From University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. 

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Notre Dame! I hope this finds you and your loved ones safe and well.  Know that we are praying for you, your families and all those impacted by the pandemic.

Some of you may know the story of the founding of Notre Dame, a story of persistence, courage and fortitude. The University’s founder, Holy Cross priest Father Edward Sorin, immigrated from France at age 26 to found a school dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus, in the Indiana wilderness. Without financial resources, the school struggled to survive, plagued by cholera and fires that destroyed what few buildings there were on campus. And yet, Fr. Sorin had a vision—namely, that Notre Dame would be a great force for good. READ MORE >>

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    We strive to help all students flourish and that starts with helping you stay healthy.

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    Academics & Research
    ICYMI: Notre Dame's Core Curriculum

    Central to undergraduate education at Notre Dame is the core curriculum, a set of requirements that apply to all students, regardless of major, and which reflect the University's shared vision for a modern liberal arts education.

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    Global Perspective
    Meet Our Study Abroad Influencers

    "Experience of a lifetime." 
    "Embrace the discomfort that comes with the unknown."
    "Be open and take chances. Seize the opportunities before you."

    These are some words of wisdom from our study abroad influencers. They are Notre Dame students who studied abroad and now volunteer their time through Notre Dame International to share the experience and knowledge they gained abroad.

    They are just a few of the 75% of Notre Dame undergraduate students who participate in an international experience for academic credit in one of more than 60 programs across 30 countries.

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    The Office of Student Enrichment is Here to Help!

    From homework help to football tickets, The Office of Student Enrichment is dedicated to supporting under-resourced and first-generation students in the transition to life at Notre Dame.

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    Bright Futures
    Fighting to Build on Tradition: Deswood Etsitty '93 and the Navajo Nation

    Deswood Etsitty '93 worked with the Saint Michael Indian School on the Navajo Nation and a group of Notre Dame architect students to design the campus’ first new building, a community gym.

    A facilities planner for Indian Health Service, Etsitty plans and designs health care facilities that incorporate tribal beliefs, culture, and values into the construction of modern health care settings.



    Force for Good
    Meet Latino Studies Student Clare Wieland '22

    Meet Clare Wieland, a junior from Bloomington, IL majoring in 
    science preprofessional studies with a supplementary Spanish major and Latino studies minor.

    The Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) has provided her with resources and faculty connections that have helped her develop a project on the effects of COVID-19 in the Latino community.

    Learn more about how ILS empowers students to make an impact in our Latino communities. 

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