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.
MSPS, GRC, and OSE to Temporarily Relocate to Haggar Hall
This week, Multicultural Student Programs and Services (MSPS), the Gender Relations Center (GRC), and the Office of Student Enrichment (OSE) will temporarily relocate to the first floor of Haggar Hall between Stanford Hall and North Dining Hall. All offices will return to the LaFortune Student Center prior to the start of the Fall 2023 semester to operate within the PwC Center for Diversity and Inclusion once construction is complete. In the meantime, please visit their offices in 124 Haggar Hall.
RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE SATURDAY, DEC. 17
Residence halls will close and all hall access will be turned off for the semester on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 12 p.m. Please plan to depart from your hall within 24 hours after your last final exam, and remember to take all necessary items with you before leaving for Christmas Break. Students will not have access to their residence hall rooms again until Sunday, Jan.15, 2023 at 9 a.m. Please review the Residential Life website for important information regarding packing reminders and how to prepare your room for break. Additional expectations will be shared by Hall Staff.
Review Winter Break Safety Resources from Residential Life and NDPD to prepare your apartment or home for your extended time away from campus.
PERSONAL TRAINING FIT ACADEMY
Interest Forms due Thursday, Jan. 26
Interested in becoming a personal trainer and not sure where to start? Check out RecSports Fit Academy! Build your knowledge of exercise science and program development with an experienced instructor, get CPR certified, and receive a voucher for the certification exam. For more information and to submit your interest form, click here.
GROUP FITNESS FREE WEEK
Friday, Dec. 9 - Friday, Dec. 16, Smith Center for Recreational Sports
RecSports is excited to offer a modified group fitness schedule during reading days and final exams. All classes starting Monday, Dec. 9 will be FREE to participants with facility eligibility. Pre-registration through the RecRegister portal is required for all Free Week classes, and registration opens one week before each offering. For more information, please review the Fitness FAQs here.
CHRISTMAS BREAK OPERATIONS
Friday, Dec. 16 - Monday, Jan. 2, Rockne Memorial, North Dome, Smith Center for Recreational Sports
All RecSports facilities will have modified hours starting Friday, Dec. 16 for Christmas Break, and group fitness classes will pause as well. Visit recsports.nd.edu for more information.
McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell)
LDOC ICE SKATING AT HOWARD PARK
Thursday, Dec. 8, 9 - 11 p.m., Howard Park
Join McWell and Zero Proof Social Club to celebrate the last day of class with skating at Howard Park this Thursday. Enjoy some fresh air, fun, and get a little exercise in before diving into finals. Transportation provided, no cost for skating. All are welcome; sign up here.
NEED TO TALK EXTENDED FINALS WEEK HOURS
As the semester comes to an end and Christmas Break approaches, there may be a lot on your mind. Connect with a campus minister ready to listen and provide a faith-filled presence. Stop by 113 Coleman-Morse this week, Tuesday through Thursday, between 5 and 7 p.m. or during the extended hours next week, Monday through Wednesday, between 3 and 7 p.m. You can also request a meeting here.
ANCHOR INTERNSHIP INFO NIGHT
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 4:30 p.m., 301 Coleman-Morse
Are you looking for a way to serve our Notre Dame community through sharing the hope of our faith? Learn more about Campus Ministry's Anchor Internship for Juniors and Seniors by attending an info meeting this Wednesday. This is a paid internship for the 2023-2024 academic year. Applications are due on Friday, Feb. 10. For more information or questions, click here or email Mike Urbaniak.
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 6 p.m., South Quad
Join students this Wednesday in walking, prayer, song, and traditional foods in this re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s search for a place to stay as they prepared for the birth of Jesus.
SOLEMNITY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY
Thursday, Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Immaculate Conception, a Holy Day of Obligation, celebrates the special grace given by God to Mary which preserved her from original sin from the very moment of her conception in the womb of her mother, Saint Anne, and which prepared her to be the Mother of Jesus Christ. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Sunday, Dec. 11, 11:30 p.m., Keough Hall Chapel
Join Campus Ministry’s Latino Student Ministry, Mariachi ND, and Coro Primavera for Las Mañanitas serenading Our Lady of Guadalupe on the vigil of her feast day. Enjoy fellowship, pan dulce, and champurrado.
FEAST OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
Monday, Dec. 12, 5:15 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart
This special bi-lingual Mass will honor Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of Mexico and the Americas. All are invited to join in prayer and song with the Notre Dame Folk Choir, Coro Primavera de Nuestra Senora, Mariachi ND, and Ballet Folklorico. Prelude music will begin at 5 p.m.
BASILICA QUIET HOURS
Come sit with God in the peaceful quiet of the Basilica. All events except daily Masses and Confessions will be canceled during Finals Week, Dec. 12 - 16. The Basilica is open from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. and waiting to welcome you!
SING WITH THE COMMUNITY CHOIR FOR CHRISTMAS EVE MASS
Do you enjoy singing and plan to be local for Christmas? Join the Notre Dame Community Choir and sing for Christmas Eve Mass in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Learn more at communitychoir.nd.edu or email Patrick Kronner.