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 email@example.com.
Student Activities Office (SAO)
SCHITT’S CREEK TRIVIA
Thursday, Sept. 2, 8 - 10 p.m., Legends
Ew, David! We’re heading to Schitt’s Creek with the Rose family to test your knowledge on all things David, Alexis, Johnny, Moire, and the town’s finest people. Join SAO this Thursday to win amazing prizes! This event is open to ND, SMC, and HCC students only. All students must present a student ID at the door.
BEST OF LAFORTUNE
Thursday, Sept. 2, 9 - 11 p.m., LaFortune Student Center
Spend this Thursday night at the LaFortune Student Center. Starting at 9 p.m., students will have the chance to participate in different activities and win great prizes, including an Apple Watch, Notre Dame gear, and other college essentials.
LIVE BAND KARAOKE
Friday, Sept. 3, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m., Legends
Join SAO for music, laughter, and a good time with friends this Friday. Fulfill your rock and roll fantasy performing your own rendition of rock's classics with Live Band Karaoke. This event is open to ND, SMC, and HCC students only. All students must present a student ID at the door.
Saturday, Sept. 4, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. Bookstore Lot
Don’t miss your chance to make incredible memories and enjoy games, rides, and music this Saturday at the Fall Carnival.
The Student Activities Office is looking for Event Assistants, Library Lawn Managers, and Welcome Desk Attendants and Building Managers in the Duncan Student Center. Working with SAO is rewarding, fun, and flexible for students with good interpersonal skills and a desire to work in service-oriented jobs. For more information, please click here, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by 315 LaFortune Student Center.
INTRAMURAL TENNIS & BASEBALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Interested in playing Intramural Tennis or Baseball this semester? Be sure to register through this Wednesday, Sept. 1. Learn more here.
BASEBALL OFFICIALS TRAINING
Tuesday, Aug. 31, 7 - 9 p.m., Duncan Student Center W246 and Wednesday, Sept. 1, 8 - 9 p.m., Eck Baseball Stadium
Baseball Officials Training will teach you the skills to hit the diamond as an umpire! Learn more here.
FALL GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
Your favorite fitness classes are back in action, with some new additions, too. Enjoy a variety of classes including Dance Cardio Fusion, HIIT the Bridge, and Kripalu Yoga. Learn more here.
FALL INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES: BASIC R.A.D., JAZZ DANCE, PICKLEBALL, SQUASH, TENNIS
Looking to try something new this semester? RecSports offers a variety of instructional series. Learn more here.
University Counseling Center (UCC)
The University Counseling Center (UCC) provides a safe, nonjudgmental space where students can feel free to explore a wide variety of issues. All services at the UCC are free and confidential.
To access UCC for the first time, please visit the UCC office on the third floor of St. Liam Hall during Drop-In Hours. You will complete initial forms and then meet with a counselor. The goal of the drop-in appointment is for you and your counselor to develop a plan to address your concerns. If additional services at the UCC are recommended for you, your counselor will help schedule another appointment.
If you are already connected with the UCC, you are welcome to utilize drop-in services. If you would like to meet with the counselor that you have worked with in the past, please call the UCC to schedule an appointment with that counselor. If you prefer to work with a different counselor or if you have an immediate need, please come in during Drop-In Hours.
To speed up the process of completing the UCC’s initial forms, you can read the consent to treatment form prior to visiting the office.
Fall Drop-In Hours are Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m.
McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell)
HOME UNDER THE DOME
Tuesday, Aug. 31, 6 - 8 p.m., Fieldhouse Mall outside LaFortune Student Center
Grab your friends tonight and join the McWell GROW peer educators for activities to help make your campus space feel like home. There will be succulents with pots to decorate, photo printers with DIY frames, resources, giveaways, and more. We look forward to seeing what you create as you settle into your Home Under the Dome. In case of rain, the event will be moved to the LaFortune Ballroom. Follow McWell on Instagram @McWellND for updates.
MCWELL RECESS: PICNIC AND LAWN GAMES
Friday, Sept. 3, 12:30 - 2 p.m., North Quad
Recess is in session! You’re invited to take a break with the McWell Senior Fellows at Recess - a weekly event to discover opportunities for active breaks in your busy life to promote well-being through play, movement, connection, prayer, and rest.
Multicultural Student Programs and Services (MSPS)
LGBTQ POC Dinner
Monday, Sept. 6, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Notre Dame Room, LaFortune Student Center
Join MSPS and the Gender Relations Center (GRC) for the first LBGTQ POC Dinner of the academic year. Please email email@example.com to RSVP by Wednesday, Sept. 1.
Office of Student Enrichment
YOGA IN THE GARDEN
Tuesday, Aug. 31, 4 - 5 p.m., Snite Museum of Art Courtyard
Join the Office of Student Enrichment and RecSports for Yoga in the Garden this evening at 4. To register, please visit recregister.nd.edu, click on the In-Person Fitness Classes icon, and select “Restricted Fitness Classes” to find the free “Office of Student Enrichment Yoga” event.
TIME MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
Tuesday, Aug. 31, 7 - 8 p.m., 117 Hayes-Healy Hall
Balancing school, extracurricular activities, time with friends, sleeping well, and other commitments can be hard. Attend this Time Management Workshop to hear insights from Fighting Irish Scholars on how they balance life as Notre Dame students. RSVP here.
BUDGETING IN COLLEGE
Thursday, Sept. 2, 7 - 8:30 p.m., 105 Jordan Hall of Science
UNDERSTANDING YOUR FINANCIAL AID
Tuesday, Sept. 7 OR Monday, Sept. 13, 7 - 8 p.m., 117 Hayes-Healy Hall
Featuring Mary Nucciarone, Director of Financial Aid
NEED TO TALK
Are you looking for ways to grow in your spiritual life or deepen your relationship with Jesus? Would you like to talk about what's going on in your life or how you're navigating some of the challenging circumstances of our world? If you'd like to discuss important areas of your life, a lay Campus Minister or priest will be available every Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in 113 Coleman-Morse (across from the marble ball) to listen, offer guidance, and share the wisdom and hope our faith provides. No appointment necessary, just drop in!
LITURGICAL MINISTER TRAINING
Interested in giving back? Serve your campus community as a Liturgical Minister at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
- Training for Lectors, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, and Hospitality Ministers will be held in the Basilica on Tuesday, Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 5 at 5 p.m.
- Training for Altar Servers will be held in the Basilica on Tuesday, Aug. 31 at 8:30 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m.
New ministers are only required to attend one training session. If you cannot attend, please contact Megan Urbaniak at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMPASS SMALL GROUP MINISTRY
First year students of all faith traditions and walks of life are invited to gather in small groups to reflect, pray, and discern where God is moving in their lives. In addition to weekly small group meetings, Compass hosts monthly events that focus on spirituality, service, and community building. Complete this form to receive more information and join the kick-off session on Wednesday, Sept. 1 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Coleman-Morse first-floor lounge.
Beginning Monday, Sept. 6, daily Adoration will take place in the Coleman-Morse Center chapel every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please consider signing up for a regular adoration time this semester here, though you are always welcome to stop by the chapel and pray before the Blessed Sacrament.
MONTHLY GRIEF MINISTRY DROP-IN
If your journey involves grieving the loss of a loved one, Campus Ministry invites you to gather together in a space specifically for prayer and reflection. We'll talk about the process of grief as well as what might help you along the way. The first meeting will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. in 301 Coleman-Morse. Contact Mike Urbaniak at email@example.com with questions.
BIBLE STUDY SMALL GROUPS
Student-led Bible studies meet weekly at various days and times to break open God's Word and challenge one another to live as disciples of Christ. Get plugged into a group now and see what a difference it can make in your semester. Complete this form to sign up.
International students: an introduction to Bible study for international students will gather to read the Bible as a small group and discuss questions like, What is God like? What is God’s purpose for us? Who is Jesus? What is the Good News? Fluency in English is NOT required and all are welcome. For more information, contact Josh Barthuly at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lea Barthuly at email@example.com.
Center for Career Development
FALL CAREER FAIR WEEKS: VIRTUAL AND IN-PERSON EVENTS
For 2021 fall recruiting, the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development will offer "something for everyone" with a hybrid approach for both virtual and in-person events to provide employers multiple options to meet with students. To offer a more comfortable experience and eliminate barriers to engagement, attire for all events is business casual for both students and employers. Learn more about the Fall Career Fair Weeks here. To view employers participating in the virtual and in-person fairs, visit Handshake.
CAREER FAIR PREP SESSIONS
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 4 - 5 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 2, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 5 (virtual), 1 - 2 p.m.; Monday, Sept. 6, 5 - 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Sept. 7, 7 - 8p.m.
The Success at the Career Fair prep sessions will help you to develop your professional introduction and allow you to test it out in a safe practice environment. Staff will also cover tips for succeeding in the upcoming virtual and in-person career fair events. Sign up on Handshake and search for “Career Fair Success” under Events.
VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR
Thursday, Sept. 9, 4 - 8 p.m., Handshake
Undergraduate and graduate students from all class years and academic colleges are invited to participate in our virtual career fair hosted on Handshake. Registration for the Virtual Fair will open the week of August 31.
IN-PERSON CAREER FAIR
Monday, Sept. 13 and Tuesday, Sept. 14
This year’s in-person Fall Career Fair provides flexibility for students and employers to meet in both large traditional fair settings and at smaller events. It also gives students from all class years and academic majors a chance to meet with employers of all sizes across all industries promoting full-time employment, internships, and other career opportunities.
Fall Shuttle Service
Royal Excursion will offer airport transportation service to Chicago airports on Thursday, Oct. 14, Friday, Oct. 15, Tuesday, Nov. 23, and Wednesday, Nov. 24. Busses will depart at 7 a.m. EST from the Notre Dame Bus Shelter. All departure times will service both Midway and O'Hare Airports. The 7 a.m. EST departure will arrive at Midway (MDW) at 8 a.m. CST and O’Hare (ORD) at 9 a.m. CST.
Royal Excursion will offer return service from Chicago airports to campus on Sunday, Oct. 14, Saturday, Nov. 27 and Sunday Nov. 28. Busses will depart at 2 p.m. CST from O’Hare (ORD) and 3 p.m. CST from Midway (MDW) and will arrive at Notre Dame at approximately 5 p.m. EST.
CHICAGO PICK UP LOCATIONS
- O’Hare Airport: Airport Departure Pick Ups/Bus Shuttle Center
- Midway Airport: Airport Departure Pick Ups/Lower Level (through parking garage), use Door 6
- Travel times may vary +/- 30 minutes depending on traffic conditions. Please allow ample travel time
- Cost is $48.00 per transfer
- Motorcoaches are not booked to full capacity to allow social distancing
- Masks must be worn at all times
- Passengers may bring up to two (2) bags plus carry on