Orientation 2022

First-Year Orientation

Orientation will take place on campus in September 2022. Attending orientation is an essential part of your journey to becoming a UCC student. It is designed to provide resources and information to help you to have a successful university experience.

Welcome to Orientation 2022

Orientation is designed to welcome you as a first-year to UCC and introduce you to university life. You can view all the student support services and student life material and additional learning supports at your own pace. When you complete registration, you will get access to your first-year academic orientation which will be on Canvas - UCCs online learning environment. Academic Orientation is compulsory so please complete it before the commencement of lectures.  Dates will be available for all events including the start date of Semester 1 when the State Examinations Commission release the dates of the Leaving Certificate results.  


Academic Orientation

During academic orientation, you will be introduced to the academic side of your university experience, including: a welcome from some of our leading academics learning how your course is structured and what you will learn during your degree, learning how you will be taught, how exams will take place, what assignments you will get and more, meet peers and current students from your course, opportunities to ask questions during live Q&A sessions...and much more!

Academic orientation is unique to each particular programme.

Learn about some of the things you can expect to find in your academic orientation below. 

This material will be available when you complete registration. 

Admissions Office


1st floor, West Wing, Main Quadrangle, T12 K8AF