Student Support Services in UCC

Student Services in UCC

(Services listed alphabetical)


1st Year Experience Coordinator

The First Experience Coordinator, Nóirín Deady, supports all first year students in their transition to UCC. Throughout the year students are facilitated individually to discuss any issues or concerns that arise of their degree programme.


Contact: Admission Office, West Wing, Main Quad

                 Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2780



Accommodation (UCC Campus Accomodation)

Provides Student accommodation from mid-September to mid-June. All campus accommodation is designed for students needs and consists of comfortable apartments will all modern conveniences to hand.


Contact: Campus Accommodation:


               Web: Campus Accommodation 


Accommodation (Private)

Search private accommodation near to UCC. 


Careers Service

Provides a wide range of services to UCC Students including a daily "drop-in" service when you can meet with an advisor for a consultation.  Career support is offered by qualified and experienced advisors who will help you work through the process of career choice.  It is impartial, confidential and it focuses on your individual needs.


Contact: 3-4 Brighton Villas (in front of Castlewhite Apts), Western Road

               Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2349





The Chaplaincy at UCC is a service that offers friendship, pastoral and spiritual support to all within the University community. The Chaplaincy is a place for all, where students can meet and chat in a warm homely welcoming environment.  You can make lots of new friends at one of our many different social events such as charity coffee mornings, book club, film nights, games nights, themed parties, walking days out, pilgrimages, retreats, quizes etc.  Or perhaps you would like to take some time out for quiet reflection and prayer in our Prayer Room on the third floor.  We look forward to welcoming you.


Contact: Iona House, College Road

               Tel +353 (0)21 490 2459


               Website: Chaplaincy



Counselling and Development


The UCC Student Counselling and Development Service offers individual and group counselling to students who require assistance in dealing with problems that are blocking their academic and social progress in UCC.


Contact: Ardpatrick, College Road.

               Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3565

               Text: +353 (0)87 215 2505






UCC Creche is known as "Creche Cois Laoi" has a capacity for eighty children.


Contact: Next to Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Road

               Tel: +353 (0)21 490 1607




Disability Support Service

The UCC Disability Support Service is committed to empowering students with disabilities to achieve their academic and vocational goals in an inclusive learning environment.


Contact: South Lodge, College Road

              Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2985





The UCC Student Health Centre is situated in Ardpatrick on College Road next to the Student car park.  It is open weekdays from 9.30am -12.30pm and from 2.30pm - 4.30pm. The centre has an appointment system but because of the heavy demand for the service a triage system is operated by the nurse on duty. There is no fee for students for the consultation with doctor on duty.


Contact: Ardpatrick, College Road

               Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2311




The UCC Library is situated in the centre of the main campus.  The library provides a range of services to support teaching and research of all programmes at UCC.  The Boole Library website provides in-depth information about the services that are available in the library and also allows students to access their own library record.  Your student ID card is also your library card and allows students to gain access to the building.


Contact: The Information Desk

               Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2724




Mature Student Office

The Mature Student Office provides support to people during their time in college, including transition to university programmes.  Once you take up your place in UCC, there are a number of support services available to Mature Students.  These include writing skills courses, academic skills workshops and peer support. The Mature Students Office operates an open door policy to help mature students with any concerns that may arise throughout the college year.


Contact: 2nd Floor, 1-2 Brighton Villas, Western Road

               Tel: +353 (0)21 490 1873




Students' Union - Welfare Officer

The Students Union Welfare Officer covers the non academic aspects of a student's time in UCC. These include issues relating to grants, accommodation, finance and your general wellbeing; physical and sexual and mental health. The SU Welfare Officer provides an open, caring, impartial and non judgemental service with up to date information on any topic. 


Contact: SU Office, main campus

              Tel : +353 (0)21 490 2181




Peer Assisted Student Support (PASS)

Tacaíocht Mac Léinn Piarchuidithe (PASS)