Dates : Monday 15th to Friday 19th October 2018
Times : 11am and 3pm
Location : Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Macléinn
Schedule: ‌ Updated DRAFT Autumn 2018 Conferring Schedule
Information Card: ‌‌

Link to Webcast  : Live Stream of Conferring Ceremony

Useful Information

Eligibility Criteria

Fees & Exams

There is no fee/charge for conferring.

All students must satisfy the academic requirements of their course as per Marks and Standards and they must pay all outstanding course fees by the stated deadline.  


DEADLINE for Autumn Conferring: Friday 31st August 2018.
All course fees must be paid and, if applicable,  all steps of the thesis submission process must be completed by this date. Please see process for submitting thesis on Exams Office Website for information. 

Name on Parchment

Please ensure your name is correct for the issue of parchments (this includes accents, apostrophes, etc) - check your Registration Statement and / or Transcript of Results to confirm.

Home Address

Please ensure your home address is correct. Your home address can be updated by clicking on the below link to the Student Information Desk:

Unable to Attend Conferring Ceremony/ In Absentia

All parchments for graduates conferred In Absentia are posted to Home Addresses within 2 weeks of each respective ceremony


Students to be conferred must wear appropriate academic robes as directed by the National University of Ireland.  Please click here for more information on robing.

Robe booking deadlines:

Graduands - TBC October 2018 / Staff - TBC October 2018 

Gowns can be collected from  - Hardiman Building (beside James Hardiman Library) from TBC 2018.


Invitations are posted to Home Addresses 2-3 weeks before - please ensure this address is correct.

Please note Autumn Conferrings 2018 all graduands are issued with a ticket which admits up to 2 guests, this is the maximum permitted due to the limited capacity of the Conferring Hall. Seating for guests is on a first come basis, we advise guests to come early. Please do not ask for extra tickets as all the sessions are full.

Deferrals (PhD only)

Deferral of Conferring: MD and PhD graduands may request to defer their graduation once to the next session only.  Email with your request by TBC November to defer from Winter 2018 to Spring 2019 Conferring.