Covid 19 (Coronavirus) - Advice for University Staff and Students

The health and well-being of staff and students is a priority of all 7 IUA member universities.
Universities are fully adopting the national advice from the HSE and HSE Public Health Outbreak Control Team.

Please use the links below for the most up to date information for staff and students from the government and our universities.

Latest News:

23rd March: Government announces extension of campus closures until April 19th

20th March: HSE Resources Translated into 9 languages


Government Updates:

The HSE is providing regularly updated health advice for the education sector nationally in relation to the COVID – 19 Coronavirus health emergency. They provide regular updates here.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HSPC) website, contains specific updated information and guidance relating to educational settings.

The Department of Education is also providing regular updates to the universities. Information on advice already sent can be found on their website.

Daily general updates from the Department of Health are available here.

There are travel restrictions in place. Information on affected regions from the Department of Foreign Affairs can be found here.

University Updates:

For specific information, updates and FAQs relating to individual universities use the following links:

Dublin City University – DCU Updates

Maynooth UniversityMU Advice & Guidance

NUI Galway  – NUI Galway Updates

Trinity College DublinTCD Updates & FAQs

University College Cork – UCC FAQs

University College DublinUCD Updates

University of LimerickUL Updates  UL FAQs