Transfer 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. 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.

Refer to the Important Information & Checklist below and our FAQs for Admitted Transfer students for next steps and information about financial aid, housing, orientation, and other details. 

Important Information & Checklist

  1. Reply to Offer

    Confirm your place in this semester's entering class via your applicant status portal, and submit your non-refundable $500 confirmation deposit.

  2. Final College Transcript

    It is your responsibility to have an official final transcript from your previous institution sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (Attention: Transfer Committee). Approved college credits can be transferred only from official transcripts.

  3. AP Score Report

    Notre Dame will award credit for some advanced placement exams. If you have any eligible scores and have not yet submitted a score report, please send a copy of your student report to ndforms@nd.edu.

  4. Medical History

    You are required to electronically submit your vaccine history and complete the online medical history questionnaire through University Health Services no later than June 30 (entering your vaccinations requires a login with your NetID and password). Failure to meet the immunization requirements may result in a delay in registration for the next semester. If you have any questions, please call University Health Services at (574) 631-7497.

  5. For International Students Only: Proof of Medical Insurance

    The University of Notre Dame requires that every international student has medical insurance. Please send a letter documenting your coverage to University Health Services with your Medical History and Physical Report form. If you do not send proof of insurance, you will automatically be enrolled in the Notre Dame health insurance plan.

  6. For International Students Only: Pre-Arrival Immigration Paperwork (If Applicable)

    If you have studied at a college or university in the United States, you must arrange for the release of your SEVIS record from that institution. Notre Dame is unable to issue you a new I-20 or DS-2019 until the record is released. Please see the Questionnaire and Transfer Eligibility Form for instructions to complete this process. 

  7. Create NETID and Complete Enrollment Tasks

    Two business days after we receive your confirmation, you'll receive an email with instructions for setting up your NetID and your Notre Dame email account. Two business days after your NetID has been created, please visit sakai.nd.edu to complete enrollment tasks by the corresponding deadlines. 

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Important Dates

Please note: Dates listed below are subject to change.

Spring Semester 2021

January 29 - February 2, 2021 

Staged Undergraduate Halls Move-in

View the latest information about residence hall move-in.

January 20, 2021

First Tuition Payment Due

Billing statements will be sent via IRISHPAY. The deadline for payment of your first billing statement is January 20, 2021. See more billing dates. For more information on paying tuition, housing, meals, and other student charges, visit Student Accounts.

February 2, 2021

Orientation and Advising 

View the spring academic calendar.

February 3, 2021

Classes Begin

April 2, 2021

Good Friday: No Classes

April 21, 2021

Mini-break: No Classes

May 11, 2021

Last Class Day

May 17 - May 19, 2021

Final Examinations