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UCD Welcome Booklet 2019

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2 4 2| BEFORE YOU ARRIVE We are delighted to welcome you to UCD, Ireland's Global University. Once you accept your offer – and we really hope you do - you should prepare for the start of term. There are quite a few important things you need to do in the next few weeks, even before you get here! ACCEPT YOUR OFFER www.cao.ie Check your CAO offer notice or UCD Offer Letter (direct applicants only) carefully and follow the instructions to accept the offer by the relevant closing date WATCH THE UCD IT INDUCTION VIDEO www.ucd.ie/it/startoftermguide To help you get started using IT at UCD DOWNLOAD THE UCD MOBILE APP Google Play or App Store This app will really help you settle into life in UCD. You'll find info on how to get to UCD, an interactive map of the UCD campus, which includes all eateries and their opening hours, your Orientation timetable, as well as UCD Connect, a staff directory, welcome guides and library journals. You can even book the cinema and gym with this app and lots more. Go to Google Play or the App store and search for UCD Mobile. FINALISE YOUR ACCOMMODATION www.ucd.ie/residences www.ucdaccommodationpad.ie If you have been offered a place in UCD accommodation, follow the instructions emailed to you by UCD Residences very carefully. If you don't get a place on campus, check out the following links for accommodation off campus: www.ucdaccommodationpad.ie www.ucdsu.ie www.findahome.ie www.daft.ie Note: Payments should not be made for accommodation in the private rented sector, without viewing a property in person and receiving a signed lease/contract. POP ALONG TO THE REGISTRATION INFORMATION SESSION 27 AUGUST You'll get details on how to register online and have fees explained, along with information about life in UCD. For further information and to book your ticket see www.ucd.ie/students/ studentdesk/readysetgo.html CHECK OUT UCD'S JARGON BUSTER www.ucd.ie/students/jargon.html We've explained the key terms on page 2 but the online jargon buster will explain other words and phrases you'll hear in UCD. 3 3 6 5

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