Key Dates & Calendar

Academic Calendar and important institute dates

In the list below, dates in bold refer to standard trimester dates, including mid-trimester and mid-year breaks.

For programmes with non-standard teaching dates, only the start dates are shown.  For further detail, check with the relevant School.

January

Mon 6  Trimester Three resumes
Mon 20 Wellington Anniversary observed (no teaching)
Mon 27 Auckland Anniversary observed (no teaching)

 

February

Thu 6 Waitangi Day (no teaching)
Mon 24 Trimester Three Exams
Fri 28 Trimester Three ends

 

March

Mon 2 Trimester One starts
Mon 16

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for Trimester One courses starting 2 Mar)

Last date for course changes (for courses starting 2 Mar)
Mon 30 Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for full-year courses starting 2 Mar)

 

April

Fri 10 Good Friday (all campuses closed)
Mon 13

Easter Monday (campuses closed)

Mid-trimester break begins
Mon 27

Anzac Day observed (no teaching)

Tue 28

Trimester One resumes

 

June

Mon 1 Queen’s Birthday observed (no teaching)
Mon 15 Examinations start (some programmes; check with School for details)
Mon 22 Re-sits (some programmes; check with School for details)
Fri 26 Trimester One ends
Mon 29 Mid-year break begins

 

July

Mon 13

Trimester Two begins
Mon 27

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for courses starting 13 July)

Last date for course changes (for programmes starting 13 July)

 

August

Mon 31

Mid-trimester break begins

 

September

Mon 7

Trimester Two resumes

 

October

Mon 26

Labour Day (no teaching); Examinations start

 

November

Mon 2

Re-sits (some programmes; check with School for details).
Mon 9

Trimester Three begins.

 

December

Fri 18

Last day of pre-Christmas teaching (to be confirmed)
Thu 24

Campuses closed (to be confirmed) and Trimester Three break starts

Fri 25

Christmas Day (campus closed until 4 January 2021 inclusive, to be confirmed)