Admitted Students

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Congratulations on your admission to the University of Notre Dame!

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Notre Dame. 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 2025.

Special Note: As always, our primary concern is the safety and well-being of our campus community—students, faculty, staff, and visitors. With this as our guiding principle, the University and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, aligned with the University’s COVID-19 response, have made the decision to keep events and experiences virtual until further notice. For the most up-to-date information, see the University's Visitor Policy.

2025 Admitted Class Profile


Important Information & Checklist

  1. Reply to Offer

    To reply to our offer of admission and reserve your place in the 2021 entering class, please visit your applicant status portal. The confirmation deadline is May 1, 2021.

  2. Explore Your New Home

    While we can’t invite you to campus just yet, we look forward to connecting with you through our virtual programming. Please plan to join us, along with your parents or guardians, for a kickoff Virtual Celebration of your admission on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET.  View event details here. 

  3. For Students Admitted in Restrictive Early Action: Send Your Fall Semester Grade Report

    An official transcript should be submitted by your high school electronically as soon as it becomes available.

  4. Send Your Final High School Transcript

    Your current admitted status is contingent upon your continued excellence in academic achievement and personal character during the remainder of this academic year. You’ll need to submit a final transcript of your academic record immediately following your graduation.


Classes begin in





Important Dates

Please note: This is a general timeline and subject to change. More specific dates will be posted as they become available. 

May 1

Candidate’s National Signing Day

To reserve your spot in the 2021 entering class, please go to your applicant status portal. You will be able to confirm your placement by submitting your enrollment deposit. The confirmation deadline is May 1, 2021.


First Year Advising Initial Communication

You will receive an email from First Year Advising inviting you to begin your academic journey at Notre Dame.


Housing Applications Available

Notre Dame requires all first-year students to live in an on-campus residence hall. In May, first-year students will be able to access the housing application online.


Course Selection

Students will fill out the Course Preference Form based on intended program. You will be assigned a first-year advisor in early July based on those selections.


Submit Your Final High School Transcript

Please submit a final transcript of your academic record immediately following your graduation. If you are aware of any delays or concerns about this, please email us at

August 11 

Fall Tuition Payment

The fall 2021 student accounts statement will be available via IRISHPAY on July 7, 2021; payment is due August 11, 2021. For more information visit the Make a Payment area of

August 20

Move-in and Welcome Week

Details about student move-in and welcome activities for new students will be shared as they are finalized in mid-summer by the Office of Student Affairs and on the Welcome Weekend website.

August 23

First Week of Classes