Congratulations on your admission to the University of Notre Dame!
Congratulations on your admission to the University of Notre Dame. For over 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 2024.
Important Information & Checklist
Reply to Offer
To reply to our offer of admission and reserve your place in the 2020 entering class, please visit your applicant status portal. The confirmation deadline is May 1, 2020.
Consider visiting campus. We've designed several visit options for admitted students. Choose the one that works best for you and your family. Learn more.
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
Please note: Dates listed below are subject to change.
College Open Houses
College of Engineering
College of Arts and Letters
College Open Houses offer an in-depth look at your intended college, including the opportunity to meet and hear from the college leadership, faculty, and students. Watch for an email invitation with a personalized registration link soon after you receive your admission decision.
Admitted Student Days
Hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, this event provides students and families the opportunity to meet and hear from University leadership, faculty in your intended college, students, and other members of the Notre Dame community. Admitted Student Days are intended for students who have not had an opportunity to attend a College Open House or who prefer to visit later in the year. Invitations will be sent out in early February.
Candidate’s National Signing Day
To reserve your spot in the 2020 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, 2020.
First Year Advising Initial Communication
You will receive an email from First Year Advising explaining how to begin your academic journey at Notre Dame.
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.
Students will fill out the Course Preference Form based on intended program. A first-year advisor will be assigned to each student in early July based on those selections.
Housing Application Deadline
Deadline to complete and submit your housing application.
Housing Accommodation Request Deadline
Deadline to complete and submit medical documentation to Sara Bea Disability Services to request a special housing accommodation.
Immunizations and Health Records
Incoming students must submit information regarding their immunizations and health history to University Health Services. Learn more.
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 email@example.com or submitted by your guidance counselor through the Common Application or Coalition Application.
First Tuition Payment Due
Billing statements will be sent July 7 via IRISHPAY. Deadline for payment of your first billing statement will be August 12. For more information on paying tuition, housing, meals, and other student charges, visit Student Accounts.
Deadline to Complete Honor Code
First Year Advising will provide instructions for completing Notre Dame's Academic Code of Honor, a set of standards and responsibilities for personal academic conduct expected of each student.
Orientation for New International Students
Undergraduate Halls Open for Move-In
Undergraduate halls open for first-year student move-in beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Orientation and advising for first-year and transfer students and their families.
First Day of Classes
Official Opening of the Academic Year
Mass and an all-class picnic.
Reading Days (no examinations)
Residence Halls Close for Winter Break
All undergraduate residence halls close at 2:00 p.m.