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 this publication, 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.

 

 

Accepting Your Place

 

How to accept your place

CAO Applicants

Your offer of a place was made through the Central Applications Office (CAO) so you must accept through the CAO. Please carefully read the offer acceptance procedure which the CAO provided you with.

Direct/Mature Applicants

To accept your place please contact us on 1850 221 721. You must contact us by Monday 19th August at the very latest to accept your offer.

I've accepted my offer, what next?

CAO Applicants

Your CAO application number is now your student number. Your college username will take the form of x followed by your student number. For example, if your CAO number is 12345678, your username will be x12345678. Once you have accepted your offer from the CAO, you will be required to reset your password. You can reset your password 48 hours after accepting your place. Instructions listed below under Student Log In Details.

Direct/Mature Applicants

You should have already received your student number on all your e-mail correspondence with the college. Your college username will take the form of x followed by your student number. For example, if your student number is 12345678, your username will be x12345678. Once you have accepted your offer from the CAO, you will be required to reset your password. You can reset your password 48 hours after accepting your place. Instructions listed below under Student Log In Details.

If you have not yet accepted your place please do so by contacting admissions@ncirl.ie or 1850 221 721.

Getting Started

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. 

 

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

International students have the opportunity to submit their student photo ID in advance of their arrival. An email containing guidelines on how to do this will be circulated.
All other full-time students MUST attend an enrolment session to obtain a student card.

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

Step 4 - Course Enrolment,Orientation & Start Dates

Full-Time Undergraduate Students

Enrolment & Orientation Sessions

All full-time undergraduate students MUST attend their allocated enrolment session. Please consult the list of enrolment sessions below:
 
Course Enrolment Orientation
BA (Honours) Business
(NC009)
Monday 2nd September
9am to 1pm
Monday 9th September

Group A*
9am - 1pm

Group B*
1pm - 5pm
 
BA (Honours) Marketing Practice
(NC020)
Monday 2nd September 2pm to 3.30pm Tuesday 10th September
 1pm - 5pm
 
Higher Certificate in Business
(NC103)
Monday 2nd September 3.30pm to 5pm Wednesday 11th September
1pm - 5pm
 
BA (Honours) Accounting & Finance (NC022) Tuesday 3rd September 9am to 11am Tuesday 10th September
 9am - 1pm
 
BA (Honours) Human Resource Management (NC005) Tuesday 3rd September 9am to 11am Tuesday 10th September
 9am - 1pm
 
BA (Honours) Psychology
(NC010)
Tuesday 3rd September 11am to 1pm Wednesday 11th September
9am - 1pm
 
BSc. (Honours) Computing
(NC003)
Tuesday 3rd September 2pm to 3.30pm Thursday 12th September
 9am - 1pm
 
BSc. (Honours) Technology Management (NC023) Tuesday 3rd September 3.30pm to 5pm Thursday 12th September
 1pm - 5pm
 
BSc. (Honours) Data Science
(NC025)
Tuesday 3rd September 3.30pm to 5pm Thursday 12th September
 1pm - 5pm
 
Higher Certificate in Computing Applications & Support 
(NC102)
Tuesday 3rd September 3.30pm to 5pm Thursday 12th September
 1pm - 5pm
 
Higher Certificate in Business Computing (NC104) Tuesday 3rd September 3.30pm to 5pm Thursday 12th September
 1pm - 5pm
 
Higher Certificate in Data Science
(NC105)
Tuesday 3rd September 3.30pm to 5pm Thursday 12th September
 1pm - 5pm
 

Dates and times of enrolment sessions may change - please consult the NCI website regularly for updates to enrolment sessions.

* Please check your emails for orientation group.

 

Full-Time Postgraduate Students

Enrolment Sessions & Orientation Sessions

All full-time postgraduate students MUST attend their allocated enrolment session. Please consult the list of enrolment sessions below:
 
Course Enrolment Orientation 
Master of Arts in Human Resource Management Tuesday 10th 
OR
Thursday 12th September

8.45am to  10.30am
Thursday 12th September
12pm
MSc. Management Tuesday 10th
OR
Thursday 12th
September

8.45am to 10.30am
Thursday 12th September
12pm
MSc. Marketing Tuesday 10th
OR
Thursday 12th
September

8.45am to 10.30am
Thursday 12th September
12pm
MSc. Entrepreneurship Tuesday 10th
OR
Thursday 12th
September

8.45am to 10.30am
Thursday 12th September
12pm
MSc. International Business Tuesday 10th
OR
Thursday 12th
September

8.45am to 10.30am
Thursday 12th September
12pm
MSc. Cloud Computing Tuesday 10th
OR
Thursday 12th
September

10.30am to 1pm
Friday 13th September 12pm
MSc. Cybersecurity Tuesday 10th
OR
Thursday 12th
September

10.30am to 1pm
Friday 13th September 12pm
MSc. Fintech Tuesday 10th
OR
Thursday 12th
September

10.30am to 1pm
Friday 13th September 12pm
MSc. Data Analytics Tuesday 10th
OR
Thursday 12th
September

1.45pm to 3pm
Friday 13th September 12pm

Dates and times of enrolment sessions may change - please consult the NCI website regularly for updates to enrolment sessions.

Step 5 - Your Timetable

Accessing  your Timetable

Option 1: You can view your individualised course timetable at any stage by logging into the myTimetable App with your NCI student credentials (e.g. x12345678@student.ncirl.ie)

Option 2: You can also use the dedicated timetable section of the website.

Semester one timetables will be available in September 2019.

 

Need a little help?

Check out our "How To" video guides:

MyTimetable AppHow To Access Your Timetable through myTimetable

Timetable section on website: 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 coordinators 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 coordinator depending on your course of study.

All students should enrol in 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 a 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