Standard academic dates
The following dates are for enrolment in programs offered during standard trimesters.
||20 October 2016
||From 31 October 2016
|1, 2017||Open enrolment for students||02-03 November 2016|
|Last date to add a course||12 March 2017|
|Census date||26 March 2017|
|Last date to drop a course without academic penalty||30 April 2017|
||18 May 2017
||From 22 May 2017
|2, 2017||Open enrolment for students||29-30 May 2017|
|Last date to add a course||16 July 2017|
|Census date||30 July 2017|
|Last date to drop a course without academic penalty||27 August 2017|
||21 September 2017
||From 25 September 2017
|3, 2017||Open enrolment for students||25 September 2017|
|Last date to add a course||12 November 2017
|Census date||26 November 2017
|Last date to drop a course without academic penalty||24 December 2017
Courses added to your enrolment after 12 March 2017 (for Trimester 1, 2017) will incur a $50 late enrolment fee per course. To check if you are eligible for late enrolment, please see Section 7.0 of the Student Administration Policy (PDF 119k).
If you withdraw from a course after the census date, you will incur financial liability for the course. This will be recorded as a 'W' on your academic transcript but is not counted in the calculation of your Grade Point Average.
If you withdraw from a course after 30 April (for Trimester 1, 2017), 27 August (for Trimester 2, 2017) or 24 December (for Trimester 3, 2017), you will incur financial liability and academic liability for the course. This will be recorded as a 'WF' on your academic transcript and will affect the calculation of your Grade Point Average.
For the most up-to-date Open enrolment information including important dates, please visit Open enrolment.
School of Dentistry and Oral Health
The School of Dentistry and Oral Health offers a suite of professional programs. The dates for school programs often fall outside of the standard University academic calendar and vary according to the course and year of study.
Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery program should refer to the following calendar:
Refer to the Academic calendar for details:
Six Week Teaching Periods
|Teaching Periods 2017||Last day to add a course||Census Date||Last date to withdraw without failure|
|Teaching Period 1||Friday 23 December 2016||Friday 20 January 2017||Sunday 29 January 2017|
|Teaching Period 2||Friday 17 February 2017||Friday 17 March 2017||Sunday 26 March 2017|
|Teaching Period 3||Friday 21 April 2017||Friday 19 May 2017||Sunday 28 May 2017|
|Teaching Period 4||Friday 16 June 2017||Friday 14 July 2017||Sunday 23 July 2017|
|Teaching Period 5||Friday 11 August 2017||Friday 8 September 2017||Sunday 17 September 2017|
|Teaching Period 6||Friday 6 October 2017||Friday 3 November 2017||Sunday 12 November 2017|
Open Universities Australia study periods
Census dates for these programs: 1023 Bachelor of Arts, 1245 Bachelor of Communication, 1383 Bachelor of Business, 1384 Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and 9937 Cross Institutional Study, offered by Griffith University through Open Universities Australia, are displayed below:
|Study Period||Census Date|
|Study Period 1||Monday 20 March 2017
|Study Period 2||Monday 19 June 2017
|Study Period 3||Monday 18 September 2017
|Study Period 4||Monday 18 December 2017
Fees and Charges Policy
This policy outlines the basis on which the University charges students fees. It defines the types of fees and charges and provides the authorities to determine the types of fees; provisions for refunds; penalties for non-payment; sponsorships and scholarships; payment plans. It implements the provisions of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 within the University.
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