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Timetable of Events

Please note:
  1. These dates may be amended.
  2. Tests and interviews form part of the entry-requirements for certain courses.
    Please consult the literature of the HEI for further information.
5th November (12:00) CAO online application facility opens.
CAO Change of Course choices facility opens
20th January (17:15) Apply online by this date to avail of the discounted application fee of €30.
1st February (17:15) Normal closing date for applications.
5th February (12:00) Online facility to amend course choices becomes available (€10 Fee)
Before 15th February Paper Applicants will be sent a Statement of Course Choices
(Contact CAO if you do not receive it)
Between 1st February and 21st February Registration for Mature Nursing Test (PAS)
23rd February HPAT Test - Undergraduate Entry to Medicine
1st March (17:15) Closing date for amending course choices
Closing date for completion of mature section of application form
Closing date for final completion of online HEAR/DARE forms
9th March MSAP Test - For mature applicants to certain courses in UCD, UCC, UL and NUI Galway
5th March (12:00) Late application facility opens.
23rd March GAMSAT Test - Graduate Entry to Medicine
1st April (17:15) Latest date for HEAR/DARE supporting documentation to arrive in CAO
w/c 1st & 8th April Mature Nursing Test (PAS)
1st May (17:15) Closing date for late applications
6th May (12:00) Online Change of Mind facility becomes available (Free)
Before 15th May Late Paper Applicants will be sent a Statement of Course Choices
(Contact CAO if you do not receive it)
Before End of May Statement of Application Record sent to all applicants
(Contact CAO if you do not receive it)
1st July (17:15) Change of Mind closes
5th July Round A offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicants - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text
22nd July (17:15) Exceptional closing date for late applications for those already attending a participating HEI
1st August Round 0 offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicant - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text
Mid-August Current year Leaving Certificate results issued
15th August Round 1 offers available from 14:00 online - also issued by e-mail and SMS text.
Applicants who have not received an offer will receive a `Statement of Application` e-mail.
20th August Available Place facility opens (12:00)
23rd August Round 1 Acceptances closing date (17:15).
28th August Round 2 offers available from 10:00 online.
30th August Round 2 Acceptances closing date (17:15).
6th September Round 3 offers available from 06:00 online.
11th September Round 3 Acceptances closing date (17:15).
Early September HEIs begin registration
Mid-September Results of Leaving Certificate appeals released
25th September (17:15) Offer Season Ends.