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Wednesday, 4 October, 2023

Accommodation Fees FAQs (updated 14/05/2024)

Please see 2024/25 UCD Residences Monthly Payment Schedule: 2024/25 UCD Accommodation Fees

Residence Finance Contact Information

UCD Residence Finance Department,
UCD Village,
University College Dublin
Dublin 4,
D04 V1W8

Email: residencefinance@ucd.ie

Residential Payments

For information on how to pay your monthly residential fees, please see the following payment guide.

If you have any financial queries or encounter any problems making a payment please contact our dedicated Finance Team at residencefinance@ucd.ie. 

Payment Methods

Residential payments can be made via

  • UCD Residences Portal using a Credit or Debit card
  • Bank Transfer
  • International Bank draft drawn on an Irish Account
  • Bank Draft/ Postal Order/ Cheque drawn from an Irish Account

Please be aware that there are often limits on cards and if you are having a problem making a payment you should try to make a payment of less than €1,000. This particularly applies to cards from non-Irish banks. 

You can find more information on Payment methods here.

Please click here to see how to get a fees statement from the UCD Residences Portal.

The License to Reside periods for the 2023/2024 academic year begins on the 1st of September 2023, 01/09/23, and incoming residents will be able to check-in from this date*. 

See below outline of proposed 23/24 license dates.

Two Trimester License Dates
Cohort Start End
Stage 2+ Continuing / International 01/09/2023 21/05/2024
Stage 1 CAO & International 07/09/2023 21/05/2024
Single Trimester Booking Dates *
Cohort Start End
Trimester 1 Arrivals 01/09/2023 23/12/2023
Trimester 2 Arrivals 08/01/2024 21/05/2024
Three Trimester Booking Dates *
Cohort Start End
Non-EU Postgraduates 01/09/2023 10/08/2024

* License dates are subject to change in line with key academic dates for the 23/24 academic year.

A monthly installment will consist of the one months' License Fee / Rent for the Residence price band for which the resident has a booking. For example, the monthly installment for a resident in the "Apartment - Shared Bathroom" accommodation type will be cheaper than the monthly installment for the "Apartment - Ensuite" accommodation type. The monthly installment will also include the monthly cost of utilities and catering (if applicable).

Yes, it has. The booking and security deposit is no longer equivalent to one month's license fee  For 23/24 the existing security/booking deposit amount has been amended to a standard uniform amount of €735 applicable to all residences, regardless of preferred residence price point.

If you notice any issues with your how your residence fees are displaying or the with the total amount owing on your account please refer to the AccommodationFees202324 for a general clarification. 

For more detailed queries regarding fees please contact (opens in a new window)residencefinance@ucd.ie 

In line with current RTB Legislation, if you wish to cancel your accommodation on-campus within the License Period, you are required to give a 28-day notice to end your stay in UCD Residences by submitting a cancellation request on your Residence Portal (see guide here). You will be liable to pay the License Fee and any and all associated charges up to the end of the 28-day notice period or such longer period of notice provided in the cancellation request.

Note: Your booking deposit will be returned to you within 28 days of cancellation. Your deposit will be returned to you nominated bank account on SISWeb. Click here to see how to nominate a bank account on SISWeb

Contact UCD Residences

UCD Village Welcome Desk, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 7000 / +353 1 716 1008 | E: residences@ucd.ie | Location Map(opens in a new window)