As Ireland’s largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business economy, culture, languages and the creative arts,
as well as through research and innovation.
Christmas morning Mass will take place at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Church, Belfield at 11.00am. Sunday Mass will also take place on 20th, 27th December and 3rd January. Further information is available on the UCD Chaplaincy website.
UCD Chaplains Fr. Eamonn Burke, Fr. Brendan Ludlow and Scott Evans are accessible 24/7 on their mobiles should you need to talk to someone.
There will be a series of Christmas-themed events organised for UCD students throughout the month of December. Highlights include a Christmas morning breakfast, woodland walks, and Christmas movies at the UCD Cinema. You can find event information on the main UCD Events calendar or by searching #ChristmasAtUCD on social media.
Events in Dublin:
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all activities will operate in adherence to public health guidelines.
Living on Campus
UCD Residences will be organising events for students who will be remaining on campus during the Christmas period. Search @ResLife on Instagram for updated event information.
Please make sure to inform UCD Residences if you will be remaining on campus during the holiday period.
The Autumn Trimester officially finishes on Wednesday 23rd December 2020. The UCD campus will close at 5.30pm on the 23rd December and re-open on Monday 4th January at 9.00am. However, some services will remain available for in-person and virtual engagement during the holiday period.
You can check out the Christmas Opening Hours for each service through the Accessing Campus Supports & Amenities website.
Campus Emergency numbers remain operational throughout the holiday period and can be contacted on 01-7167999 in the event of an emergency.