Do not come to campus under any circumstances if you have any common symptoms of COVID-19

If you have symptoms:

  • Do not come to the campus.  Stay at home and isolate yourself from others.
  • Get a PCR test. You can book one at:
  • Continue to self-isolate until you receive your test result.
  • If your test result is ‘Not Detected’ you should continue to self-isolate until you have not had symptoms for 48 hours.
  • If your test result is ‘Positive’ email the COVID Response Team at with the following information:
    • Your Name
    • Your Student/Staff Number
    • Your contact number
    • Date your test was taken
    • Date your symptoms started (if applicable)
    • Date you were last on campus
    • Do you live on campus (students)?
    • A list of classes/locations attended in the 48hrs prior to the onset of symptoms/date test taken (whichever came first). Include module code, date, time and venue of the class.
    • Details of any other activities on campus in the 48hr period e.g. Library, Sports Hall, meeting with lecturer etc. 
  • Follow the advice given to you by the HSE and self-isolate as per their instruction.
  • If your symptoms get worse and you require medical advice contact your GP or the Student Health Centre on (01) 708 3878.

To contact the University’s Covid Response Team
The Covid Response Team can be contacted by email This is monitored 7 days a week.
For on-campus issues, the Covid Response Team can be contacted on (01) 474 7999 from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday.  Outside of these hours, this number will be answered by Campus Security, who will be able to help with urgent on-campus issues.

What you should do in response to a suspected or confirmed case of Covid-19