University of Kwazulu Natal Closing Dates 2019-2020

University of Kwazulu Natal Closing Dates 2019-2020

University of Kwazulu Natal Closing Dates 2019-2020, Applications Open: 1 March
Applications Close: 30 June (medical programmes)
30 September (all other programmes). UKZN Sessional Dates Howard College, Pietermaritzburg and Westville

FIRST SEMESTER: Monday, 06 February – Thursday, 22 Jun

EASTER VACATION: Saturday, 08 April – Monday, 17 April

WINTER VACATION: Friday, 23 Jun – Sunday, 16 July

SECOND SEMESTER: Monday, 17 July – Monday, 27 November

PRE-SEMESTER: 
Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Jan Tue, 03 Jan University opens
Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 Jan Mon, 09 Jan (Programme specific) Self-help registration system opens
Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Jan
Mon, 23 – Sat, 28 Jan Sat, 28 Jan Parents’ Day
Mon, 30 Jan– Sat, 04 Feb Mon, 30 Jan– Fri, 03 Feb Orientation of students
Thu, 02 – Sat, 04 Feb On campus registration of students
SEMESTER 1: 
1 Mon, 06 – Fri, 10 Feb Mon, 06 Feb First Semester commences
Lectures commence
Fri, 10 Feb Deadline for applications for re-marks
2 Mon, 13 – Fri, 17 Feb
3 Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Feb
4 Mon, 27 Feb – Fri, 03 Mar Fri, 03 Mar Final date for minimum fee payment required for student registration
Final date for 1st Semester registration
Final date for requests for extended DPs
5 Mon, 06– Fri, 10 Mar Fri, 10 Mar Final date for submitting curriculum changes
Final registration date for returning Masters (by research) and Doctoral students.
Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS for the students who had outstanding requirements.

(Honours, Bachelors, Diplomas and Certificates)

6 Mon, 13  – Fri, 17 Mar Fri, 17 Mar Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS (Doctoral and Masters Studies)
7 Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Mar Tues, 21 Mar Human Rights Day (Public Holiday)
8 Mon, 27 Mar – Sat, 01 April Sat, 01 (till Mon, 10 Apr) Graduation Ceremonies (WVL)
9 Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Apr
                Sat, 08 – Mon, 17 Apr EASTER VACATION  (STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK)
Tue, 11 – Wed, 12 Apr Graduation Ceremonies (PMB)
Fri, 14 Apr Good Friday (Public Holiday)
Mon, 17 Apr Family Day (Public Holiday)
10 Tue, 18 – Fri, 21 Apr Fri, 21 Apr Final date for withdrawal from a module
Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 1)
Final timetable for main & supplementary exams released
11 Mon, 24 – Sun, 30 Apr Thu, 27 Apr Freedom Day (Public Holiday)
Sun, 30 Apr Final date for payment of 60% of fees for year registrations or 100%  for semester 1 registrations
12 Mon, 01 – Fri, 05 May Mon, 01 May Workers’ Day (Public Holiday)
13 Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 May
14 Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 May Wed, 17 May DP refusals published
Thu, 18 May Lectures end
Fri, 19 – Tue, 23 May Study period
15 Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 May Mon, 22 May Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices
Wed, 24 May First Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturdays)
16 Mon, 29 May – Fri, 02 Jun   Exam week
17 Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Jun Thu, 08 Jun First Semester Exams end
Fri, 09 Jun – Tue, 13 Jun Break between exams
18 Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Jun Wed, 14 Jun 1st Semester Supplementary Exams commence
Fri, 16 Jun Youth Day (Public Holiday) (no exams)
19 Mon 19 – Fri, 23 Jun Thu, 22 Jun Supplementary Exams end
First Semester ends
Semester 1:
  • Teaching days:    Monday 12 ,  Tuesday 13 ,  Wednesday 14 ,  Thursday 13 ,  Friday 13  :  65 days
  • Compensatory day:   (Wednesday 08 March, follows Monday’s timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Main Examinations:  14 days;  Supplementary Exams:  7 days;
   Fri, 23 Jun – Sun, 16 Jul MID-YEAR BREAK  (Winter Vacation)
Sun, 25 Jun Eid-Al-Fitr (condoned absence)
 Mon, 03 Jul

 

Supplementary Exam marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00
 Mon, 10 Jul

 

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

 

SEMESTER 2: 
1 Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Jul Mon, 17 Jul Second Semester commences
Lectures commence
Final date for requests for extended DPs
Wed, 19 Jul
Thu, 20 Jul Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals
Fri, 21 Jul Deadline for applications for re-marks
2 Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Jul Mon, 24 Jul CEACOM meetings (College Exclusion Appeals Comm.)
On or before Thu, 27 Jul AEACOM meeting
Fri, 28 Jul Final date for payment of all fees required for student registration (2nd semester).
Final date for registration – 2nd Semester
Final date for submitting curriculum changes
3 Mon, 31 Jul – Fri, 04 Aug
4 Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 Aug Wed, 09 Aug National Women’s Day (Public Holiday)
5 Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Aug
6 Mon, 21 – Fri, 25 Aug  
7 Mon, 28 Aug – Fri, 01 Sep Thu, 31 Aug – Fri, 01 Sep Eid-Al-Adhah (condoned absence)
Thu, 31 Aug Final date for payment of all fees
8 Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Sep
9 Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 Sep Fri, 15 Sep Final date for withdrawal from the University (Sem. 2)
Final date for withdrawal from a module
Final timetable for main and supplementary examinations released
          Sat, 16 Sep – Mon, 25 Sep                                  STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK
Thu 21 – Fri, 22 Oct Rosh Hashanah (condoned absence)
10 Mon, 25 – Sat, 30 Sep Mon, 25 Sep Heritage Day (Public Holiday observed)
Sat, 30 Sep Yom Kippur (condoned absence)
11 Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Oct
12 Mon, 09 – Fri, 13  Oct    
13 Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Oct Thu,, 19 Oct Diwali/Deepavali (Condoned absence)
14 Mon, 23 – Sun, 29 Oct Mon, 23 Oct DP refusals published
Tue, 24 Oct Lectures end
Wed, 25 – Sun, 29 Oct Study period
Thu, 26 Oct Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices
15 Mon, 30 Oct – Fri, 03 Nov Mon, 30 Oct Second Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturdays)
Final date for submission of College handbooks for 2019
16 Mon, 06  – Fri, 10 Nov Exam week
17 Mon, 13  – Sun, 19 Nov Tue, 14 Nov Second Semester Exams end
Wed, 15 – Sun, 19 Nov Break between Exams
18 Mon, 20 – Sat, 25 Nov Mon, 20 Nov 2nd Semester Supplementary Exams commence
19 Mon, 27 Nov– Fri, 01 Dec Mon, 27 Nov 2nd Semester Supplementary Exams end
Second Semester ends
Fri, 01 Dec Last day for submission of theses/dissertations to the Post-Graduate Administrative Offices for possible April 2019 Graduation
Semester 2:
  • Teaching days:   Monday 13 ,  Tuesday 14 ,  Wednesday 12 ,  Thursday 13 ,  Friday 13 : 65 days
  • Compensatory days:   (Tuesday, 08 August, follows Wednesday’s timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Examinations:  14 days;     Supplementary Exams:  7 day
YEAR-END BREAK:
Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Dec Fri, 08 Dec Supplementary marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00
Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 Dec Fri, 15 Dec Release of 2nd semester results after Exam Boards

(00:01 am)

Sat, 16 Dec Day of Reconciliation (Public Holiday)
Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Dec Fri, 22 Dec University Offices close

Please note: The University of KwaZulu-Natal reserves the right to change any of the said Sessional Dates,   solely in its discretion, and without any liability for inconvenience and/or loss occasioned thereby.