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Diary of Key Dates

For start and end dates of semesters and mid-semester breaks, students should check course and programme 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.

2022

October 2022

1 Course enrolment opens for 2023 academic year (unless otherwise stated for programmes requiring selected entry).

1 Applications for University Halls of Residence and Apartments submitted by this date will be included in the first round of offers for 2023.

1 Final date for international student applications for the Bachelor of Aviation (Air Transport Pilot) programme selection for Semester One 2023.

24 Labour Day

31 Due date for all new international students to apply for admission in Semester One or Double Semester 2023 conditional upon availability of remaining places*

November

1 Final date for domestic student applications for the Bachelor of Aviation (Air Transport Pilot) programme selection for Semester One 2023.

21 Summer School commences.

25 Graduation Palmerston North.

December

2 Semester Two and Double Semester examination results notified about this date.

10 Final date for applications to Teaching programme selection.

16 University closes 5pm except for Summer School and associated services

22 All University closes at 5pm.

2023

January 2023

4 University re-opens for Summer School and associated services.

4 Reporting in person for Summer School January-February classes if required.

16 All University re-opens.

23 Wellington Anniversary Day Holiday, Manawatū and Wellington campuses.

30 Auckland Anniversary Day Holiday, Auckland campus

February

1 Final date for applications to graduate at the Wellington ceremony.

3 Due date for domestic and returning international students to apply for admission for study commencing in Semester One or Double Semester 2023, conditional on availability of remaining places*

3 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications related to commencing study in Semester One 2023**

7 Final day of Summer School lectures.

6 Waitangi Day.

8-10 Study Break.

13 Course Guides normally available on Stream for Semester One and Double Semester 2023 courses.

13-17 Summer School examinations.

17 Summer School concludes.

17 Due date for students to apply for course enrolment in Semester One or Double Semester 2023, conditional on availability of remaining places*

20-24 Campus and College pre-semester activities, including reporting in person and welcome sessions.

27 Semester One and Double Semester commences.

March

1 Final date for applications to graduate at Palmerston North and Auckland ceremonies.

2 Summer School results notified about this date.

3 Final date for students to add a Semester One or Double Semester 2023 course online conditional on availability of remaining places***

15 Final date for applications for Veterinary programme selection.

31 Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Semester One and Double Semester 2023 courses.

April

1 Final date for international student application for the Bachelor of Aviation (Air Transport Pilot) programme selection for Semester Two 2023.

7 Good Friday

10 Easter Monday

7-21 Mid-Semester One study period (study and field trips, internal; distance learning contact workshops).

12-21 Conferences at the Manawatū campus

18 Graduation, Wellington.

24 Semester One resumes

25 ANZAC Day

May

1 Final date for domestic student application for the Bachelor of Aviation (Air Transport Pilot) programme selection for Semester Two 2023.

1 Due date for all new international students to apply for admission in Semester Two 2023 conditional upon availability of remaining places*

1-3 Graduation ceremonies, Palmerston North.

23-25 Graduation ceremonies, Auckland.

June

2 Final day of Semester One lectures.

5 King’s Birthday observance.

6-9 Study break

12-23 Semester One examinations.

23 Due date for domestic and returning international students to apply for admission for study commencing in Semester Two 2023, conditional on availability of remaining places*

23 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications related to commencing study in Semester Two 2023**

23 Semester One concludes.

26 June–14 July
Mid-year break (Distance learning campus courses).

July

3 Course Guides normally available on Stream for Semester Two 2023 courses.

7 Semester One examination results notified about this date.

12 Due date for returning students to apply for course enrolment in Semester Two 2023, conditional on availability of remaining places*

13 Reporting in person all campuses if required.

14 Matariki Public Holiday

17 Semester Two commences.

21 Final date for students to add a Semester Two 2023 course online conditional on availability of remaining places***

31 Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Semester Two 2023 courses.

August

1 Deadline for submission of Academic Proposals for CUAP Round Two.

1 Applications for University Halls of Residence and Apartments open.

28 August–8 September
Mid-Semester Two study period (study and field trips, internal; distance learning (extramural) contact workshops).

September

1 Final date for applications to graduate at the Palmerston North November ceremony.

11 Semester Two resumes.

October

1 Course enrolment opens for 2024 academic year (unless otherwise stated for programmes requiring selected entry).

1 Applications for University Halls of Residence and Apartments submitted by this date will be included in the first round of offers for 2024.

20 Final day of Semester Two lectures.

23 Labour Day

24-27 Study break.

31 October
Due date for all new International students to apply for admission in Semester One and Double Semester 2024 conditional upon availability of remaining places*

30 October–13 November
Examinations for Semester Two and Double Semester 2023 courses.

31 Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit for all applications for new students who intend to commence study in Summer School 2023**

31 Due date for all new students to apply for admission for study commencing in Summer School 2023, conditional on availability of remaining places*

November

6 Course Guides normally available on Stream for Summer School courses.

8 Due date for students to apply for course enrolment in Summer School 2023, conditional on availability of remaining places***

13 Semester Two and Double Semester ends.

20 Summer School commences.

24 Final date for students to add a Summer School 2023 course online, conditional on availability of remaining places***

24 Graduation Palmerston North.

December

1 Semester Two and Double Semester 2023 examination results notified about this date.

8 Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Summer School 2023 courses.

21 Last day of Summer School lectures for 2023.

21 All University closes at 5pm.

2024

January 2024

4 Summer School resumes.

4 All University opens

February

5 Final day of Summer School lectures.

7-9 Study Break

2023 Semester Dates for Specified Programmes

University Wide

Institute of Education

School of Māori Knowledge

(Te Aho Tātairangi

Te Aho Paerewa)

School of Aviation

BAv (ATP)

PGDipEdPsych (Internship)

PGDip/ PGCert/ MSpecTchg

GradDipLnTchg

(Primary, ECE and Secondary

MCounsStuds, PGDipEd (Counselling and Guidance)

Orientation/pre-semester activities

20-24 Feb

24-27 Jan

PGDip/PGCert SpecTchg only

7-10 Feb

23-27 January

(online orientation)

MCounsStuds

13-17 Feb

Online orientation

17-24 Feb, Wānanga 1

PGDipEd (C&G)

20-24 FebOnline orientation

22 Jan

(new intake – Pohiri)

25 Jan

New Intake

Orientation (compulsory)

Semester One Begins 

27 Feb

23 Jan

PGDip/PGCert SpecTchg 6 Feb

MSpecTech 27 Feb

23 Jan

MCounsStuds

23 Jan

PGDip (C&G)

20 Feb

23 Jan

9 Jan: returning students

25 Jan: new students, as above

Mid Semester One Break (incl Easter)

7-21 Apr

No Break (PGDipEdDevPsych)

7-21 Apr

7-21 April

7-21 Apr

11-14 April

Good Friday 7 Apr – Tuesday 11Apr incl

Study Week

16-23 June

MCounselling Studies

and PGDipEd (C&G)

Semester One Ends

23 June

23 June

23 June

30 June

23 June

22 June

23 June

Mid-Year Break

26 Jun -14 Jul

No Break (PGDipEdDevPsych)

PGDip/PGCert SpecTech

26 June-9 July

MSpecTech

26 June-14 July

3-14 Jul

26 June-14 July

3-7 July

To be confirmed

Orientation/pre-semester activities

PGDip/PGCert SpecTech only

11-14 July

MCounsStuds

17-25 July Wānanga 2

10 July: New Intake (Massey 81 cohort) Orientation (compulsory)

Semester Two Begins

17 July

17July

PGDip/PGCert SpecTech only

10 July

MSpecTech 17 July

17Jul

17 July

17 July

17 July – returning students

Mid Semester Two Break

28 Aug-8 Sep

No Break (PGDipEdDevPsych)

28 Aug-8 Sep

25 Sep-6 Oct

28 Aug-8 Sep

25-29 Sep

To be confirmed

Semester Two Ends

13 Nov

26 Nov

Completion for

PGDipEdDevPsych

19 Nov

26 Nov

Completion for GradDipLnTchg

19 Nov

MCounsStudies

19 November 2023

(253762) OR

21 January 2024

(253761 & 253800)

27 Nov

21 Dec