Students who have received an offer notice may apply to defer their entry to Trinity for one year.
On receipt of a CAO Offer Notice:
- Do NOT accept the offer.
- Write, or send an email, IMMEDIATELY to the Admissions Officer, Trinity College, Dublin 2 setting out the reason(s) for the request.
- The letter must arrive in the Admissions Office at least two days before the "Reply Date" shown on the Offer Notice. Trinity will notify the applicant of the decision in writing. If the deferral is not granted, you may then accept the offer for the current year.
- In order to take up the deferred place, the applicant must reapply through the CAO by 1 February of the following year and the deferred course must appear as the first and only choice on this application.
- After reapplying, the applicant must send their new CAO application number to The Admissions Office, Trinity College, Dublin 2 (email@example.com).
Students who were permitted to defer their place will receive an offer of a place on the course in July of the following year.
A place may be deferred for one academic year only.