Returning to campus documents, forms and resources

General information for staff returning to campus can be found on this webpage.

For documents, forms and resources relating to the return to campus (including induction training, self-declaration forms and temporary access requests), please use Google Chrome browser or Internet Explorer to visit the following Sharepoint sites:

Answers to Staff Questions from All-Staff Webinar, 31 August 2021

Thank you to all the staff who contributed comments and questions at our All-Staff Webinar.

Revised dates for academic year 2021/22

Semester 1 Start Dates & Orientation 

Start dates for the next academic year are as follows:  

  • Start date for First Year undergraduate students: Monday, 27 September 2021. This delay is required to allow time to process CAO applications in light of the revised timetable for issuing Leaving Certificate results.  
  • Start date for all other students: Monday, 6 September 2021  
  • Online Orientation for new students: 22, 23 & 24 September 2021  
  • On-Campus Orientation for new students: 25 & 26 September 2021  
  • Postgraduate Research Student Orientation will took place virtually on 1 September 2021

What is the protocol for Student Absences in Academic Year 2021/22?

Please see protocol below for all short and long-term student absences from on-campus for the academic year 2021-2022.