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
Sun 1 Public holiday: New Year Day (University closed)
Mon 2 Replacement holiday: New Year Day (University closed)
Fri 27 Allocate+ preference: opens 10am for semester one (S1-01)
Sat 28 Public holiday: Chinese New Year (University closed)
Sun 29 Public holiday: Chinese New Year 2nd Day (University closed)
Mon 30 Replacement holiday: Chinese New Year 2nd Day (University closed)
Tue 31 Graduation applications: close for April in Malaysia, May in Australia and June in China
Tue 31 Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for semester two (S2-01) 2016
February 2017
Fri 3 Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for semester two (S2-01) 2016
Mon 6 Exams: begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016
Wed 8 Exams: end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016
Thu 9 Public holiday: Thaipusam* (University closed)
Wed 15 Allocate+ preference: closes 12pm for semester one (S1-01)
Fri 17 Results: released (deferred and supplementary exams) for semester two (S2-01) 2016
Mon 20 Orientation Week: begins
Tue 21 Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester one (S1-01)
Fri 24 Last day to add off-campus semester one (S1-01) units
Fri 24 Orientation Week: ends
Mon 27 Semester one (S1-01) and full-year (FY-01) begins
Mon 27 Results: released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016
March 2017
Fri 3 Fees due: for semester one (S1-01). A late payment penalty will apply after this date
Fri 10 Last day to add on-campus semester one (S1-01) units
Tue 14 Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester one (S1-01)
Fri 24 Fees: last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) to qualify for a partial refund of fees
Fri 31 Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
Fri 31 Census date for teaching period: semester one (S1-01)
Fri 31 Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units without incurring fees
April 2017
Sat 8 Graduation ceremony: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -  all faculties
Mon 17 Mid-semester break: begins
Fri 21 Mid-semester break: ends
Mon 24 Exam timetable published: for semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Mon 24 Public holiday: King's Installation (University closed)
May 2017
Mon 1 Last 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'
Mon 1 Public holiday: Labour Day (University closed)
Wed 10 Public holiday: Wesak Day (University closed)
Fri 26 Semester 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
Mon 29 Swot Vac: begins
June 2017
Fri 2 Swot Vac: ends
Mon 5 Exams: begin for semester one (S1-01)
Mon 12 Public holiday: Nuzul Al-Quran (University closed)
Fri 23 Exams: end for semester one (S1-01)
Mon 26 Public holiday: Hari Raya Puasa Day 1* (University closed)
Tue 27 Public holiday: Hari Raya Puasa Day 2* (University closed)
Tue 27 Allocate+ preference: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
July 2017
Mon 10 Results: released for semester one (S1-01)
Wed 12 Allocate+ preference: closes 12pm for semester two (S2-01)
Mon 17 Mid-year Orientation Week: begins
Tue 18 Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
Wed 19 Exam timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016 and semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Fri 21 Last day to add off-campus semester two (S2-01) units
Fri 21 Mid-year Orientation Week: ends
Mon 24 Semester two (S2-01) begins
Fri 28 Fees due: for semester two (S2-01). A late payment penalty will apply after this date
Mon 31 Graduation applications: close for October in Australia and November in Malaysia
August 2017
Fri 4 Last day to add on-campus semester two (S2-01) units
Mon 7 Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016 and semester one (S1-01)
Tue 8 Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester two (S2-01)
Fri 11 Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016 and semester one (S1-01)
Fri 18 Fees: last day to discontinue semester one (S2-01) to qualify for a partial refund of fees
Mon 21 Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
Wed 23 Results (deferred and supplementary exams): released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016 and semester one (S1-01)
Thu 31 Census date for teaching period: semester two (S2-01)
Thu 31 Last day to discontinue semester one (S2-01) units without incurring fees
Thu 31 Graduation applications: close for December in Australia (all international students) and Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences students
Thu 31 Public holiday: National Day (University closed)
September 2017
Fri 1 Public holiday: Hari Raya Haji* (University closed)
Sat 9 Public holiday: King's Birthday (University closed)
Sat 16 Public holiday: Malaysia Day (University closed)
Mon 18 Exam timetable published: for semester two (S2-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Fri 22 Public holiday: Awal Muharam (University closed)
Mon 25 Last 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'
Mon 25 Mid-semester break: begins
Fri 29 Mid-semester break: ends
October 2017
Mon 9 Re-enrolment (timely): begins for 2018
Wed 18 Public holiday: Deepavali* (University closed)
Fri 20 Semester 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
Mon 23 Swot Vac: begins
Fri 27 Swot Vac: ends
Mon 30 Exams: begin for semester two (S2-01)
November 2017
Sat 11 Graduation ceremony: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - all faculties
Fri 17 Exams: end for semester two (S2-01)
Fri 24 Re-enrolment (timely): ends for 2018
Sat 25 Re-enrolment (late): begins for 2018. A late fee will apply
December 2017
Fri 1 Public holiday: Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (University closed)
Mon 4 Results: released for semester two (S2-01)
Fri 8 Re-enrolment (late): ends for 2018
Fri 8 Exams timetable published: for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Mon 11 Public holiday: Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor (University closed)
Mon 18 Exams timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for semester two  (S2-01) 2017 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Mon 25 Public holiday: Christmas Day (University closed)
Sun 31 Census 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 1 Semester one 20 March - 16 June
Mid-semester break 01 May - 05 May
Swot Vac 19 June - 23 June
Mid-year break 10 July - 21 July
Semester two 24 July - 20 October
Mid-semester break 18 September - 22 September
Swot Vac 24 October - 28 October
Year 2 Semester one 27 February - 26 May
Mid-semester break 14 April - 21 April
Swot Vac 29 May - 2 June
Mid-year break 27 June- 15 July
Semester two 24 July - 20 October
Mid-semester break 18 September - 22 September
Swot Vac 24 October - 28 October
Year 3 Semester one 06 February - 09 June
Mid-year break 12 June - 30 June
Semester two 03 July - 03 November
Swot Vac 06 November - 10 November
Year 4 Semester one 01 February - 02 June
Mid-year break 05 June - 23 June
Semester two 28 June - 27 October
Swot Vac 30 October - 03 November
Year 5 Semester one 30 January - 02 June
Mid-year break 05 June - 23 June
Semester two 26 June - 03 November