Check CPUT Academic Calendar for 2016/2017 Session


The Cape Peninsula University of Technology, CPUT Academic Calendar has been released for the 2016/2017 academic session, you can check to know the activities schedule of the institution.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) academic calendar


The board of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have released the academic calendar for the 2016/2017 academic session. The CPUT Academic Calendar serves as an information source and planning document for students, faculty, staff and departments, as well as outside organizations. The calendar includes registration dates, class start dates, add/drop deadlines, exam dates and more.



Term dates
Students Lecturing staff Admin staff
First term 1 February – 18 March 11 January – 18 March 4 January
Second term 4 April – 17 June 4 April – 24 June
Third term 18 July – 2 September 18 July – 2 September
Fourth term 12 September – 2 December 12 September – 9 December 15 December


Assessment, study and results dates
First semester Second semester
Assessment dates 23 May – 10 June 7 November – 25 November
Study week 16-20 May 31 October – 4 November
Results publication 24 June 9 December

Important university dates

Cut-off date for April graduation exemption and recognition applications: 29 January
Mark changes approved by Senex for April graduation: 19 February
Master’s and Doctoral candidates: 4 March

Cut-off date for September graduation exemption and recognition applications: 1 August
Mark changes approved by Senex for April graduation: 12 August
Master’s and Doctoral candidates: 12 August

Autumn Graduation ceremonies: 11-15 April
Spring Graduation ceremonies: 16 September
Africa Day: 25 May
Mandela Day: 18 July

Public holidays

1 January: New Year’s Day
21 March: Human Rights Day
25 March: Good Friday
28 March: Family Day
27 April: Freedom Day
2 May: Workers Day (observed)
16 June: Youth Day
8 August: University holiday
9 August: Women’s Day
24 September: Heritage Day
16 December: Day of Reconciliation
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Day of Goodwill

Download Term dates for 2016 [.PDF]

Download Term dates for 2017 [.PDF]

For information and inquiries contact CPUT, Cape Peninsula University of Technology by visiting the institution’s official website via

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