Find your people, places, and passions.

Clubs and Organizations

The Student Activities Office hosts Activities Night, an annual event for students interested in joining one or more of our 500+ undergraduate clubs and organizations at Notre Dame. These groups include academic, athletic, cultural, performing arts, social service and special interest clubs, student government organizations, businesses, and media groups.

Learn more about some of the ways you can get involved on campus below.

Student Activities Office - Explore leadership opportunities, events, groups, and resources before you arrive on campus!

Student Groups - Peruse Notre Dame’s 500+ clubs and organizations.

The Band of the Fighting Irish - Interested in joining the oldest university band? Find information about auditions and instrumental groups you can join.

Faith and Service

Whether you are passionate about local service in the South Bend community, your hometown, or internationally, you can make an impact as soon as you arrive on campus. Visit the Center for Social Concerns to learn more!

Looking for a retreat? Hoping to get involved with Mass on campus? Need someone to talk to? Interested in connecting with students from different faith backgrounds, or learning about other religious traditions? Connect with Campus Ministry in the Coleman-Morse Center.

Health and Wellness

If you are looking for workout classes, exercise facilities, camping equipment, or information about club sports and intramurals, checkout Notre Dame’s RecSports. Take advantage of Notre Dame’s climbing wall, running paths around the two lakes on campus, swimming pool, and monthly free fitness classes held everywhere from the dock at the beach on campus to the art museum. Take some time to relax and work on your well-being at the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being. If only your parents would let you build your own fort room!

Study Abroad

Did you know that 75 percent of Notre Dame students study abroad before they graduate? Transfer students are able to study abroad! Work with your advisor to build your schedule to take advantage of this great opportunity. In the meantime, start exploring.


An entire center dedicated to undergraduate research? Yes! The Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement has advisors to help you get involved with research,  craft your own project, and submit proposals to present at conferences. They can also help you find a mentor, apply for summer research opportunities, and write grant proposals for funding. Looking to apply for national fellowships after graduation? They can help with that, too! 

Campus Employment

Interested in finding a job on campus or in the nearby community? Check out opportunities on the student job board. You can even apply for the best job on campus—being an admissions tour guide!