Merit Scholars Selection Visit 2018 Agenda

This is not a complete itinerary and is subject to change.


Saturday, March 24

  • Noon-4:00 p.m. 
    Arrival and check-in
    Hesburgh Library Concourse 
  • 6:45-7:30 p.m. 
    Opening Reception
    Downes Ballroom, Corbett Family Hall 
  • 7:30-9:00 p.m.
    Opening Dinner
    Downes Ballroom, Corbett Family Hall 
    Dress is business attire. 

Pr 9

Sunday, March 25

  • 6:30-8:00 a.m.
    Finalist Breakfast
    Private Dining Room, Morris Inn
  • 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Hospitality room available 
    Center for Career Development, Duncan Student Center
  • 8:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m
    Merit Finalist Interviews 
    Center for Career Development, Duncan Student Center
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
    South Dining Hall
  • 6:30-8:15 p.m. 
    Transformational Leadership Dinner
    South Club, O'Neill Hall
  • 8:15-9:30 p.m.
    Merit Scholar Ice Cream Social
    South Club, O'Neill Hall
  • 10:00 p.m. 
    Residence Hall Mass or Grotto Walk
    Depart from O'Neill Hall 

Ken Milani class

Monday, March 26

  • 7:00 a.m.
    Dining Hall opens for breakfast
    South Dining Hall 
  • 8:20-9:00 a.m.
    Introduction to the First Year of Studies
    Location TBD
  • 9:25 a.m.-11:20 p.m.
    Academic Programming
    Locations vary
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
    Glynn Family Honors Program Overview 
    For Arts and Letters, Science, and Architecture intents
    Hesburgh Center Auditorium
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
    Merit Scholar Curriculum Overview
    For Business and Engineering intents
    Eck Auditorium, Eck Visitors Center
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
    North or South Dining Hall
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Four Years Becomes a Lifetime (Alumni Panel - optional) 
    Washington Hall
  • 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
    Student Resource Fair (optional)
    Location TBD
  • 2:00-5:00 p.m.
    Attend class 
    Locations, class times vary
  • 3:00-4:30 p.m.
    Campus Tour (optional)
    Room 220, Main Building
  • 5:15-5:45 p.m.
    Experience the Stadium
    Meet the tour guides at the Knute Rockne Gate on the north end of the stadium.
  • 6:00-6:45 p.m.
    Closing Reception with a special performance by The Undertones
    Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center
  • 6:45-8:30 p.m.
    Closing Dinner
    Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center
  • 8:30-10:00 p.m.
    Campus Variety Show
    Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center
Dress for the Closing Dinner is business casual. Men are encouraged to wear a shirt and tie. Jackets are optional. Women are encouraged to wear dress slacks, a dress, or a skirt.


Tuesday, March 27

  • Early morning departure, shuttles to airport and train station