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Full-Time Registration and Orientation

Congratulations on your recent offer from National College of Ireland. In order to get you ready for the new academic year please ensure you read the Registration Booklet. In it you will find information about accepting your place, registering online, receiving your IT login details and enrolment dates.

Please note you must register online before your enrolment date.

Step 1 - Student Log In Details

Before registering for your course you first need to login to your NCI account and set your password.

You do this on the Password Management section of the website.

The Setting your Password guide will give you a step-by-step guide through this process.

Step 2 - Register & Pay Course Fees

Students are required to pay fees due and complete registration before the commencement of classes.

Please make sure you register online before the enrolment date of your course.
Please ensure you have your Registration Booklet, IT login details and credit/debit card to hand before you start this process. 

Registration dates and times for courses commencing in January 2019 will be posted closer to the start of term.

Useful Links

Below you will find links to any documentation you may need as part of the registration process. Please print this off and return it in the manner outlined in the Registration Booklet.

Issues logging in?

- Please remember your username is x followed directly by your student number i.e. x1710000

- If you are having further difficulty with your login details please contact the IT helpdesk quoting your student name and number to itsupport@ncirl.ie and let us know what error message you are getting or send a screenshot and a member of the Helpdesk Team will get back to you.

Step 3 - Getting Your Student Card

Provided you have paid your fees, you will be given your student card at your registration session in January 2019. Dates and times of registration sessions will be published closer to the commencement of classes.

For any issues regarding your student card or if you lose it, the Student Services team will be happy to help.

Step 4 - Course Enrolment,Orientation & Start Dates

Orientation Schedules 2018/2019

Click on your course below to access your orientation & enrolment schedule. Please note that these schedules are subject to change so please check back regularly.If you have any questions relating to Orientation or Enrolment please contact orientation@ncirl.ie .

Full-Time Undergraduate Courses

Classes will commence on the week beginning 21st January 2019.

Full-Time Postgraduate Courses

Registration dates and times will be posted closer to the commencement of term.

Classes will commence on the week beginning 21st January 2019.

Step 5 - Your Timetable

You can view your course timetable at any stage online through the myApps Portal

"How To" video guide - How To Access Your Timetable (through myApps)


You can also use the dedicated timetable section of the website.

"How To" video guide - How To Access Your Timetable (through the timetable website)

Essential Information

IT Services - "How To" Videos

Course & Assignments

Programme Co-ordinators administer the daily management of all courses in the college.  The school administration offices are located in Room 3.03 on the 3rd floor.   Please follow signs provided.

The programme co-ordinators can help you with course information, queries around timetables and any issues or concerns you may have while completing your studies with NCI.  You will be assigned a specific programme co-ordinator depending on your course of study.

All students should enrol on the School of Business or School of Computing information page on Moodle. Here you will find all required details for your programme such as your Programme Director, Programme Co-ordinator, Continual Assessment schedule and Programme Handbook.

You can contact a Programme Co-ordinator by emailing:

School of Business - sobprogcoordinators@ncirl.ie

School of Computing – socschooloffice@ncirl.ie

Library Services

The Library– we have a range of services and all the information is just one click away from the front page of the college website.

The Library Essentials – starting out as a new student, the best place to find the information you need to know is our #10 Library Essentials guide.

Opening Hours & Access – take a look at when we’re open and how best to access the library.

Finding Books – once you start looking at your reading lists, you’ll need to know how to find a book in the library; this guide shows you how to do it.

Borrowing & Renewing Books – how you can borrow books, how they are renewed and how you can keep an eye on your library account.

Computers, Printing & Photocopying – all you need to know about using the PCs or your own devices in the library and how to use the printers and photocopiers.

Library Guides – instead of just searching the internet, we highly recommend you use our library guides to help you discover the best online resources for your course; you can access these guides here.

Discovery – another way of accessing the library’s online resources is by using the library search engine Discovery; this guide shows you how best to use it.

Referencing & Avoiding Plagiarism – when writing your assignments, you will be asked to reference the information you use and avoid plagiarism; this guide helps you better understand what’s required.

Group Study Rooms – you can book the library’s group study rooms online, further details here.

Library Help Centre –you can get advice and assistance from the Library Help Centre to help you with your assignments and research; further details can be found here.

International Students – if you are an international student, you may find adjusting to college life a little more challenging; this guide is designed to help you make that adjustment.

Contact Us - As you begin your course, please don’t hesitate to ask us for help; drop into the library, call us on 01-4498590 or email us at library@ncirl.ie

Support For You

In the Learning and Teaching Office you will find the Student Support team who are available to help you in a variety of areas. Through their “Getting to Grips” sessions, they will help you with academic support. You will also find the Disability Support service here who can provide learning, assistive technology, exam support and more.

If you need any help while in NCI drop into the Learning and Teaching Office beside reception, the team are always happy to offer a listening ear, have a chat or they can link you with the college counsellor and medical service.

Students Union - Get Involved

The Students’ Union is your voice in the college. Whether it’s issues concerning your course or the college entertainments, student welfare, clubs & societies or entertainments, the Executive team represent all NCI students and provide support for any problems you face throughout your time here.

The SU space is one of the social hubs of college. A great place to relax, here you’ll find pool tables, games consoles, casual seating space and the Executive offices. Events are held throughout the year and all students are encouraged to get involved.

You can find out all about the SU on their website.

Academic Calendar

Have a look at the published Academic Calendar to assist you with your planning over the coming year

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