Weekly Update for Admitted Students and Families: 4/20/20

Author: Enrollment Division

Jo Cecilio, Rector of Cavenaugh Hall

Welcome from Jo Cecilio

Wondering about residential life? You're not alone! Residence hall communities are the heart of the Notre Dame undergraduate experience. Take it from Cavanaugh Hall Rector Jo Cecilio.

Read Jo's special welcome to the Class of 2024, where she offers details about residence halls at Notre Dame.

If you want to see what student rooms look like, check out our video slideshow.

Read More About Residence Halls

Members of the student start-up, Resonado

Resonado: A Student Start-Up

Notre Dame's Innovation Park is a resource that brings student and faculty ideas to market. Learn how four undergraduate students became entrepreneurs through Innovation Park, founding a company featured in Forbes and winning the prestigious McCloskey New Venture Competition.

Learn MoreAbout Resondado's Experience

Milan Cathedral.

The Advocate

Paolo Mazzara ’23 is playing a role in securing crucial personal protective equipment for Italian healthcare workers, breaking down the language barrier that has at times slowed interactions with the World Health Organization.

Read More of Paolo's Story

Live Q & A

Student Profile: Nic Klebusits '20

Financial aid made it possible for Nic Klebusits '20 to attend Notre Dame. This spring, he will graduate with degrees in business analytics and philosophy. He says that one of the benefits of a Notre Dame education is experiencing the balance between world-class academics and a vibrant campus culture.

ICYMI: Check out last week's webcast on  Understanding Your Financial Aid Notification.

Watch Nick Klebusits '20 Student Profile

Watch the video with Chris Simms '88

Chris Simms '88,
Management Major

Take a Coffee Break with Notre Dame alumnus Chris Simms '88. He talks about the undergraduate residential community and how Notre Dame led him to a career in healthcare administration.

Watch the video with Chris Simms '88

Watch the 'Catch the Spirit' video playlist

Go on a Virtual Pilgrimage with the Folk Choir

The Notre Dame Folk Choir is a popular student ensemble known for it's lively, and often original, music. The choir sings every Sunday during the academic year at the 11:45 a.m. Basilica Mass. Join them on their 2019 pilgrimage to the Holy Cross Missions in East Africa through this vibrant video series.

Watch the videos of the Folk choir's Pilgramage to the Holy Cross Missions in East Africa

ND Live webcasts

Join Us LIVE Online

Tuesday, April 21

Thursday, April 23

How to Join:

Watch your email on the date of each event for a link to join.

Click the button to view a full schedule and recordings of past webcasts.

Learn More About our webcast events

Campus Resources: Multicultural Student Programs and Services

Multicultural Student Programs and Services

Multicultural Student Programs and Services (MSPS) is a campus office dedicated to creating a welcoming environment for all Notre Dame students. The unit supports inclusivity through academic and enrichment programs like Building Bridges, which matches historically underrepresented first-year students with faculty mentors in their desired fields.

Learn More about MSPS

Watch the welcome video from Jack Brennan

Welcome from Jack Brennan, Board of Trustees Chair and Notre Dame Parent

Jack Brennan is not only the chairman of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees, he's the parent of three Notre Dame graduates, having sent two sons and one daughter to the University.

In this video message, Jack conveys what he sees as the most meaningful parts of a Notre Dame education: academics, relationships, and outcomes.

He firmly believes Notre Dame was an outstanding choice for his children and that the University sets itself apart from others with its distinctive mission and faith-based community. 

Watch the welcome video from Jack Brennan

Watch the This is Where Your Journey Begins Video

VIDEO: This is Where Your Journey Begins

Sweeping views of campus steal the show in this video, where we highlight the many unique aspects of your Notre Dame journey. 

Watch the This is Where Your Journey Begins Video

let's Talk about Food

Campus Dining Options: A Student Perspective

From the dining halls to the Huddle Mart, Mario Ojadi '20 assures us, the food options on (and near) campus are endless. Learn about all the choices open to you, as well as some student favorites, in his blog post.

Read More about dining options