Support, Resources, and Programming
The Division of Student Affairs aspires to serve as a trusted resource, helping to connect students with information regarding health, development, faith, residential life, extracurricular interests, and future endeavors. For questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HERE For You
The deadline for signing up to receive your COVID-19 vaccine on campus is tomorrow, Wednesday, April 14, at noon. If you haven't already signed up, please search your email for the original invitation from email@example.com with the subject line “You are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine at your campus location." This email includes your personal sign-up link. For more information, please click here.
Student Activities Office (SAO)
Thursday, April 15, 6:30 - 11 p.m., Library Lawn
Come listen to live student performances on Library Lawn.
Thursday, April 15, 7 - 11 p.m., South Lawn
Join SAO to play some of your favorite lawn games on South Lawn.
VIDEO GAME NIGHT/FOOD TRUCKS
Friday, April 16, 7 - 11 p.m., Library Lawn
Join SAO for video game night on Library Lawn! Show off your skills in Mario Kart and enjoy some tasty food following the event.
LIVE MUSIC ON SOUTH LAWN
Friday, April 16, 9 - 11 p.m., South Lawn
Enjoy live music on South Lawn with your friends.
STUDENT ACOUSTIC NIGHT
Saturday, April 17, Library Lawn, 9 - 11 p.m.
Enjoy live music on Library Lawn with your friends.
PUNT, PASS, AND KICK COMPETITION
Saturday, April 17, 6 - 10 p.m., Ricci Family Fields 1 & 2
Test your skills in RecSports’ Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition. Prizes will be awarded to top individuals based on their scores in each of the events. Pre-registration for your time slot is required. Click here for more information and to register.
REGISTRATION FOR INTRAMURAL TABLE TENNIS SINGLES
Compete with some of the best table tennis players at Notre Dame. Click here for more information and to register. Registration is open through this Wednesday, April 14.
Gender Relations Center (GRC)
TAKE BACK THE NIGHT POSTER MAKING PARTY
Tuesday, April 13, 5 - 7 p.m., Fieldhouse Mall
Stop by and create a poster to carry during the march around campus for Take Back the Night on Wednesday, April 14.
TAKE BACK THE NIGHT
Wednesday, April 14, 7:30 - 10 p.m., Campus-wide
The University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary's College, and Holy Cross College annually plan Take Back the Night for the tri-campus community. The event traditionally starts with a speak out where survivors share their stories and follows with a march around campus that ends with a prayer service in honor of survivors. The purpose of this event is to spread awareness of sexual violence and to stand in solidarity with those who have experienced sexual violence.
- Speak Out: 7:30 p.m., Dahnke Ballroom
- Campus-wide March: 9:15 p.m., starts near Stadium Gate E
- Prayer Vigil: 9:45 p.m., South Quad (Rain/COVID Location: Dahnke Ballroom)
Office of Student Enrichment
Thursday, April 15, 2 - 7 p.m., LaFortune Ballroom
Treat yourself to a study break featuring free art, activities, relaxation, and more! Invite your friends and stop by for an opportunity to enjoy a craft, relax, and share in the company of others.
STARGAZING AND MEDITATION
Thursday, April 15, 9 - 10:30 p.m., Burke Golf Course
Join the Office of Student Enrichment on the Burke Golf Course for a night of mindfulness and meditation under the stars. Meditation will be led by McWell staff. Please register here.
PEER MENTOR PROGRAM
Monday, April 19, 7 - 8 p.m.
Tuesday, April 20, 7 - 8 p.m.
The peer mentor program provides an opportunity for students to ask first-generation and limited resource students about topics such as study abroad, student experience funding, finding internships, pursuing majors, getting involved on campus, and more. Free personal pizzas will be provided for students who register in advance. Sign up here.
All are welcome to join the celebration of Paschal Vespers at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Sundays at 7:15 p.m. This combination of recited and sung evening prayer is a wonderful way to end the celebration of the Lord's Day.
NEED TO TALK
Stop by Coleman-Morse to find a friendly, listening ear. Sometimes we just need a space to talk about what's on our mind or heart. It doesn't have to be urgent or a crisis, we're simply here for you! A campus minister is available from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday in 113 CoMo to be present with you no matter what topic you need to discuss. To meet at a different time, please submit this form.
McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell)
Seniors, join the McWell Senior Fellows at the Duncan Student Center today from 1 to 4 p.m. to start reflecting on and planning for your last few weeks at Notre Dame. Visit our table to reflect, pick up some swag, and enter into a drawing for prizes that encourage you to connect with loved ones here on campus.
The McWell Senior Fellows invite you to come for a “Health is Wealth” Wellness Wednesday this Wednesday, April 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Library Lawn. This week’s theme is about holistic nutrition and finding ways to make healthier eating and lifestyle choices a part of your routine as a college student. Fresh berries and activities will be available as well as the chance to win prizes.
Amplify your voices and stand in solidarity with the AAPI community while taking action to call upon movements on campus to raise awareness surrounding injustices and discrimination against Asian Americans. Join McWell's Senior Fellow Somin Jo for weekly connection meetings to work on campus initiatives and debrief what can be done on campus to connect with the AAPI community. All are welcome to join. Sign up here.
DREAMTOSTAL VISION BOARDS
Anything you dream, you can do. Creating a vision board helps clarify your goals and motivate your pursuits. In collaboration with SUB, GROW students will be by the Clarke Memorial Fountain this Wednesday, April 14 from 12 to 3 p.m. to help you make your own. Additional activities and giveaways will be available nearby. You provide the dreams, and we will provide the rest!
NEUROSCIENCE OF FAILURE
McWell Senior Fellows and GROW leaders present the Neuroscience of Failure project that includes a guide for understanding failure, mistakes, and resiliency after setbacks. Most importantly, the guide offers new insights about how your brain responds to failure at a neurobiological level. In addition, McWell invites students, faculty, and the broader Notre Dame community to share their stories of navigating mistakes and failures. Flip through the guide to learn more and fill out the form here to share your story and inspire others, because HERE we are more than our failures.
Interested in feeling more mindful, more rested, and less stressed? Join McWell’s free Koru Mindfulness classes. Koru is an nationally-known, evidence-based mindfulness program developed specifically for college students by experts at Duke University. By joining Koru, you will commit to four 75-minute sessions that take place once per week for four consecutive weeks. It's short and sweet, but will leave a lasting impact! Register here for upcoming classes beginning this Thursday, April 15.
Center for Career Development
PREPARING FOR THE LSAT
Tuesday, April 13, 6 - 7 p.m., Virtual
Are you planning to study for and take the LSAT this year? Make your study hours and prep count! Get key tips and advice from Notre Dame students and alumni who’ve successfully taken the LSAT.
CONSULTING CONNECT: FIRESIDE CHAT- NETWORKING 101
Tuesday, April 13, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Virtual
Join Consulting Connect for a Fireside Chat about networking and storytelling. Mastering these skills will greatly benefit your recruiting process.
5 QUESTIONS WITH SENATOR YOUNG
Wednesday, April 14, 5:45 - 6:25 p.m., Virtual
Join us for a special event to hear about U.S. Senator Todd Young's career and his reflections on public service. Student attendees are welcome to submit a career-related question in advance.
CREATING YOUR FIRST RESUME WORKSHOP
Friday, April 16, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., Virtual
Don't have a resume yet? No problem! In this interactive workshop, you will learn the basic principles of how to create a professional resume. Use your laptop to begin creating your own resume during the session.
RESIDENCE HALL MOVE-OUT
Residential Life expects typical hall closure dates to be in effect for the end of this academic year. Specifically, hall closure requires all students check out of the halls 24 hours after their last final or by 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 20 (the day after finals conclude). Please begin to prepare for move-out by making your move-out plan. More information regarding residence hall move-out is available here, and Residential Life will continue to work with the COVID-19 Response Unit (CRU) on necessary adjustments to year-end procedures in light of changing COVID-19 conditions.
COMMENCEMENT HOUSING EXTENSIONS
Graduating Seniors living on campus in residence halls will have their housing extended until Monday, May 24 at 12 p.m. for participation in Commencement activities. Graduating seniors do not need to complete a Housing Extension Form.
Sibling(s)/fiancé(s) of graduating seniors can request a Housing Extension by completing the Housing Extension Request Form; the deadline for consideration is Monday, April 26. Late requests will not be considered. Housing extensions are not available to cousins, girlfriends/boyfriends, or friends of graduating seniors. Individual requests beyond siblings/fiancés will not be considered. Graduating seniors who have a sibling/fiancé approved for a housing extension will not be granted additional tickets for participation in the Commencement Mass or Commencement exercises. All University policies for Commencement participation and guests will apply.