Welcome to the Notre Dame family.
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 FAQ for next steps and information about financial aid, housing, Transfer Welcome, and other details.
Important Information & Checklist
Classes begin in
Please note: dates listed below are subject to change.
|May 15, 2019||
Submit Your Final College Transcript
Be sure to submit your final transcript of your academic record as soon as possible. Unofficial transcripts can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be aware that you will need to submit an official college transcript.
|June 1, 2019||
Housing Applications Available
Once a student has confirmed their enrollment at Notre Dame, they must complete a housing application if they would like to be included in the housing lottery, which will be conducted in the middle of July. All questions regarding housing should be directed to the Office of Residence Life and Housing.
|June 30, 2019||
Submit a Photo for Your Campus ID Card (Irish1Card)
Follow the instructions outlined here.
|July 10, 2019||
Housing Application Deadline
Deadline to complete and submit your housing application.
|July 30, 2019||
Deadline to Complete Honor Code
Complete the Notre Dame Academic Honor Code orientation, an interactive online tutorial, pass the Honor Code quiz, and electronically sign the Honor Code pledge. You will not be able to register for classes until you have successfully passed the online tutorial and electronically signed the Honor Code pledge. Log on to sakai.nd.edu and click "ND Honor Code" at the top of the page.
|August 1, 2019||
Each college has its own process and timeline for course selection. In the meantime, we strongly encourage you to review Class Search to understand which courses will be available.
|Early August, 2019||
First Tuition Payment Due
Billing statements will be sent mid-July via IRISHPAY. Deadline for payment of first billing statement will be early August. For more information on paying tuition, housing, meals, and other student charges, visit Student Accounts.
|Aug. 21-23, 2019||
Orientation for New International Students
|Aug. 23, 2019||
Undergraduate Halls Open for Move-In
Undergraduate halls open for transfer student move-in beginning at 9:00 a.m.
|Aug. 23-26, 2019||
Transfer Welcome Weekend
Orientation and advising for transfer students and their families.
|Aug. 21, 2019||
First Day of Classes
|Aug. 27, 2019||
Official Opening of the Academic Year
Mass and an all-class picnic.
|October 19-27, 2019||
|Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2019||
|Dec. 13-15, 2019||
Reading Days (no examinations)
|Dec. 16-20, 2019||
|Dec. 21, 2019||
Residence Halls Close for Winter Break
All undergraduate residence halls close at 2:00 p.m.