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Front Gate

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday 7am –  midnight
    After midnight you will need a College ID card, room key or key card for entry. Any overnight guests need to be acompanied by their host.
  • Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday 8am – 6pm
    Between 6pm to midnight, front gate is closed. So please enter via Nassau street gate. After midnight, please enter via front gate.

Arts Building/Nassau Street

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday 8am – 10.30pm
  • Saturday 8am – midnight
  • Sunday & Public Holidays
    1st June – 30th September 9.30am – midnight
    1st October – 31st May 11.30am – midnight

Lincoln Place

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday 7am – midnight
  • Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday 8am – midnight

Goldsmith Hall

Entry by swipe card only through the entrance door on Westland Row.

Science Gallery

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday 6.30am – 8pm
  • Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday 8am – 7pm

There may be variations on the above opening times at certain times of the year or to facilitate special events. To view a map of the campus, please see the College Maps website. View current gate opening hours here.

Trinity Hall

Main pedestrian entrance

Opening Hours:

  • Open 24 hours a day using a key card.

Pedestrian entrance at Temple Road

Opening Hours:

  • Open everyday from 6am – 1am

After 1am, controlled access for residents and guests via the main pedestrian entrance with a College ID, room key or key card. Overnight guests who have been previously signed-in and who are in the company of their host will also be admitted through this gate.

Vehicular access via main gate on Dartry Road

Opening Hours:

  • Open everyday from 6am – midnight

Kavanagh Court

24 hours access using your fob. A fob is issued at check-in which is to be presented twice, once at the reception and once at the room.

Trinity Campus

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm

Trinity Hall

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday 9am – 4pm
  • Friday 8.30am – 4pm

Kavanagh Court

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm

Reception opens for 2 hours over the weekend for parcel collections from 12pm – 2pm.

Here! Cork Street

Opening Hours:

  • Monday – Friday

Reception is open Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm. Security on site from 8pm till 8am and Saturday and Sunday.

Trinity Campus:

Queries can be emailed to Contact Front Gate on 01 896 3978 in case of any difficulties or key problems after hours.

In Goldsmith Hall attendants are on duty in the residential area at weekends and overnight and they will assist with local problems.

In the event of a serious emergency, particularly where you require the ambulance, fire or police services please telephone College Security at 01 896 1999.

Trinity Hall:

In the event of a serious emergency, particularly where you require an ambulance, fire or police services, please ring our office number 01 896 8024 for assistance.

Kavanagh Court:

Please contact the team on +353 1 567 6977.

Unfortunately there are no meals included. All residents have access to kitchen and restaurants and cafes across campus.

Please follow this useful guide for CAO applications.

You can find all residential charges here.

You can find a comprehensive list of items in the room and shared areas here.


Students with an illness/disability or special circumstances are not guaranteed accommodation but will be prioritised. Applications for Additional Needs should be submitted along the normal room application. You can find more information here.

You can drive in to unpack and check-in but you cannot park overnight. More information on parking and directions can be found here.

We do not offer room viewings. All room facilities and images are accessible on this website.

Please take our ‘Where can I live’ quiz to know your eligible locations.

If you are a current resident and need to extend beyond the check-out date, this might be possible. However, you might have to move rooms or location. Click here for more information.

Trinity accommodation is only available to full-time full degree students. All Erasmus students need to apply for private accommodation outside of Trinity.