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SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS

Last Updated:22:00, Sept 29
Last Reviewed:22:00, Sept 29

UCD has prepared a Return to Campus Working Covid 19 Response Plan. This document applies to those persons already working on campus and those who will be returning to campus in support of Trimester 1 operations between August and September 2020. Where applicable the principles as outlined in the Response Plan also apply to those persons who need to reengage in fieldwork. Read More

The Return to Campus Working – Covid 19 Response Plan applies to those employees and researchers who will be returning to campus following implementation of Phase 1 of the Government’s Roadmap For Reopening Society and Business, and outlines the steps to be taken in advance of any return.

This document will be kept under review and will be updated as required and as and when public health advice necessitates.

All Employees and Researchers must adhere to the following:

  • No person may access the campus if they are unwell or have been advised to self-isolate
  • Before returning to Campus working all persons must submitted an online health declaration completed Covid 19 Induction training
  • When on campus all persons must adhere to the provisions of the Return to Campus Working Covid 19 Response Plan and current public health advice.
  • All persons must Sign In / Out via the UCD online system every time they are present on site.
  • Persons should seek guidance from their Covid 19 Lead Worker Representative or their Local Covid 19 Coordinator if they are unsure of any workplace provisions in relation to Covid 19
Return to Campus Working - Covid 19 Response Plan

Before returning to Campus you must follow the the Return to Campus Work Protocols

This Contact Tracing Attendance Form replaces the Sign In/Out Form:

– It should be filled out when you are leaving (or have left) the University.
– It should be filled out by all staff and research postgraduates
– It must be filled out for every day that you attend campus

In the event of a positive case of COVID-19 in the University community the role of contact tracing will be undertaken by the HSE. In such a scenario, it is the responsibility of each member of the University community to be in a position to provide the HSE with details of their contacts, if requested.

In order to comply with the requirements of the Government’s Return To Work Safety Protocol all staff and research postgraduates must complete this form for every day that they attend campus. The information supplied will be used to assist in contact tracing in the event of a Covid 19 case in the University community and will be destroyed after 28 days. The UCD Return to Work Safely Privacy Notice covers the data processing for UCD to meet its obligations under the Covid-19 National Return to Work Safely Protocol.

You only need to complete this form ONCE per daily once you are leaving (or have left) the University.

Staff working on campus during this period of reduced site activity should be aware of the guidelines issued by the UCD Safety, Insurance, Risk & Compliance Office (UCD SIRC) regarding lone working. Staff lone working in higher risk environments as outlined by UCD SIRC should complete a lone working risk assessment.

Before returning to Campus you must follow the the Return to Campus Work Protocols

This sign in/out form is to be used by third party companies, minor works contractors and service providers to the University.

In order to comply with the requirements of the Government’s Return To Work Safety Protocol all staff and research postgraduates must complete this form for every day that they attend campus. The information supplied will be used to assist in contact tracing in the event of a Covid 19 case in the University community and will be destroyed after 28 days. The UCD Return to Work Safely Privacy Notice covers the data processing for UCD to meet its obligations under the Covid-19 National Return to Work Safely Protocol.

You only need to complete this form ONCE per daily visit.

Staff working on campus during this period of reduced site activity should be aware of the guidelines issued by the UCD Safety, Insurance, Risk & Compliance Office (UCD SIRC) regarding lone working. Staff lone working in higher risk environments as outlined by UCD SIRC should complete a lone working risk assessment.

A personal hygiene pack containing hand sanitiser and wipes for individual use can be collected by prior arrangement from one of the collection points (Building 71 and Blackrock Services desk) Monday (except Bank Holidays) to Friday between 08:00 and 17:00. For requests beyond individual use those interested should contact estates@ucd.ie.

Two masks and a face visor for individual personal use may also be collected by prior arrangement from either collection point.

Hand sanitising stations are located inside the entrances of buildings, for use upon entry and exit.

For locally appointed COVID 19 coordinators please note that bulk collections on behalf of a number of colleagues can now be facilitated.

Request for Bulk Collection

The shared teaching portfolio varies from small group teaching rooms to large lecture theatres holding over 500 students in normal circumstances. In classrooms and lecture theatres under the remit of UCD Estate Services, work has taken place to establish the occupancy limits based on 2 m social distancing where possible and 1m spacing where necessary.

Read more on Teaching Spaces

Only the gates in the table below will remain open. All other access gates remain closed:

 Monday - FridaySaturdaySunday
N11Open 24hrsOpen 24hrsOpen 24hrs
Fosters Ave./Nova07:00 - 00:0007:00 - 18:00Closed
Owenstown ParkOpen 24hrsOpen 24hrsOpen 24hrs
Roebuck Castle (Pedestrian)Open 24hrs as per normal scheduleOpen 24hrs as per normal scheduleOpen 24hrs as per normal schedule
Roebuck Wicket (Pedestrian)Open as per normal scheduleOpen as per normal scheduleOpen as per normal schedule
Rosemount/CrecheOpen as per normal scheduleOpen as per normal scheduleOpen as per normal schedule
Wynnsward Drive07:00 - 00:0007:00 - 00:0007:00 - 00:00
NewsteadOpen 24hrsOpen 24hrsOpen 24hrs
Belfield Office Park (Pedestrian)Open 24hrs as per normal scheduleOpen 24hrs as per normal scheduleOpen 24hrs as per normal schedule
Greenfield GateOpen as per normal scheduleOpen as per normal scheduleOpen as per normal schedule
Fosters Avenue Construction Entrance08:00 - 20:0008:00 - 15:00Closed
RichviewOpen as per normal scheduleOpen as per normal scheduleOpen as per normal schedule

 Monday - FridaySaturday - SundayRemarks
Centra07.00 - 20:0009.00 - 18:00
Main Restaurant08.00 - 16.00Closed
Blue Bird Café08.30 - 15.30Closed
Roebuck08.00 - 19.3011.00 to 19.00 Sat
11.00 to 15.00 Sun
Campus Bookshop09.00 - 16.30Closed
Bicycle Shop09.00 - 18.00Closed
Commons at MoLI11.00 - 15.00ClosedCustomers can eat in with social distancing, use the courtyard seating, or take away. Please see their website for details
Pi Restaurant08.30 - 15.00Closed
Quinn08.30 - 15.30Closed
Nova08.30 - 15.30Closed
Illy Coffee Dock08.30 - 15.30Closed
Lucy’s Blackrock08.00 - 17.00Closed
Belfield Post OfficeClosedClosed

Public transport services are operating under revised timetables and operational arrangements .

For the latest service updates please see the links below:
Dublin Bus
Go Ahead Ireland
Luas
Dart and Irish Rail
Bus Eireann

Parking permit systems will be in place from September 21st 2020.

Parking permits are priced at €43.75 for the Autumn or Spring trimester or €87.50 for both trimesters. Permit parking is in effect 08:00 – 17:00 Monday – Friday during the Autumn and Spring trimesters including fieldwork, study and exam periods.

Pay and display parking is charged at the rate of €1 per hour. Premium pay and display is charged at €2.40 per hour. pay and display and premium pay and display parking is in effect 08:00 – 17:00, 52 weeks a year