Suspected Cases of Covid-19

If you suspect you may have Covid-19, you should contact your own GP or College Health on (01) 896 1556. If a test is recommended, you should follow the HSE instructions, stay at home and await the result.

If you receive a negative test result …

If you receive a negative result, you can return to campus after 48 hours or as advised by the HSE. This is dependent on HSE Guidelines (e.g. a close contact of a confirmed case may require testing at day 1 and day 7.)

Do not return to campus if you feel unwell in any way.

If you receive a positive test result …

STEP 1: Email

Email with:

  • your full name,
  • your student ID (student number),
  • the name of your degree programme (e.g. Integrated Computer Science),
  • the year you are in (e.g. Year 2),
  • the date you received your positive test result

STEP 2: Contact Tracing Form

Fill out the Student Covid-19 Contact Tracing Form and email it to

  • Provide as much detail as you can in sections A, B, C1 and D.
  • The School will complete Section C2.
  • You may ask a nominee to complete the form on your behalf.