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University of Otago Academic Dates

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The week map refers to the University of Otago academic year and does not necessarily correspond with other week maps.

When making timetable changes refer to the week of year rather than the week of Semester.

The University is closed on Public holidays.

2017

Week Monday–Friday Events Public Holidays
1 2–6 January Monday 2 January Day after New Year's Day, Tuesday 3 January New Year's Day observed
2 9–13 January Summer School begins Monday 9 January
3 16–20 January
4 23–27 January
5 30 January–3 February
6 6–10 February Monday 6 February Waitangi Day
7 13–17 February Summer School: Classes cease Friday 17 February; Exams 18-23 February
8 20–24 February Convocation Ceremony 20 February, Course Advice Days 22/23 February, Preliminary Lectures 24 February
9 27 February–3 March First Semester begins 27 February
10 6–10 March
11 13–17 March
12 20–24 March
13 27–31 March
14 3–7 April
15 10–14 April 14 April Good Friday
16 17–21 April Mid-Semester Break 17 April Easter Monday, Tuesday 18 April Otago Anniversary observed (Dunedin)
17 24–28 April Tuesday 25 April ANZAC Day
18 1–5 May
19 8–12 May
20 15–19 May
21 22–26 May
22 29 May–2 June First Semester classes cease Friday 2 June
23 5–9 June Mid-year Examinations begin Wednesday 7 June Monday 5 June Queen’s Birthday
24 12–16 June
25 19–23 June Mid-year Examinations end Wednesday 21 June
26 26–30 June
27 3–7 July Second Semester Course Advice Day Thursday 6 July
28 10–14 July Semester Two begins Monday 10 July
29 17–21 July
30 24–28 July
31 31 July–4 August
32 7–11 August
33 14–18 August
34 21–25 August
35 28 August–1 September Mid-Semester Break
36 4–8 September
37 11–15 September
38 18–22 September
39 25–29 September
40 2–6 October
41 9–13 October Second Semester classes cease Friday 13 October
42 17–21 October End of year Examinations begin Wednesday 18 October
43 23–27 October Monday 23 October Labour Day
44 30 October–3 November
45 6–10 November End of year Examinations end Saturday 11 November
46 13–17 November
47 20–24 November
48 27 November–1 December
49 4–8 December
50 11–15 December
51 18–22 December
52 25–29 December Monday 25 December Christmas Day, Tuesday 26 December Boxing Day

See the Academic Key Dates page for details of events and key dates throughout the year.