UCD Term Dates

UCD Term Dates


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Date Activity Notes
August
7 August 2019 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 8 August) Start Time for Registration booking for: Stage 2 – 4 of:
  • Agriculture*
  • Archaeology & Geology
  • BAFS**
  • BSc Computer Science
  • Food Science
  • Human Nutrition
  • Science
Includes students repeating these stages.
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.

* Students waiting for PWE results will have Start Times allocated on 30 August with registration on 2 September

** BAFS students waiting for Placement results will need to check back later for registration dates

8 August 2019 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 9 August) Start Time for Registration booking for:

Stage 2-6 (where applicable) of:
  • BA PlanningGeog & Env (including International)
  • BSc City Planning & Env Policy
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical, Health and Life Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Health and Performance Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Medicine
  • Nursing/Midwifery (all streams)
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography
  • Sports and Exercise Management*
  • Structural Engineering with Architecture
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Nursing
Includes students repeating these stages.
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.

* Students waiting for Placement results will have Start Times allocated on 30 August with registration on 2 September
From 13 August 2019 Online registration begins for:
  • BA Stage 3*
  • BA Stage 4 (International)*
  • BCL Maitrise Stages 2, 3 and 4
  • Business & Law (BBL) Stages 2, 3, 4 and 5
  • Commerce (BComm) Stages 2, 3 and 4
  • Commerce (BComm) International 4
  • Economics & Finance Stages 2, 3 and 4
  • Law (BCL) Stages 2, 3 and 4**
  • Law with Economics Stages 3 and 4
  • Law with French Law Stages 2, 3 and 4
  • Law with History Stages 3 and 4
  • Law with Philosophy Stages 3 and 4
  • Law with Social Justice Stages 3 and 4
  • Law with Politics Stages 3 and 4
  • Law with/and Chinese Stage 3 and 4
  • Law with Irish Stages 3
  • Social Science Stage 3
  • Social Science (International) Stage 4
  • Modern Languages Stage 4
Includes students repeating these stages.
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.

* excluding BA Planning Geog & Env and BA PlanningGeog & Env International

** excluding 'Law with' Philosophy/Economics/History/Social Justice/Politics/Chinese/Irish Stage 2
From 13 August 2019 Online registration begins for:

Graduate Taught students in the Colleges of:
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business
  • Social Sciences & Law
A Start Time for Registration will be allocated to you and confirmation sent to your UCD email.

Some exceptions may apply.
From 15 August 2019 Online registration begins for Graduate Research Students
From 15 August 2019 Online registration begins for Undergraduate Certificate and Diploma students (only) in the Colleges of:
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Health & Agricultural Sciences
  • Science
  • Social Sciences & Law
A Start Time for Registration will be allocated to you and confirmation sent to your UCD email.

Some exceptions may apply.
From 20 August 2019 Online registration begins for Stages 2-4 of:
  • Agriculture*
  • Archaeology & Geology
  • BAFS**
  • BSc Computer Science
  • Food Science
  • Human Nutrition
  • Science
Includes students repeating these stages.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time.

* Students waiting for PWE results will have Start Times allocated on 30 August with registration on 2 September

** BAFS students waiting for Placement results will need to check back later for registration dates

From 20 August 2019 Online registration begins for Stages 2-6 (where applicable) of:
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical, Health and Life Sciences
  • Engineering
  • BA Planning Geog & Env (including International)
  • BSc City Planning & Env Policy
  • Health and Performance Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Medicine
  • Nursing/Midwifery (all streams)
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography
  • Sports and Exercise Management*
  • Structural Engineering with Architecture
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Nursing
Includes students repeating these stages.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time.

* Students waiting for Placement results will have Start Times allocated on 30 August with registration on 2 September
From 20 August 2019 Online registration begins for:
  • BA Stage 2
  • BA Humanities Stage 2
  • Modern Languages Stage 2
  • Social Science Stage 2
  • Bsc Social Science Stage 2
  • BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology Stage 2
  • Commerce (BComm) International Stages 2 and 3
  • Law with/and Chinese Stage 2
  • Law with Economics Stage 2
  • Law with History Stage 2
  • Law with Philosophy Stage 2
  • Law with Social Justice Stage 2
  • Law with Politics Stage 2
  • Law with Irish Stage 2
Includes students repeating these stages.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time.
From 20 August 2019 Online registration begins for Graduate Taught students in the Colleges of:
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Health & Agricultural Sciences
  • Science
A Start Time for Registration will be allocated to you and confirmation sent to your UCD email.

Some exceptions may apply.
From 21 August 2019 Step 1 of online registration begins for:
  • All incoming CAO Stage 1 students
  • Direct entry Non EU incoming
  • Undergraduate Stage 1 repeats (all programmes)
In Step 1, you will complete personal information, upload photo for Student Card, pay fees.
Incoming CAO students can normally begin Step1 of online registration within three working days of accepting their CAO offer.
23 August 2019 at 5.15 Closing date for Round 1 offers
28 August 2019 Allocation of Start Times for Module Registration for:
  • All incoming CAO Stage 1 students
  • Direct entry Non EU incoming
  • Undergraduate Stage 1 repeats (all programmes)
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.
From 29 August 2019 Step 2 – Module Registration begins for:
  • All incoming CAO Stage 1 students
  • Direct entry Non EU incoming
  • Undergraduate Stage 1 repeats (all programmes)
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time.
September
3-6 September 2019 Orientation Week More Information
3-6 September 2019 Registration Made Easy Labs
6 September 2019 at 2pm Online Registration closes to allow for allocation of Elective places Closes for all students
6 September 2019    
7 September 2019 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 Elective(s)
8 September 2019 First fee payment deadline for Sept starts  
9 September - 29 November 2019 Academic Teaching Term
18, 19 & 20 September 2019 Higher Options Careers Fair, RDS Simmonscourt More Information
20 September 2019 Online Registration for Undergraduates closes at 5.00pm More Information
27 September 2019 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 13 September 2019
October
24 October 2019 Exam Timetable published More Information
November
9 November 2019 (Saturday) Undergraduate Open Day – O’Reilly Hall More Information
30 November - 8 December 2019 Revision Week
December
9-20 December 2019 Exam Period More Information
January
22 January 2020 Autumn (Trimester 1) provisional results released - available until 28 January More Information
February
13 February 2020 Final Results released More Information

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