đź’šCampus Open House

This is a great time to connect with special interest offices, departments, and faculty. Learn about the services provided to help you learn, grow, and thrive.

Campus Open House Schedule

Saturday, August 21, 2021

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Keough School of Global Affairs Open House

Discover how to globalize your education! As the first new school at Notre Dame in nearly a century, the Keough School of Global Affairs offers a wide range of curricular, co-curricular, and funding opportunities that allow students to encounter other countries and cultures, analyze contemporary global issues, and develop skills to pursue global careers. From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, the Keough School will host an open house for incoming students and their families to tour the building, explore available opportunities, hear student stories, and speak with School representatives who are passionate about global issues, including the Marilyn Keough Dean of the Keough School of Global Affairs, Scott Appleby.

Visit the Keough School of Global Affairs website to learn more about us!

Location: First Floor of Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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Center for Student Support and Care

The Center for Student Support and Care is dedicated to providing Notre Dame students with comprehensive, individualized care. Our aim is to help students get connected to academic, social, physical, mental, financial, and spiritual support. Through consultation, advocacy, and resource promotion, the Center works on behalf of students to help them thrive at Notre Dame and beyond.

Location: 248 Flanner (147 Flanner, Testing Center)

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The Office of Student Enrichment

The Office of Student Enrichment aims to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment so that every new generation of Domers finds a home and flourishes at Notre Dame. Our office offers programming and resources to limited resource students that help them adjust to their college environment. Our programs allow students to participate in developmental opportunities, foster a sense of shared learning and community, and pursue opportunities for personal growth. Our goal is to provide access to all things that make student life the tie that binds the Notre Dame community together.

Location: 204 LaFortune

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Title IX/Office of Institutional Equity

Title IX Student Services; providing resources and response to interpersonal violence.

Location: 305 Main Building

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Notre Dame Police Department

Meet NDPD staff who will be available to answer any questions regarding safety on the ND campus.

Location: Hammes Mowbray Hall/First Floor Lobby

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Gender Relations Center

An office in the Division of Student Affairs, the Gender Relations Center (GRC) designs and implements programs about healthy relationships, gender, and sexuality consistent with the Catholic character of the University. The GRC seeks to create dialogue on campus by collaborating with student groups, other departments at Notre Dame, and cross-campus partners at Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College. It was the first office of its kind within collegiate student affairs nationwide.

Location: 200 LaFortune Student Center

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Student Media

We will have students and staff in each room of the Grojean Family Loft, available to answer questions and to see what students do in these spaces: WSND-FM, WVFI, The Dome Yearbook, The Juggler, The Scholastic, NDTV.

Location: 2nd Floor, Duncan Student Center

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Museum of Biodiversity Open House

Join Professor Barbara Hellenthal, Curator of the Museum of Biodiversity! The Museum of Biodiversity showcases the Department of Biological Sciences’ extensive collections of amphibians, fish, birds, mammals, insects, parasites, and fossils that have been collected over the last 150 years.

Location: 157 Jordan Hall

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Digital Visualization Theater Show

Join Professor Keith Davis in the DVT! The Digital Visualization Theater (DVT) offers instructors the unique ability to immerse students in high-resolution, high-fidelity images projected on a 50-foot-diameter dome. Boasting Sony SRX-S110 projectors, one of the most advanced projections systems available, a JBL 9,000-watt 5.1 Dolby surround sound system, and ten computers for the real-time rendering of 3D objects, the state-of-the-art, 136-seat hexagonal theater envelops students in 360-degree visual experiences

Location: Digital Visualization Theater, Jordan Hall

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Recess with ESS

RECESS with ESS (Education, Schooling, & Society) Bring your family over to the Institute of Educational Initiatives (just behind the Main Building and the Basilica) for some games, popsicles, and fun conversation about the Education, Schooling, & Society program. Learn about our supplementary major and minor and spend a few minute playing with members of the ESS faculty. Especially fun for younger siblings! Rain location: Remick Commons of the ACE Building. Registration encouraged but not required!

Register here! Learn more on the ESS website!

Location: Sidewalk on South Side of the Institute for Educational Initiatives

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Learn about the College of Science

Drop in to meet and greet with Advisors & Directors of Undergraduate Studies, view Digital Visualization Theater Shows, and engage with “Preparing for the Health Professions" - all happening in Jordan Hall of Science! Visit the College of Science website to see specific events!

Location: Jordan Hall

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Sociology Open House

Come learn more about the sociology program and the minor in data science!

Location: 4060A Jenkins Nanovic Hall

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Department of Music Open House

Come visit our beautiful new facility and learn about our programs in music performance and music theory!

Location: O’Neill Hall of Music, West Entrance

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History Open House

Our majors and minors look to the past to find a better way forward — come visit us to learn how you can join them!

Location: Library Quad, east of Decio Hall

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Explore Study Abroad!

Explore the many ways international educational opportunities can be included in your academic experience at Notre Dame!

Location: 105 Main Building

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Foreign Languages Showcase

Meet faculty from our programs in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish to learn how studying a foreign language can open your mind, enhance study abroad opportunities, improve your research, and prepare you for a great career!

Location: Library Quad, east of Decio Hall

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Political Science Open House

Meet with faculty and learn more about the major in political science, minors in constitutional studies or the Hesburgh Program in Public Service, or the certificate program in international security!

Location: 2060 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

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Engineering Innovation Hub Open House and Student Group Engagement

You are invited to walk through our newly opened Engineering Innovation Hub located on the first floor of Cushing/Fitzpatrick Hall. Additionally, you have the opportunity to meet our various Engineering Student Groups located on DeBartolo Quad. In case of rain, the event will all be inside on the first floor of Fitzpatrick Hall.

Location: Cushing/Fitzpatrick Hall & DeBartolo Quad

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Welcome from First Year Advising

Join the Center for University Advising and First Year Advisors from all colleges and schools to help celebrate your first steps as a new student at Notre Dame! First Year Advisors are available to confirm your course schedule and prepare for the fall semester. 

Location: Bond Hall, 1st floor

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Department of English Open House

Learn more about the major in English and the Creative Writing program!

Location: 233 Decio Hall

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Program of Liberal Studies Open House

Learn about Notre Dame's Great Books program, where you'll read 165 authors across 28 centuries of literature, philosophy, theology, and more!

Location: 320 O’Shaughnessy Hall

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Department of Economics Open House

Visit our tailgate-style event on the quad near Jenkins Nanovic Hall and learn more about our majors in economics and international economics or our minor in business economics!

Location: Southeast Corner of Jenkins Nanovic Hall, Outside

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American Studies Open House

Meet faculty to learn more about the American studies major and the Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy!

Location: Flanner Hall, Floor 10

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Snite Museum of Art Open House

Visit the Snite's collections and see how we stimulate inquiry, dialogue, and wonder for audiences across the academy and the community!

Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Institute for Latino Studies Open House

Learn more about the supplementary major or minor in Latino studies and our research support, summer internships and other experiences, and cultural events!

Location: 315 Bond Hall — Latino Scholars Lounge

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Preparing for the Health Professions

Interested in the health professions? Join Fr. James Foster, C.S.C., M.D., Associate Dean of the College of Science and director of the Center for Health Sciences Advising! 

Location: Room 105 Jordan Hall

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Wake Up the Echoes with the Department of Africana Studies!

Come learn the history of African and African American Studies at Notre Dame. Pop into our new offices in 303 O'Shaugnessy to talk to our faculty and learn about Africana Studies past & present! There's never been a better time to learn. We'll have munchies and a cool place to rest for families. Learn more about our department on our website. 

Location: 303 O'Shaugnessy Hall

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Digital Visualization Theatre Show

Join Professor Keith Davis in the DVT! The Digital Visualization Theater (DVT) offers instructors the unique ability to immerse students in high-resolution, high-fidelity images projected on a 50-foot-diameter dome. Boasting Sony SRX-S110 projectors, one of the most advanced projections systems available, a JBL 9,000-watt 5.1 Dolby surround sound system, and ten computers for the real-time rendering of 3D objects, the state-of-the-art, 136-seat hexagonal theater envelops students in 360-degree visual experiences

Location: Digital Visualization Theater, Jordan Hall