Help Us Help You

NCAD provides a range of support services to students. These include a Medical Service, a Counselling Service, a Careers Advisory Service, and a Disability Support and Learning Support Service (Assistive Technology support service) for those who require it.

Student Support Services Re-Induction Video

The video below gives an overview of all the Student Services that are available to you in NCAD.

Student Support Services Guide

You should seek assistance early in the academic year to maximise your learning experience here at NCAD. In the Student Support Services Guide, you will find an outline of the range of supports that are available to students across the College and how to access them.

Click here to download the Student Support Services Guide.

NCAD Students Handbook

The Handbook is available for download here

Outside supports are also available.

NiteLine service

NiteLine is a student support service run by college students from the Dublin area. The service is available every night of term from 9:00pm to 2:30am. Calls are free from all phones in Ireland. Calls remain completely confidential. Further information can be found on their website.

NCAD 50808

This is a 27/7 text messaging support service for people going through a tough time, funded by the HSE Mental Health Services.


The Aware Support Line service is a free service and is available to anyone over the age of 18, who is seeking support and information about issues relating to their own mood or the mood of a friend of family member, or who experiences depression of bipolar disorder. Calls to AWARE are confidential within normal limits. The Support Line can be busy at times, so if you’re trying to get through, keep calling.