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DCU Registration Terms and Conditions 

Technical Requirements:

For information on technical requirements to ensure the highest level of performance when using the online registration system, please visit the Registration Frequently Asked Questions at the following link –

Student Registration – Programme and Module Registration

To complete the online registration process students must:

  • Click 'I Accept' to accept the rules and regulations of the University for the coming year
  • Register for their programme of study - Qualification AND Modules
  • Confirm the modules they wish to take (where a choice exists) using the registration schedule as a guide
  • Pay the relevant fees - Please note you are NOT registered by paying your fees only, you must complete all relevant steps of the process
  • Record any changes to your biographical details for the coming academic year e.g. changes in address, contact telephone numbers or next of kin details

Please note: It is your responsibility to ensure that you are correctly registered and adhere to the deadlines for making changes to your registration. Check carefully the `Proof of Registration` to ensure that your choices for the full academic year are accurately reflected. 

Payment of Programme Fees

It is the responsibility of each student to ensure they have read our DCU Student Fee Protocol prior to registration this can be viewed at the following link

Confirmation of student fee amounts due can be viewed at the following link:

It must be noted that your fees become due and payable once you have registered on a programme of study.  Students who have applied for third party funding and are subsequently refused will be pursued for payment of the relevant  fees.

Collection of Student Identification Cards

Student Identification Cards are issued for first year students who complete the online registration process and who are in good financial standing with the University. Further details on ID card collection will be posted on the following web page at

Terms & Conditions:

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.

Please note all students, new and continuing, are required to disclose any relevant convictions to DCU when registering for their programme of study. Where appropriate students can disclose relevant convictions in writing, in confidence, to the Admissions Officer outlining details of any relevant convictions. 

Data Protection Notice:

The University may collect, process and retain data that is (a) provided directly by you to the University and (b) obtained by the university from other sources e.g. CAO/PAC process

(i)   For purposes connected with the University’s provision to you of programmes of academic study

(ii) As required by the university to meet certain legal obligations to which the university is subject and

(iii) Otherwise in accordance with the University’s data privacy policy (available here)   

Your personal data will be retained by the University for the duration of your enrolment on a course of study at the University and for a reasonable period thereafter and in accordance with the University’s legal obligation and data privacy policy.  For further information on how the University processes your personal data and for details of your data protection rights, please refer to the University’s data retention policy (available here)  

Confirmation of Registration:

I confirm that all the information provided by me to the University is correct. I agree to be bound and to abide by the University's rules, policies, regulations and code of discipline in force from time to time and all amendments to same.

I understand the University may provide to the appropriate authority such information as the University may be required by statute to furnish from time to time. I understand the University may use information relating to me as appropriate for all University business, including conferring ceremonies.  I understand that the University may share my data to include academic record data with approved partners where Joint Award Agreements or partnership agreements are in place.

I understand that the university may cancel my registration record, where it is subsequently determined that I am in bad financial standing.