UCD Term Dates

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UCD Semester 1 Important Dates 2015-16
UCD Semester 2 Important Dates 2015-16

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Date Activity Notes
January
05 - 09 Jan 2016 Late application for mid-stage internal transfers
12 Jan 2016 at 10.00am Online registration reopens for changes to Semester 2 modules (except for students in the UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business) 'Change of Mind' window opens at 10.00am
20 January 2016 CAO Discount closing date (€25)
Normal HPAT Closing Date
25 January 2016 Semester 2 academic teaching term begins (12 weeks)
27 January 2016 Provisional exam results (including provisional Stage GPA) released to students no later than 2.00pm on Wednesday, 27 January. Available until 5.00pm on Tuesday, 2 February Exams information
27 January 2016 (2.00pm) Online registration opens for Semester 2 repeat and resit modules.  Also opens for WL and WX modules. Read more about repeats and resits.
31 January 2016 Remaining balance of fees due for Undergraduate students and Graduates on a two semester programme
Note: Second instalment of fees due for Graduate students on a three-semester programme
Fees information
31 January 2016 Semester 2 deadline for withdrawing from your programme (if you withdraw from your programme after this date, you will remain liable for fees).

You should complete and sign an official Withdrawal Form at your Programme Office or Graduate School before the deadline.

Make sure to check the opening times of your Programme Office or Graduate School.
Undergraduate programmes (September starts)

Graduate programmes (under 90 credits)

Read more information about withdrawing from a programme.
February
01 February 2016 Normal CAO Closing Date (€40)
Late HPAT Closing Date
GAMSAT Closing Date
2 February 2016 Online registration closes for changes to Semester 2 modules 'Change of Mind' window closes at 5.00pm

2 February 2016 (5.00pm)

Online registration closes for Semester 2 repeat and resit modules. Also closes for WL and WX modules. Read more about repeats and resits.
15 February 2016

Closing date for MSAP-Ireland test (€ 75 TBC)   

Admissions 

18 February 2016 Final exam results (including final Stage and Award GPA) released to students no later than 2.00pm on Thursday, 18 Feb Exams information
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)
14 March 2016 Fieldwork/study period 2 weeks
17 March 2016 St. Patrick’s Day  
19 March 2016 GAMSAT Test
25 March 2016 Good Friday  
28 March 2016 Easter Monday (Bank holiday)  
31 March 2016 Semester 1 exam timetable published Exams information
April
29 April 2016 Semester 2 academic teaching term ends
May
01 May 2016 Late CAO Closing date
02 May 2016 May Day (Bank holiday)
03 May 2016 Revision week 1 week
09-21 May 2016 Semester 2 exams (incl. Saturday, 14 and Saturday, 21 May) Exams information
16 May 2016 Remaining balance of fees due for Graduate students on a three-semester programme Fees information
21 May 2016 Semester 2 exams finish Exams information
23 May 2016 Summer academic teaching term begins 15 weeks (ends 4 September 2016)
June
06 June 2016 Bank holiday
10 June 2016 Provisional exam results (including provisional Stage GPA) released to students no later than 2.00pm on Friday, 10 June. Available until 5.00pm on Monday, 13 June Exams information
30 June 2016 Final exam results (including final Stage and Degree GPA) released to students no later than 2.00pm on Thursday, 30 June Exams information

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