Serve as a Senior On-Campus Leader.

The Senior Fellows program is an opportunity for seniors who live on campus to serve in leadership roles that focus on specific University priorities. Students who serve as Fellows will receive an annual $4,000 stipend for 10 hours of work each week and have the opportunity to be mentored and developed as leaders across a variety of specific content areas.The program is open to all rising seniors living on campus for the duration of the 2022-2023 academic year.

Senior Fellow roles are available through the the Family Resource Center, the Gender Relations Center, greeNDot, the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, Notre Dame International, the Office of Student Enrichment, and Residential Life. Learn more about each Senior Fellow role below.

Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center (FRC) provides support services to married, parenting, and/or pregnant students to ensure all families thrive at Notre Dame. Through year-round educational and social programming, the FRC is dedicated to building community for Notre Dame’s married, parenting, and/or pregnant students and their families and to working with established partners throughout the University to connect these students with resources to enhance their intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual formation. The FRC Senior Fellow is involved with all aspects of the Center including planning and implementing programs, marketing, and providing support to students facing a planned or unplanned pregnancy. For more information, please contact Peggy Hnatusko.

Learn more about serving as an FRC Senior Fellow HERE.

Gender Relations Center

The Gender Relations Center (GRC) designs and implements programs about healthy relationships, gender, and sexuality consistent with the Catholic character of the University. The GRC Senior Fellows program is an opportunity for senior student leaders to engage the campus in respectful dialogue while helping to build a community that fully honors the human dignity of each person. GRC Senior Fellows will focus primarily on building relationships, both in the residence halls and around campus, through programs and events, as well as providing office support and operations within the GRC. Email John Johnstin with any questions.

Learn more about serving as a GRC Senior Fellow HERE


GreeNDot is a violence prevention strategy predicated on the belief that individual safety is a community responsibility and not just that of the victim or perpetrator. The goal of greeNDot is to attract a force of engaged and proactive bystanders campus-wide to communicate that violence will not be tolerated in our community and that everyone has a responsibility to help. greeNDot Senior Fellows will help promote greeNDot initiatives, assist at Overview Speeches and Bystander Intervention Trainings, and bring awareness to the greeNDot program. Students' specific talents will be used with program planning, marketing, social media, and sharing the greeNDot message with the Notre Dame campus, specifically within the residence halls.

Learn more about serving as a GreeNDot Senior Fellow HERE.

The McDonald Center for Student Well-Being

The McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell) exists to foster a culture of well-being while empowering students to maximize their potential through the synergistic cultivation of mind and heart. Health and Wellness Fellows will work collaboratively with staff in McWell to create culture change and support well-being work on campus. Fellows will have opportunities for professional and leadership development, as well as opportunities to work collaboratively with peers, McWell staff, and campus partners to design and implement programming initiatives. 

Learn more about serving as a Health and Wellness Fellow HERE

Multicultural Student Programs and Services

Multicultural Student Programs and Services (MSPS) provides support to underrepresented students through academic initiatives, cultural enrichment programs, student organizations, and alumni outreach. MSPS Senior Fellows will work closely with staff to build programming designed to celebrate the diversity of Notre Dame and to develop skill sets among the student population so that they may actively create a welcoming campus environment for all. 

Learn more about serving as an MSPS Senior Fellow HERE.

Notre Dame International

Notre Dame International (NDI) is looking for a great team of seniors who are passionate about all things International. The Senior Fellows for Internationalization will represent Notre Dame International and help promote global initiatives to fellow students primarily in the residence halls, but also throughout campus. Senior Fellows should have a well-developed understanding of the concept of “internationalization” along with some vision of how to actively engage our community towards an increased awareness of this concept. NDI aims to internationalize our campus to enhance our diversity and cultural understanding, and to enable cross-cultural programming that benefits the campus and showcases Notre Dame as a diverse and international community.

Learn more about serving as an NDI Senior Fellow HERE.

The Office of Student Enrichment

The Office of Student Enrichment (OSE) is dedicated to enriching the student experience of under-resourced Notre Dame students by informing, including, and investing in developmental programming and financial assistance for undergraduate students. OSE Senior Fellows will work to facilitate culture change by helping to bring the issues and concerns of first-generation, under-resourced, and DACA/undocumented students to the forefront of student life on campus. Specific initiatives include hall programming, workshops, and training for students, faculty, and staff. Students with an interest in work pertaining to socioeconomic status, citizenship, and access to higher education are encouraged to apply. 

Learn more about serving as an OSE Senior Fellow HERE

Residential Life

At Notre Dame, residential life is designed to form undergraduate communities that are inclusive of all members; dedicated to the intellectual, moral, and spiritual development of each individual; and characterized by a collective sense of care and concern for the common good and service to others. Residential Life Senior Fellows will work to serve specific tasks in their hall community in close coordination with their hall rector. Each student will be a valued resource to their rector and lead community building efforts across their halls. In each hall, this person will serve as an important educational resource and lead initiatives that are unique to each community in order to facilitate community development among the residents. Responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a liaison between the hall rector and residential community for specific initiatives and community events
  • Serving as a primary programming leader while managing event planning and coordination throughout the academic year
  • Collaborating with departments outside of the hall regarding initiatives and programs in the community
  • Completing various projects as determined by the hall rector in support of the residence hall

Learn more about serving as a Residential Life Senior Fellow by contacting your Rector.