Welcome to the Notre Dame family.
Congratulations on your admission to the University of Notre Dame. For nearly 175 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 2021.
Majors and Schools
Classes begin in
Please note: dates listed below are subject to change.
Feb. 15, 2017
March 1, 2017
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.
April 2-3, 9-10, 23-24
Admitted Student Days
Attend one of our Admitted Student Days to meet faculty, students, and other members of the Notre Dame community.
May 1, 2017
Candidate’s National Signing Day
To reserve your place in the 2017 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, 2017.
Early May, 2017
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 22, 2017
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, 2017
Your First Year advisor will work with you to schedule your fall semester classes.
June 5, 2017
Housing Application Deadline
Deadline to complete and submit your housing application.
June 9, 2017
Special Housing Request Deadline
Deadline to complete and submit medical documentation to the Sara Bea Disability Services Center to request a special housing accommodation.
June 30, 2017
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, 2017
Submit Your Final High School Transcript
Be sure to submit your final transcript of your academic record immediately following your graduation. We understand it takes some schools longer to process requests, so please submit your final transcript as soon as your school can make it available. Transcripts can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by your guidance counselor through the Common App.
August 9, 2017
First Tuition Payment Due
Billing statements will be sent July 14 via IRISHPAY. Deadline for payment of first billing statement will be August 9. For more information on paying tuition, housing, meals, and other student charges, visit Student Accounts.
Aug. 16-17, 2017
Orientation for New International Students
Aug. 18, 2017
Undergraduate Halls Open for Move-In
Undergraduate halls open for first-year student move-in beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Aug. 18-20, 2017
Orientation and advising for first-year and transfer students and their families.
Aug. 22, 2017
First Day of Classes
Aug. 26, 2017
Official Opening of the Academic Year
Mass and an all-class picnic.
October 14 – 22, 2017
Nov. 22 – 26, 2017
Dec. 8 – 10, 2017
Reading Days (no examinations)
Dec. 11 – 15, 2017
Dec. 16, 2017
Residence Halls Close for Winter Break
All undergraduate residence halls close at 2:00 p.m.