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Diary of Key Dates

For start and end dates of semesters and mid-semester breaks, students should check course and programme details on the Massey website as some programmes of study do not follow the dates given here. Selected individual programme dates are provided following the Diary of Key Dates.

2021

October 2021

1: Course enrolment opens for 2022 academic year (unless otherwise stated for programmes requiring selected entry).

1: Applications for University Halls of Residence and Apartments submitted by this date will be included in the first round of offers for 2022.

1: Final date for international student applications to Air Transport Pilot programme selection.

25: Labour Day

31: Due date for all new international students to apply for admission in Semester One or Double Semester 2022 conditional upon availability of remaining places.*

November

1: Final date for domestic student applications to Air Transport Pilot programme selection for semester one 2022.

15: Summer School commences.

26: Graduation Palmerston North.

December

3: Semester Two and Double Semester examination results notified about this date.

10: Final date for applications to Teaching programme selection.

13: University closes 5pm except for Summer School and associated services

23: University closes at 5pm.

2022

January 2022

5: University re-opens for Summer School and associated services.

5: Reporting in person for Summer School January-February classes if required.

10: All University re-opens.

24: Wellington Anniversary Day Holiday, Manawatū and Wellington campuses.

28: Final date for withdrawal of application for accommodation in University Halls of Residence (Manawatū and Wellington) without forfeit of deposit.

31: Auckland Anniversary Day Holiday, Auckland campus

February

1: Final date for applications to graduate at the Wellington ceremony.

1: Final day of Summer School lectures.

4: Due date for domestic and returning international students to apply for admission for study commencing in Semester One or Double Semester 2022, conditional on availability of remaining places.*

4: Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications related to commencing study in Semester One.**

2-4: Study Break.

6: Waitangi Day (observed Monday 7 February).

8-11: Summer School examinations.

11: Summer School concludes.

14: Course Guides normally available on Stream for Semester One and Double Semester courses.

18: Due date for students to apply for course enrolment in Semester One or Double Semester 2022, conditional on availability of remaining places.*

21-25: Campus and College pre-semester activities, including reporting in person and welcome sessions.

28: Semester One and Double Semester commences.

March

1: Final date for applications to graduate at Palmerston North and Auckland ceremonies.

3: Summer School results notified about this date.

4: Final date for students to add a Semester One or Double Semester course online conditional on availability of remaining places.***

15: Final date for applications for Veterinary programme selection.

31: Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Semester One and Double Semester courses.

April

1: Final date for international student application to Air Transport Pilot programme selection for semester two 2022.

15: Good Friday

18: Easter Monday

11-22: Mid-Semester One study period (study and field trips, internal; distance learning contact workshops).

13-22: Conferences at the Manawatū campus

22: Graduation, Wellington.

25: ANZAC Day

26: Semester One resumes

May

1: Final date for domestic student application to Air Transport Pilot programme selection for Semester Two.

1: Due date for all new international students to apply for admission in Semester Two 2022 conditional upon availability of remaining places.*

3-5: Graduation ceremonies, Palmerston North.

6: Celebrations to honour Maori and Pasifika graduates, Palmerston North.

24-26: Graduation ceremonies, Auckland.

June

3: Final day of Semester One lectures.

6: Queen's Birthday observance.

7-10: Study break

13-24: Semester One examinations.

23: Due date for domestic and returning international students to apply for admission for study commencing in Semester Two 2022, conditional on availability of remaining places.*

23: Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit applications related to commencing study in Semester Two.**

23: Semester One concludes.

24: Matariki Public Holiday

27: June–15 July

Mid-year break (Distance learning campus courses).

July

4: Course Guides normally available on Stream for Semester Two courses.

7: Semester One examination results notified about this date.

13: Due date for returning students to apply for course enrolment in Semester Two 2022, conditional on availability of remaining places.*

15: Reporting in person all campuses if required.

18: Semester Two commences.

22: Final date for students to add a Semester Two course online conditional on availability of remaining places.***

31: Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Semester Two courses.

August

1: Deadline for submission of Academic Proposals for CUAP Round Two.

29 August–9 September

Mid-Semester Two study period (study and field trips, internal; distance learning contact workshops).

September

1: Final date for applications to graduate at the Palmerston North November ceremony.

12: Semester Two resumes.

October

1: Course enrolment opens for 2023 academic year (unless otherwise stated for programmes requiring selected entry).

1: Applications for University Halls of Residence and Apartments submitted by this date will be included in the first round of offers for 2023.

21: Final day of Semester Two lectures.

25-28: Study break.

24: Labour Day

31: Due date for all students to apply for admission for study commencing in Summer School 2022, conditional on availability of remaining places.*

31: Due date for all new International students to apply for admission in Semester One and Double Semester 2023 conditional upon availability of remaining places.*

31 October–14 November

Examinations for Semester Two and Double Semester courses.

November

4: Due date for all Transfer of Academic Credit/Cross Credit for all applications for new students who intend to commence study in Summer School.**

7: Course Guides normally available on Stream for Summer School courses.

9: Due date for students to apply for course enrolment in Summer School 2022, conditional on availability of remaining places.***

14: Semester Two and Double Semester ends.

16: Final date for students to add a Summer School course online, conditional on availability of remaining places.***

21: Summer School commences.

25: Graduation ceremonies, Palmerston North.

December

2: Semester Two and Double Semester examination results notified about this date.

9: Final date for payment of outstanding fees for Summer School courses.

22: Last day of Summer School lectures for 2022.

22: All University closes at 5pm.

2023

January 2023

4: Summer School resumes.

4: All University opens

February

7: Final day of Summer School lectures.

8-10: Study Break

13-18: Summer School Examinations.

18: Summer School concludes.

* Applications will be accepted after the due date; however, that may mean students cannot be accepted into their preferred courses in the next Semester.
** Applications will be accepted after the due date; however, they may not be processed in time for Semester start.
*** Applications can be made after this date but will require Academic approval.

2022 Semester Dates for Specified Programmes

University Wide

Institute of Education

School of Māori Knowledge
Te Aho Tātairangi
Te Aho Paerewa

School of Aviation
BAv – ATP

PGDipEdPsych (Internship)

PGDip/ PGCert/ MSpecTchg
MCounsStuds (no mid-semester or mid-year breaks)

Graduate Diploma of Learning and Teaching (Primary)
(Secondary) (ECE)

Orientation/pre-semester activities

21-25 February

25 January

19 January and 2 February 6-8pm (MCounsStuds) 

15 OR 17 February 7-9pm (PGDipCouns)

24-28 January
(online orientation)

23 January
(new intake – Pohiri)

26 January
New Intake
Orientation (compulsory)

Semester One Begins 

28 February

22 February

8 February (PGDip/ PGCert/ MSpecTchg)  

21 February (MCounsStuds)

31 January (ECE, Prim, Sec; Manawatū)
28 January (Prim; Albany)

24 January

10 January (returning students)

26 January (new students, as above)

Mid Semester One Break

11-22 April

No Break (PGDipEdDevPsych)

15-25 April

18-29 April (Prim, Sec)

19-22 April

15-19 April

Semester One Ends

23 June

23 June

23 June

8 July (ECE, Prim, Sec)

22 June

23 June

Mid Year Break

27 June-15 July

No Break (PGDipEdDevPsych)

27 June-15 July

11-22 July(ECE, Prim, Sec)

4-8 July

To be confirmed

Orientation/pre-semester activities

11 July: New intake (Massey 79 cohort) Orientation (compulsory)

Semester Two Begins

18 July

18 July

18 July

25 July (ECE, Prim, Sec)

12 July

11 July (returning students)

Mid Semester Two Break

29 August-9 September

No Break (PGDipEdDevPsych)

29 Aug- 9 Sep (PGDipCouns/
MSpecTchg)

29 Aug - 9 Sept (MCouns)

No Break (PGDip/ PGCertSpecTchg)

3-14 Oct (ECE, Prim, Sec)

29 August- 2 September

To be confirmed

Semester Two Ends

14 Nov

25 November
Completion for PGDipEdDevPsych

14 November (PGDip/ PGCert/ MSpecTchg)

26 November (MCounsStuds) 

27 November
(Prim)

11 November

22 December