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Census dates

How are census dates determined?

The census dates for applying for Commonwealth assistance in standard teaching periods are:

  • teaching periods of more than six weeks in length: Friday of the fourth week of teaching
  • teaching periods of six weeks or less in length: Friday of the second week of teaching.

More information about the length of teaching periods

Non standard intensive teaching periods are:

  • two weeks or less: day before the first day of teaching
  • more than two weeks but less than six weeks in length: Friday of the second week of teaching.

Financial liability (including HELP liability) is incurred for any unit or units cancelled after the census date.

When are the census dates?

2017

  • Semester 1
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 24 March 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • Semester 2
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 18 August 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • SUM
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 15 December 2017

    2017/2018 summer program
    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • SUM1
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 1 December 2017

    2017/2018 summer program
    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • SUM2
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 20 January 2017

    2016/2017 summer program
    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP1
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 20 January 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP2
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 24 February 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP3
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 7 April 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP4
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 12 May 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP5
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 23 June 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP6
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 28 July 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP7
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 1 September 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP8
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 20 October 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP9
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 24 November 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP1
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 20 January 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP2
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 17 March 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP3
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 19 May 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP4
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 14 July 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP5
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 15 September 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP6
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 10 November 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 12TP1
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 31 March 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 12TP2
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 28 July 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 12TP3
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 24 November 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 13TP1
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 24 March 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 13TP2
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 21 July 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 13TP3
    2017

    Census dates

    Friday 10 November 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • Research 1
    2017

    Census dates

    Wednesday 31 May 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • Research 2
    2017

    Census dates

    Tuesday 31 October 2017

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

2018

  • Semester 1
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 16 March 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • Semester 2
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 17 August 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • SUM
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 14 December 2018

    2018/2019 summer program
    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • SUM1
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 30 November 2018

    2018/2019 summer program
    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.​

  • SUM2
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 19 January 2018

    2017/2018 summer program
    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP1
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 19 January 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP2
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 23 February 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP3
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 13 April 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP4
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 18 May 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP5
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 29 June 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP6
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 3 August 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP7
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 7 September 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP8
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 19 October 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 5TP9
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 23 November 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP1
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 19 January 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP2
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 16 March 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP3
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 18 May 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP4
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 13 July 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP5
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 14 September 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 6TP6
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 9 November 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 12TP1
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 23 March 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 12TP2
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 27 July 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 12TP3
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 23 November 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 13TP1
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 16 March 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 13TP2
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 20 July 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • 13TP3
    2018

    Census dates

    Friday 16 November 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • Research 1
    2018

    Census dates

    Thursday 31 May 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

  • Research 2
    2018

    Census dates

    Wednesday 31 October 2018

    Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised. Failure to satisfy your enrolment requirements will result in cancellation of your enrolment. More information about census dates.

What will happen if I have not fulfilled the requirements?

Census date is the date in each teaching period by which you need to have your enrolment requirements finalised.

Requirements

On or before census date:

  • Commonwealth supported students must submit their online request for Commonwealth support and HECS-HELP form
  • students who selected the up-front or partial payment option pay all or part of their student contribution amount
  • students with HECS-HELP loan (that is, if you are deferring part or all of your student contribution amount) must provide their Tax File Number
  • eligible tuition fee paying students who are seeking Commonwealth assistance to pay their tuition fees must submit an online request for FEE-HELP form and provide their Tax File Number
  • eligible students who are seeking Commonwealth assistance to pay their student services and amenities fees must submit an online request for SA-HELP form and provide their Tax File Number
  • tuition fee paying students must pay their fees.

Consequences

Failure to satisfy one or more of the above requirements means:

  • cancellation of enrolment. In accordance with the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) QUT cannot accept late up-front payment or late applications of HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP forms. Students who are cancelled are required to apply for readmission into a following semester
  • no additions to enrolment will be accepted after the census date in any teaching period
  • full financial liability for any units you withdraw from after the census date.

Failure to either pay required student services amenities fee or to submit a SA-HELP form by census date will result in sanctions applied to your student records.

Policy