During your visit to Notre Dame’s beautiful campus, you will have the opportunity to attend classes, meet our distinguished faculty, tour our renowned athletic facilities, and experience the Notre Dame family first-hand. You’ll get to see what it’s like to be a student by staying in a dorm, eating in the dining halls, and socializing with future classmates.

2018 Hesburgh International Scholars Experience Itinerary

April 14-18, 2018

This itinerary is incomplete and is subject to change. 


Golden Dome

Saturday, April 14 

  • TBD
    Arrival & pick-up from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (shuttle provided)
  • TBD
    Check-In and Meet Student Host
  • TBD
    Dinner with student hosts, South Dining Hall (optional)
  • TBD
    Social event (optional) 

Campus Tour

Sunday, April 15 

  • 10:00 a.m.
    Mass, Basilica of the Sacred Heart (optional)
  • Noon
    Lunch, orientation meeting, and service project
  • 3:00 p.m.
    Campus tour 
  • 5:00 p.m.
    Dinner, South Dining Hall (use meal card)
  • 6:30 p.m.
    Welcome by University leaders 
  • 8:30 p.m.
    Evening activities 
  • 10:00 p.m.
    Mass in a residence hall (optional)
    Please consult your program booklet for a full schedule. 

South Dining Hall

Monday, April 16

  • Breakfast, South Dining Hall (optional with meal card)
  • 8:00 a.m.
    First Year of Studies Information Session
  • TBD
    College Information Sessions and Class Options
    Please consult your booklet for specifics.
  • TBD
    Lunch, South Dining Hall (optional with meal card) 
  • 2:30 
    Student Resource Fair
  • 7:00 p.m.
    Dinner and Ice Skating - Compton Family Ice Arena
  • 8:30 p.m. 
    Optional Social Activity  

Class Outdoors

Tuesday, April 17

  • Breakfast, South Dining Hall (optional with meal card)
  • 12:00 p.m.
    Lunch/Student Panel - Oak Room, South Dining Hall
  • 3:30 p.m.
    International Development Class
  • 6:00 p.m.
    Notre Dame Stadium Tour
  • 7:00 p.m. 
    Closing Dinner and Reception
  • 9:30 p.m. 
    Grotto trip 

Wednesday, April 18

  • TBD
    Check-Out/Departure to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (shuttle provided)