How to Defer Your CAO Offer 2017

If you wish to defer an offer of a place you do not accept your offer. Instead, you must make a formal request via email to our Admissions Office.


Email your request to Your email must include:

  1.        Your name as it appears on your CAO application;
  2.        Your CAO application number;
  3.        The course code of the offer you wish to defer, and;
  4.        Set out the reason(s) for the request.
  5.        Applicants must mark “DEFERRED ENTRY” clearly in the subject line of the email.


The email must arrive to address above at least two days before the ‘Reply Date’ shown on the CAO  Offer Notice. IT Tallaght will communicate the decision to you directly. If the deferral is not granted you may then accept the offer for the current year providing you accept the offer by the ‘Reply Date’

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