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Important Dates

2018 Important Dates
6th November CAO online application facility opens.
20th January (17:15) Apply online by this date to avail of the discounted application fee of €30
1st February (17:15) Normal closing date for applications
2nd to 22nd February Mature Nursing Test register with (PAS)  Test in mid April date tbc
5th February (12:00) Online facility to amend course choices becomes available (€10 Fee)
Before 15th February Paper Applicants will be sent a Statement of Course Choices
Contact CAO if you do not receive it
1st March

Closing date for amending course choices

Closing date for final completion of online HEAR/DARE forms

Closing date for Scholarships

Closing date to apply for the UL and Bank of Ireland Scholarships

3rd March MSAP Test - For mature applicants to specific courses
5th March Late CAO applications, facility opens on 5th March @ 12.00 noon
19th March GAMSAT Test - Graduate Entry to Medicine
29th March LM103  - Paramedic (Mature) – Assessment Test (Interview 25th & 26th April)
Between 3rd April & 9th April LM099 - Architecture, Portfolio & Statement. Closing Date 9th April 4:30pm. By invitation for 1st February CAO Applicants only. (Late Applicants will be contacted after the next closing date) 
7th & 8th April LM026  - Performing Arts , Auditions - By invitation for 1st February CAO Applicants only. (Late Applicants will be contacted after the next closing date) 
1st May (17:15) Closing date for late applications. 
4th May (12:00) Online Change of Mind facility becomes available
1st July (17:15) Change of Mind closes
Early July Round A offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicants - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text
22nd July (17:15) Exceptional closing date for late applications for those already attending a participating HEI
Early August Round 0 offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicant - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text
Mid-August Current year Leaving Certificate results issued
20th August Round 1 offers issued - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text.
Applicants who have not received an offer will receive a Statement of Application Record
30th August Round 2 offers issued
Early October Results of Leaving Certificate appeals released
17th October (17:15) Offer Season Ends.