Macquarie University Application and Acceptance Timeline

Action

Fall Semester

Winter Semester

Apply to study abroad in OASIS (GVSU application system)

Deadline for COMPLETED Application: FEB. 1

Deadline for COMPLETED Application: SEPT 10

PIC sends Host University application instructions to student

1-2 weeks after Feb. 1 deadline

1-2 weeks after Sept. 10 deadline

Macquarie online application materials due

Late February

Late September

Student attends required PIC pre-departure orientation

Select one session to attend from February to April

Select one session to attend from September to November

Macquarie will send an offer to students. Students will need to review, sign and return offer to Macquarie and enroll in Australian health insurance (OSHC)

March/April

October/November

Follow instructions from Macquarie to complete waiver requests for course registration

March/April

October/November

Apply for housing through Macquarie

April/May

November/December

Macquarie will email the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) to students along with further instructions on next steps

April/May

November/December

Student applies for student visa with CoE. View the Australia Visa Guidelines for more information.

May

December

Tuition payment due to GVSU (see regular tuition payment deadline schedule)

Late August

Mid-December

Macquarie emails information on course registration to students

June

January 

Travel to Australia

Mid July

Mid-February

Return to US

Early December

Early July

Macquarie sends transcript to GVSU

March

October