Fees & Payments

Fee Regulations



Payment of Fees in Two Installments

 

The following is an extract from the College Charges section of the University of Dublin Calendar 2015/16

N.B. The Board of Trinity College Dublin , is not bound by any error in, or omission from, the following regulations.

Fees in two instalments

  • All E.U. students who are liable for the student contribution of €3,000 may avail of the option to pay in two instalments.
  • Also all E.U. students who are personally liable to pay full annual fee , e.g. those not qualifying for a local authority grant or the Government’s tuition fee remission scheme, may avail of the option to pay their fees in two instalments.
  • Non-E.U. students are required to pay their fees in full prior to registration. However, non-E.U. continuing students may pay their fees in two instalments, these non-E.U. continuing students will not be required to pay the facilitation charge.

The amounts payable will be set out on the fee payment form.

  • The second instalment where applicable will be payable on or before 31 January 2016 (30 June 2016 in the case of March registrants).
  • Instalments received after the due date and before the end of February (end of July in the case of March registrants) will be subject to a late payment charge of €212.
  • If the second instalment is not paid by the end of February 2016 (end of July 2016 in the case of March registrants) an additional late payment charge of €146 will be applied giving a total late payment charge of €358 which must be paid together with the balance of fees due.
  • Students who have not notified their tutor, supervisor or other responsible officer before 31 January 2016 (30 June 2016 in the case of March registrants) that they are withdrawing from Trinity College Dublinwill be liable for the second instalment of fees. Non receipt of a fee payment form by a student will not be accepted as an excuse for non payment of fees or other charges.

 

Student Contribution 2016/17

Undergraduate Students

The student contribution has increased to €3,000 for the 2016/2017.

All students eligible for the Government Free Fees Initiative will be liable for the student contribution of €3,000.  In addition, all students are also obliged to pay a mandatory sports centre charge of €120 and USI membership fee of €8 totalling €3,128.

Students not eligible for the free tuition fees must pay their tuition fee, student contribution of €3,000, mandatory sports centre charge of €120 and USI membership fee of €8. Tuition fees for EU students are detailed here

Those students eligible and approved for a local authority/SUSI grant will have their student contribution paid on their behalf by their local authority however they are still required to pay the mandatory sports centre charge of €120 and USI membership fee of €8.

Commencement/Graduation Fees

Undergraduate students in 3rd year and above and all postgraduate students are required to pay their commencement fee (€135 for 2016/17) prior to registration. This is a mandatory fee. The commencement/graduation fee is refundable only in the event that you become ineligible to be conferred with a degree.

Undergraduate students in severe financial difficulty should apply to their tutor immediately to request extra time to make this payment.

Postgraduate students in severe financial difficulty should apply to the Postgraduate Advisory Service (pgsupp@tcd.ie) immediately with a similar request.

For more information on Commencement Fees please refer to the main Graduation page

Key Dates - application for refund of fees

Undergraduate students must complete a formal withdrawal with no intention to return from their respective course to avail of any possible fee refund. The deadlines for receipt of this is as follows:

Prior to 1 November (New Entrant Undergraduate Students - full refund of fees paid less standard deduction charge if applicable)

Prior to 1 February (1st year undergraduate students withdrawing after 1 November and continuing students who have registered for the year. If full annual fee has been paid then half of the annual fee will be refunded)

N.B.  Students who fail to notify College of withdrawal prior to 31 January will be liable for payment of full annual fee.


Refund of Fees

Requests for refunds in line with the regulations outlined below may be made by contacting the Fees & Payments Team in the Academic Registry

The following is an extract from the College Charges section of the University of Dublin Calendar 2016/17



N.B. The Board of Trinity College , Dublin , is not bound by any error in, or omission from, the following regulations.

19 The Board accepts no obligation to refund any fee, or any part of any fee, paid in respect of any exercise to be performed in the University. Refunds may, however, be made in the current academic year as stated in §20 and 21 below.


20 The Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer is authorised to make refunds to all students entering College as follows:
(a)   Where students who have paid the full annual fee or first instalment thereof notify the College before 12 September that they do not intend to take up the place offered, all fees paid will be refunded except for €212. Application for such refunds must be made to the Academic Registry;

(b)   where students, who have already paid the full annual fee, notify their tutor, supervisor or other responsible officer after 12 September but before 31 January 2017 (12 June in the case of graduate students admitted on 1 March) that they do not intend to take up the place offered, or that they are withdrawing from College if they have already registered, half of the student contribution or half of the full annual fee will be refunded. Application for such refunds must be made to the Academic Registry;

(c)   Where a student has paid €3,128 to confirm acceptance of a place in College, this amount may be refunded, less €212, where the student notifies the College before 12 September that they do not intend to take up the place.

Please note that course deposits paid are non-refundable.

The foregoing rules apply irrespective of the date on which an offer of a place is made.

21 The Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer is also authorised to make refunds to all continuing students as follows:

(a)   Where students who have paid the full annual fee fail in an examination held in Michaelmas term on which their class depends, and in consequence discontinue their course, the fees paid will be refunded. Students who have only paid €3,128 will have this amount refunded if they decide to discontinue their course. Students who are permitted to repeat the year will be billed for the balance of any fees due, if they have not already paid the full annual fee. See also section II;

(b)   Where the annual tuition fee has been paid and the students have not returned to College, the fee may be refunded, subject to a deduction of €212, on application to the Academic Registry through their tutor, supervisor or other responsible officer before 31 January 2017. Similarly where students have only paid €3,128 this amount will be refunded less a deduction of €212. Applications for such refunds must reach the Academic Registrybefore 1 November;

(c)   Where students, who have already paid the full contribution or full annual fee and have completed registration, withdraw from College, one half of the student contribution or one half of the full annual fee will be refunded provided they notify their tutor, supervisor or other responsible officer before 31 January 2017 (12 June in the case of graduate students who register in March). Applications for such refunds must be made to the Academic Registry.