UCD Term Dates

UCD Term Dates


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For key dates for staff, visit the UCD Registry website.

Date Activity Notes
September
3-7 September 2018 Orientation Week More Information
3-7 September 2018 Registration Made Easy Labs The Registration Made Easy Labs have now closed but you can still get assistance with all aspects of your module registration from the Student Desk, Tierney Building.
6 September 2018 from noon Irish time (7pm Beijing time) BDIC continuing students (Dublin) will begin online registration.
7 September 2018 at 2pm Online Registration closes to allow for allocation of General Elective places Closed for all students
8 September 2018 Online Registration reopens on a phased basis from 12.00 noon to 4.00pm. Fully open by 4.00pm Check your UCD email to see if you got a place in your chosen General Elective(s)
9 September 2018 January 2018 starts – third instalment of fees due for 2017/18 academic year More information
9 September 2018 September starts - first instalment of fees due

Programmes of one semester duration pay full amount of fees due
More information

2018/19 academic year
10 September 2018 Academic teaching term begins
12 September 2018 from 9.00 am Irish time (4.00 pm Beijing time) BDIC incoming students (Beijing) will begin online registration.
14 September 2018 May starts – Semester 2 deadline for withdrawing from your programme without further fee liability Applies to students who start their academic year in May 2018 (201704)
14 September 2018 January starts – Semester 3 deadline for withdrawing from your programme without further fee liability Applies to students who start their academic year in January 2018 (201701)
17 September 2018 Freshers' Week & Sports Expo in UCD Sports Centre Runs from Monday, 17 to Thursday, 20 September (10am to 5pm)
21 September 2018 Online Registration for Undergraduates closes at 5.00pm More Information
28 September 2018 Online Registration for Graduate Taught closes at 5.00pm (except for students in the UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business) Closing date for students in the UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business is at 5.00 pm on 14 September
October
19 October 2018 September starts - Semester 1 deadline for withdrawing from your programme More information
25 October 2018 Semester 1 exam timetable published More information
December
01 December 2018 End of Semester 1 Teaching term
02 December 2018 Revision week
10 December 2018 Semester 1 exams begin (incl. Saturday, 15 December) More information
21 December 2018 Semester 1 exams finish More information
January
21 January 2019 Semester 2 teaching term begins
23 January 2019 Semester 1 provisional results (available until 31 January) More information
30 January 2019 Refreshers’ Day
31 January 2019 September start fees deadline for students on programmes of 2 semesters – remaining balance of fees due More information
February
14 February 2019 Semester 1 final exam results More information
March
11 March 2019 Fieldwork/study period (2 weeks)
25 March 2019 Semester 2 teaching term resumes
28 March 2019 Semester 2 exam timetable published More information
April
26 April 2019 End of Semester 2 Teaching term
27 April 2019 Revision week
May
07 May 2019 Semester 2 exams begin (incl. Saturday, 11 May)
18 May 2019 Semester 2 exams finish
June
07 June 2019 Semester 2 provisional results (available until 11 June)
27 June 2019 Semester 2 final exam results

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