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General Information about UCD


UCD Campus Map

UCD campus map

Student Desk

The UCD Student desk is the first point of contact for many students in relation to queries on fees, enrolment, transcripts etc. The Student desk is located in the Tierney Building (map ref 75). The student Desk can be contacted at +353 1 716 1555 or use the Student Desk Connector contact form.

Bank Service

Allied Irish Bank (AIB) is located on the UCD Belfield campus (map ref 5). It is open Monday–Friday 10:00–16:00 and Thursday 10:00– 17:00. Bank of Ireland is located across the road from the main (N11) entrance to the campus. Opening hours are Monday 10:00–16:00, Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday 10:30–16:30 and Thursday 10:00–17:00. ATM's are located at the Library Building, the Main Restaurant, AIB bank, and the Student Centre at the Belfield campus.


All registered UCD students are entitled to use and borrow books from the libraries. UCD has five main libraries: James Joyce Library, Richview Library, Blackrock, Health Sciences Library, and Veterinary Library. Opening hours vary depending on the library. The James Joyce Library (map ref 34) is open Monday to Friday 08:30-23:00, Saturday 09:00–17:30, Sunday 09:00–21:00.

Restaurant Facilities

There are several restaurants, cafés and small shops on the campus. The location of these facilities can be found on the campus map. Most are open from 08:00–18:00 approx. The nearest restaurant to the Computer Science building is located in the O'Brien Centre for Science (map ref. 64). The Main Restaurant is across campus (map ref. 51).


The closest shop to the School of Computer Science is the Student Centre shop, located in the Sports Centre (map ref 68). Shops can also be found in the Library building and in the Merville Residences.


If you wish to use the on-campus gym, climbing wall, pitches, pool or other sporting facilities, information is available at: www.ucd.ie/sport/facilities

There is also a running route that circles the campus (approx 5km) and there are also a number of woodland walks at UCD. Information can be found at: www.ucd.ie/campusdevelopment/woodlandwalks/

UCD Campus Tours
Tour UCD's 133 hectare parkland campus and its period houses and their estates, state-of-the-art buildings developed in the last decade, and the public art and woodland walks.

An "Explore UCD" campus map and guide has been produced to encourage our alumni, visitors to Ireland and the local community and their friends to come and discover our campus, its buildings and centres of culture.

How to Get On the UCD Wireless Network

Wireless web access is available throughout UCD.

To connect simply select the "UCD Wireless" network from the list of available networks on your computer or mobile device. No authentication is required.

Emergency Contacts

Should you experience an emergency while on campus, please contact the UCD Campus Emergency line on 01 716 7999. This will connect you to the 24 hour campus First Response Service, which will contact the relevant emergency service and ensure that they are speedily escorted to the incident site.

Should you experience an emergency outside of UCD, the general emergency number in Ireland is 999.