UCD Term Dates

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Date Activity Notes
May
1 May 2015 CAO late application Closing Date  
4 May 2015 May Day (Bank Holiday)  
5 May 2015 Semester 2 exams begin (incl. Saturday, 9 and Saturday, 16 May) Exams information
mid May 2015 CAO Statement of Record sent to all applicants by this date  
16 May 2015 Semester 2 exams finish Exams information
17 May 2015 3rd instalment of Graduate Taught/Graduate Research fees due (3 semester programmes)  
June
1 June 2015 Bank Holiday  
2 – 5 June 2015 UCD Summer School  
5 June 2015 Provisional exam results (including provisional Stage GPA) will be available on SISWeb from 2.00pm on Friday, 5 June until 10.00am on Monday, 8 June. Please note that, in order to access to your provisional results, you must not owe more than €50 Exams information
Fees information
25 June 2015 Final results (including final Stage and Degree GPA) released no later than 2.00pm Exams information
July
01 July 2015 CAO Change of Mind closing date
UCD Direct closing date for transfers (€50)
 
01 July 2015 Closing date for transfer applications to stage 2  
01 July 2015 Closing date for applications for Ad Astra Academic Scholarships  
3 July 2015 (PM) CAO Round A Offers (Reply 9 July)  
22 July 2015 Late closing date for transfers via CAO
(NB must be stamped by HEI)
 
29 July 2015 (PM) CAO Round 0 Offers (Reply 6 August)  
28 July 2015 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 29 July) Registration Start Time booking for Stage 2, 3 and 4 of:
  • Agriculture*
  • Archaeology & Geology
  • BAFS*
  • 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 awaiting Professional Work Experience/Placement results will have Start Times allocated to them on 28 August, with registration on 31 August.
29 July 2015 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 30 July) Registration Start Time booking for Stage 2,3,4,5 and 6 (where applicable) of:
  • 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.
August
TBC August 2015 Reply date for CAO Round 0 (FETAC and Graduate Entry Medicine applicants and some mature applicants)
4 August 2015 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 5 August) Registration Start Time booking for:
  • Arts/Social Sc Stage 2
  • BA Comp Sc Stage 2
  • BComm Intl Stage 2
  • BComm Intl Stage 3
  • ‘Law With’ Philosophy/Economics/History/ Social Justice Stage 2
Includes students repeating these stages.
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.
5 August 2015 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 6 August) Registration Start Time booking for:
  • Arts/Social Sci Stage 3
  • Arts/Social Sci Stage 4 (Int’l)
  • BA Comp Sci Stage 3/4/5 (Int’l)
  • BComm Stage 2/3/4
  • BComm Int’l Stage 4
  • Economics & Finance 2/3/4
  • Business and Law 2/3/4/5
  • All BCL Stage 2/3/4
    excluding ‘Law With’ Philosophy/Economics/History/ Social Justice Stage 2
Includes students repeating these stages.
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.
TBC From 11 August 2015 Online Registration open for Graduate Research students
12 August 2015 Leaving Cert results (CAO) expected External
From 13 August 2015 Online registration begins for:
Graduate Taught students in the Colleges of*:
  • Arts
  • Business & Law
  • Human Science
Undergraduate Certificate and Diploma students in the Colleges of*:
  • Arts
  • Human Sciences
  • Business & Law
  • Agriculture
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Veterinary Medicine
A Registration Start Time will be allocated to you and confirmation sent to your UCD email.

*From 1 September 2015 the Colleges will be called:
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business
  • Social Sciences & Law
  • Health and Agricultural Sciences
  • Science
  • Engineering and Architecture
From 13 August 2015 Online registration begins for undergraduates in:
  • Arts/Social Sci Stage 3
  • Arts/Social Sci Stage 4 (Int’l)
  • BA Comp Sci Stage 3/4/5 (Int’l)
  • BComm Stage 2/3/4
  • BComm Int’l Stage 4
  • Economics & Finance 2/3/4
  • Business and Law 2/3/4/5
  • All BCL Stage 2/3/4
    excluding Stage 2 ‘Law With’ Philosophy/Economics/ History/ Social Justice
Includes students repeating these stages.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time.
17 August 2015 CAO Round 1 Offers
From 18 August 2015 Online registration begins for undergraduates in Stages 2,3,4,5 and 6 (where applicable):
  • 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.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time.
From 18 August 2015 Online registration begins for undergraduates in Stages 2, 3 and 4 of:
  • Agriculture*
  • Archaeology & Geology
  • BAFS*
  • Food Science*
  • Human Nutrition*
  • Science
Includes students repeating these stages.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time.

*Students awaiting Professional Work Experience/Placement results will have Start Times allocated to them on 28 August, with registration on 31 August.
From 18 August 2015 Online registration begins for undergraduates in:
  • Arts/Social Sc Stage 2
  • BA Comp Sc Stage 2
  • BComm Intl Stage 2
  • BComm Intl Stage 3
  • ‘Law With’ Philosophy/Economics/ History/ Social Justice Stage 2
Includes students repeating these stages.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time.
From 18 August 2015 Online registration begins for Graduate Taught students in the Colleges of*:
  • Agriculture
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Veterinary Medicine
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to student’s UCD email
(some exceptions may apply)

*From 1 September 2015 the Colleges will be called:
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business
  • Social Sciences & Law
  • Health and Agricultural Sciences
  • Science
  • Engineering and Architecture
From 20 August 2015* Step 1 of online registration begins for:
  • All incoming CAO Stage 1 students
  • Direct entry Non EU incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates
  • 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.
24 August 2015 Reply date for CAO Round 1 offers
26 August 2015 CAO Round 2 offers (reply 2 September)
26 August 2015 between 8.00am and 1.00pm Module Registration Start Time booking for:
  • All incoming CAO Stage 1 students
  • Direct entry Non EU incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates
  • Undergraduate Stage 1 repeats (all programmes)
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.
From 27 August 2015 Step 2 of Registration - Module Registration begins for:
  • All incoming CAO Stage 1 students
  • Direct entry Non EU incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates
  • Undergraduate Stage 1 repeats (all programmes)
Check your UCD email for your Start Time for module registration.
September
31 August to 04 September 2015 Orientation Week for incoming undergraduate students. Check your Orientation timetable for details (timetables will be available in July 2015).
04 September 2015 at 2.00pm Online Registration closes to allow for allocation of general elective places. Closed for all students.
05 September 2015 Online Registration reopens on a phased basis from 12.00pm 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).
07 September 2015 Semester 1 academic teaching term begins (12 weeks)
18 September 2015 Online Registration for Undergraduates closes at 5.00pm.
25 September 2015 Online Registration for Graduate Taught students closes at 5.00pm Closes on Friday, 11 September for UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business.
November
07 November 2015 UCD Open Day
December
01 December 2015 Closing date for Semester 1 internal transfers (€50)
January
04 - 08 Jan 2016 Late application for mid-stage internal transfers
20 January 2016 CAO Discount closing date (€25)
Normal HPAT Closing Date
February
01 February 2016 Normal CAO Closing Date (€40)
Late HPAT Closing Date
GAMSAT Closing Date
c8 February 2016 MSAP Closing Date
27 February 2016 HPAT Test (AM)
March
01 March 2016 Closing date for change of course choice
Closing date for HEAR/DARE forms
05 March 2016 MSAP Test (AM)
19 March 2016 GAMSAT Test
May
01 May 2016 Late CAO Closing date

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