Start WIT: Important dates for freshers 2019

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Start WIT: Important dates for freshers 2019


So, you've accepted an offer of an undergraduate course at WIT. Welcome! We are delighted to have you as one of our 2,000 students starting here this September. This is a really exciting time for you and we wish you every success as you start your college life with us.

We know you're eager to find out the key dates and steps involved in becoming a student at WIT, so we have prepared details in advance to help you plan a smooth start to college.

Start WIT: Key dates

Tuesday, 13 August 2019:  Leaving Cert Results

Thursday, 15 August 2019: CAO Round 1 offers

Thursday 15 August – Friday, 23 August 2019: Ask WIT events take place for students and parents with queries about CAO offers. Phone us, drop in for a chat or ask a question on web chat. See our CAO event section for details.

Friday, 23 August 2019: Round 1 Acceptances closing date (17:15 pm).

Thursday, 29 August 2019: Applicants who have accepted an offer from WIT will receive an email with details of online registration and their specific start date for StartWIT (to complete registration and participate in orientation). However, if you need to know before then you can find the details for your course on the orientation page. You must register online before you can attend the on-campus orientation. Note that applicants who have applied for Direct Entry Engineering programmes will receive this email on Thursday 30 August 2018.

Wednesday 4, Thursday 5, and Friday 6 September 2019: Our StartWIT orientation programme takes place across three days in early September. Most courses will attend on only one of these days - exceptions to this are all Nursing Courses, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, and Social Care (Level 7) WD018. Your specific dates will be detailed in the email or can be found on the orientation page as well as the expected length of time you'll need to be here for.

Monday 9 September: All classes start on Monday 9 September.  You will receive your timetable and all relevant class details during your Start WIT activities.

All academic calendar dates such as study weeks and exams are available at