Graduation December 2023

NCAD Graduation 2023

The NCAD Graduation Ceremonies are due to be held on Friday 1st Dec 2023

in O'Reilly Hall,UCD.

Full details and ceremony times to follow.

In the meantime if you have any queries in relation to the upcoming graduation or the 2022 event, feel free to contact us at

We look forward to celebrating your achievements with you on the day

All graduates must pre-book robes with the official robe-makers, Phelan Conan Limited before the ceremony.

Robes may be pre-booked on line at The pre-paid hire fee is €45 or Pay on the day hire fee is €50.

Due to the implementation of a personal 3D secure password during the credit card payment process on  Phelan Conan Ltd staff are no longer able to take bookings over the phone. This has been created to protect your online payments and if you don’t already have a 3D secure password you can activate it by following the simple instructions during the booking process.  If you experience any further problems with 3D secure process, please contact your bank.

All gowns must be returned to Phelan Conan as soon as possible after the conclusion of the ceremony.

Lafayette Photographers will be located on the UCD campus, in the O’Reilly, on the 1st December 2023 to take professional individual and family portraits.

Please visit their website to pre-book now. Pre-booking is highly recommended for your photography session.

Photography will be open from 09:00am on the day and the studios close approximately 90 minutes after the last ceremony concludes.

*Please note that any other photographers who may be at the O’Reilly Hall on the day are not official agents of NCAD and we cannot accept any responsibility for arrangements entered into by graduands or their guests.