UKZN Sessional Dates 2015 - Howard College, Pietermaritzburg and Westville

FIRST SEMESTER          :     Monday, 09 February – Wednesday, 24 June

EASTER VACATION       :     Saturday, 28 Mar – Monday, 06 April

WINTER VACATION        :     Thursday, 25 June – Tuesday, 21 July

SECOND SEMESTER     :     Wednesday, 22 July – Tuesday, 01 December

PRE-SEMESTER: 

 

Thu, 01 – Fri, 02 Jan

Thu, 01 Jan

New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)

Fri, 02 Jan

University Offices open

 

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Jan

Tue, 06 Jan

Self-help registration system opens

Wed, 07 Jan

 

Deadline for applications for re-marks

Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals

 

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Jan

On or before Wed, 14 Jan

CEACOM meetings (College Exclusion Appeals Comm.)

 

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Jan

Tue, 20

AEACOM meeting

 

Mon, 26 – Sat, 31 Jan

Sat, 31 Jan

Parents’ Day

 

Mon, 02 Feb – Fri, 06 Feb

Mon, 02 Feb – Fri, 06 Feb

Orientation and On-Campus Registration of students

 

 

SEMESTER 1: 

1

 

Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 Feb

 

Mon, 09 Feb

First Semester commences

Lectures commence

2

Mon, 16– Fri, 20 Feb

Fri, 20 Feb

Final date for capturing and confirming module choices (academic registration) for all students including those unable to meet financial obligations to conclude registration.

 

 

 

Final date for submitting curriculum changes.

Final date for requests for extended DPs; Concessions.

3

Mon, 23  – Fri, 27 Feb

Fri, 27 Feb

Closing date for registration of all returning research post-graduates (Research Masters & Doctoral).

Final date for payment of all fees required for 1st semester registration (financial registration).

4

Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Mar

Fri, 06 Mar

Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS for the students who had outstanding requirements.

(Honours, PGDips, Bachelors, Diplomas and Certificates)

5

Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 Mar

 

 

6

Mon, 16 – Sat, 21 Mar

Fri, 20 Mar

Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS (Doctoral and Masters Studies)

Sat, 21 Mar

Human Rights’ Day (Public Holiday)

7

Mon, 23 – Fri, 27 Mar

 

 

 

Sat, 28 Mar –  Mon, 06 Apr

EASTER VACATION  (STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK)

Fri, 03 Apr

Good Friday (Public Holiday)

Mon, 06 Apr

Family Day (public Holiday)

8

Tue, 07 – Fri, 10 Apr

Tue, Apr 07

Compensatory: Follows Monday Timetable

 

 

Wed, Apr 08

Compensatory: Follows Friday Timetable

Fri, 10 Apr

Final date for withdrawal from a module

Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 1)

9

Mon, 13 – Sat, 18 Apr

Mon, 13 – Sat, 18 Apr

Graduation Ceremonies (WVL)

10

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Apr

Mon, 20 – Tue, 21 Apr

Graduation Ceremonies (PMB)

 

 

22 Apr

Final timetable for main & supplementary exams released

11

Mon, 27 Apr – Fri, 01 May

Mon, 27 Apr

Freedom Day (Public Holiday)

Thu, 30 Apr

Final date for full payment of 1st Semester Fees

Fri, 01 May

Workers Day (Public Holiday)

12

Mon 04 – Fri, 08 May

 

 

13

Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 May

 

 

14

Mon, 18 -  Fri, 22 May

 

 

15

Mon, 25 – Sat, 30 May

Tue, 26 May

DP refusals published

Wed, 27 May

Lectures end

Thu, 28 May – Tue, 02 Jun

Study period

Thu, 28 May

Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices

16

Mon, 01 Jun – Sat, 06 Jun

Wed, 03 Jun

First Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturdays)

17

Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 Jun

 

Exam week

18

Mon, 15 – Sat, 20 Jun

Tue, 16 Jun

Youth Day (Public Holiday)

Fri, 19 Jun

First Semester Exams end

Sat, 20 – Wed, 24 Jun

Break between exams

19

Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 Jun

Thu, 25 Jun

1st Semester Supplementary Exams commence

20

Mon, 29 Jun – Fri, 03 Jul

Thu, 02 Jul

Supplementary Exams end

First Semester ends

Semester 1:

Teaching days:   Monday 12 ,  Tuesday 14 ,  Wednesday 14 ,  Thursday 13 ,  Friday 12  :  65 days

Study leave:  5 days;   Examinations:  14 days;  Supp. exams:  7 days;  Compensatory days:  Tue,07 Apr & Wed, 08 Apr


 

Thu, 25 Jun – Tue, 21 Jul

 

MID-YEAR BREAK  (Winter Vacation)

 Fri, 10 Jul

 

Supplementary Exam marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00

 Fri, 17 Jul

 

Release of 1st semester results after Exam Boards at 00:01 am

Eid-Al-Fitr (condoned absence)


SEMESTER 2: 

1

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Jul

Wed, 22 Jul

 

Second Semester commences

Lectures commence

Thu, 23 Jul

Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals

Deadline for applications for re-marks

2

Mon, 27 – Fri, 31 Jul

On or before Tue, 28 Jul

CEACOM meetings (College Exclusion Appeals Comm.)

3

Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Aug

Mon, 03 Aug

AEACOM meeting

Tue, 04 Aug

Final date for 2nd semester registration of ALL qualifications (except first entry research Masters and PhDs).

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

Final date for requests for extended DPs; Concessions

4

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Aug

Mon, 10 Aug

Women’s Day (Public Holiday) observed

5

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Aug

 

 

6

Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Aug

 

 

7

Mon, 31 Aug – Fri, 04 Sep

Mon, 31 Aug

Final date for payment of fees for the 2nd Semester

8

Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 Sep

Fri, 11 Sep

Final date for withdrawal from a module

Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 2)

Final timetable for main and supplementary examinations released

9

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Sep

Mon, 14 Sep

Rosh Hashanah (Condoned absence)

 

Sat, 19 Sep – Sun, 27 Sep

                                 STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK

Wed, 23 Sep

Yom Kippur (Condoned absence)

Eid-Al-Adhah (Condoned absence)

Thu, 24 Sep

Heritage Day (Public Holiday)

10

Mon, 28 Sep – Fri, 02 Oct

 

 

11

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09  Oct

 

 

12

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Oct

 

 

13

Mon, 19 – Sat, 24 Oct

 

 

14

Mon, 26– Fri, 30 Oct

 

 

15

Mon, 02  – Sun, 08 Nov

Mon, 02 Nov

DP refusals published

Tue, 03 Nov

Lectures end

Wed, 04 Nov – Sun, 08 Nov

Study period

Wed, 04 Nov

Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices

Fri, 06 Nov

Final date for submission of College handbooks for 2016

16

Mon, 09  – Sat, 14 Nov

Mon, 09 Nov

Second Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturdays)

Wed, 11 Nov

Diwali/Deepavali (Condoned absence)

(no exams scheduled)

17

Mon, 16 –  Sat, 21 Nov

Mon, 16  – Sat, 21 Nov

Exam week

18

Mon, 23 – Sat, 28 Nov

Wed, 25 Nov

Second Semester Exams end

Thu, 26 – Mon, 30 Nov

Break between Exams

19

Mon, 30 Nov – Sat, 05 Dec

Tue, 01 Dec

2nd Semester Supplementary Exams commence

20

Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 Dec 

Tue, 08 Dec

2nd Semester Supplementary Exams end

Second Semester ends

Fri, 11 Dec

Last day for submission of theses/dissertations to the Post-Graduate Administrative Offices for possible April 2016 Graduation

21

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Dec

Wed, 16 Dec

Day of Reconciliation (Public Holiday)

Thu, 17 Dec

Supplementary marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00

22

Mon, 21 – Sat, 26 Dec

 

Wed, 23 Dec

Release of 2nd semester results after Exam Boards

(00:01 am)

Thu, 24 Dec

University Offices close at 16h30 (24/12/2015) and re-opens on the 02nd January 2016

Fri, 25 Dec

Christmas Day (Public Holiday)

Sat, 26 Dec

Day of Goodwill (Public Holiday)

Semester 2:

Teaching days:   Monday 12 ,  Tuesday 13 ,  Wednesday 13 ,  Thursday 13 ,  Friday 13 :  64 days

Study leave:  5 days;     Examinations:  14 days;     Supp. exams:  7 days;   Compensatory day:   0



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