The key study dates for the 2020 academic calendar confirmed so far are as follows:

Summer School

6 January Summer School lectures begin
13 January Last day to add or delete Summer School papers (5pm deadline)
3 February Last day to withdraw from Summer School papers (5pm deadline)
6 February Waitangi Day (public holiday)
14 February Summer School lectures cease
15 February Summer School examination period begins
20 February Summer School examination period ends

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First semester

21 February Preliminary lectures held
24 February Formal lectures begin
28 February Last day to add first semester and full year papers (5pm deadline)
13 March Last day to delete first semester papers (5pm deadline)
20 March Last day to delete full year papers (5pm deadline)
10 April Mid-semester break begins/Good Friday (public holiday)
13 April Easter Monday (public holiday)
14 April Otago Anniversary Day observed (University holiday)
20 April First semester resumes
25 April ANZAC Day
27 April ANZAC Day observed
1 May Last day to withdraw from first semester papers (5pm deadline)
9 May Graduation ceremonies
16 May Graduation ceremonies
29 May First semester lectures cease
1 June Queen's Birthday (public holiday)
3 June First semester examination period begins
17 June First semester examination period ends

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Second semester

6 July Second semester lectures begin
10 July Last day to add second semester papers (5pm deadline)
24 July Last day to delete second semester papers (5pm deadline)
15 August Graduation ceremony
22 August Mid-semester break begins
31 August Second semester resumes
11 September Last day to withdraw from second semester and full year papers (5pm deadline)
9 October Second semester lectures cease
14 October Second semester examination period begins
26 October Labour Day (public holiday)
7 November Second semester examination period ends
12 December Graduation ceremonies
16 December Graduation ceremonies
19 December Graduation ceremonies

The study dates for some courses offered by the College of Education or the Division of Health Sciences may differ from those listed above. Please contact the applicable academic department for further information.

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Last updated 27/05/2019 08.59 AM
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