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Date Activity Notes
September
From 1 September 2016 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
5 to 9 September 2016 Orientation Week for incoming Undergraduate students. Check your Orientation timetable for details for your programme (timetables will be available in August 2016) Orientation information
5 September 2016 at noon Online module registration opens for:
  • MPH International Health
  • MPH Public Health
  • MPH Public Health (Nutrition)
Confirmation of your Registration Start Time will be sent to your UCD Connect email address.
c7 September 2016 Reply date for CAO Round 2
9 September 2016 at 2.00pm Online Registration closes to allow for allocation of general elective places Closed for all students
10 September 2016 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)
12 September 2016 Semester 1 academic teaching term begins (12 weeks)
14-16 September 2016 Higher Options Careers Fair RDS Simmonscourt, Ballsbridge
23 September 2016 Online registration for Undergraduate students closes at 5.00pm
30 September 2016 Online registration for Graduate Taught students closes at 5.00pm Closes on 16 September for UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business
October
5 October 2016 Summer term provisional exam results released
Mid October 2016 Results of Leaving Certificate appeals
19 October 2016 CAO offer season closes
21 October 2016 Deadline for dropping any extra modules you no longer wish to take
21 October 2016 September starts – Semester 1 deadline for withdrawing from your programme More information
26 October 2016 Summer term final exam results released
27 October 2016 Semester 1 exam timetable published Exams information
December
02 December 2016 Semester 1 academic teaching term ends
03 December 2016 Revision Week
10-22 December 2016 Semester 1 exams (including Saturday, 17 Dec) Exams information
15 December 2016 Online registration open for January Start students (all programmes) Guide to Online Registration
22 December 2016 Semester 1 exams finish at 2.00pm on Thursday, 22 December Exams information
January
10 January 2017at 10.00am Online registration reopens for changes to Semester 2 option and elective modules (except for students in the UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business) 'Change of Mind' window opens at 10.00am
10 January to 31 January 2017 Online module registration opens for CPTLE001-Cert Continuing Professional Development (U007). Closes at 5.00pm on 31 January. Applies to students starting in January 2017.
Check out our guides to online registration
23 January 2017 Semester 2 academic teaching term begins (12 weeks)
25 January 2017 at 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.
25 January 2017 Provisional exam results (including provisional Stage GPA) released to students no later than 2.00pm Exams information
31 January 2017 at 5.00pm Online registration closes for Semester 2 changes. 'Change of Mind' window closes at 5.00pm
31 January 2017 at 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.
31 January 2017 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 2017 September starts - Semester 2 deadline for withdrawing from your programme without further fee liability Applies to students who start their academic year in September 2016 (201600)
February
16 February 2017 Final exam results (including final Stage and Award GPA) released to students no later than 2.00pm Exams information
March
03 March 2017 January starts – Semester 1 deadline for withdrawing from your programme without further fee liability Applies to students who start their academic year in January 2017 (201601)
03 March 2017 Deadline for dropping Semester 2 modules you don't wish to take Online registration closes at 5.00pm on 31 January. After that you will need to go to your Programme Office or Graduate School
13 March 2017 Fieldwork/study period
13 March 2017 (9am-11am, Dublin time, 5pm - 7pm Beijing time) BDIC Semester 2 2016-17 resit and repeat registration session Applies to Bejing Dublin International College
BDIC Shamrock Room
27 March 2017 Semester 2 academic teaching term resumes
30 March 2017 Semester 2 exam timetable published – Grade Approvals Process (GAP) Exams information
April
28 April 2017 Semester 2 academic teaching term ends
May
1 May 2017 Revision week
08-19 May 2017 Semester 2 exams (incl. Saturday, 13 May) Exams information
19 May 2017 Semester 2 exams finish – Grade Approvals Process (GAP) Exams information
26 May 2017 January starts – Semester 2 deadline for withdrawing from your programme without further fee liability Applies to students who start their academic year in January 2017 (201601)
June
09 June 2017 Provisional exam results (including provisional Stage GPA) released to students no later than 2.00pm Exams information
29 June 2017 Final exam results (including final Stage and Degree GPA) released to students no later than 2.00pm Exams information
30 June 2017 May starts – Semester 1 deadline for withdrawing from your programme without further fee liability Applies to students who start their academic year in May 2017 (201604)
Date Activity Notes
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)  
20 July 2015 at 10.00am (closes at 5.00pm on Friday, 24 July) Online Stage 2 subject selection for Science Log into SISWeb to make your decision
22 July 2015 Late closing date for transfers via CAO
(NB must be stamped by HEI)
 
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 - you will have Start Times allocated to you on 28 August, with registration on 31 August.
29 July 2015 (PM) CAO Round 0 Offers (Reply 6 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 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:
  • BA Stage 2
  • BA Computer Science Stage 2
  • Commerce (BComm) International Stages 2 and 3
  • Law 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
  • Social Science 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:
  • BA Stage 3
  • BA Stage 4 (International)
  • BA Computer Science Stages 3 and 4
  • 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 Stage 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
  • Social Science Stage 3
  • Social Science (International) Stage 4
Includes students repeating these stages.
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.
From 6 August 2015 Start Times will be allocated to the following students:
  • Continuing undergraduate students who missed their original booking date.
  • Graduate Taught Students
  • Undergraduate Certificate and Diploma Students
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email on or after 6 August.

Some exceptions may apply.
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
  • Veterinary Medicine
A Registration Start Time will be allocated to you and confirmation sent to your UCD email.
Some exceptions may apply.

*From 1 September 2015, UCD Colleges will be renamed as follows:
Arts & Humanities, Business, Social Sciences & law, Health & Agricultural Sciences, Engineering & Architecture
From 13 August 2015 Online registration begins for undergraduates in:
  • BA Stage 3
  • BA Stage 4 (International)
  • BA Computer Science Stages 3 and 4
  • BCL Maitrise Stage Stages 2, 3 and 4
  • Business & Law (BBL) Stages 2, 3, 4 and 5
  • Commerce (BComm) Stages 2, 3 and 4
  • Commerce (BComm) International Stage 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
  • Social Science Stage 3
  • Social Science (International) Stage 4
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 :
  • 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 - you will have Start Times allocated to you on 28 August, with registration on 31 August.
From 18 August 2015 Online registration begins for undergraduates in:
  • BA Stage 2
  • BA Computer Science Stage 2
  • Commerce (BComm) International Stages 2 and 3
  • Law and Chinese Stage 2
  • Law with Economics Stage 2
  • Law with History Stage 2
  • Law with Philosophy Stage 2
  • Law with Politics Stage 2
  • Law with Social Justice Stage 2
  • Social Science 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, UCD Colleges will be renamed as follows:
Arts & Humanities, Business, Social Sciences & law, Health & Agricultural Sciences, Engineering & Architecture

**Please note: all MSc Nursing programmes will register from 24 August
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 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.
27 August 2015 CAO Round 2 offers (reply 2 September)
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.
28 August 2015 Deadline for uploading photo for UCARD (incoming CAO students)  
September
01-04 September September 2015 Orientation Week for incoming undergraduate students. Some programme events will be taking place on Monday, 31 August. Check your Orientation timetable for details for your programme (timetables will be available in August 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).
06 September 2015 First instalment of fees due by this date*
*Students on a one-semester programme: the full amount is due by this date
Fees information
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.
October
07 October 2015 Graduate provisional exam results available on SISWeb by 2.00pm on Wednesday, 7 October until 10.00am on Friday, 9 October Exams information
16 October 2015 Deadline for dropping any extra modules you no longer wish to take
16 October 2015 Deadline for withdrawing from your programme (if you withdraw after this date, you will be liable for fees) More information
23 October 2015 Semester 1 exam timetable published Exams information
26 October 2015 Bank holiday  
28 October 2015 Graduate final exam results released by 2.00pm Exams information
November
07 November 2015 UCD Open Day
27 November 2015 Semester 1 academic teaching term ends
30 November 2015 Revision week 1 week
December
01 December 2015 Closing date for Semester 1 internal transfers (€50)
07-18 December 2015 Semester 1 exams (including Saturday, 12 Dec) Exams information
18 December 2015 Semester 1 exams finish Exams information
23 December 2015 Campus closed for Christmas break The campus will close at 5.30pm on 23 Dec and re-open at 9am on 3 Jan 2016
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
From 14 April 2016 May start students can confirm registration online. Includes programmes in the following schools:
  • Agriculture and Food Science
  • Architecture Planning and Environmental Policy
  • Biology and Environmental Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical and Materials Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Physics
  • Public Health Physio & Sport Science
  • Veterinary Medicine
Read the guide to online registration for May starts
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
July
01 July 2016 Closing date for transfer applications to stage 2 and later Read more about transfer applications
01 July 2016 Closing date for applications for Ad Astra Academic Scholarships
01 July 2016 CAO Change of Mind closing date
c06 July 2016 CAO Round A offers (Mature students and those deferred from 2015)
August
c04 August 2016 CAO Round 0 Offers (FETAC and Graduate Entry Medicine applicants and some mature applicants)
9 August 2016 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 10 August) Registration Start Time booking for Stage 2, 3 and 4 of:
  • Agriculture*
  • Archaeology & Geology
  • BAFS*
  • Food Science*
  • Human Nutrition*
  • Science
  • BSc Computer 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 - you will have Start Times allocated to you on 2 September, with registration on 5 September
10 August 2016 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 11 August) Registration Start Time booking for:
  • BA Stage 3
  • BA Stage 4 (International)
  • BA Computer Science Stages 3 and 4
  • 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
  • Social Science Stage 3
  • Social Science (International) Stage 4
Includes students repeating these stages.
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email
11 August 2016 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 12 August) Registration Start Time booking for Stage 2,3,4,5 and 6 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
11 August 2016 Reply date for CAO Round 0 (FETAC and Graduate Entry Medicine applicants and some mature applicants)
From 12 August 2016 onwards Start Times will be allocated to the following students:
  • Continuing undergraduate students who missed their original booking date on 9/10/11 August
  • Graduate Taught Students
  • Undergraduate Certificate and Diploma Students
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email on or after 12 August.

Some exceptions may apply
15 August 2016 from 12.00 noon (closes at 10.00am on 16 August) Registration Start Time booking for:
  • BA Stage 2
  • BA Computer Science Stage 2
  • Commerce (BComm) International Stages 2 and 3
  • Law 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
  • Social Science Stage 2
Includes students repeating these stages.
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email
From 16 August 2016 Start Times will be allocated to the following students:
  • Continuing undergraduate students who missed their original booking date on 15 August
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email on or after 16 August
From 16 August 2016 Online registration begins for Graduate Research students No need to book a start time
c17 August 2016 Leaving Certificate results expected External
From 18 August 2016 Online registration begins for:
  • BA Computer Science Stages 3 and 4
  • 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) International Stage 4
  • Commerce (BComm) Stages 2, 3 and Stage 4
  • Economics & Finance Stages 2, 3 and Stage 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 Politics Stages 3 and 4
  • Law with Social Justice Stages 3 and 4
  • Social Science (International) Stage 4
  • Social Science Stage 3
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time
From 18 August 2016 Online registration begins for:

Graduate Taught students in the Colleges of:
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business
  • Social Sciences & Law
Undergraduate Certificate and Diploma students in the Colleges of:
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Health and Agricultural Sciences
  • Science
  • Social Sciences and Law
A Registration Start Time will be allocated to you and confirmation sent to your UCD email.

Some exceptions may apply
22 August 2016 CAO Round 1 Offers issue
22 August 2016 Transfer applications may re-open for courses with places remaining
From 23 August Online registration begins for Stage 2, 3 and 4 of:
  • Agriculture*
  • Archaeology & Geology
  • BAFS*
  • Food Science*
  • Human Nutrition*
  • Science
  • BSc Computer Science
Includes students repeating these stages.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time.

*Students awaiting Professional Work Experience/Placement results - you will have Start Times allocated to you on 2 September, with registration on 5 September.
From 23 August 2016 Online registration begins for Stage 2,3,4,5 and 6 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.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time
From 23 August 2016 Online registration begins for:
  • BA Stage 2
  • BA Computer Science Stage 2
  • Commerce (BComm) International Stages 2 and 3
  • Law 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
  • Radiography
  • Law with Politics Stage 2
  • Social Science Stage 2
Includes students repeating these stages.
Check your UCD email for confirmation of your Start Time
From 23 August 2016 Online registration begins for Graduate Taught students in the Colleges of:
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Health and Agricultural Sciences
  • Science
A Registration Start Time will be allocated to you and confirmation sent to your UCD email.

Some exceptions may apply
From 25 August 2016* 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 Step 1 of online registration within three working days of accepting their CAO offer
29 August 2016 Reply date for CAO Round 1 offers
31 August 2016 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
Date Activity Notes
July
01-July-14 Closing date for transfer applications to stage 2
01-July-14 CAO Change of Mind closing date
04-July-14 CAO Round A offers (Mature students and those deferred from 2013) Reply date is 10 July 2014
22-July-14 Special late closing date for registered students transferring to Stage 1 of another programme
31-July-14 CAO Round 0 Offers (FETAC and Graduate Entry Medicine applicants) Reply date is 7 August 2014
29 July 2014 from 12.00pm
(closes 10.00am on 30 July)
Registration Start Time booking for undergraduates in 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 29 August, with registration on 1 September
30 July 2014 from 12.00pm (closes 10.00am on 31 July) Registration Start Time booking for undergraduates in :
  • Arts/Social Science (Stage 2) Year 3
  • Arts/Social Science (Stage 2) Year 4 (International)
  • BA Comp Science (Stage 2) Year 3, (Stage 3) Year 4, International Year 5
  • BComm Stage 2/3/4
  • BComm Intl Stage 4
  • BComm (Business with Chinese St) Stage 4
  • Economics & Finance 2/3/4
  • Business and Law 2/3/4/5
  • All BCL Stage 2/3/4 excluding ‘Law With’ Politics/Philosophy/Economics/History/ Social Justice stage 2**
Includes students repeating these stages/years
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.

Arts/Social Science students who have obtained at least 50 credits in Stage 2 can book a Start Time on this date. If you have less than 50 credits you should book on 5 August with the incoming Stage 2 students.
August
04-August-14 August Bank Holiday University
5 August 2014 from 12.00pm
(closes 10.00am on 6 August)
Registration Start Time booking for undergraduates in :
  • Arts/Social Science (Stage 2) Year 2
  • BA Comp Science (Stage 2) Year 2
  • BComm International Stage 2
  • BComm International Stage 3
  • Law With’ Politics/Philosophy/Economics/History/Social Justice Stage 2
Includes students repeating these stages/years
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.
6 August 2014 from 12.00pm
(closes 10.00am on 7 August)
Registration Start Time booking for undergraduates in 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.
From 12-August-14 Online Registration open for Graduate Research students
TBC 13-August-14 Leaving Certificate results (CAO) External
From 14 August 2014 Online Registration begins for undergraduates in :
  • Arts/Social Science (Stage 2) Year 3
  • Arts/Social Science (Stage 2) Year 4 (International)
  • BA Comp Science (Stage 2) Year 3, (Stage 3) Year 4, International Year 5
  • BComm Stage 2/3/4
  • BComm Intl Stage 4
  • BComm (Business with Chinese St) Stage 4
  • Economics & Finance 2/3/4
  • Business and Law 2/3/4/5
  • All BCL Stage 2/3/4 excluding ‘Law With’ Politics/Philosophy/Economics/History/ Social Justice stage 2**
Includes students repeating these stages/years
Check your UCD email for your Start Time.
From 14 August 2014 Online Registration begins for Graduate Taught students in the Colleges of:
  • Arts
  • Human Science
  • Business & Law
Online Registration begins for Undergraduate Certificate and Diploma students in the Colleges of:
  • Arts
  • Human Sciences
  • Business & Law
A Start Time for module registration will be allocated automatically and confirmation will be sent to your UCD email (some exceptions may apply)
TBC 18-August-14 CAO Round 1 Offers
From 19 August 2014 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 your Start Time for module registration

*Students awaiting Professional Work Experience/Placement results will have Start Times allocated to them on 29 August, with registration on 1 September
From 19 August 2014 Online Registration begins for undergraduates in Stages 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
Check your UCD email for your Start Time for module registration
From 19 August 2014 Graduate Taught students in the Colleges of:
  • Agriculture
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Veterinary Medicine
Undergraduate Certificate and Diploma students in the Colleges of:
  • Agriculture
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Veterinary Medicine
A Start Time for module registration will be allocated automatically and confirmation will be sent to your UCD email (some exceptions may apply)
From 19 August 2014 Online Registration begins for undergraduates in:
  • Arts/Social Sc (Stage 2) Year 2;
  • BA Comp Sc (Stage 2) Year 2
  • BComm Intl Stage 2
  • BComm Intl Stage 3
  • Law with Politics/Philosophy/Economics/History/Social Justice Stage 2
Includes students repeating these stages/years
Check your UCD email for your Start Time for module registration.

Incoming Stage 2 BA students only need to register to 60 credits from Stage 2 in 2014/15. You can register to the other 60 credits in 2015/16.
From 21 August 2014* 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
TBC 25-August-14 Reply date for CAO round 1
27 August 2014 between 8.00am and 1.00pm Module Registration Start Time booking for undergraduates:
  • All incoming CAO Stage 1 students
  • Direct entry Non EU incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates
  • Stage 1 repeat (all programmes)
Confirmation of Start Time for module registration will be sent to your UCD email.
From 28 August 2014 Step 2 of Registration - Module Registration begins for:
  • All incoming CAO Stage 1 students
  • Direct entry Non EU incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates
  • Stage 1 repeat (all programmes)
Check your UCD email for your Start Time for module registration
September
02 to 05-September-14 Orientation Week for incoming undergraduate students. Check your Orientation timetable for details (timetables will be available in July 2014).
05-September-14 Major Thesis (PhD and Master's degree by research) submission deadline 3 of 3
5 September 2014 at 2.00pm Online Registration closes to allow for allocation of general elective places. UCD Registry
6 September 2014 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).
7 September 2014 First instalment of fees due  
8 September 2014 Closing date for receipt of application forms for the UCD Access Centre’s Voluntary Student Tutoring Scheme 2014. 3.00pm deadline. More information
8 September 2014 Semester 1 academic teaching term begins (12 weeks)  
17,18 & 19 September 2014 Higher Options Careers Fair, RDS Simmonscourt
19-September-14 Online Registration for Undergraduates closes at 5.00pm Exceptions apply e.g. courses where the closing date for applications is after the 19 September.
24 September 2014 from 5.00pm to 7.00pm GradsCONNECT welcome event in the O'Brien Centre Hosted by UCD Graduate Studies. See here for details.
26-September-14 Online Registration for Graduate Taught students closes at 5.00pm (12 Sept for UCD Smurfit School students) Exceptions apply e.g. courses where the closing date for applications is after the 26 September.
October
1 October 2014 Graduate Provisional exam results released by 2.00pm Exams information
1 October 2014 Deadline for withdrawing from your programme Fee implications after this date
17 October 2014 Deadline for dropping modules Fee implications after this date
22 October 2014 Graduate Final exam results released by 2.00pm Exams information
27 October 2014 Bank Holiday  
30 October 2014 Exam timetable published Exams information
November
8 November 2014  UCD Undergraduate Open Day  
28 November 2014 End of Semester 1 academic teaching term  
December
1 December 2014 Revision week  
8 December 2014 Semester 1 exams begin (including Saturday, 13 Dec) Exams information
19 December Semester 1 examinations finish Exams information
January
9 January 2015 Online module registration reopens for changes to Semester 2 modules ‘Change of mind’ window - opens at 10.00am
12 January 2015 International Orientation More information
13 January 2015  UCD Mature Student Open Evening  
13 January 2015  Applying to UCD/CAO Information Clinic  
18 January 2015 2nd half of fees due - graduates on programmes of 2 semesters  
18 January 2015 2nd instalment of fees due - graduates on programmes of 3 semesters  
19 January 2015 Semester 2 academic teaching term begins (12 weeks)  
21-26 January 2015 Provisional exam results (including provisional Stage GPA) available on SISWeb by 2.00pm on Wednesday, 21 January until 10.00am on Monday, 26 January Exams information
22 - 27 January 2015 Online registration to repeat and resit modules available through SISWeb between 10.00am on Thursday, 22 January and 10.00am on Tuesday, 27 January Repeats/Resits information for Semester 2
27 January 2015 Refreshers' Day - UCD Student Centre  
30 January 2015 'Change of mind' window for Semester 2 modules closes at 5.00pm Online module registration closes for Semester 2 modules
31 January 2015 Remaining balance of fees due - undergraduate students  
February
1 February 2015 Normal CAO closing date NB last date for some programmes  
1 February 2015 GAMSAT Closing Date  
2 February 2015 Irish Survey for Student Engagement (ISSE) 2015 open to first year, final year and taught postgraduates  
11 February 2015 Deadline for applying to the UCD Access Centre Shadowing Scheme 2015  
12 February 2015 Final exam results (including final Stage and Degree GPA) released no later than 2.00pm Exams information
15 February 2015 Closing date for MSAP-Ireland test  
22 February 2015 Deadline for completing the ISSE student survey  
24-25 February 2015 UCD Access Centre Shadowing Days  
28 February 2015 HPAT-Ireland Test  
28 February 2015 Music Test  
March
mid March 2015 Transfer applications for stage 2 open  
7 March 2015 MSAP-Ireland Test  
9 March 2015 CAO 1 February Stats to Programme Deans  
9 March 2015 Fieldwork/Study Period (2 weeks)  
17 March 2015 St. Patrick's Day (Public Holiday)  
21 March 2015 GAMSAT Test  
30 March 2015 Exam timetable published Exams information
April
3 April 2015 Good Friday (Public Holiday)  
6 April 2015 Easter Monday (Bank Holiday)  
14 April 2015 (Provisional) UCD Virtual Open Day (Provisional date)  
24 April 2015 End of Semester 2 academic teaching term  
27 April 2015 Revision week  
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