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?

2022

Semester 2

Census dates

Friday 19 August 2022

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.

Summer

Census dates

Friday 2 December 2022

This date relates to the 6 week Summer 1 teaching period

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.

Census dates

Friday 16 December 2022

This date relates to the 12 week Summer teaching period

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.

College 5 Teaching Period

Census dates

Friday 20 May 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 1 July 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 5 August 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 9 September 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 28 October 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 2 December 2022

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.

6 Week Teaching Period

Census dates

Friday 20 May 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 15 July 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 16 September 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 11 November 2022

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.

10 Week Teaching Period

Census dates

Friday 20 May 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 12 August 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 4 November 2022

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.

10 Week EAP

Census dates

Friday 12 August 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 9 December 2022

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.

15 Week EAP

Census dates

Friday 15 July 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 11 November 2022

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 1 - 5 Week

Census dates

Friday 20 May 2022

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 - 5 Week

Census dates

Friday 5 August 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 7 October 2022

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.

Session 2

Census dates

Friday 20 May 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 10 June 2022

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.

Session 3

Census dates

Friday 29 July 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 12 August 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 2 September 2022

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.

Session 4

Census dates

Friday 21 October 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 4 November 2022

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.
Census dates

Friday 25 November 2022

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

Census dates

Tuesday 31 May 2022

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.
Census dates

Monday 31 October 2022

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.

Flexible Teaching Periods

Census dates

Saturday 1 January 2022 - Saturday 31 December 2022

Census date - key dates for flexible teaching periods vary between units. Check the attached file
for key dates related to your unit offering:

  • GS50
  • KC86
  • KC87
  • KC88
  • LP41

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