Take a Tour of UCD
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice and Information:
Please Note: University College Dublin is observing social distancing measured directed by the Irish government and accordingly all campus tours are cancelled for the foreseeable future. We will update this page as soon as on-campus tours can be reinstated. Further Information on COVID-19 is available here."
Our Campus Tours give international students interested in studying at UCD the opportunity to meet with a member of UCD Global and avail of a student-led Campus Tour in order to gain an insinght into the layout of Belfield and to get a feel for campus life at UCD.
A tour of the central campus usually lasts around one hour.
A number of locations are visited throughout the tour, including:
UCD Quinn School of Business; UCD Engineering & Material Sciences Centre; UCD Veterinary Sciences Centre; UCD Student Centre; UCD Sports Centre; O’Reilly Hall; The Lake; Newman Building; Gerard Manley Hopkins Centre and the Global Lounge; and the James Joyce Library.
Please note our Campus Tours do not include:
- any visits to Schools and Colleges, but your guide will point out all the University buildings on route and explain where subjects are based. You will have the opportunity to meet with a representative from your subject area at the end of the tour to discuss the specifics of the programme and the facilities available to you.
- any visits to UCD’s campus accommodation (UCD Residences) – please check out a virtual tour here
When will the Campus Tours take place?
Campus Tours run three times a week on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and depart from the UCD Global Lounge in the Gerard Manley Hopkins Centre. For the latest tour availability, dates and times please view the calendar in the booking form below. Campus tours can be booked by clicking on an offering below and registering.
Who are these Campus Tours for?
The Campus Tours listed below are designed for Non-EU prospective students and their families. Campus Tours for EU prospective students can be booked here.
The majority of the UCD Belfield campus and entirety of the campus tour is fully accessible, but if you have any special requirements, please get in touch before you visit and we will be happy to help.
Book your Campus Tour
Campus tours for new students will be delivered as part of the orientation schedule in September - see our Orientation website for more information.
We do not have any any campus tours for prospective students scheduled in August or September, but if you are a future applicant who wishes to visit UCD during this period please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a campus tour.