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Access Services

Room CG25, Henry Grattan Building, Dublin City University, Gasnevin, Dublin, DUBLIN 9

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Access Services.
  • The office is located in room CG25 on the ground floor of the Henry Grattan Building alongside other services within the Student Support & Development department.
  • The work of the DCU Access Service can be broadly divided into four key areas.
    These are:
    1. DCU Access Outreach Programme - Provides support to DEIS Schools, Communities and Access eligible individuals in North Dublin through the U & University, UniTY, and UFirst programmes.
    2. Entry Routes for Leaving Cert Students - Facilitates three separate Entry Routes through which Leaving Certificate students can apply to study at DCU on an Access Scholarship. These are: Access DCU, HEAR and DCU Accelerator.
    3. Support to Access Scholars in DCU - Provide financial, academic, professional & personal development supports to Access Scholars studying at undergraduate and postgraduate level in DCU.
    4. Conduct / Commission Research - Conduct and commission research which helps inform the work of the Access Service, create best practice and impact upon the wider national and international Access Agenda.
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Getting Here (Glasnevin Campus)

  • By Road View
    • From the M50 take the R108 Ballymun Road exit (Junction 4). At the junction take the R108 Ballymun Road south. Continue 2km to the Collins Avenue/Ballymun Road crossroads.
      For DCU Glasnevin campus main entrance and car parks 1 and 2, turn left on to Collins Avenue. DCU is located 700m to the right after the third set of traffic lights on Collins Avenue.
      For DCU Glasnevin campus residences and car parks 3 and 4, continue straight ahead on Ballymun Road for 500m to the traffic lights. DCU is located to the left From City Centre: - Follow the airport road towards the M1. Continue until you reach the junction at Whitehall. At this crossroads, turn left onto Collins Avenue. Continue along Collins Avenue until you pass St. Aidan’s CBS on your left-hand side. DCU is located just after the school.
    • There are two car parks off Collins Avenue: Car Park 1 multi-storey for staff, students, visitors and guests; and Car Park 2 surface car park for staff and student permit holders. There are two car parks off Ballymun Road: Car Parks 3 and 4 for staff and student permit holders.
  • By Bus View
    • Buses 16, 31d, 42d, 44, 70d, 104, 220 and 220A stop on campus by The Helix (Stop # 7571). Buses 109a and 126 stop on Collins Ave (Stop # 135021). Buses 4, 9, 11, 13 stop on Ballymun Road (Stop # 37/4680).
  • By Train View
    • The nearest station Drumcondra is 3.3km away. There is level access to the ticket office and lifts to both platforms. The nearest Dart station is Killester, 5.4km away. There is level access to the ticket office and ramps to the platforms.
  • Useful Links View
  • AccessAble Related Links View

Useful Information (Glasnevin Campus)

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff and students within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is Car Park 2.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the building.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a multi-storey car park, Car Park 1, for staff, students and visitors at the front of the campus off Collins Avenue.
    • For more details of the Campus parking please refer to the
    • ">Parking - Glasnevin Campus guide.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Monday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Tuesday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Thursday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Entrance (Room CG25)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor in the main corridor of the Henry Grattan Building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There are two sets of manual, heavy, double doors between the Henry Grattan Building main entrance or the Student Advice Centre entrance and this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).

Reception

  • Access Services is located straight ahead as you enter.
  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the Access Services entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet facilities are on the ground floor of the Henry Grattan Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no standard toilet facilities available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest standard toilet facilities are on the ground floor of the Henry Grattan Building.