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Academic Calendar 2016/2017

 AUGUST 2016
REGISTRATION OF OPEN EDUCATION STUDENTS (ONLINE)Monday 22 August
 SEPTEMBER 2016
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION & AWARD BOARDS (Autumn Session 2015/16)Tue 30 Aug - Thur 1 September
MEETINGS OF GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSESSMENT BOARDS (Autumn Session 2015/16)Tue 30 Aug - Thur 1 September
REGISTRATION OF CONTINUING STUDENTS (ONLINE)Wed 24 August - Fri 9 Sept
PROMULGATION OF AUTUMN RESULTS 2015/16 ONLINETuesday 6 September
PERIOD OF CONSULTATION FOR STUDENTS WITH FACULTYWed 7 and Thur 8 Sept
REGISTRATION OF FIRST YEAR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (ONLINE)Mon 5 - Fri 9 Sept (Provisional)
REGISTRATION OF INCOMING FIRST YEAR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS (ONLINE)Mon 5 - Fri 16 Sept (Provisional)
ROLLOVER OF ACADEMIC YEAR DATA (removal of classlists, display of new module specifications)Fri 9 September
ORIENTATION OF FIRST YEAR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS & INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSMon 12 - Fri 16 Sept
ORIENTATION OF NEW POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS - TAUGHT AND RESEARCHFri 16 September
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING OF APPEALS (AUTUMN EXAMINATIONS)Fri 16 September
BEGINNING OF SEMESTER 1 - START OF LECTURESMon 19 Sept
"LAST DATE FOR REGISTRATION FOR FIRST YEAR AND CONTINUING STUDENTS (Late registration fee applies thereafter)"Fri 23 September 13.00hrs
AUTUMN FACULTY AWARD BOARDS FOR RESEARCH DEGREES (2015/16)Wed 28 - Fri 30 September
CHANGE OF MODULE CHOICE (Free of charge)Mon 26 - Fri 30 September
 OCTOBER 2016
LATE CHANGE OF MODULE CHOICE (Fee applies)Mon 3 - Fri 7 October
MEETING OF APPEALS BOARD (Autumn Results 2015/16)Monday 3 October
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF DEFERRAL OF ACADEMIC YEAR APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ACADEMIC YEARFriday 21 October
CLOSING DATE FOR WITHDRAWALS: "FREE FEE TUITION" UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMESFriday 21 October
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/17 (except programmes commencing Semester 2) Late Registration Fee appliesFriday 21 October
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPEALS (POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENTS ONLY)Friday 21 October
"LATEST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF SOFT BOUND THESES FOR INTERNAL/EXTERNAL EXAMINATION FOR THOSE WISHING TO MEET SPRING FACULTY RESEARCH AWARD BOARDS FOR RESEARCH DEGREES"Thursday 27 October
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSEDMonday 31 October
 NOVEMBER 2016
READING WEEK (for Faculties with this option)Mon 31 Oct - Friday 4 November
GRADUATION CEREMONIESWednesday 2nd, Thursday 3rd and Saturday 12th
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION AND AWARDS BOARDS FOR FULL TIME MASTERS PROGRAMMES WITH LATE SUBMISSION DATES FOR DISSERTATION (WHICH COULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AT THE SEPT BOARDS)Wednesday 9 November
PROMULGATION OF EXAM RESULTS ON LINE - FULL TIME MASTERS PROGRAMMES AS ABOVEFriday 11 November
OPEN DAYS 
Glasnevin CampusFri 18 & Sat 19 November
St Patrick's CampusSat 19 November
LATEST DATE FOR REGISTRATION FOR REPEAT AND DEFERRED STUDENTS NOVEMBER PABsMonday 21 November
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING APPEALS - FULL TIME MASTERS AS ABOVEMonday 21 November
LATEST DATE FOR PUBLICATION OF EXAMINATION TIMETABLE (Semester 1 Examinations)Monday 28 November
 DECEMBER 2016
MEETING OF APPEALS BOARD - FINAL YEAR MASTERS & BSc NURSING PROGRAMMESMonday 5 December
END OF SEMESTER 1 LECTURESSat 10 December
EXAM STUDY PERIOD FOR SEMESTER 1 EXAMSMon 12 - Sun 18 December
Mon 2 Jan - Sun 8 Jan
UNIVERSITY CLOSED - provisionalSat 24 - Mon 2 Jan 
 JANUARY 2017
EXAM STUDY PERIOD FOR SEMESTER 1 EXAMSMon 2 Jan - Sun 8 Jan
SEMESTER 1 EXAMINATIONS Mon 9 Jan - Sat 21 Jan
INTER - SEMESTER BREAK (where applicable)        Mon 23 Jan - Sat 28 Jan
CLOSING DATE FOR WITHDRAWALS: "HALF FEE TUITION" UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMESFriday 27 January
ORIENTATION FOR SEMESTER 2 ONLY - STUDENTS WITH SEMESTER 2 START ONLYThur 26 Jan & Fri 27 Jan
FACULTY AWARDS BOARD FOR RESEARCH DEGREES - SPRING CONFERRINGWed 25 Jan - Fri 27 Jan
BEGINNING OF SEMESTER 2Monday 30 January
LAST DATE FOR REGISTRATION (Semester 2 start only - late registration fee applies thereafter)Monday 30 January
CHANGE OF MODULE CHOICE SEMESTER 2 (Free of charge)Mon 30 Jan - Mon 13 Feb
 FEBRUARY 2017
CHANGE OF MODULE CHOICE SEMESTER 2 (Free of charge)Mon 30 Jan - Mon 13 Feb
MEETINGS OF PROGRAMME BOARD EXAMINATION REVIEW COMMITTEES (Semester 1 Examinations)Completed no later than 10th February
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION & AWARD BOARDS FOR SPRING CONFERRINGWed 1 Feb - Fri 3 Feb
PROMULGATION OF EXAMINATION RESULTS ONLINE (Semester One)Wed 15 February
PERIOD OF CONSULTATION FOR STUDENTS WITH FACULTY (Semester One Results)Wed 15 Feb - Fri 17 Feb
LATE CHANGE OF MODULE CHOICE SEMESTER 2 (FEE APPLIES)Tue 14 Feb - Fri 17 Feb
FINAL CLOSE OF REGISTRATION (Semester 2 start)Friday 17 February
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPEALS (POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENTS ONLY)Friday 24 February
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING APPEALS (from February PABs for Spring Conferring)Monday 27 February
 MARCH 2017
MEETING OF APPEALS BOARDFriday 10 March
READING WEEK (for Faculties/Programmes with this option)Mon 13 Mar - Sat 18 Mar
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSEDFriday 17 March
GRADUATION CEREMONIESSaturday 25 March
ACADEMIC STRUCTURE INFORMATION FROM FACULTIES TO REGISTRYFri 31 March
 APRIL 2017
LATEST DATE FOR PUBLICATION OF EXAMINATION TIMETABLE (Semester 2 Examinations Including Open Education)Tuesday 11 April
GOOD FRIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED Friday 14 April
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSEDMonday 17 April
END OF SEMESTER 2 LECTURES (except BEd and PME(Primary))Saturday 22 April
EXAM STUDY PERIODMon 24 April - Sun 7 May
 MAY 2017
Public Holiday (First Monday in May)Monday 1 May
END OF SEMESTER 2 LECTURES (BEd and PME (Primary))Sat 6 May (provisional)
EXAM STUDY PERIODMon 24 April - Sun 7 May
EXAM STUDY PERIOD (BEd and PME (Primary)Mon 8 - Sun 14 May (Provisional)
OPEN EDUCATION EXAMINATIONSThurs 4 May - Tue 9 May
SEMESTER 2 EXAMINATIONS (BEd and PME (Primary) exams commence Monday 15 May)Mon 8 May - Sat 20 May
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES FORM FOR EXAMSFriday 26 May
LATEST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF RESULTS BY EXAMINERS TO FACULTY OFFICEMon 29 May
 JUNE 2017
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSEDMonday 5 June
RESULTS REVIEW IN FACULTIES (including PBERC meetings for programmes that do not have a PAB)Fri 2 - Thurs 8 June
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION & AWARD BOARDS & GRADUATE TRAINING AWARD BOARDFri 9 - Thur 15 June
PROMULGATION OF EXAMINATION RESULTS ONLINEWednesday 21 June
PERIOD OF CONSULTATION FOR STUDENTS WITH FACULTYThur 22 and Fri 23 June
 JULY 2017
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING OF APPEALSMonday 3 July
LATEST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF SOFT BOUND THESES FOR INTERNAL/EXTERNAL EXAMINATION FOR THOSE WISHING TO MEET AUTUMN FACULTY BOARDS FOR RESEARCH DEGREESMonday 3 July
MEETING OF APPEALS BOARDFriday 14 July
LATEST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORTS FOR RESEARCH STUDENTSFriday 21 July
 AUGUST 2017
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSEDMon 7 August
PERIOD FOR AUTUMN/RESIT EXAMINATIONSTues 8 - Mon 21 Aug
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES FORM FOR AUG/RESIT EXAMSTues 22 August
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION & AWARD BOARDS & GRADUATE TRAINING AWARD BOARDTue 29 -Thur 31 Aug
 SEPTEMBER 2017
PROMULGATION OF RESULTS ONLINETuesday 5 Sept
PERIOD OF CONSULTATION FOR STUDENTS WITH FACULTYWed 6 & Thur 7 Sept
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING OF APPEALSFriday 15 Sept
AUTUMN FACULTY AWARD BOARDS FOR RESEARCH DEGREESWed 27 - Fri 29 Sept
 OCTOBER 2017
MEETING OF APPEALS BOARDMonday 2 October