Offers Undergraduate

Congratulations on your DCU course offer!

We know that going to university is a big transition, so we have listed the steps you need to take from now until we welcome you in September.

Accept Your Offer

CAO Applicants

Log on to the CAO website and accept your offer by the reply date published by CAO at

  • Round A - 23rd July 2020
  • Round 0 - 13th August 2020
  • Round 1 - TBC

International and Direct Applicants

You should accept your offer as outlined in your offer letter. International students and direct applicants have been provided with information in their offer letters on how to accept a place on their chosen course.

Receive Your Welcome Information

Your Welcome Information

Following acceptance of an offer, you will receive log-in details to access DCU systems and your DCU email account. This information will also allow you to register for your course, pay your fees and access ‘Your DCU’ on Loop, which will outline your student journey over the coming year.

Mature, QQI/FETAC, International and direct applicants, that accept their offer by 23rd July will receive their welcome information by the early September.

Round 1 CAO, International and direct applicants, that accept their offer by (TBC) will receive their welcome information in mid-September.

All other categories of acceptances should receive their information by late September.

Register Online

Registeristration and Orientation

Before coming to DCU, you must Register Online for the modules on your course. You’ll need that welcome information again from step 2 to do so. Online registration opens for first year students on (TBC).

For guidance on the registration process, visit the Registration Information Page.

If you have a query in relation to online registration, please submit an online query.

Once in ‘Your DCU’ on Loop, you will have access to your personalised Orientation Schedule, a full overview of events on and off campus, information about clubs and societies and a full schedule of workshops that you can attend throughout the semester. Login here!

Now that most of the serious work is done, you can start exploring all that DCU has to offer!

Accepting My Offer Queries

Offer Queries

CAO Queries: Please visit

CAO Deferral Queries: Please email and include your CAO number

International Office Offers: Please email and include your student number

Fees Queries

Fees Queries

See our Fees booklet or alternatively, email

Orientation and Support Queries

Orientation and Support Queries

For information about accessing Discover DCU or to access orientation information, please visit the Orientation page or email

Information for Parents and Guardians

Information for Parents and Guardians

We would like to reassure you that you that the University makes every effort to support our students through their academic, personal and professional development throughout the time they are with us.

Click here to access our 'Guide to life at DCU for Parents and Guardians' which is full of useful information.