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Important Dates


2019/20 Important Dates
5th November 2019 (12.00) CAO online application facility opens.
20th January 2020 (17:15) Apply online by this date to avail of the discounted application fee of €30
1st February 2020 (17:15) Normal closing date for CAO applications
3rd to 21st February 2020 Mature Nursing Test register with (PAS)  Test in mid April date TBC
5th February (12:00) 2020 Online facility to amend course choices becomes available (€10 Fee)
Before 15th February 2020 Paper Applicants will be sent a Statement of Course Choices
Contact CAO if you do not receive it
1st March (17.15) 2020

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

5th March (12.00) 2020 Late CAO applications, facility opens 5th March @12.00pm noon
9th March 2020 MSAP Test- For mature applicants to specific courses
21st March 2020 GAMSAT Test - Graduate Entry to Medicine
06/04/19-07/04/19 Auditions for BA Performing Arts (LM026)
April (Date tbc) 2019 Mature Assessment test Paramedic Studies
14th April - 17th April 2020 LM099 - Architecture, Portfolio & Statement. By invitation for 1st February CAO Applicants only. (Late Applicants will be contacted after the next closing date) 
April (Date tbc) 2019 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) 2020 Closing date for late CAO applications. 
6th May (12:00) 2020 Online CAO Change of Mind facility becomes available (free)
1st July (17:15) 2020 CAO Change of Mind closes
Early July 2020 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) 2020 Exceptional closing date for late applications for those already attending a participating HEI
Early August 2020 Round 0 offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicant - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text
Mid-August 2020 Current year Leaving Certificate results issued
19th August 2020 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
TBC Round 2 offers available from 10.00 online
TBC Results of Leaving Certificate appeals released
TBC (17:15) Offer Season Ends.