Diary of Key Dates

Student Calendar

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

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

2014

October 2014

1Enrolment into papers opens for 2015 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 2015.
 Applications for University Halls of Residence and Apartments submitted by this date will be included in the first round of offers for 2015.
 Final date for international student applications to Air Transport Pilot programme selection.
 Final date for international student applications to Air Transport Pilot programme selection.

November

1Final date for domestic student applications to Air Transport Pilot programme selection.
17Summer School commences.

December

3Due date for new students to apply for admission and enrolment in Semester One or Double Semester 2015.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for new students who intend to commence study in Semester One.
 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 to Teaching programme selection.
 Final date for applications to Teaching programme selection.
11Semester Two and Double Semester examination results notified about this date.

2015

January 2015

5Reporting in person for Summer School January-February classes if required.
5Summer School re-commences.
14Due date for returning domestic students to apply for enrolment in Semester One or Double Semester 2015.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning domestic students who intend to study in Semester One.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning domestic students who intend to 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.
3Final day of Summer School lectures.
4-6Study break.
9-14Summer School examinations.
9Paper Guides normally available on Stream for Semester One and Double Semester papers.
11Due date for returning international students to apply for enrolment in Semester One or Double Semester 2015.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning international students who intend to study in Semester One.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning international students who intend to study in Semester One.
14Summer School concludes.
16-20Campus and College pre-semester activities, including reporting in person and welcome sessions.
18Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2015 to add a Semester One paper in distance (extramural) or block mode conditional on availability of remaining places.
18Dispatch of Semester One and Double Semester distance material (where relevant) normally completed for those who enrol on time.
23Semester One and Double Semester commences.
27Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2015 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.
9Summer School results notified about this date.
31Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Semester One and Double Semester papers.

April

1Final date for international student application to Air Transport Pilot programme selection.
3-17Mid-Semester One break (study and field trips, internal; distance learning (extramural) contact courses).
20Semester One resumes.
21-24Graduation ceremonies, Auckland.
22Celebration to honour Pasifika graduates, Auckland.
TBCCelebration to honour Māori graduates, Auckland.

May

1Final date for Domestic student application to Air Transport Pilot programme selection.
1Final date for applications for Veterinary programmes selection.
1Due date for all new international students to apply for admission and enrolment in Semester Two 2015 conditional upon 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.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/ Cross Credit applications for new international students who intend to commence study in Semester Two.
11-14Graduation ceremonies, Palmerston North.
TBCCelebration to honour Pasifika graduates, Palmerston North.
14Celebration to honour Māori graduates, Palmerston North.
28Graduation, Wellington.
29Celebration to honour Māori graduates, Wellington.
 Celebration to honour Māori and Pasifika graduates, Wellington.
 Final day of Semester One lectures.

June

2-5Study break.
8-20Semester One examinations.
20Semester One concludes.
22June-10 July
 Mid-year break (Distance learning (extramural) campus courses)
 Mid-year break (Distance learning (extramural) campus courses).
24Due date for all new Domestic students to apply for admission and enrolment in Semester Two 2015, conditional on 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.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for new Domestic students who intend to commence study in Semester Two.
29Paper Guides normally available on Stream for Semester Two papers.

July

1Due date for returning domestic and international students to apply for enrolment in Semester Two 2015, conditional on availability of remaining places.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning students who intend to study in Semester Two.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning students who intend to study in Semester Two.
8Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2015 to add a Semester Two paper in distance (extramural) or block mode conditional on availability of remaining places.
8Dispatch of Semester Two distance material (where relevant) normally completed for those who enrol on time.
9Semester One examination results notified about this date.
10Reporting in person all campuses If required.
13Semester Two commences.
17Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2015 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 24-4 SeptMid-Semester Two break (study and field trips, internal; distance learning (extramural) contact courses).
 Mid-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.
7Semester Two resumes.

October

1Enrolment into papers opens for 2016 academic year (unless otherwise stated for programmes requiring selected entry).
1Final date for applications for NZ School of Music students to graduate at Victoria University December ceremony.
1Applications for University Halls of Residence and Apartments submitted by this date will be included in the first round of offers for 2016.
16Final day of Semester Two lectures.
19-23Study break.
27-11 NovExaminations for Semester Two and Double Semester papers.
 Examinations for Semester Two and Double Semester papers.
28Due date for all new students to apply for admission in Summer School 2015, 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.
 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

2Paper Guides normally available on Stream for Summer School papers.
4Due date for returning domestic and international students to apply for enrolment in Summer School 2015, conditional on availability of remaining places.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning students who intend to study in Summer School.
 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications for returning students who intend to study in Summer School.
9Dispatch of Summer School distance material (where relevant) normally completed for those who enrol on time.
11Semester Two ends.
 Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2015 to add a Summer School paper in distance (extramural) or block mode conditional on availability of remaining places.
 Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2015 to add a Summer School paper in distance (extramural) or block mode conditional on availability of remaining places.
16Summer School commences.
20Due date for students who are already enrolled in 2015 to add a Summer School paper in Internal mode.
27Graduation ceremonies, Palmerston North.

December

4Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Summer School papers.
10
 Semester Two and Double Semester examination results notified about this date.
23Last day of Summer School lectures for 2015.

2016

January 2016

5Summer School resumes.

February 2016

9Final day of Summer School lectures.
15-20Summer School examinations.
20Summer School concludes.

Appendix B: 2015 Semester Dates for Specified Programmes

  University Wide Institute of Education School of Aviation
  Semester Dates Initial Teacher Education programmes Graduate Diploma Teaching
(Primary)
Graduate Diploma Teaching
(Secondary)
Bachelor of Aviation
(Air Transport Pilot)
Semester One Begins 23 Feb 2 Feb

Te Aho Tātairangi
26 Jan
26 Jan 26 Jan Returning Students

12 Jan

New Intake
Orientation (compulsory)
20 Jan
Mid Semester One Break (incl Easter) 3-17 Apr 3-17 Apr

Te Aho Tātairangi
3-12 Apr
3-17 Apr 3-17 Apr 3-12 Apr
Semester One Ends 20 June 20 Jun 26 Jun 26 Jun 26 June
Mid Year Break 22 June-10 Jul 22 Jun-3 Jul 29 Jun-12 Jul 29 Jun-12 Jul 26 June-10 July
Semester Two Begins 13 Jul 6 Jul 13 Jul 13 Jul Returning Students
13 July

New Intake
Orientation (compulsory)
10 Jul
Mid Semester Two Break 24 Aug-4 Sep 28 Sept-2 Oct 28 Sept-9 Oct 28 Sept- 9 Oct 24-30 Aug
Semester Two Ends 11 Nov 11 Nov 27 Nov 11 Nov 18 Dec
Summer School begins 16 Nov       Not Applicable
Mid Semester Break 23 Dec 2015-
5 Jan 2016
       
Summer School Ends 13 Feb 2016        

Administrative Calendar and Statutory Holidays

NB: Dates provided below for Academic Board and University Council are tentative only and could be subject to change.

December

5University Council meets.
8Academic Committee meets.
23University closes at 5.00 pm.

January 2015

5University re-opens.
19Wellington Anniversary Day Holiday, Manawatū campus and Wellington campus.
26Auckland Anniversary Day Holiday, Albany campus.

February

6Waitangi Day.
9Academic Committee meets.
18Academic Board meets.

March

6University Council meets.
9Academic Committee meets.
 Final date to consider Committee for University Academic Programmes (CUAP) proposals for round one.
18Academic Board meets.

April

1Academic Committee meets
3-7Easter break.
8-17Conferences at the Manawatū campus.
15Academic Board meets.
21-24 Graduation - Auckland.
27Anzac Day observation.

May

1Deadline for submission of Academic Proposals to CUAP Round One.
1University Council meets.
4Academic Committee meets.
11-14Graduation - Palmerston North.
28Graduation - Wellington.

June

1Queen’s Birthday observance.
8Academic Committee meets; final date for considering changes to the 2016 University Calendar.
17Academic Board meets.
22 June-10 July Conferences at the Manawatū campus.

July

3University Council meets.
6Academic Committee meets.
 Final date to consider Committee for University Academic Programmes (CUAP) proposals for round two.
15Academic Board meets.

August

10Academic Committee meets.
19Academic Board meets.
24-4 SeptConferences at the Manawatū campus.

September

1Deadline for submission of Academic Proposals to CUAP Round Two.
4University Council meets.
14Academic Committee meets.

October

2University Council meets.
12Academic Committee meets.
21Academic Board meets.
26Labour Day.

November

9Academic Committee meets.
18Academic Board meets.
27Graduation - Palmerston North.

December

4University Council meets.
14Academic Committee meets.
23University closes at 5.00 pm.

January 2016

5University re-opens.
25Wellington Anniversary Day Holiday, Manawatū campus and Wellington campus.

February 2016

1Auckland Anniversary Day Holiday, Albany campus
8Waitangi Day.

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