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 2024.

Special Note: Since we are currently unable to invite you to campus, we hope to bring Notre Dame to you on a weekly basis with the Welcome Home updates below. You and your family will receive this update each Monday. We invite you to connect with us via this weekly newsletter, social media, our website, and through live webcasts, and other upcoming interactive events.

Welcome Home

Weekly Updates for Admitted Student and Families



  • Welcome Home: 4/13/20
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  • Welcome Home: 4/27/20

Important Information & Checklist

  1. 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.

  2. On-Campus Visit Activities for Admitted Students are Canceled

    The University and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions have made the decision to cancel all on-campus visit activities for admitted undergraduate students. More Information

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

    An official transcript should be submitted by your high school electronically.

  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.

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Important Dates

Please note: Dates listed below are subject to change.

May 1

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.

Early May

First Year Advising Initial Communication

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

May 20

Housing Applications Available

Notre Dame requires all first, second, and third year students to reside in an on-campus residence hall. In May, first-year students will be able to access their housing application online.


Course Selection

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.

June 2

Housing Application Deadline

Deadline to complete and submit your housing application.

June 4

Housing Accommodation Request Deadline

Deadline to complete and submit medical documentation to Sara Bea Disability Services to request a special housing accommodation.

June 30

Immunizations and Health Records

Incoming students must submit information regarding their immunizations and health history to University Health Services. Learn more.

July 1

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 or submitted by your guidance counselor through the Common Application or Coalition Application.

August 12

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.

August 15

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

August 21

Undergraduate Halls Open for Move-In

Undergraduate halls open for first-year student move-in beginning at 9:00 a.m.


Welcome Weekend

Orientation and advising for first-year and transfer students and their families.

August 25

First Day of Classes

August 25

Official Opening of the Academic Year

Mass and an all-class picnic.


Mid-Semester Break

November 25-29

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 11-13

Reading Days (no examinations)

December 14-18

Final Examinations

December 19

Residence Halls Close for Winter Break

All undergraduate residence halls close at 2:00 p.m.

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