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
STUDENT TOWN HALL
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 8:30 p.m., Virtual
Starting tonight, University leaders will answer student-submitted questions about the University’s COVID-19 response in a series of virtual town halls. The first town hall will feature Vice President for Student Affairs Erin Hoffmann Harding and Vice President for Campus Safety and University Operations Mike Seamon. Watch tonight’s town hall here.
Students may submit questions for next Tuesday’s town hall by 8 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15 here.
The new Quad Lodges offer a comfortable, relaxing place for students to gather safely during the cold winter months. Settle in with a heavy blanket in front of a fireplace or enjoy a game of ping-pong, cornhole, or mini-golf. View hours and learn more here.
Many of us are feeling anxious as we continue to navigate the uncertainty of COVID-19. As a way to help students, faculty, and staff care for their emotional well-being, the University has partnered with Calm. The Calm app provides tools to help you relax, focus, and rest through guided sessions on sleep, meditation, and relaxation. Sign up for a free, premium subscription using your netID by following these instructions.
SPRING 2021 CRU HOTLINE HOURS
Students who have questions or concerns related to testing, the daily health check, contact tracing, quarantine and isolation, or any other University resources or protocols should call the CRU hotline at 574-634-HERE or email email@example.com. New hours for the Spring Semester are as follows:
- 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (EST), Monday - Friday
- Closed on weekends and all holidays observed by the University
- Voicemail and email will be monitored "after hours"
Celebrating Black History Month
Though February traditionally provides a focal point to honor and recognize the contributions of Black Americans to our society, our aim at Notre Dame is to promote understanding, equality, humanity, and social justice each and every day. View a list of Black History Month events offered in our campus community here. Additionally, stay tuned for more information on this year’s Walk the Walk Week being held Monday, Feb. 22 through Friday, Feb. 28.
Student Activities Office (SAO)
WINTERFEST: LOVE AT FROST SIGHT
Saturday, Feb. 13, 4 - 11 p.m., Campus-wide
Enjoy a special dinner with Valentine's desserts in both Dining Halls between 4 and 7:30 p.m. Then, starting at 8 p.m., join SAO across campus for a host of fun activities to celebrate Winterfest: Love at Frost Sight.
Pre-register here until spots fill up for the following:
- Rom Com Trivia at Legends or Virtual
- Winter Canvas Painting in Dahnke Ballroom
- Mechanical Snowboarding on North Quad
- Laser Tag in Stepan Center
- Horse Drawn Carriage Rides leaving from LaFortune Student Center
- An Ice Sculpture Scavenger Hunt
SAO will also have make-your-own winter stuffed animals and snowflake crafts in both North and South Lodges and free hot cocoa in the Dining Halls from 8 to 11 p.m. Additionally, SUB will have a special Chick Flick Fil A showing of The Broken Hearts Gallery at 7:30 p.m. in DeBartolo 101 with free to-go CFA at 6:30. Learn more about Winterfest here.
Multicultural Student Programs and Services (MSPS)
LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
Friday, Feb. 12, 8:30 - 10:30 p.m., Stepan Center
Join MSPS for mahjong, food trucks, and more to celebrate the 2021 Lunar New Year. Space is limited, so please be sure and sign up in advance here.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH TRIVIA
Thursday, Feb. 18, 7 - 9 p.m., Legends
FRAZIER THOMPSON SCHOLARSHIP
The Frazier Thompson Scholarship (FTS), named after the first African American to graduate from the University of Notre Dame, offers non-need-based grants in the amounts, frequency, and categories established by the Black Alumni to Notre Dame undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who meet the requirements as established by the Black Alumni.The recipients of FTS grants will be selected for their interest in and support for the African Diaspora through demonstrated intellectual social, and spiritual interactions. Learn more here.
Office of Student Enrichment
LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES PRESENTATION
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Virtual
Are you interested in learning more about how to get the most out of your library visit? Not sure how to access your interlibrary loan or reserve library spaces? First year and sophomore students are invited to join Hesburgh Library staff to learn more about the many resources the library has to offer. Sign up here.
FIGHTING IRISH SCHOLARS INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 7 - 8 p.m., Location TBD
Friday, March 26, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Location TBD
Current Fighting Irish Scholars and Office of Student Enrichment staff will be present at these in-person sessions to answer questions and provide you with information on the scholarship program. Topics will include mandatory programming, leadership opportunities, available resources, and qualifications for the scholarship. If you are unable to attend but would like to learn more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to register.
NOW ACCEPTING FIGHTING IRISH SCHOLARS PROGRAM APPLICATIONS
Application Deadline: Early April 2021
Are you a first year student who wants to learn more about programs and opportunities for first-generation/limited-income students at Notre Dame? Apply for the Fighting Irish Scholars (FIS) Program today! Applicants who are selected to join will receive a $2,000 scholarship (restrictions may apply), be placed in a leadership role, and be invited to FIS events and programming. Click here to apply.
McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell)
MEET, GREET, & EAT
Join McWell and Campus Dining to connect with new people over four dinners this month. Students will provide their own meal and will be invited to join a Virtual Dinner Table via Zoom at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, Thursday, Feb. 18, Tuesday, Feb. 23, and Thursday, Feb. 25. Students who attend all four dinners will be entered to win prizes. Sign up here and a McWell staff member will be in touch.
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m.
As we approach Valentine's Day with cupid, romance, and heart shaped candies, McWell invites students to take a different approach as we consider love for ourselves and our friends. Follow @McWellND for details.
LENTEN SMALL GROUPS
Be part of courageous conversations this Lent through Campus Ministry's Lenten Small Groups. Students are invited to take part in weekly, nonjudgmental, honest conversations to discover the matters of the heart this Lenten season. Groups led by campus ministers and trained student leaders will begin meeting this week through Easter. Both virtual and in-person groups will be offered. Register here by Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Daily Adoration is held in the Coleman-Morse chapel every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Stop by on your way to class or sign up for a half hour semester time slot. Please consider signing up for a regular Adoration time to ensure someone is always in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament.
ASH WEDNESDAY AND LENT
Next Wednesday, Feb. 17, is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lenten season. Visit CampusMinistry.nd.edu/lent for the Ash Wednesday Mass schedule and prayer opportunities happening throughout Lent.
MISA EN ESPANOL
Se les invita a todos a la Misa en Español en Notre Dame. All are invited to celebrate Mass in Spanish every Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
NEED TO TALK
Campus Ministry offers new hours this semester for our Need to Talk ministry. You can find us from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday in 113 Coleman-Morse Center. Come and share the joys and challenges of break or the anxieties of the new semester with a campus minister who is ready to listen to whatever is on your heart and mind.
Center for Career Development
SPRING SEMESTER VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR WEEK REGISTRATION
Event registration for the Spring Semester Virtual Career Fair Week is now live for seniors and juniors! Log-in to Handshake to register for events and sign up for one-on-one and group sessions.
- Tuesday, Feb. 9: Seniors, Juniors, and Class of 2020 Alumni
- Wednesday, Feb. 10: Sophomores (and the previous groups)
- Thursday, Feb. 11: First-year Students (and all previous groups)
MOCK VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR
Friday, Feb. 12, 2 - 3 p.m., Virtual
Test out Handshake’s technology and get comfortable with the interface of the Virtual Career Fair platform. Make sure to also sign up for a one-on-one session with one of our staff members when registering. Select "the University of Notre Dame - Meruelo Family Center for Career Development."
SPRING VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR PREP WORKSHOPS
Learn what to expect and how to navigate a Virtual Career Fair, including ways to prepare, virtual etiquette, navigating the Handshake platform, and how to get connected with employers.
- Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, Feb. 10, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Feb. 11, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Feb. 14, 12 - 1 p.m.
RESUME REVIEW OPPORTUNITIES
Get your resume Career Fair ready and sign up for a 15-minute resume review.
- Arts & Letters Resume Review: Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2:30 - 5 p.m., Virtual; Thursday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Virtual; Friday, Feb. 12, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Virtual
- Engineering Resume Review: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Virtual
- Mendoza Resume Review: Thursday, Feb. 11, 1 - 4:30 p.m., Virtual
- College of Science Resume Review: Friday, Feb. 12, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., Virtual
SPRING SEMESTER CAREER FAIR WEEK EVENTS
Visit our website to learn more about the Spring Semester Career Fair and events throughout the week.
- Spring Into Engineering Networking Event: Monday, Feb.15, 5 - 7 p.m., Virtual
- ITAO: Business Technology and Analytics Networking Event: Monday, Feb. 15, 7:15 - 9:15 p.m., Virtual
- Spring Semester Career Fair: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 4 - 8 p.m., Virtual
- Student-Athlete Networking Event: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 8:10 - 9 p.m., Virtual
- Diversity & Inclusion Networking Event: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 5 - 7 p.m., Virtual