Key Semester Dates
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Your academic year in UCC follows a schedule of important dates. As a student in UCC meeting the deadlines found in the schedule of dates will help you organise your year ahead. Key milestones are listed so that you can take control and ensure that you get the best out of what UCC can offer you. The following deadlines are carefully planned so that there is as little disruption to your studies as possible.
Academic Year Key Dates may be subject to amendment and/or on-campus restrictions due to the pandemic.
A list of programmes with an ealier start date is available on the Non-standard Start Dates webpage Postgraduate taught courses start dates may differ and can be found on the Postgraduate prospectus webpage.
Download the Key Dates 2021-2022.
Download the Key Semester Dates 2022-2023 - First Years ONLY
Download the Key Semester Dates 2022-2023 - All other years.
Key Semester Dates
|Milestone event 2022 - 2023||Date (Subject to change)|
|Non-standard Starts commence||24 August 2022|
|Start of the Academic Year 2022-23 - Main cohort||12 September 2022|
|Start of the Academic Year 2022-23 - First years only||26 September 2022|
|Bank Holiday - no lectures||31 October 2022|
|End of Semester 1 lectures||2 December 2022|
|Start of winter examinations||8 December 2022|
|End of winter examinations||21 December 2022|
|Lectures begin semester 2||16 January 2023|
|Bank Holiday - St Brigid’s Day||6 February 2023|
|Bank Holiday - no lectures||17 March 2023|
|Last week of Semester 2||3 April 2023|
|Good Friday - no lectures||7 April 2023|
|Easter Recess||10 April 2023|
|Easter Monday - no lectures||10 April 2023|
|Start of summer examinations||28 April 2023|
|Bank Holiday - no lectures||1 May 2023|
|Summer Recess||29 May 2023|
|Start of autumn examinations||28 July 2023|
|Bank Holiday - no lectures||7 August 2023|
|End of autumn examinations||11 August 2023|
|Start of academic year 2023-24||11 September 2023|