Concurrent Sessions

These sessions are designed to provide more information on popular topics. Choose the sessions that interest you. The same block of sessions takes place from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. 

​​First-Year Success: Academic Advising and Support
Monday: 10:45 11:30 a.m. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Leighton Concert Hall 
Monday: 2:00 2:45 p.m. Stayer Center, Morris Commons 
Why does Notre Dame have one of the highest retention rates (number of students who continue to sophomore year) in the nation? Learn how first-year students are supported by both academic advising and a strong residential life experience.

The Notre Dame Investment: Making a World-Class Education Possible
Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium
Monday: 10:45 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 2:45 p.m
A presentation of need-based aid at Notre Dame. Topics will include a general overview of financial aid, the application and notification process, financing options and programs, and a question-and-answer session.

The Notre Dame Network: Connecting Students and Alumni
Monday: 10:45 11:30 a.m. Stayer Center, Morris Commons 
Monday: 2:00  2:45 p.m. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Leighton Concert Hall 
One aspect that sets Notre Dame apart from many other universities is the lifelong loyalty and support of its alumni. This panel discussion features the Notre Dame Alumni Association and the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development. They will discuss their initiatives that facilitate the connection between alumni and students for support in internships, networking, and job opportunities and the national and global alumni club network.

We Are ALL ND: Multicultural Student Experience Panel
DeBartolo Hall, Room 155
Monday: 10:45  11:30 a.m. and 2:00  2:45 p.m. 
Discover how Notre Dame fosters a sense of belonging and diversity through a series of questions and answers with current Notre Dame students. Topics will include establishing community and belonging, support services, and multicultural student resources.

ND Global Family: The International Student Experience
Monday: 10:45 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 2:45 p.m.
McKenna Hall, Auditorium
International students make an incredible journey to be part of the ND Global Family. In this session, hear from current Notre Dame international students about their transition and how they found their home under the Dome at Notre Dame. They will share their stories and answer all of your questions about living in dorms, adjusting to American coursework and culture, and, of course, the weather.

Thriving at ND: Residential Community, Student Life, and Support Services
Monday: 10:45 – 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
South Dining Hall, West Wing
College is a time of exploration and self-discovery for students, especially while living and learning in an academic community. Learn how Notre Dame supports students in the residential life experience, student support services, extracurriculars, and much more.

Supporting the Notre Dame Family: Accommodation & Accessibility at Notre Dame
McKenna Hall, Rooms 205/206/207
Monday: 10:45 11:30 a.m
(morning session only)
The Center for Student Support and Care is dedicated to providing Notre Dame students with comprehensive, individualized care to ensure academic and social success both in and outside the classroom. Comprised of both the Care and Wellness Consultants and the Sara Bea Center for Student Accessibility Services, the primary goal of the Center is to serve as a resource and advocate for students with a variety of needs. Come learn from current students and Center staff how the Center can help you march on to victory!