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Your assessment timetables will be published on the My Exams tab in the my.tcd.ie portal at least four weeks prior to assessments taking place. No notice is required of intention to take an assessment in the course for which students have registered. If you don’t have access to your timetable in your portal, please review the full timetable below. If you have any queries about your Semester 2 exam timetable, please contact your School or Course Office in the first instance.

Further assessment details (e.g: practicals, orals, vivas, etc.) may be obtained from your School, Discipline or Course Office.

Should you need to access the Semester 2 exam timetables please click below:

SEMESTER 2 EXAMS TIMETABLE

 

The following information has been confirmed for Semester 2 exams. Please be advised this information is subject to change:

Deferred Exams Information

  • There is no automatic right to defer exams.  If students are feeling unwell or have tested positive for COVID-19, they are requested not to attend their exams.
  • Contingency dates for deferred exams is from Wednesday 24th August to Friday 26th August 2022.
  • The main exam week will run from Monday 29th August to Friday 2nd September 2022.
  • Students will be able to defer their assessments on Covid grounds upon presentation of a screenshot of their antigen registration on the HSE website: https://antigentesting.hse.ie/
  • Students who have tested positive for COVID-19 are required to defer their exams to the Reassessment session. Students will be able to defer only those affected exams, and not the whole suite of exams.
  • Students who test positive will still be able to sit their online exams, if well enough to take the exams. If they are, they are expected to sit all of them. Where a student feels too unwell to sit their online exams, they will defer their full set of online exams to the Reassessment session.
  • If you have to defer your exams from the Semester 2 exam session, the deferral opportunity will be during the Reassessment exam session in August and September. There will be no further deferral opportunity.

Semester 2 Exam Results

Semester 2 results will be released by your Schools towards the end of May. Details of the exact date can be sought from your School or Course Office.

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 my.tcd.ie portal and is either Trinity campus, RDS or online. Especially important in this information is the seat number for each of your exams.
  • I cannot see my timetable in my my.tcd.ie, how can I find out about my exams? Please see the Academic Registry website here. If you are registered with the Disability Service for Exam accommodations please contact askexams@tcd.ie to confirm the details of your exam.    
  • 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. 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 bag below your desk. All students, invigilators and tutors will be advised to abide by Covid safe 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 my.tcd.ie 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

Venue

Location

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
HAMLAB4

Hamilton Building

ICT LAB 2 Computer Science PC Lab
RDS Main Hall

Ballsbridge

REGENT HOUSE Regent House
SNIAM CHEMISTRY SNIAMS
SNIAM PHYSICS SNIAMS
SC

Sports Centre

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