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Important Dates

Below you will see a list of important dates for both DkIT in relation to upcoming Open Day events and also CAO dates in relation to applications.


5th November (12:00)
CAO online application facility opens


Open Days @ DkIT
Friday 10th November 2017 (9.00 – 15.00)
Saturday 11th November 2017 (10.00 – 13.00)
DkIT's Open Days provide potential students and their families with a great opportunity to visit the Institute, discover more about going to college, immerse themselves in campus life, meet lecturers and current students, and find out more about what courses we have on  offer and the facilities we have in DkIT.

On the day you will be able to:
* Get advice on your chosen course
* See exhibitions, stands and demonstrations
* Talk to current students and lecturers
* Talk to our support staff
* Learn about the various Support Services we have available to students including Sports and Societies, Sports Scholarships, Work Placements and the Learning Support Centre
* Discover your future career options
* Hear about progression paths through to Postgraduate Level
* Advice on entry criteria and applying
* Learn more about Fees and Grants
* Learn about Accommodation options
* Tour the Campus

To register your interest in our Open Day or for further information please visit:
www.dkit.ie/think-dkit/open-day


20th January (17:15)
Apply online by this date to avail of the discounted application fee of €25


CAO and DkIT Course Information Morning
Saturday 21st January 2018 (10.00 - 13.00)
The morning which is held in DkIT is an opportunity for prospective students to find out more information on courses in DkIT as well as getting help and assistance with filling in their CAO application form.  Information will also be available on our Disability Access Route, Mature Student Access Route and the various Support Services that are available.  The Admissions Officer and academic staff from all course areas will be present on the morning to answer any questions potential students may have on any particular courses.


1st February (17:15)
Normal closing date for applications


5th February (12:00)   
Online facility to amend course choices becomes available (€10 Fee)


1st March (17:15)    
Closing date for amending course choices


1st May (17:15)    
Closing date for late applications
The fee for an online application up to this is €50 (€80 for paper application). After this deadline no further applications will be accepted for the coming academic year.


5th May (12:00)    
Online Change of Mind facility becomes available (Free)
The CAO change-of-mind facility opens on May 5th. Candidates get a statement of application record before the end of May, with all details to date.


1st July (17:15)
Change of Mind closes


Early July
Round A offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicants - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text


22nd July (17:15)
Exceptional closing date for late applications for those already attending a participating HEI


Early August
Round 0 offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicant - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text


Mid-August
Current year Leaving Certificate results issued


17th August
Round 1 offers issued - applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text.
Applicants who have not received an offer will receive a Statement of Application Record


24th August
Round 1 Acceptances closing date (17:15).
Acknowledgement of Acceptances posted within 3 working days.


26th August
Round 2 offers issued


Early September
DkIT begin registration


2nd September
Round 2 Acceptances closing date (17:15).
Acknowledgement of Acceptances posted within 3 working days.


Early October
Results of Leaving Certificate appeals released


14th October (17:15)    
Offer Season Ends.