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Library Access: Leaving Certificate Students

One Day Library Pass

Leaving Certificate Study Scheme

UCC Library Leaving Certificate Study Scheme 

UCC Library will allow access for Leaving Certificate students to study spaces in the Boole and Brookfield Libraries from Monday May 16th until the end of the Leaving Certificate Exams (June 28th).

The fee for the Leaving Certificate Study Scheme is €20.

By applying to use UCC Library you agree to follow the library rules and regulations.

An online application form will be available here.

Please note; UCC library opening hours are shorter during the summer.

WiFi is only available to UCC students



By applying to use UCC Library you agree to follow the library rules and regulations.
These include the following:

  • You must be 18 or over to access this scheme. Proof of age is required.
  • Do not give your library access card to anyone else to use. Any misuse of the access card can result in withdrawal of access. If this happens there will be no refund of the fee.
  • You must always bring your library access card with you to enter and exit the library. No access without the card.
  • The library is zoned according to different study requirements. Study areas (red zone) are silent areas to facilitate individual study.
  • Quiet talking is allowed in other areas.
  • Noise levels on headphones must be kept low to avoid disturbing other students.
  • Wi-Fi and PC access is only available to staff and students of UCC.
  • You can bring in hot drinks in travel mugs (no disposable cups) or cold drinks in sealed bottles.
  • No food in the library.
  • Phones must be on silent.
  • We are a sustainable library and the study areas do not have bins. Bring any rubbish to the ground floor, separate it and dispose of it in the recycling bins.
  • Group study rooms and the Quad Reading Room on the ground floor are only available to UCC students.

Application Instructions

Fill out the online Leaving Cert Study Scheme Application Form and submit.

The scheme runs from Monday May 16th to Tuesday June 28th.

You will receive a confirmation email containing your reference number.

Please Note: failure to complete all sections of the application form or provide sufficient information can delay the application process.

Once your application is approved you will receive an approval email. You will be requested to reply to the approval email with:

  • A photo (head and shoulders)
  • ID including proof of age

You will be asked to present yourself to pay the membership fee (€20) at the Library Service Desk, Q Floor, Boole Library. Please quote your application reference number. 

You will then be issued with your UCC Library access card.

Applications are processed during office hours (Monday – Friday 10:00 - 13:00 & 14:00 -16:30)