Welcome

Uni life can seem complicated at first, so this site will help make it a little easier to navigate your first semester at Monash. It guides you through everything you need to do to get yourself established at Monash, right up until Week 4 of your first semester. Just start scrolling to browse topics and click on the blocks to discover the important (and fun!) bits to get settled in quickly.

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Important dates

Class commencing on the week starting Monday, 29 July 2019.

23 Sep

Exam timetable is published in the Web Enrolment System (WES) from this date.

Time to perform a check on whether all your examinable units are listed! Hurry and contact your school if you see any missing unit(s) in WES.

30 Sep to 4 Oct

Semester break.

Class resumes on 7 October, 2019 – Week 10.

25 Oct

Last day of semester.

Fair warning! Examination up ahead!

28 Oct to 2 Nov

SWOTVAC (Study Without Teaching Vacation)

Exams will begin in a week. Get organised and make sure you know where your exam venues are. You want to be well prepared on the morning of your exam!

4 to 22 Nov

Examination Dates

Be sure to read the Exam Rules beforehand. Double check your exam dates and venues to be present on the right day and place!

Other important dates

Note: Subjects in Monash are called units

31 Aug

Last day to discontinue units without incurring fees.

You may consider to drop a unit by this census date if you are unable to cope with your study load. If you plan to drop a unit, you must:

* consult your Course Management Office on your course rules (for core units, pre-requisites or co-requisites).

* consult the International Student Pass Office if you are holding a Student Pass as you may be required to have a full time load to warrant your Student Pass renewal.

1 Sep

Withdrawn late (WDN)

If you drop a unit from this date, a ‘WDN’ will show on your academic transcript.

1 Oct

Withdrawn fail (WN)

Unit(s) dropped after this date will have a ‘WN’ showing on your academic transcript.

25 Oct

Last day to drop units

This is the last teaching day for Semester 2, 2019. It's not possible to drop units after this date as you will have completed the entire teaching period.


Other important university dates are available
on the Principal Dates page.