Welcome to the Notre Dame family.
Congratulations on your admission to the University of Notre Dame. For over 170 years, we've been educating scholars who go on to make a positive impact in their communities and become a force for good in the world.
On this site, you'll find useful information and links to help you take the next steps toward being a part of the rich, vibrant, and diverse Notre Dame community, as a member of the Class of 2020.
Majors and Schools
Classes begin in
Feb. 15, 2016
March 1, 2016
Priority Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC)
The College Board's Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC) allows students to submit supporting documentation to one central source rather than mailing individual documents to each institution to which a student has applied for financial aid.
Apr. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 2016
Admitted Student Open Houses
Attend one of our Open Houses to meet faculty, students, and other members of the Notre Dame community. Look for an invitation soon.
May 1, 2016
Candidate’s National Signing Day
To reserve your place in the 2016 entering class, please go to confirm.nd.edu. You will be able to confirm your placement by submitting both your confirmation deposit and important parental information. The confirmation deadline is May 1, 2016.
May 5, 2016
First Year of Studies Initial Communication
You will receive an email from the First Year of Studies, your new collegiate home, explaining how to begin your academic journey at Notre Dame.
May 18, 2016
Housing Applications Available
Notre Dame requires all first-year students to reside in an on-campus residence hall. In May, first-year students will be able to access their housing application online.
June 1- 30, 2016
Your First Year advisor will work with you to schedule your fall semester classes.
June 3, 2016
Housing Application Deadline
Deadline to complete and submit your housing application.
June 23, 2016
Deadline to Complete Honor Code
The First Year of Studies will provide orientation and instructions for completing Notre Dames's Academic Code of Honor, a set of standards and responsibilities for personal academic conduct expected of each student.
July 1, 2016
Submit Your Final High School Transcript
Be sure to submit your final transcript of your academic record immediately following your graduation. Transcripts can be sent via email to email@example.com or by your guidance counselor through the CommonApp.
Aug. 10, 2016
First Tuition Payment Due
Billing statements will be sent on July 15 via IRISHPAY. Deadline for payment of first billing statement will be August 10. For more information on paying tuition, housing, meals, and other student charges, visit Student Accounts.
Aug. 17-18, 2016
Orientation for New International Students
Aug. 19, 2016
Undergraduate Halls Open Move-In
Undergraduate halls open for first-year student move-in beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Aug. 19-21, 2016
Orientation and advising for First Year and Transfer students and their families.
Aug. 23, 2016
Formal Opening of the Academic Year
First day of class followed by opening Mass and a community picnic.
October 15 – 23, 2016
Nov. 23 – 27, 2016
Dec. 9 – 11, 2016
Reading Days (no examinations)
Dec. 12 – 16, 2016
Dec. 17, 2016
Residence Halls Close for Winter Break
All undergraduate residence halls close at 2:00 p.m.
Join Our Class of 2020 Facebook Community
Meet and talk with other admitted students on our admissions Facebook app.
Coming mid-January 2016.