Important dates during the academic year at National College of Ireland are listed here.

Academic Calendar


Please note that the academic calendar is subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates regarding the upcoming terms.

Key Dates for the 2022/2023 Academic Year

Semester 1: 2022/2023

Key Dates From To
Classes commence 19/09/22 17/12/22
Springboard+ classes commence 26/09/22 17/12/22
ICT Skillnet classes commence 26/09/22 17/12/22
HCI classes commence 26/09/22 17/12/22
Reading Week 29/10/22 04/11/22
No classes 29/10/22 29/10/22
Classes recommence 05/11/22 05/11/22
Teaching concludes 17/12/22 17/12/22
Semester 1 exams 04/01/23 14/01/23

Semester 2: 2022/2023

Key Dates From To
Classes commence (including January 2023 new starters) 23/01/23 29/04/23
Reading week 17/03/23 23/03/23
No classes 18/03/23 18/03/23
Classes recommence 24/03/23 24/03/23
Easter Holidays 07/04/23 13/04/23
Semester 2 exams 04/05/23 20/05/23

Semester 3: 2022/2023

Key Dates From To
Classes commence 22/05/23 12/08/23
Non-teaching day 03/06/23 03/06/23
Non-teaching day 05/06/23 05/06/23
Non-teaching day 05/08/23 05/08/23
Non-teaching day 07/08/23 07/08/23

Key Dates for the 2023/2024 Academic Year

Semester 1: 2023/2024

Key Dates From To
Classes commence 18/09/23 16/12/23
Springboard+ classes commence 25/09/23 16/12/23
ICT Skillnet classes commence 25/09/23 16/12/23
Reading Week 28/10/23 04/11/23
No classes 28/10/23 28/10/23
Classes recommence 04/11/23 04/11/23
Teaching concludes 16/12/23 16/12/23
Semester 1 exams 03/01/24 13/01/24

Semester 2: 2023/2024

Key Dates From To
Classes commence (including January 2024 new starters) 22/01/24 27/04/24
Reading week 16/03/24 22/03/24
No classes 16/03/24 16/03/24
Classes recommence 23/03/24 23/03/24
Easter Holidays 29/03/24 04/04/24
Classes recommence 05/04/24 05/04/24
Semester 2 exams 02/05/24 17/05/24

Semester 3: 2023/2024

Key Dates From To
Classes commence 20/05/24 10/08/24
Non-teaching day 01/06/24 01/06/24
Non-teaching day 03/06/24 03/06/24
Non-teaching day 03/08/24 03/08/24
Non-teaching day 05/08/24 05/08/24