Key dates for the 2019 / 2020 academic year

Semester 1 From To

Cut-off date for international applicants that need an entry visa (September '19 intake)

- 26/07/19
Cut-off date for international students that don't need an entry visa(September '19 intake) - 16/08/18
Online registration for returning students opens - -
Cut-off date for international students living in Ireland (September '19 intake)   30/08/19
Registration and Orientation for all students begins 02/09/19 13/09/19
Semester 1 classes commence for all undergraduate, postgraduate, part time & full time students 16/09/19 14/12/19
Reading week
*No Lectures Saturday 26th

*Saturday Lectures recommence 2nd November
28/10/19 01/11/19
Deadline date for international students that need an entry visa for Ireland (January '20 intake)

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.

06/12/20 -
Deadline date for international students that do not need an entry visa for Ireland (January '20 intake)

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.
02/01/20  
Deadline date for International students living in Ireland

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.
03/01/20  
Semester 1 exams 03/01/20 11/01/20
     
Semester 2 From To
Semester 2 classes commence for all undergraduate, postgraduate, part time & full time students 20/01/20 25/04/20
Reading week
*No Lectures Sat 14th March

*Saturday Lectures will recommence
21 st March
16/03/20 21/03/20
Easter Holidays

*No Lectures Saturday 11th April

*Saturday Lectures will recommence 18th April

10/04/20 17/04/20
Spring Graduation 19/03/20 -
Revision Week 27/04/20 30/04/20
     
Semester 2 lectures end - 25/04/20
Semester 2 exams 01/05/20 19/05/20
 
Semester 3 From To
Semester 3 classes commence                                                                                                          25/05/20 14/08/20
     
Autumn Repeat Exams 12/08/20 21/08/20
Semester 3 Exams 21/08/20 26/08/20
 

*Please note the dates above are subject to change.


Key dates for the 2020 / 2021 academic year

Semester 1 From To

Deadline date for international applicants that need an entry visa (September '20 intake)

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.

- 24/07/20
Deadline date for international students that don't need an entry visa(September '20 intake)

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.
- 14/08/20
Online registration for returning students opens - -
Deadline date for international students living in Ireland (September '20 intake)

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.
  28/08/20
Registration and Orientation for all students begins 03/09/20 14/09/20
Semester 1 classes commence for all undergraduate, postgraduate, part time & full time students 14/09/20 12/12/20
Reading week
*No Lectures Saturday 24th October

*Saturday Lectures recommence 31st October
26/10/20 30/10/20
Cut-off date for international students that need an entry visa for Ireland (January '21 intake) TBC -
Cut-off date for international students that do not need an entry visa for Ireland (January '20 intake) TBC  
Cut-off date for International students living in Ireland TBC  
Semester 1 exams 05/01/21 16/01/21
     
Semester 2 From To
Semester 2 classes commence for all undergraduate, postgraduate, part time & full time students 23/01/21 30/04/21
Reading week
*No Lectures Sat 20th March

*Saturday Lectures will recommence
20th March
15/03/21 20/03/21
Easter Holidays

*No Lectures Saturday 11th April

*Saturday Lectures recommence 10th April – All other Lectures recommence Monday 12th April

02/04/21 09/04/21
Spring Graduation TBC -
 
     
Semester 2 lectures end - 30/04/21  
Semester 2 exams 07/05/21   22/05/21
 
Semester 3 From To
Semester 3 classes commence                                                                                                          24/05/21 13/08/21  
     
Autumn Repeat Exams 12/08/21 28/08/21
Semester 3 Exams 20/08/21 28/08/21
 

*Please note the dates above are subject to change.