Seventeen sides entered the draw and the six sides playing in Division 1A & 1B of the Ulster Bank League got a bye into Round Two.
There will be one game in Round 1 and this will see UCC play Highfield on Saturday, September 13.
In Round 2, holders Cork Constitution, who will bidding for a third successive win, begin their defence with a home tie against Sunday’s Well.
Garryowen, last year’s beaten finalists, will face a tricky tie away to Nenagh Ormond.
Kanturk, making their debut in this competition, have been awarded a home tie against Thomond and this should see a large crowd at the Knocknacolan venue.
The winners of the UCC v Highfield game will be at home to Young Munster, while Dolphin will face a difficult task when they travel to Shannon.
The quarter-finals are scheduled for November 29, with the semi-finals on December 13 and the final on Saturday December 27.
Munster Senior Cup draw:
First round: September 13: UCC v Highfield
Second round: October 18: Bruff v Midleton; U.L. Bohemian v Richmond; Old Crescent v Cashel; Shannon v Dolphin; UCC or Highfield v Young Munster; Kanturk v Thomond; Cork Constitution v Sunday’s Well; Nenagh Ormond v Garryowen.