OIST academic calendar

OIST has a three term academic year, starting in September each year.

Term 1: September 1 to December 31

Term 2: January 1 to April 30

Term 3: May 1 to August 31

Academic Year 2016/2017

Beginning of the Academic Year

1 September 2016
Academic Year 2016/2017 begins
1-7 September 2016
Enrollment Week 2016
1 September 2016 
Welcome Ceremony (Thursday)

 

Term 1

8 September 2016 
First day of courses (Thursday)
30 September 2016
Course Change Deadline
12-23 December 2016
Final Fortnight of Term 1

 

Term 2

10 January 2017 
First day of courses (Tuesday)
31 January 2017
Course Change Deadline
10-21 April 2017
Final Fortnight of Term 2

 

Term 3

8 May 2017
First day of courses  (Monday)
31 May 2017
Course Change Deadline
7-18 August 2017
Final Fortnight of Term 3

 

Academic Year 2017/2018

 

Beginning of the Academic Year

1 September 2017
Academic Year 2017/2018 begins
1-7 September 2017
Enrollment Week 2017
1 September 2017 
Welcome Ceremony (Friday)

 

Term 1

8 September 2017 
First day of courses (Friday)
30 September 2017
Course Change Deadline
11-22 December 2017
Final Fortnight* of Term 1

 

Term 2

9 January 2018 
First day of courses (Tuesday)
31 January 2018
Course Change Deadline
9-20 April 2018
Final Fortnight* of Term 2 

 

Term 3

9 May 2018
First day of courses (Monday)
31 May 2018
Course Change Deadline
6-17 August 2018
Final Fortnight* of Term 3

 

Academic Year 2018/2019

 

Beginning of the Academic Year

1 September 2018
Academic Year 2018/2019 begins
3-7 September 2018
Enrollment Week 2018
3 September 2018 
Welcome Ceremony (Monday)

 

Term 1 (13 weeks)

10 September 2018 
First day of courses (Monday)
30 September 2018
Course Change Deadline
10-21 December 2018
Final Fortnight* of Term 1

 

Term 2 (13 weeks)

7 January 2019 
First day of courses (Monday)
31 January 2019
Course Change Deadline
8-19 April 2019
Final Fortnight* of Term 2 

 

Term 3 (13 weeks)

7 May 2019
First day of courses (Tuesday)
31 May 2019
Course Change Deadline
5-16 August 2019
Final Fortnight* of Term 3
 

*The Final Fortnight is reserved for intensive courses, for examinations and other non-curricular sessions, or to replace parts of courses missed due to cancellation, sickness, absence, or natural disasters.