Fee Payment Dates 2020/21


You may pay fees all at once or by dates below. For most students, the first instalment will be one third of the amount owed.

If you are on a two trimester programme, your first instalment will be 1/3 of your total fee for the year, with the remaining balance due in the second instalment.

If you are on a three trimester programme, your fees will be payable in three instalments with each instalment 1/3 of your total fee for the year (and the total balance payable by the end of the year).

If you are on a one trimester programme, or a per-credit programme, all fees must be paid in full, in advance.

The Student Contribution Charge for 2020/21 is3,000.
The Student Centre Levy for 2020/21 is254.
Click here for UCD course/programme fees.

NOTE: If you make changes to your registration after making a payment, please note that the total amount due and the amount of subsequent instalments, may change.

If you started your programme in January or May of 2020, see here for relevant payment dates.

Starting in September 2020
Student type What is due? Deadline for payment
Undergraduate students eligible for 'free' fees Student Contribution Charge (SC) and Student Centre Levy (SCL) First instalment Sunday, 27 September 2020
Remaining balance due Sunday, 31 January 2021
Undergraduate students eligible for HALF 'free' fees Half programme fee
(includes the SC and SCL)
First instalment Sunday, 27 September 2020
Remaining balance due Sunday, 31 January 2021
Undergraduate students not on 'free' fees programme (EU & Non EU) Programme fee First instalment Sunday, 27 September 2020
Remaining balance due Sunday, 31 January 2021
Incoming Undergraduates awaiting approval of a SUSI grant application Student Centre Levy First instalment Sunday, 27 September 2020
Remaining balance due Sunday, 31 January 2021
Graduate Students on programmes of 2 trimesters Programme fee First instalment Sunday, 27 September 2020
Remaining balance due Sunday, 31 January 2021
Graduates on programmes of 3 trimesters e.g. research, taught masters etc. students Programme fee First instalment Sunday, 27 September 2020
Second instalment due Sunday, 31 January 2021
Third instalment Saturday 15 May 2021
Programmes of one trimester's duration Programme fee Full amount Sunday 27 September 2020

Starting in January 2021
Student type What is due? Deadline for payment
Graduates on programmes of 3 trimesters e.g. research, taught masters etc. students Programme fee First instalment Sunday, 31 January 2021
Second instalment Saturday, 15 May 2021
Third instalment Sunday, 05 September 2021

Starting in May 2021
Student type What is due? Deadline for payment
Graduates on programmes of 3 trimesters e.g. research, taught masters etc. students Programme fee First instalment Saturday, 15 May 2021
Second instalment Sunday, 05 September 2021
Third instalment Monday, 31 January 2022


The Student Contribution Charge for 2019/20 is 3000.
The Student Centre Levy for 2019/20 is 254.

Starting in September 2019
Student type What is due? Deadline for payment
Undergraduate students eligible for 'free' fees Student Contribution Charge (SC) and Student Centre Levy (SCL) First instalment Sunday, 08 September 2019
Remaining balance due Friday 31 January 2020
Undergraduate students eligible for HALF 'free' fees Half programme fee
(includes the SC and SCL)
First instalment Sunday 08 September 2019
Remaining balance due Friday 31 January 2020
Undergraduate students not on 'free' fees programme (EU & Non EU) Programme fee First instalment Sunday 08 September 2019
Remaining balance due Friday 31 January 2020
Incoming Undergraduates awaiting approval of a SUSI grant application Student Centre Levy First instalment Sunday 08 September 2019
Remaining balance due Friday 31 January 2020
Graduate Students on programmes of 2 semesters Programme fee First instalment Sunday 08 September 2019
Remaining balance due Friday 31 January 2020
Graduates on programmes of 3 semesters e.g. research, taught masters etc. students Programme fee First instalment Sunday 08 September 2019
Second instalment Friday 31 January 2020
Third instalment Saturday 17 May 2020
Programmes of one semester's duration Programme fee Full amount Sunday 08 September 2019
Starting in January 2020
Student type What is due? Deadline for payment
Graduates on programmes of 3 semesters e.g. research, taught masters etc. students Programme fee First instalment Friday 31 January 2020
Second instalment Saturday 17 May 2020
Third instalment Sunday 06 September 2020
Starting in May 2020
Student type What is due? Deadline for payment
Graduates on programmes of 3 semesters e.g. research, taught masters etc. students Programme fee First instalment Sunday 17 May 2020
Second instalment Sunday 06 September 2020
Third instalment Sunday 31 January 2021

Starting in September 2018
Student type What is due? Deadline for payment
Undergraduate students eligible for 'free' fees Student Contribution Charge (SC) and Student Centre Levy (SCL) First instalment Sunday, 09 September 2018
Remaining balance due Thursday 31 January 2019
Undergraduate students eligible for HALF 'free' fees Half programme fee
(includes the SC and SCL)
First instalment Sunday, 09 September 2018
Remaining balance due Thursday 31 January 2019
Undergraduate students not on 'free' fees programme (EU & Non EU) Programme fee First instalment Sunday, 09 September 2018
Remaining balance due Thursday, 31 January 2019
Incoming Undergraduates awaiting approval of a SUSI grant application Student Centre Levy First instalment Sunday, 09 September 2018
Remaining balance due Thursday, 31 January 2019
Graduate Students on programmes of 2 semesters Programme fee First instalment Sunday 09 September 2018
Remaining balance due Thursday, 31 January 2019
Graduates on programmes of 3 semesters e.g. research, taught masters etc. students Programme fee First instalment Sunday 09 September 2018
Second instalment Thursday 31 January 2019
Third instalment Saturday 18 May 2019
Programmes of one semester's duration Programme fee Full amount Sunday 09 September 2018
Starting in January 2019
Student type What is due? Deadline for payment
Graduates on programmes of 3 semesters e.g. research, taught masters etc. students Programme fee First instalment Thursday 31 January 2019
Second instalment Saturday 18 May 2019
Third instalment Sunday 08 September 2019
Starting in May 2019
Student type What is due? Deadline for payment
Graduates on programmes of 3 semesters e.g. research, taught masters etc. students Programme fee First instalment Saturday 18 May 2019
Second instalment Sunday 08 September 2019
Third instalment Friday 31 January 2020

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