Student Support

Current information about Student Support Services may be found in the student guide


On being admitted to one of UCD's programmes, you will complete an induction programme. During induction many of the academic stipulations will be reviewed and you will receive the following documents in hard copy at this time (if you have not received these, please contact your programme manager):

  • Student Handbook
  • Guide to accessing online resources
  • Code of conduct for students
  • Code of conduct on Teamwork and Team assignments
  • UCD policies
  • Late submissions 
  • Plagiarism and academic integrity
  • Examination regulations
  • Extenuating circumstances
  • University Academic general regulations
  • Grading criteria                

Academic Support is available through the Programme Offices

Academic support is provided to students via email.  Academic queries in relation to a module should be emailed to the lecturer concerned. You should always include your name and student number in your email.

Office Hours:

You are encouraged to meet with your lecturers on an individual basis during any the lecturer’s posted office hours.  These office hours are an opportunity for you to discuss any questions you might have about the module with your lecturer. 

UCD Student Email Accounts:

Once a student has fully registered with the University, a UCD email address will be created automatically.  The format of the email address is: 

Remember to check your UCD email on a regular basis!