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.
Connecting with Fr. Gerry
This semester, Fr. Gerry Olinger, C.S.C., Vice President for Student Affairs, will provide the following informal opportunities for students to meet with him at their convenience.
Students, either individually or as a group, are invited to meet, connect, and share ideas with Fr. Gerry every other week near the fireplace on the first floor of Duncan Student Center. These fireside chats will be held during lunch from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Simply stop by as your schedule allows on any of the following days:
- Monday, April 11
- Tuesday, April 26
STUDENT OFFICE HOURS
Students are also invited to meet with Fr. Gerry during student office hours from 9 to 10 a.m. in 316 Main Building every Thursday. Please either stop by to chat individually on a first-come, first-served basis or complete this form if you’d like to request another date and time.
WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR
Tuesday, April 5, 6 - 8 p.m., Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center
This event is for students who are living off-campus in Fall 2022. Here, students will participate in small group discussions with NDPD, McWell, the GRC, the Clinical Law Center, and community members to prepare for life off-campus next year. Food will be provided. Space is limited, pre-registration is required.
Student Activities Office (SAO)
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT FAIR
Tuesday, April 5, 5 - 8 p.m., 8th Floor, Duncan Student Center
Interested in growing your portfolio and leadership experiences? Stop by today’s Student Employment Fair to learn more about the 200+ summer and fall on-campus student employment opportunities available in Student Activities and other offices within the Division of Student Affairs.
TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Registration open through Wednesday, April 6
Click here for more information and to register.
CLIMBING & BOULDERING WALL FREE BELAY CLINIC
Wednesday, April 6, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Climbing and Bouldering Wall, Second Floor, Duncan Student Center
This clinic will teach you the basic skills needed to start climbing safely and proficiently. Clinics are limited to the first eight individuals to sign up. Click here for more information and a complete list of this semester’s belay clinics.
University Counseling Center (UCC)
WORKSHOPS AND SUPPORT SPACES
The UCC offers a diverse array of workshops and support spaces to learn skills related to mental health. Find workshops that teach skills related to mindfulness, body acceptance, and perfectionism, and support spaces, for students of color, men, and international students. Information about each workshop can be found here.
McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell)
HEALTH AND WELLNESS SURVEY
The Spring Health and Wellness Survey launches tomorrow. If you are randomly selected as a recipient of the survey, please take it! Your responses help McWell continue to learn how to best support you. Follow the link in your inbox to take the survey and be entered to win $25, $100, or $300 Domer Dollars. The survey is open through Friday, April 15. Email McWell with questions.
NAVIGATING THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE WORKSHOPS SERIES
Hosted by the McDonald Center for Student Wellbeing and the Office of Community Standards. All workshops facilitated by student leaders.
BUILDING RESILIENCE: REIMAGINING FAILURE
Tuesday, April 5, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., McWell Living Room, 2nd Floor Saint Liam Hall
At this workshop, students will broaden their perspective and learn to see failure as a path to resilience. Beverages and snacks will be provided.
COMMUNICATION THROUGH CONFLICT
Tuesday, April 12, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., McWell Living Room, 2nd Floor Saint Liam Hall
At this workshop, students will learn to develop better conflict resolution skills as a way to improve friendships and strengthen community. Beverages and snacks will be provided.
DISCERNMENT COFFEE HOURS: DISCERNMENT IN THE FACE OF DOUBT
Friday, April 8, 10 a.m., 301 Coleman-Morse
Are you wondering where God is in your life, or how to listen to His voice when you don’t feel His presence? Join us for coffee, tea, and cocoa as we hear from Holy Cross priest and assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame, Fr. Kevin Grove C.S.C., about discernment in the face of uncertainty. Email Becky Czarnecki with questions.
WAYS TO PRAY SERIES: EXAMEN
Friday, April 8, 3 p.m., 102a Coleman-Morse
This week, Tami Schmitz, Associate Director of Pastoral Care for Campus Ministry will teach us to pray the Examen. As an examination of conscience, this prayer form invites us to pay attention to the Holy Spirit’s action in our daily lives. Email Becky Czarnecki with questions.
EXALT EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Friday, April 8 from 7:30 - 9 p.m., Lewis Hall Chapel of St. Theresa of Avila
Gather for the last EXALT Adoration and Reconciliation of the semester. Sr. Regina of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration (in Mishawaka) will offer a brief reflection on the eighth C.S.C. Constitution, “The Cross, Our Only Hope,” followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, music from Totus Tuus, and Reconciliation during our night of prayer and worship. Complete this form for future updates about EXALT.
API AND LSM ROSARY AND SINGING AT THE GROTTO
Sunday, April 10, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Grotto
All are welcome to join Asian Pacific Islander (API) ministry and Latino Student Ministry (LSM) in praying the rosary and singing to the Virgin Mary at the Grotto this Sunday. This opportunity is a beautiful way to thank Our Lady who watches over our University and to pray in community for any intercessions you may have. Please email Laura Larrain with any questions.
Sunday, April 10, 8 - 10 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Begin your Holy Week by attending a newly composed musical and dramatic performance of Christ’s Passion. Emerging from a collaborative process between students in the Folk Choir and professional artists, the piece combines Scripture drawn from all four Gospels with original poetry, all set to newly composed music. Click here to read more.
HOLY WEEK STUDENT RECONCILIATION NIGHT
Monday, April 11, 8 - 10 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Drop into the Basilica to pray through the final days of Lent and prepare your hearts for Easter. Fifteen priests will be available to hear confessions. Instrumental and choral music will be provided by Campus Ministry choirs and musicians.
COLLECTION FOR UKRAINE REFUGEES
Campus Ministry is sponsoring a collection of clothing and money for refugees from Ukraine. Students will be in front of North and South Dining Halls during Holy Week on Monday, April 11 and Tuesday, April 12 to accept anything you're able to give. All donations are welcome and will be used to assist refugees. Thank you in advance for your generous help.
Center for Career Development
APRIL ARE YOU CAREER READY? INTERACTIVE CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERIES
Are you looking to take a more active role in your own career development process? The Are You Career Ready? Career Development Series continues with new sessions this week.
SUMMER PLANS (JUNIORS/SENIORS)
Tuesday, April 5, 5 - 6 p.m., 512 Duncan Student Center
Seeking out a summer experience either in your home town or elsewhere? This session will teach you strategies and resources to help you land that experience next summer. Register on Handshake.
DIGITAL PRESENCE AND ENGAGEMENT (FIRST YEARS/SOPHOMORES)
Wednesday, April 6, 5 - 6 p.m., 512 Duncan Student Center
What do you include on Handshake and LinkedIn? Are they different from or the same as your resume? How do you utilize these professional networking tools for your internship and job search and promote yourself as a budding professional? Discover the answers to all of your digital presence questions at this session! Register on Handshake.