three(3) northern rivers students, census dates

The census date is the date on which a student’s enrolment is taken to be finalised. Each unit of study in a teaching period at Southern Cross University has a Census Date. The following census dates apply to any unit studied in the following teaching periods.

Census dates vary depending on the unit/s in which you are enrolled. To determine the actual Census Date for each unit of study, students must check My Enrolment (Study Plans -> Current Enrolment).

  • Domestic students — Census Date is the final day you can withdraw from a unit without financial or academic penalty
  • International students — Census Date is the final day you can withdraw from a unit without academic penalty and only incur at 50% fee penalty — see unit withdrawal impacts.

Important

The Census Dates listed are effective at 12 midnight NSW time

Teaching Period Start Date End Date* Census Date
Summer Term, 2024 8 January 2024 16 February 2024 22 January 2024
Dual Term 1, 2024 8 January 2024 12 April 2024 5 February 2024
Tri Term 1, 2024 8 January 2024 7 June 2024 12 February 2024
Term 1, 2024 4 March 2024 12 April 2024 18 March 2024
Dual Term 2, 2024 4 March 2024 7 June 2024 1 April 2024
Term 2, 2024 29 April 2024 7 June 2024 13 May 2024
Term 3, 2024 1 July 2024 9 August 2024 15 July 2024
Dual Term 3, 2024 1 July 2024 4 October 2024 29 July 2024
Tri Term 2, 2024 1 July 2024 6 December 2024 5 August 2024
Term 4, 2024 26 August 2024 4 October 2024 9 September 2024
Dual Term 4, 2024 26 August 2024 6 December 2024 23 September 2024
Term 5, 2024 28 October 2024 6 December 2024 11 November 2024

Research Census Dates

Listed below are the study periods and Census Dates for research awards.

Research Semester 1, 2024 Research Semester 2, 2024
Research students commencing studies from 1 January 2024 to 30 June 2024.
Census Date: 31 March 2024.
Research students commencing studies from 1 July 2024 to 31 December 2024.
Census Date: 30 September 2024.

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