Alumni FAQs - Finance
The following links will help answer the most frequently asked fee related questions you may have as a past student of Trinity College Dublin.
If you are locked out of your portal please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHEN DO I PAY MY FEES?
You can elect to pay all fees/charges upfront or by instalment as described below
Academic Year 2022/23
For academic year 2023/23 only, Trinity College is permitting all students to pay in 3 instead of 2 instalments.
To register, you are required to pay a minimum of
- 50% of your tuition fees
- 50% of your student contribution fees (if applicable)
- 100% of your SLC (student levies and charges)
The remaining 50% of your fees can be paid in 2 instalments of 25% each as follows:
1st Instalment due – 50%
2nd Instalment due -25%
3rd Instalment due – 25%
Before last date of relevant Registration period
31st January 2023
28th February 2023
1st May 2023
1st June 2023
1st July 2023
1st August 2023
What is shown on your bill?
For academic year 2022/23 only, the instalment calculation on your bill will still reference 2 instalments, even though 3 instalments are available.
The 3rd instalment is referenced instead on the additional narrative / message displayed on your bill under the instalment section.
- If a TCD approved sponsor is partially covering your fees, you are required to pay 50% of the remaining tuition/student contribution balance plus the SLC prior to registering.
- Once your finances are up to date you must complete all remaining steps on your portal, to complete registration. The most crucial element is to ensure you accept the T&Cs to be registered.
- Reminder mails regarding outstanding debts are sent to your tcd.ie mailbox. It is your responsibility to check your mailbox regularly. Failure to receive or access your mails/portal will not be considered should a payment extension be requested, or a penalty contested.
- Publication of your examination results may be withheld if there are any outstanding charges on your account.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT PAY MY FEES?
Reminder mails regarding outstanding debts are sent to your tcd.ie mailbox. It is your responsibility to check your mailbox regularly. Failure to receive or access your mails/portal will not be considered, should you request a payment extension or contest a penalty notice. Publication of your examination results may be withheld if there are any outstanding charges on your account.
HOW DO I PAY MY FEES?
- Online card payments through the student portal
- Pay with your debit or credit card through the my.tcd.ie portal.
- Deposits and applications must be paid using a single card.
- Tuition and accommodation charges can be paid across multiple cards.
- TransferMate is an easy to use intermediary for all International payments free of charge with competitive foreign exchange rates through the pay to study portal
Where Transfermate has a local bank account you benefit from:
- No international wire transfer fees.
- Pay in your local currency.
- Competitive foreign exchange rates.
- Use TransferMate receipts for visa purposes and immigration agencies.
- Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) processed through your own bank into the Trinity No7 bank account
When all else fails pay into the No. 7 account:
Bank Name: Bank of Ireland
Branch Address: College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Account Name: TCD No 7 Account
Account Number: 92771039
Sort Code: 900017
Swift Code: BOFIIE2D
Always use your 8 digit student number as reference and note it can take up to 10 working days for EFT payments to be reflected on your ledger.
Made a payment and omitted your student number? Contact us!
Click the ASK AR button or email email@example.com Subject line: 'FAO Student Finance: Payments Remittance Advice’
Provide the date, amount & bank remittance so we can identify it.
HOW DO I CLAIM A RECEIPT
To claim a receipt, please login to your student portal and access your Financial Statement.
- Select View all Transactions
- View Section B: What you (the student) owes
- Select View Details on the last column of table matching your payment date and transaction amount
- This will open a new page with your payment receipt. This can be printed out and/or saved as a PDF
Otherwise, please contact the Academic Registry Service Desk via firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW DO I CLAIM A REFUND?
- You made a card payment via the online portal and you wish to request a refund.
- Please fill out this refund request form and submit a soft copy to ARfinanceforms@tcd.ie with subject line ‘FAO Online Refunds”.
- Once your request has been processed card refunds can take up to 5 working days to be reach the account from which the payment was made.
- Online payments can only be rebated to the card used to pay within 6 months of the payment. If more than 6 months has passed you are required to follow the EFT refund instructions.
- You made a payment via EFT and you wish to request a refund.
- Please fill out this refund request form and submit a soft copy to ARfinanceforms@tcd.ie with subject line ‘FAO EFT Refunds”.
NB If you are locked out of your portal please contact email@example.com to request access.
Refund of Fees Policy:
Can I get a refund of my fees if I have registered and subsequently decide to withdraw?
Withdrawals/off books requests for both undergraduates and postgraduates must be processed through the correct college channels, please see our student cases page for more information. Cut-off dates for these requests to be processed and their fee refund implications can be found below.
- EU new entrant undergraduate students can get a refund of their fees (less a fee of €212) up until 31st October if they decide to withdraw.
- Non-EU new entrant undergraduate students can get a refund of their fees (less their deposit and a fee of €212) up until 31st October if they decide to withdraw.
- All other continuing students are ineligible for a refund of their first instalment if they decide to withdraw or go off books after registering. The second instalment if already paid is refundable. Withdrawals/Off Books requests for both UG & PG must be processed through the correct college channels, please see our student cases page for more information
Dates for withdrawal/off books
Postgraduates & continuing students
Up to 31st October
EU students: Refund of all fees minus a fee of €212
After 31st October & before 31st January
Liable for first term
After registration & before 31st January
Liable for first term
Can I get a refund of my fees if I have not yet registered and decide not to attend?
Any deposit paid is non-refundable and non-transferable. However, any payment over the value of your deposit is refundable.
Refund decisions where conditions are not met (visa requirements, academic requirements etc) are assessed by the admissions office. If you decide to defer, your deposit will be retained to preserve your spot.