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.
Student Activities Office (SAO)
TOURNAMENT TUESDAYS: CORNHOLE
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 7 - 10 p.m., Library Lawn
The Tournament Tuesday competition heats up again with cornhole tonight!
THROWBACK THURSDAY MOVIE NIGHT: MCFARLAND, USA
Thursday, Oct. 8, 8:30 - 11 p.m., Harris Family Track & Field Stadium
Thursday's showing of McFarland, USA is free to all Notre Dame, Saint Mary's, and Holy Cross College students (with student ID). Students are encouraged to bring blankets for first come, first served infield seating. Doors open at 8 p.m.; bags are prohibited.
SUB ACOUSTIC CAFE
Thursday, Oct. 8, 9 - 10 p.m., Library Lawn
The Student Union Board (SUB) presents another edition of Acoustic Cafe on Library Lawn.
DISNEY TRIVIA NIGHT
Friday, Oct. 9, 9 - 11 p.m., South Lawn
SAO and TEA@ND join together to host Disney Trivia Night in The Tent on South Lawn.
FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS
Friday, Oct. 9, 9 - 11 p.m., Library Lawn
Big City Street Food Co., Cute As A Cupcake, and Chick-fil-A will be at Library Lawn this Friday.
FOOTBALL SATURDAY PREGAME FESTIVITIES
Saturday, Oct. 10, 12 - 7 p.m., Library Lawn and South Lawn
Before the Irish to take on Florida State, spend Saturday afternoon on Library and South Lawns with food, lawn games, a live broadcast from WVFI (on Library Lawn), and a big screen with other football action.
PICKLEBALL AND BADMINTON TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION
Test your pickleball and badminton skills at these tournaments scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 11 (pickleball) and Oct. 12 - 16 (badminton). Registration is ongoing through Wednesday, Oct. 7. Interhall, graduate, and off-campus leagues are available. Click here to register and learn more.
WELLNESS WEDNESDAY ON LIBRARY LAWN
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 7 - 8 p.m., Library Lawn
Join RecSports and instructor Sarah for Zumba Fitness. Click here to reserve your spot.
Saturday, Oct. 10, 10 - 10:45 a.m., Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park
Join RecSports and The Snite Museum of Art to get sweaty and inspired by works of art in the Park. Learn more here.
THE FIGHTING IRISH PROJECT
All students recently received an email from Fr. Pete McCormick, C.S.C., inviting you to answer the question, “If you were to name an emotion that is most common during the fall semester, what would it be?” If you haven’t already done so, please submit your answer here by the end of the day.
Your answers will be arranged to spell “The Fighting Irish” and displayed on a large billboard outside the Duncan Student Center this Friday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please take a moment to visit the display on Friday and write a word of hope on the billboard to frame our shared struggles as a symbol of our connectedness as a community.
MULTICULTURAL PRAYER VIGIL FOR UNITY
Thursday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m., North Quad
Join Campus Ministry in praying together for unity as we echo the Constitutions of the Congregation of Holy Cross (3.21), “The more we come through prayer to relish what is right, the better we shall work in our mission for the realization of the kingdom.”
Friday, Oct. 23 - Saturday, Oct. 24
Sophomore through Senior students from Notre Dame, St. Mary's, and Holy Cross College are invited to join Campus Ministry for an in-person retreat to explore the question "What if love was not something I attained but a journey to be discovered?" The adventure that awaits has the capacity to transform everything. Click here to learn more and register.
Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, space is limited and students should plan to spend the night in their residence halls on the evening of Oct. 23 before returning to the retreat on Saturday.
University Counseling Center
The UCC offers a variety of workshops to help students connect with one another in a safe space while also learning helpful skills to manage the remainder of the fall semester. Workshops focus on issues like body image, communication skills, and stress management. Each workshop is held via Zoom. Sign up here.
McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell)
No fall break. Can’t go home. Can’t visit new places. Can’t catch up on sleep. But you still need a break!
McWell and numerous campus partners have joined together to promote Take a Break: Restoration Week Monday, Oct. 12 - Saturday, Oct. 17. View the full schedule of events designed to help you relax, laugh, experience memories from home, enjoy a little change of scenery, and learn how to develop a restorative routine as you complete a very challenging semester.
Gender Relations Center (GRC)
Thursday, Oct. 8, 6 - 7 p.m., LaFortune Student Center Notre Dame Room (second floor)
Join the GRC to discuss basic issues and concerns faced by students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) within today’s culture. Register for the training here.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL
Friday, Oct. 9, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Duncan Student Center Lobby, Table C
Celebrate International Day of the Girl by writing a letter to someone in your life. Stop by the Duncan Student Center Lobby (Table C) for letter writing supplies.
LGBTQ TRIVIA NIGHT
Monday, Oct. 12, 8:30 - 10 p.m., Library Lawn
Join the GRC on Library Lawn for LGBTQ Trivia and free cupcakes!
Office of Student Enrichment
JACKBOX AND JACK-O-LANTERNS
Thursday, Oct. 8, 8 - 10 p.m., South Lawn
The Office of Student Enrichment will host a pumpkin painting contest and Jackbox Party Games Tournament (teams of 5 students/staff) to prepare for fall on campus! Prizes will be awarded to those with the best pumpkin designs and to the last team standing in Jackbox! Please RSVP here to ensure there are enough pumpkins on hand.
Graduate Student Life
GRADUATE STUDENT APPRECIATION WEEK
Celebrate our graduate students all week long! View the complete schedule of events and share your own #thanksbetograds stories!
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