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.
INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL OFFICIALS CLINIC
Tuesday, January 23, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., DeBartolo 131 and Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., North Dome
Do you love basketball? Are you looking for a way to get more involved on campus? Join RecSports for an upcoming basketball officials clinic! All experience levels are welcome, and clinic participants are eligible for hire after attending. Email Kayla Oloffson for more information.
POP-UP FITNESS | INTRO TO BEAT BIKING
Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m., Smith Center Cycle Studio
Interested in taking a beat biking class this semester but don't know where to start? This instructional pop-up will help you gain confidence on the bike and set you up for success. An experienced instructor will teach you proper bike setup and form for popular drills, how to reduce injury and increase efficiency, and how to find your key metrics to challenge yourself in class! Register here.
CLIMBING WALL BELAY CLINIC
Thursday, January 25, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Smith Center Climbing and Bouldering Wall
This two-hour belay clinic will teach you the basic skills needed to start climbing safely and proficiently. You can expect to learn about the necessary equipment, knots, top rope climbing, belaying, communication, lowering, basic movement techniques, and our facility policies. Pre-registration is required here.
Student Activities Office (SAO)
COZY GAME NIGHT
Friday, January 26, 9 - 11 p.m., Midfield Commons, Duncan Student Center
Join SAO for a cozy-themed game night! Dress in your PJs and come play a variety of your favorite board games, card games, and video games with friends. Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided, as well as an array of game night-themed prizes!
Center for Career Development
2024 SPRING SEMESTER CAREER FAIR WEEK
Sunday, January 28 - Wednesday, January 31, Duncan Student Center
Join us in-person to network and connect with over 100 employers and organizations at more than 10 career fair related events. Events are open to all majors and all class years. For a full event schedule, a list of participating employers, preparation resources, or any questions, please visit careerfair.nd.edu.
FREE DIGITAL HEADSHOTS
Duncan Student Center, Fifth Floor
The 2024 Spring Semester Career Fair Week is almost here and it’s a great time for students to update their LinkedIn profile picture before employers and recruiters arrive on campus. Want to see how easy it is? Check out this video.
EXALT EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Friday, January 26, 7:30 - 9 p.m., Zahm Hall Chapel
Join us for our first EXALT of the semester! Alex White, C.S.C., a Holy Cross Seminarian and graduate student, will offer a brief reflection followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and praise and worship led by Totus Tuus. Confessions and prayer teams will also be available, and a social will follow. For future updates from EXALT, please submit this form. For more information, please email Brett Perkins.
Saturday, January 27, 12 - 4 p.m., St. Pat's Park
Looking for something fun and meaningful to do this weekend? Juniors and Seniors of all faiths are welcome to join Campus Ministry for a Journey mini-retreat! We invite you to spend part of your day off-campus with us to relax in nature and enjoy some sledding. You will have time to reflect on where you are spiritually and personally as an upperclassman at Notre Dame encountering big decisions, changes, and new opportunities. RSVPs are required using this link. Please email Cat LaPorte with any questions.
ABIDE: CATHOLIC COMMUNITY NIGHTS
Every Monday, 9 p.m., Coleman-Morse Lounge
Build faith-based community on Monday evenings with Abide: Catholic Community Nights! For the next few weeks, we will engage in prayer, worship, and conversation centered around Jesus's teaching in the Sermon on the Mount. Please email Cam Stillson with any questions.
University Counseling Center (UCC)
Tuesday, January 23, 5 - 6:30 p.m., Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Community Kitchen
The UCC will host weekly support spaces for international students throughout the 2024 spring semester. To kick it off, we invite you to join us for food and connection this evening. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. and two support spaces will follow at 5:30 p.m. International Student Support spaces are open to graduate and undergraduate students on Tuesdays in the LaFortune Student Center at 5 p.m. Undergraduate students will meet in Room 229 and graduate students will gather in room 202.
Notre Dame’s Emotional Wellness Program by Innsightful is a free 12-week online program for graduate students that aims to get you moving forward and make you feel better as quickly as possible in a timeframe that is right for you. The program utilizes support groups and wellness coaches meant to provide you with the support and guidance you need to better cope with stress and anxiety. Participants can expect:
- Coping exercises for immediate relief
- Chats with a wellness coach
- Positive activities
- Healing stories
- Mindful meditations
- Group chats and activities
- Emotional wellness psychoeducation
- One-hour weekly group sessions on Zoom
Sign up here and use the coupon code “FreeNotreDame” to get free access to the program.
THE EVERYBODY PROJECT
Wednesdays, 4 - 5:30 p.m., Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Room 227
This three-session body acceptance workshop supports students in directly challenging the cultural messages that appearance should fit within a narrow set of “ideals” that exclude diverse bodies based on race, gender, sexuality, and ability. All students are welcome to attend. You do not need to use any other UCC service or attend a drop-in appointment to come to any workshop or support space.
HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS WORKSHOP: STAYING CONNECTED IN TIME-STARVED RELATIONSHIPS
Tuesday, January 30, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Family Resource Center
Being in graduate school can present unique challenges to romantic relationships. This workshop is presented as a series of stand alone topics designed to equip students to improve their relationships, communication style, conflict resolution skills, and sense of connection. Couples will learn about their “time styles” and strategies to maximize time together. In addition, this is a great opportunity to meet other couples and strengthen your sense of community. Please RSVP here no later than Friday, January 26. Dinner and childcare will be provided.
McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell)
ART AND WELLNESS AT THE MUSEUM
Thursday, January 25, 5 - 7 p.m., Raclin Murphy Museum of Art
Join the Raclin Murphy Student Programming Committee and McWell for another Art and Wellness wintertime event. Complete arts and crafts and eat some snacks as you kick-off the spring semester.
KNIT AND STITCH
Every Tuesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saint Liam Hall Second Floor
Join McWell every Tuesday to crochet, knit, or embroider in our Restorative Spaces. Although we have limited supplies available, we encourage you to BYO yarn and supplies. All experience levels are welcome. Drop by for tea, conversation, community, and the opportunity to learn and practice fiber arts.
CREATE THE LIGHT: CULTIVATING WINTER WELL-BEING
Start the semester off strong by participating in this campaign designed to help you reflect on your values and goals, create authentic connections, support your well-being, and have fun during the dark and cold winter months. Find more opportunities on how to cultivate winter well-being here.
Student Health and Wellness
The Student Health and Wellness Unit is excited to share with you the opportunity to participate in free Wellness and Resilience workshops that teach strategies and skills to help you reach your goals, manage stress, and strengthen your relationships.
This program will help empower you to create and maintain an optimistic mindset; teach you how to put catastrophic thoughts into perspective to reduce anxiety and increase purposeful action; strengthen and sustain positive emotions; and more!
The workshops are open to all Notre Dame students and are offered in person. It is a great opportunity to learn new strategies in a casual, fun, environment, and to meet and build relationships with other Notre Dame students.
Sessions will focus on actionable strategies to help:
- Build strong relationships
- Juggle the demands of student life
- Manage stress, change, and adversity
- Meet your academic goals
- Launch your post-Notre Dame career