Important Deadlines

Conferral dates

The University of Adelaide has three conferral rounds each year:

  • Summer Conferral - 9th of March
  • Semester 1 Conferral - 31st of July
  • Semester 2 Conferral - 31st of December

The important deadlines for upcoming conferral rounds and graduation ceremonies can be found below.

Semester 1 2019 Conferral of Award

The important dates and deadlines for Semester 1 2019 conferral are below.

In addition to the important dates below, please follow the Graduating Student's Checklist to ensure that you meet the important deadlines for Semester 1 2019 conferral and to receive your testamur. You can download the checklist here:

Graduating Student's Checklist

Applications for Semester 1 2019 conferral of award open By 12pm Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Practical experience deadline (Engineering students only) - deadline to have Practical Experience documentation submitted Friday, 21 June 2019
Application deadline - last day to check for an automatic application or to apply using Access Adelaide 11:59pm Sunday, 7 July 2019
Thesis & AHEGS abstract deadline (Masters by Research and PhD students only) - deadline to submit the final digital copy of thesis to the Graduate Centre 5:00pm Thursday, 18 July 2019
Graduation status letters released - view your graduation status letter in Access Adelaide By 2:00pm Friday, 19 July 2019
BPAY, PostBillPay or ePayment deadline - Last day to use BPAY, PostBillPay or ePayment to resolve any outstanding debts that are preventing you from conferral Thursday, 25 July 2019
Anomalies deadline 
Last day to:
- Resolve any issue preventing you from conferral
- Change any name details or award details for your conferral and testamur
5:00pm Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Conferral line placed on transcript
Digital transcript and AHEGS issued via My eQuals

By 5:00pm Wednesday, 31 July 2019

September 2019 Graduation Ceremonies

The September graduation ceremonies will be held between Tuesday 10 - Thursday 12 September 2019. The important dates and deadlines for the September ceremonies are outlined below.

Ceremony schedule to be published on the Graduation Ceremony Dates website By Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Deadline to apply to attend the September 2019 graduation ceremonies
Late applications cannot be accepted
11:59pm Sunday, 4 August 2019
Ceremony Attendance Confirmation Letters released in Access Adelaide
This letter will contain important details about your graduation ceremony, including a link to the GFP Online Portal to order your Academic Dress
By 5pm Friday, 9 August 2019
Applications for additional tickets open in Access Adelaide
If you wish to be considered for additional tickets you must lodge an application in Access Adelaide
By 5pm Friday, 9 August 2019
Applications for additional tickets close
Late applications cannot be accepted
11:59pm Tuesday, 20 August 2019
First additional ticket allocation for September 2019 graduation ceremonies
If you applied for additional tickets, you will be notified of the outcome of your application via email
By 5pm Friday, 23 August 2019
Second additional ticket allocation for September 2019 graduation ceremonies
You will receive an email only if you have been successful in receiving additional tickets
By 5pm Friday, 30 August 2019
Final additional ticket allocation for September 2019 graduation ceremonies
You will receive an email only if you have been successful in receiving additional tickets
By 5pm Friday, 6 September 2019