Tātairangi)
Jan 20 Jan 27 Mar 3 Returning Students: Jan 13
New Intake: Jan 17
Mid Semester One Break (incl Easter) Apr 14 - 25 Apr 14 - 25 Apr 14 - 25 Apr 21 - May 2 Apr 21 - May 2 Apr 18 - 22
Semester One Ends Jun 21 Jun 21 Jun 21 Jun 27 Jul 2 Jun 27
Mid Year Break Jun 23 - Jul 11 Jun 23 - Jul 4 Jun 23 - Jul 4 Jun 30 - Jul 11 Jul 3 - 11 Jun 28 - Jul 13
subject to approval by CFI
Semester Two Begins Jul 14 Jul 7 Jul 7 Jul 14 Jul 14 Returning Students Jul 14
New Intake Jul 7
Mid Semester Two Break Aug 25 - Sept 5 Sept 29 - Oct 3 Sept 29 - Oct 10 Sept 29 - Oct 10 Aug 25 - Sept 5 Aug 25 - Sept 5
subject to approval by CFI
Semester Two Ends Nov 12 Nov 12 Nov 28 Nov 12 Nov 15 Dec 20
Summer School begins Nov 17       Nov 17  
Mid Semester Break Dec 24 - Jan 4 2015       Dec 22 - Jan 4 2015  
Summer School Ends Feb 14 2015       Feb 21 2015  

Administrative Calendar and Statutory Holidays

2013

December

6University Council meets.
9Academic Committee meets.
23University closes at 5pm.

2014

January 2014

3University re-opens.
20Wellington Anniversary Day Holiday, Manawatū campus and Wellington campus.
27Auckland Anniversary Day Holiday, Albany campus.

February

6Waitangi Day.
10Academic Committee meets.
19Academic Board meets.

March

7University Council meets.
10Academic Committee meets.
 Final date to consider Committee for University Academic Programmes (CUAP) proposals for round one.
19Academic Board meets.

April

7Academic Committee meets.
8-11Graduation - Auckland.
14-17Conferences at the Manawatū campus.
16Academic Board meets.
18-22Easter break.
25Anzac Day.

May

1Deadline for submission of Academic Proposals to CUAP Round One.
2University Council meets.
5Academic Committee meets.
12-16Graduation - Palmerston North.
29-30Graduation - Wellington.

June

2Queen's Birthday observance.
9Academic Committee meets; final date for considering changes to the 2015 University Calendar.
18Academic Board meets.
23 June-11 JulyConferences at the Manawatū campus.

July

4University Council meets.
7Academic Committee meets.
 Final date to consider Committee for University Academic Programmes (CUAP) proposals for round two.
16Academic Board meets.

August

11Academic Committee meets.
20Academic Board meets.
25-5 SeptConferences at the Manawatū campus.

September

1Deadline for submission of Academic Proposals to CUAP Round Two.
5University Council meets.
8Academic Committee meets.

October

3University Council meets.
6Academic Committee meets.
15Academic Board meets.
27Labour Day.

November

10Academic Committee meets.
19Academic Board meets.
28Graduation - Palmerston North.

December

5University Council meets.
8Academic Committee meets.
23University closes at 5pm.

2015

January

5University re-opens.

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