Principal Dates for Monash University Malaysia

This section outlines important University dates including:

  • Semester dates and holidays
  • Important events and deadlines

Consider highlighting those dates which apply to you for easy reference.

* Asterisk indicates entry subject to change.

2017 Principal Dates

The following information is applicable to new and returning students enrolling in Semester One and/or Semester Two 2017.

New students who commence in October 2017 need to refer to the principal dates for October 2017 intake.

DayDateDescription
January 2017
Sun1Public holiday: New Year Day (University closed)
Mon2Replacement holiday: New Year Day (University closed)
Fri27Allocate+ preference: opens 10am for semester one (S1-01)
Sat28Public holiday: Chinese New Year (University closed)
Sun29Public holiday: Chinese New Year 2nd Day (University closed)
Mon30Replacement holiday: Chinese New Year 2nd Day (University closed)
Tue31Graduation applications: close for April in Malaysia, May in Australia and June in China
Tue31Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for semester two (S2-01) 2016
February 2017
Fri3Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for semester two (S2-01) 2016
Mon6Exams: begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016
Wed8Exams: end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016
Thu9Public holiday: Thaipusam* (University closed)
Wed15Allocate+ preference: closes 12pm for semester one (S1-01)
Fri17Results: released (deferred and supplementary exams) for semester two (S2-01) 2016
Mon20Orientation Week: begins
Tue21Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester one (S1-01)
Fri24Last day to add off-campus semester one (S1-01) units
Fri24Orientation Week: ends
Mon27Semester one (S1-01) and full-year (FY-01) begins
Mon27Results: released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016
March 2017
Fri3Fees due: for semester one (S1-01). A late payment penalty will apply after this date
Fri10Last day to add on-campus semester one (S1-01) units
Tue14Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester one (S1-01)
Fri24Fees: last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) to qualify for a partial refund of fees
Fri31Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
Fri31Census date for teaching period: semester one (S1-01)
Fri31Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units without incurring fees
April 2017
Sat8Graduation ceremony: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -  all faculties
Mon17Mid-semester break: begins
Fri21Mid-semester break: ends
Mon24Exam timetable published: for semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Mon24Public holiday: King's Installation (University closed)
May 2017
Mon1Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as a 'withdrawn fail'
Mon1Public holiday: Labour Day (University closed)
Wed10Public holiday: Wesak Day (University closed)
Fri26Semester one (S1-01) ends. Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with 'withdrawn fail' showing on academic record. Units cannot be discontinued after this date
Mon29Swot Vac: begins
June 2017
Fri2Swot Vac: ends
Mon5Exams: begin for semester one (S1-01)
Mon12Public holiday: Nuzul Al-Quran (University closed)
Fri23Exams: end for semester one (S1-01)
Mon26Public holiday: Hari Raya Puasa Day 1* (University closed)
Tue27Public holiday: Hari Raya Puasa Day 2* (University closed)
Tue27Allocate+ preference: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
July 2017
Mon10Results: released for semester one (S1-01)
Wed12Allocate+ preference: closes 12pm for semester two (S2-01)
Mon17Mid-year Orientation Week: begins
Tue18Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
Wed19Exam timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016 and semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Fri21Last day to add off-campus semester two (S2-01) units
Fri21Mid-year Orientation Week: ends
Mon24Semester two (S2-01) begins
Fri28Fees due: for semester two (S2-01). A late payment penalty will apply after this date
Mon31Graduation applications: close for October in Australia and November in Malaysia
August 2017
Fri4Last day to add on-campus semester two (S2-01) units
Mon7Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016 and semester one (S1-01)
Tue8Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester two (S2-01)
Fri11Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016 and semester one (S1-01)
Fri18Fees: last day to discontinue semester one (S2-01) to qualify for a partial refund of fees
Mon21Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
Wed23Results (deferred and supplementary exams): released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016 and semester one (S1-01)
Thu31Census date for teaching period: semester two (S2-01)
Thu31Last day to discontinue semester one (S2-01) units without incurring fees
Thu31Graduation applications: close for December in Australia (all international students) and Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences students
Thu31Public holiday: National Day (University closed)
September 2017
Fri1Public holiday: Hari Raya Haji* (University closed)
Sat9Public holiday: King's Birthday (University closed)
Sat16Public holiday: Malaysia Day (University closed)
Mon18Exam timetable published: for semester two (S2-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Fri22Public holiday: Awal Muharam (University closed)
Mon25Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as a 'withdrawn fail'
Mon25Mid-semester break: begins
Fri29Mid-semester break: ends
October 2017
Mon9Re-enrolment (timely): begins for 2018
Wed18Public holiday: Deepavali* (University closed)
Fri20Semester two (S2-01) ends. Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units with 'withdrawn fail' showing on academic record. Units cannot be discontinued after this date
Mon23Swot Vac: begins
Fri27Swot Vac: ends
Mon30Exams: begin for semester two (S2-01)
November 2017
Sat11Graduation ceremony: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - all faculties
Fri17Exams: end for semester two (S2-01)
Wed29Re-enrolment (timely): ends for 2018
Thu30Re-enrolment (late): begins for 2018. A late fee will apply
December 2017
Fri1Public holiday: Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (University closed)
Mon4Results: released for semester two (S2-01)
Fri8Re-enrolment (late): ends for 2018
Fri8Exams timetable published: for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Mon11Public holiday: Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor (University closed)
Mon18Exams timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for semester two  (S2-01) 2017 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Mon25Public holiday: Christmas Day (University closed)
Sun31Census date for teaching period: summer semester A (SSA-02)

* Asterisk indicates entry subject to change.

Exceptions and additional dates

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

The dates of teaching periods for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor Surgery 2017 are as follows:

Year 1Semester one20 March - 16 June
Mid-semester break01 May - 05 May
Swot Vac19 June - 23 June
Mid-year break10 July - 21 July
Semester two24 July - 20 October
Mid-semester break18 September - 22 September
Swot Vac24 October - 28 October
Year 2Semester one27 February - 26 May
Mid-semester break14 April - 21 April
Swot Vac29 May - 2 June
Mid-year break27 June- 15 July
Semester two24 July - 20 October
Mid-semester break18 September - 22 September
Swot Vac24 October - 28 October
Year 3Semester one06 February - 09 June
Mid-year break12 June - 30 June
Semester two03 July - 03 November
Swot Vac06 November - 10 November
Year 4Semester one01 February - 02 June
Mid-year break05 June - 23 June
Semester two28 June - 27 October
Swot Vac30 October - 03 November
Year 5Semester one30 January - 02 June
Mid-year break05 June - 23 June
Semester two26 June - 03 November