Duquesne in Dublin Semester Calendar

Fall Semester 2022

Spring Semester 2022| Fall Semester 2022 

September 4


Departure from the U.S. 

September 5


Arrival in Dublin, Ireland*


Orientation (Mandatory),Welcome Dinner

September 6 Tuesday

Orientation (Mandatory)

Dublin Activity

September 7-9 Wednesday-Friday

UCD Orientation, varies depending on College

September 10 Saturday

Orientation Day Trip** (Mandatory)

September 11 Sunday

Orientation Activity**-Experience Gaelic Games (Mandatory)

September 12 Monday

Classes begin

October 29-31 Saturday-Monday

Western Ireland Excursion*** (Mandatory)

October 31 Monday

Bank Holiday, No Classes

November 5 Saturday

Belfast Academic Excursion**** (Mandatory)

November 24 Thursday

Thanksgiving Dinner, Classes as scheduled

December 3-9 Saturday-Friday

Study Break/Revisions, no classes

December 10-22 Saturday-Thursday

Final Exam period; professors will provide exact exam schedule

December 22 Saturday

End of Semester celebration dinner

December 23 Sunday

Departure for the U.S.


Dates are tentative and subject to change. We suggest that you refrain from booking any personal travel until arriving in Dublin where you will receive the finalized Calendar and personal class schedule. The most updated COVID-19 travel restrictions will be discussed during your Orientation sessions.

*Students are responsible for getting to St. Michael's House on their own. Students will be provided with a transportation sheet prior to US Departure. Arrival, check-in, and all Duquesne activities for Orientation are mandatory on these dates.

**Orientation Trip: Mandatory for all students. Includes transport, entrances, and a lunch. (Orientation)

**Orientation Activity: Mandatory for all students. Includes transport and entrance. (Orientation)

***Western Ireland Academic Excursion: Mandatory for all students. (CLPR) Includes breakfast & one group meal daily, entrances to sites visited as group, guides, transportation and hotel accommodations.

****Belfast Academic Excursion: Day trip only - Mandatory for all students. (Ireland Uncovered) Includes entrance to Titanic Experience, guide, transportation and lunch.