Alumni Benefits – UCD Benefits

There are a range of benefits available to UCD Alumni including discounts on campus and special online resources.

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Ordering Official Documents

You can access your official documents, including official transcripts either online or by contacting the UCD Student Desk

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UCD Professional Academy

Our professional diplomas and short courses have been created by experts with real-world experience to give you CV-enhancing skills. UCD Alumni can avail of 15% discount on all Professional Diplomas.

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UCD Micro-credentials

UCD Micro-credentials offer an industry-aligned, quality assured, and accredited way to upskill and boost your career prospects. UCD Alumni can avail of a 20% discount on micro-credentials in various fields.


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UCD Access & Lifelong Learning

With over 70 years’ experience, UCD’s Lifelong Learning programme offers you the opportunity to explore a wide range of subjects, guided by experts and without exams. In 2022-23, students will have the opportunity to take classes both online and in person and UCD Alumni receive a 10% discount.

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Gaeltacht UCD Irish language Summer School

Tionól Gaeilge UCD, the Gaeltacht UCD 2023 Irish language summer school for adults, will run 26-30 June. Classes are offered at 5 levels, beginners to advanced, afternoon lectures are delivered in both Irish and English and evening cultural events are held bilingually. Accommodation is available on campus. UCD alumni can avail of the Una Europa discount.

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NovaUCD's Business Partners Network

Know what it takes to launch and scale a start-up? Consider becoming a mentor or CEO at NovaUCD. Get a first look at the latest startups coming out of NovaUCD. We have hi-tech start-ups like Manna, Supernode, Zipp Mobility and many more. This is the premier hub for entrepreneurs that have businesses with global ambition.

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Graduate Courses

Begin on a path of intense intellectual stimulation, learning new skills and dramatically expanding your knowledge of your chosen discipline.

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MyCareer is our career management platform and your one stop shop for enhancing your employability skills. View all job posts and vacancies posted by organisations and companies. You can also request appointments with a Careers professional up to two years after graduation.

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UCD Press

UCD Press, the publishing imprint of University College Dublin, offers backlist titles and themed titles at a discount. Watch out for seasonal offers!

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UCD Campus

UCD Library Card

Purchase your Alumni Library card and enjoy access to all of UCD’s Libraries while on campus.

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Get Married at UCD

Celebrate your special day by holding your wedding reception at the wonderful UCD University Club, the campus provides a truly inspiring backdrop to a memorable wedding celebration.

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University Club

The club offers its members and guests a warm and friendly place to meet, dine, work, relax and connect.  Club members are entitled to a number of reciprocal privileges at ACUC clubs around the world, and a discounted Alumni rate is available. 

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National Folklore Collection

UCD Alumni have access to the National Folklore Collection, located on the Belfield Campus. Explore manuscripts, audio and video, photographic and art collections and Irish folk music!

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UCD Archives

UCD Archives’ core function is the curatorship of the archives of the university and of those outstanding collections of private papers and institutional archives acquired and preserved to help document the foundation and development of modern Ireland. UCD Alumni can visit the Archives free of charge.

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UCD Sport and Fitness Membership

UCD Alumni save an average of 23% on membership with UCD Sport & Fitness! Contact them to organise a tour of the state of the art facilities and discuss membership options.

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UCD Sport Facilities

Book the Squash, Racquetball, and Handball Courts and the Prestige 7-a-side/11-a-side artificial pitch and the tennis courts.

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UCD Special Collections

UCD Special Collections contains unique book, archival and manuscript collections. UCD Alumni have access to the Reading Room via the appointment system. 

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UCD Alumni Network

Connect today with your UCD Alumni Network – you can become a mentor to young alumni, advertise events, search job opportunities, and find lots of resources at your fingertips!

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Business Directory

Want to let other UCD Alumni know about your business? Post your business on the Business Directory free of charge to promote your goods or services.

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Connect with us on LinkedIn

Connect with us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with out latest UCD Alumni events, interesting alumni and university news, and to support your peers and colleagues.

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Global Chapters

Reconnect with UCD and fellow alumni no matter where you are in the world. You can join your local chapter group via the UCD Alumni Network and LinkedIn. To learn how to get more involved, please email email

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Webinars and Resources

Since March 2020, the UCD Alumni Relations team have hosted a number of online events for our wider community. You can watch most of these back on our YouTube channel free of charge. 

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UCD College Shop

The UCD College Shop has a wonderful collection of UCD themed gifts, clothing, and souvenirs!

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Get Involved


Wondering how you can give back to the UCD community? Do you have a spare day or even an extra five minutes? Check out the volunteering opportunities by clicking on the button below!

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Online Mentoring

Update your mentoring settings on the UCD Alumni Network to offer informal advice and support. Your help could make a world of difference to current students and new graduates.

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Help with your Reunion

We can provide assistance in organising your class reunion and reconnecting you with classmates. Please email  for more details!


Affinity Credit Card

With a UCD Affinity Card from Bank of Ireland, you can support the Sports Development Fund, Access Scholarship, and UCD Champions.

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Donations from our gracious UCD Alumni community go directly towards a range of worthy causes. Click the link below to view the full range of causes, including the Breakthrough Research Fund, Remembering Old Man Belfield, UCD Champions and more.

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