DCU CAO Offers Undergraduate 2021

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.


Step 1: Accept Your Offer
Accept Your Offer

Accept Your Offer

Round A offers will be issued by the CAO on Wednesday 7th July. Please log onto your CAO account to accept your DCU offer by reply date of Tuesday 13th July at  www.cao.ie 

 

Round O offers will be issued by the CAO on Thursday 5th August. Please log into your CAO account to accept your DCU offers by reply date of Tuesday 10th August  at www.cao.ie

 

Round 1 offers will be issued by the CAO on Tuesday 7th September. Please log into your CAO account to accept your DCU offer by reply date of Monday 13th September at www.cao.ie 

 

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.

 

FAQs

If you want to read more about studying in DCU in 2021/22, how you will get to know your peers, student supports, and the transformative student experience you can expect, please click here.

Step 2: Welcome Information & My DCU
Welcome Information & My DCU

Welcome Information & My DCU

After an offer has been accepted, you will receive log-in details by email to access DCU systems and your DCU email account on the dates outlined below:

  • Mature, QQI/FET, International and direct applicants will receive their welcome information by email on Monday 23rd August (pm).
  • Round 1 CAO, International and direct applicants will receive their welcome information by email on Tuesday 14th September (pm).
  • All other categories of acceptances should receive their information by late September.

These login details will also allow you to:

  • Register for your course and pay your fees when registration opens (see Step 3)
  • Access 'My DCU at Loop' which will outline your student journey over the coming year, including information on orientation.

 

Step 3: Register Online
Register Online

Register Online

Before coming to DCU, you must register online for the modules on your course.

Registration will take place from Tuesday 14th September (3.00pm) to Monday 20th September (1.30pm) for incoming first year students. 

Note: Students can register online as soon as they receive their welcome information.

 

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.

 

Remember you can log on to ‘My DCU at Loop’ when you receive your log-on details to access your personalised orientation information and a full overview of events on and off campus.

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

Accepting My Offer Queries
Accepting My Offer Queries

Accepting My Offer Queries

CAO Queries: Please visit dcu.ie/registryqueries

 

CAO Deferral Queries: Please email deferredapplications@dcu.ie and include your CAO / student number.

 

The admissions office FAQ has plenty of useful information on application queries, starting in DCU and deferrals. Click here

 

International Office Offers: Please email international.office@dcu.ie and include your student number

Registration Queries
Registration Queries

Registration Queries

Registration will take place from Tuesday 14th September (3.00pm) to Monday 20th September (1.30pm) for incoming first year students. 

Note: Students can register online as soon as they receive their welcome information

Once you have accepted your offer, you will receive your log-in details by email to register for your course. During the registration process, you will be able to pay your fees, choose your modules and gain access to your My DCU page where you can learn more about the ongoing activities in the university.

If you are having difficulties registering, please click here.

Fees Queries
Fees Queries

Fees Queries

Fees should be paid as part of the online registration process, under step 10. At this point you can either pay your full fees for the year or pay half during registration and half before January 31st 2022.

 

If a third party is paying your fees, you need to ensure that you also register for your programme. They can call the DCU easypay number 01-2530219 to make the payment. They will need your student number and date of birth to hand.

 

If you have a SUSI grant, you are required to pay €43 together with your SUSI application number during the registration process.

 

If you are an EU applicant, 60% of total fee is required prior to registration, with 40% balance due by Friday 31st January 2022.

 

For non EU students, full fees are due to be paid prior to registration.

 

If you have any further questions relating to fees, please see our fees FAQ or our Fees Schedule for information. Alternatively, email fees@dcu.ie.

Orientation and Support Queries
Orientation and Support Queries

My DCU Orientation and Support Queries

You will be able to log in to My DCU at Loop as soon as you receive your username and password from Registry. For CAO Round 1 applicants that will be from 14th September.

Once in My DCU at Loop you will have access to your personalised orientation and schedule. Here you will learn more about DCU, the facilities, clubs and societies and lots more. Click here for more information on DCU Orientation.
 

Key Dates

 

My DCU Online Orientation

Online Orientation starts when you receive access to your My DCU page. The space is flexible, designed for you to work through at your own pace. Live, lunch-time workshops are taking place from 15th to 17th September. A Guide has been prepared to show you what’s happening when and highlights what you can be working through each day. The lunchtime sessions include talks from the SU and Clubs & Societies, Active Consent Workshops take place by Faculty during the week.

 

Programme Orientation (On-campus)

The week of Monday 20th Sept you will meet your programme team and other academic and professional support staff. There will also be live on-campus activities to help you settle in, including Campus Tours. You will be able to access your Orientation Calendar via My DCU.

 

Contact student.support@dcu.ie if you have any questions or visit https://www.dcu.ie/students/orientation-2021

Information for Parents & Guardians
Information for Parents & Guardians

Information for Parents and Guardians

We would like to reassure 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.