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Library Essentials: Exam Papers

Exam Papers


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The Library publishes copies of past exam papers , both in printed and online versions. Please read the details below about accessing these papers.

Accessing Exam Papers Online

N.B. Due to the impact of COVID-19 , the 2020 exam process was changed and as such there are significantly less papers available for the year.

Students requiring 2020 Semester 2 examination papers should contact their module coordinator in this instance.

Access to past Examination Papers Online (2015-2020) is available to registered students and staff of UCC. You can search by module number or by season/date. 

If you are accessing exam papers from off campus, you will be prompted to log in using your UCC credentials:

  • UCC Students: Your username is your student number and your password is your Student IT Password
  • UCC Staff: Your username is your @ucc.ie email address and your password is your email password

Please note: External Readers do not have access to online resources.

  • Examination papers in print format (2002-2019) are located in the Copy Room on the ground floor, Boole Library. 
  • Bound volumes of Examination Papers from years 1910-2001 may be requested from Special Collections & ArchivesQ-1 Floor, Boole Library.

Examination Papers may be printed/saved.

View the Past Exam Papers Here


Should you require any assistance in retrieving Past Exam Papers, it is recommended that you contact the relevant Module coordinator in the first instance. For all other queries, please contact us at exampapersonline@ucc.ie