DIT Access Service

Entry Routes 2018 

Important Dates

6th 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 €35.

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)

24th February

HPAT Test - Undergraduate Entry to Medicine

1st March (17:15)

Closing date for amending course choices 
Closing date for final completion of online HEAR/DARE forms

1st April (17:15)

Latest date for HEAR/DARE supporting documentation to arrive in CAO

7th April

Access DIT & QQI Access DIT Closing Date for Applications

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

Early 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

Early 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

20th August

Round 1 offers available from 06:00 online - also issued by post, e-mail and SMS text. 
Applicants who have not received an offer will receive a Statement of Application Record

TBC

Round 1 Acceptances closing date (17:15). 
Acknowledgement of Acceptances posted within 3 working days.

27th August - 31st August [TBC]

DIT Access Service Orientation Programme (5 Days Inclusive)

TBC

Round 2 offers available from 06:00 online.

Early September

HEIs begin registration

TBC

Round 2 Acceptances closing date (17:15). 
Acknowledgement of Acceptances posted within 3 working days.

Early October

Results of Leaving Certificate appeals released

17th October (17:15)

Offer Season Ends.