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Click here for the 2022/23 Semester 1 timetable:



Semester 1 Exam Information

  • The Semester 1 examination session will take place between Wednesday 7 December and Friday 16 December 2022.
  • To access your personalised timetable follow these steps:
    1. Log in to your portal page via
    2. Select the My Exams tab.
    3. Then select the My Exams link.
    4. Take note of the date, time and location of your exams.
    5. We recommend that you should double check your portal on the day before your exam in case your seat number has changed.
  • If the exam you intend to take is not listed on your portal, follow these steps:
    1. Access the Semester 1 Exam Timetable by clicking here.
    2. Note the date, time and location of the exam by referencing the module code and paper code (check with your module co-ordinator or School/Course Office if you are unsure of these details
    3. If the listed exam is scheduled at the RDS...
      1. Arrive in good time before the start time
      2. Present yourself at the Academic Registry Help Desk (located in the foyer area)
      3. Quote the paper code and they will assign you a seat in the exam hall
    4. If the listed exam is scheduled on the TCD campus...
      1. Arrive in good time before the start time
      2. Present yourself to the Chief Invigilator before the exam begins
      3. Quote the paper code and they will assign you a seat in the exam hall
    5. If the listed exam is scheduled to take place online...
      1. Contact your School/Department who can arrange for you to take the exam


  • Information for Before your Exams

    • How do I know where I'm sitting my exams? Your exam venue is detailed in your exam timetable in the My Exams tab of your portal and is either Trinity campus, RDS or online. Your seat number is especially important and may be different for each of your exams.
    • Is there automatic right to a deferral? There is no automatic right to a deferral. All requests for deferral will require supporting evidence. Final decisions on the nature of documentation required and the processes to manage requests for deferral are currently being reviewed and will be shared as soon as possible.
    • What if I cannot submit my Continuous Assessment assignments? If you cannot submit continuous assessment assignments for Covid-related or other reasons (e.g., medical or ad misericordiam), you should contact your Tutor (UG) or Course Director (PG) to agree a revised submission date.

    Attending In-Person Exams

    • Is the RDS safe? Yes. There is sufficient ventilation and this year the capacity is reduced to ensure greater spacing between desks. Exams are limited to two per day and all desks are cleaned between exam sittings. Access to the exam hall will be set up so as to prevent excessive congregation and your personal belongings will be stored in a biodegradable bag below your desk. All students, invigilators and tutors will be advised to abide by health and safety guidelines.
    • Is parking available at my exam venue?
      • Parking is available at RDS Main Hall, and can be paid for on the day
      • No on campus parking will be available
    • What happens when I arrive at my exam?
      • The venue will be open 30 minutes before the exam begins
      • Proceed straight to exam hall
      • Take your seat – you should know your seat number in advance, it is available in your timetable on the portal for each exam
      • Place all your belongings into the bag provided, seal it and place it under your seat
    • Is there a cloakroom facility in RDS Main Hall? No - all students will be asked to bring their belongings to their exam desk and will provided with a bag in which they can securely store their belongings for the duration of their exam. Once the bag is sealed it can only be opened outside the exam venue.
    • What do you need for your exam?
      • A valid Trinity student card
      • Essential stationery and a calculator if permitted for your exam
      • Nothing else is permitted to be on your desk and restricted items will be removed
    • What happens if I feel ill or need to use the bathroom during an exam? Students must raise their hand and alert an invigilator - do not leave your desk without their permission.
    • What do I once I have completed my exam?
      • If you have completed your exam before the allotted time you will need to raise your hand to alert an invigilator
      • When leaving the exam venue bring your sealed bag of belonging with you – you are not permitted to open this bag in the venue
      • All students will be asked not to congregate with other students and are expected to leave the exam venue promptly

    Campus Exam Venues



    1A Goldsmith Hall, Room 1A
    2A Goldsmith Hall, Room 2A
    AP various numbers Arás an Phiarsaigh
    AB, RM various numbers

    Arts Building

    BIOLAB 1 Panoz Institute
    DOLT0.32 D'Olier Street
    DRAWING OFFICE; M17; M4 Museum Building
    EE.PC LAB 1/2/3 Panoz Institute
    EXAM HALL Examination Hall
    GENETICS Smurfit Institute
    GEOLOGY Museum Building
    GMB Graduates Memorial Building
    GOLDHALL Goldsmith Hall

    Hamilton Building

    ICT LAB 2 Computer Science PC Lab
    RDS Main Hall


    REGENT HOUSE Regent House

    Sports Centre

    TCL2: TRINITY CENTRAL TRINITY CENTRAL these rooms are prefixed with TCL e.g. TCL2. It is the entrance next to Tesco Express