The census date is the date on which a student's enrolment is taken to be finalised. Each unit of study in a study period at Southern Cross University has a census date. The following census dates apply to any unit studied in the following study periods (excluding any units studied through the specific collaboration campus listed below).
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).
You census date varies depending on the academic calendar you study in. Students studying in Australia whether on-campus or online in our 3-session calendar. SCU Online students study in our 6-study-period calendar.
|Session||Start Date||End Date*||Census Date|
|Session 1||27 February 2017||10 June 2017||20 March 2017|
|Session 2||10 July 2017||21 October 2017||31 July 2017|
|Session 3||6 November 2017||10 February 2018||27 November 2017|
|Study Period||Start Date||End Date*||Census Date|
|Study Period 1||27 February 2017||13 April 2017||13 March 2017|
|Study Period 2||24 April 2017||8 June 2017||8 May 2017|
|Study Period 3||10 July 2017||24 August 2017||24 July 2017|
|Study Period 4||4 September 2017||19 October 2017||18 September 2017|
|Study Period 5||30 October 2017||14 December 2017||13 November 2017|
|Study Period 6||27 December 2017||9 February 2018||12 January 2018|
* Study Period End Date includes any assessment or examination periods.
Research Census Dates
Listed below are the study periods and census dates for research awards.
Research Semester 1, 2017
Research students commencing studies from 1 January 2017 to 30 June 2017.
Research Semester 2, 2017
Research students commencing studies from 1 July 2017 to 31 December 2017.
Census Date: The first university working day after 20% of the individual student's combined teaching and assessment period has elapsed.
Law Summer School
Law Summer School units census dates vary depending on the unit offered and its location. Students must check individual unit census dates via My Enrolment. For more information and the units offered please refer to the Law Summer School page.