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Updated 11 September 2023

Online Registration will remain open until 5 pm on Friday, 29 September 2023* for Stage 1 Undergraduates.

Check out the Registration How-To Guides and Videos for help with what to do. 

Things to note

  • Confirm your registration by Friday, 29 September.
  • After Friday, 29 September, ask your College or School Office to make any changes to Autumn Trimester modules.
  • If you drop an Autumn Trimester module after Friday, 03 November 2023, you will have to pay fees for that module.
  • If you need to withdraw from your Programme, you should do so by Friday, 03 November 2023.
  • You will have an opportunity in January 2024 to review your Spring Trimester modules and choose an Elective module (if required). Keep an eye on the key dates page for updates.

*It closes on 22 September for Graduate Entry Programmes 

Updated 11 September 2023

Date Activity Who does it affect?
Monday, 11 September Start of 2023/24 Autumn Teaching Term (except incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates)

All students except Incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates (CAO/Direct Applicants)

Wednesday, 13 September  Orientation begins - see online timetables Incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates
Sunday, 17 September  Fee payment deadline - first instalment due for 2023/24 All Students
Monday, 18 September

Start of 2023/24 Autumn Teaching Term for incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates

Incoming Stage 1 Undergraduates (CAO/Direct Applicants)
Thursday, 21 September

GradsCONNECT Welcome  (4pm to 5:30pm in O'Reilly Hall)

See Graduate Studies Website for details

Incoming Graduate Taught Students

Friday, 22 September

Orientation Day for incoming Graduate Research Students  (10am to 1pm in the UCD Village Auditorium)

See Graduate Studies Website for details

Incoming Graduate Research Students i.e. Doctoral, MD and Research Master’s degree programmes

Friday, 22 September Online registration closes at 5pm

All September start students except Stage 1 Undergraduates (Incoming CAO/Direct Applicants, Stage 1 Repeats)

Friday, 29 September Online registration closes at 5pm Stage 1 Undergraduates (incl Stage 1 UG repeats)
Friday, 03 November (5pm)

Drop any Autumn modules that you don't want to take to avoid fees.     

First 2023/24 deadline for:

All Students

Key Dates Calendar

All dates are subject to change

How to get the most from the Current Students Key Dates calendar

  • To view Current Students Key Dates as a list click on Agenda
  • To view more details about a certain event click on the event
  • To add the Current Students Key Dates calendar to your own Google calendar click on the + Google Calendar on the bottom right of the calendar

Dates for Last day of the Registered Term

Updated 25 August 2023

Last day of the Registered Term for:

  • September 2022/23 - Thursday, 31 August 2023
  • January 2022/23      -  Sunday, 31 December 2023
  • May 2022/2023       -  Saturday, 18 May 2024

Access to most IT services that you are entitled to, as a registered student, will end on the last day of the term. For more details and information on what to do, please check the UCD IT Support Hub.

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