Postponement of Assessment (R33) - Submission Portal

Following registration and attendance at lectures, it is recognised that it may be necessary for a student to postpone assessments during the academic year. Please read the detailed guide below which will assist you with the process.

If you know in advance that you will not be in a position to submit or take your assessment when scheduled then you may request a postponement of assessment/examination through the R33 process. A postponement includes being unable to sit an examination, complete an assignment or submit a thesis on time, due to exceptional circumstances.

If your request for postponement is approved, you will be required to take the assessment/examination at the next opportunity available to your programme of study (resit/repeat arrangements are outlined in the module descriptors.

A postponement of assessment may be submitted due to exceptional circumstances as outlined below.


Submit your Application for Postponement of Assessment (R33) by selecting your faculty below:

If you are unsure of which faculty your course belongs to or who your program chair is, please refer to the webpage Chairpersons of Program Boards


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Dublin City University is not responsible and shall not be bound by errors in or omissions from this publication; the University reserves the right to revise, amend, alter or delete programmes of study and academic regulations at any time by giving such notice as may be determined by Academic Council in relation to any such change.

Updated in January 2024