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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 3rd February and 21st February Registration for Mature Nursing Test (PAS)
22nd 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
7th and 12th March MSAP Test - For mature applicants to certain courses in UCD, UCC, UL and NUI Galway
5th March (12:00) Late application facility opens.
15th March (17:15) Latest date for HEAR/DARE supporting documentation to arrive in CAO
21st March GAMSAT Test - Graduate Entry to Medicine
TBC Mature Nursing Test (PAS)
1st May (17:15) Closing date for late applications
5th 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
4th July (10:00) Round A offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicants - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text
9th July (15:00) Round A acceptances closing date.
22nd July (17:15) Exceptional closing date for late applications for those already attending a participating HEI
30th July (10:00) Round 0 offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicant - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text
4th August (15:00) Round 0 acceptances closing date.
Mid-August Current year Leaving Certificate results issued
13th August (14:00) 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.
17th August (12:00) Available Place facility opens
19th August (15:00) Round 1 acceptances closing date.
26th August (10:00) Round 2 offers available online.
28th August (15:00) Round 2 acceptances closing date.
Early September HEIs begin registration
Mid-September Results of Leaving Certificate appeals released
4th September (10:00) Round 3 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by post, by e-mail and SMS text.
9th September (15:00) Round 3 acceptances closing date.
11th September (10:00) Round 4 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by post, by e-mail and SMS text.
16th September (15:00) Round 4 acceptances closing date.
18th September (10:00) Round 5 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by post, by e-mail and SMS text.
21th September (15:00) Round 5 acceptances closing date.
23rd September (10:00) Round 6 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by post, by e-mail and SMS text.
25th September (15:00) Reply date for Round 6 offers/end of offer/acceptance season.