Transfer Parents

Welcome Weekend 2019 Dates: Transfer Students August 22 - 26; the parent portion will conclude on August 25.

NOTE: Times are subject to change. Please be sure to check back for updates.

Transfer Parents Schedule

Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Move In

Welcome to your Home Under the Dome! Residence halls serve as one source of community for Notre Dame students. You'll find that you will make friends in your residence halls from your transfer class, past transfer classes, and students of all years. New transfers have the privilege of being some of the first to arrive for the academic year.

Location: Undergraduate Residence Halls

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Welcome Registration

To kick off Transfer Welcome Weekend, stop by 106 Duncan Student Center anytime between 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. to check-in in, meet your welcome committee and other transfer students, and pick up your folder with important information for the weekend ahead.

Location: 106 Duncan Student Center

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Fall Mall

Stop by Stepan Center for a variety of items such as linens, hangers, futons, etc. from Bed Bath & Beyond and Carpet & Tile Depot. The Student Union Board’s Fall Mall offers convenience for those who may not be able to shop off-campus easily while moving into their new home under the dome.

Fall Mall 2019 Hours:
Thursday, August 22: 2 - 7 p.m.
Friday, August 23: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday, August 24: 12 - 4 p.m.
Sunday, August 25: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: Stepan Center

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Welcome Mass

The University of Notre Dame invites transfer students and families from all faith backgrounds to a Welcome Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. 

Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

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President’s Welcome Dinner and Reception

Join University Administrators at the President’s Welcome Dinner and Reception to learn about the many resources that you will have as a transfer student at the University of Notre Dame. Dinner will be provided.

NOTE: This is a free but ticketed event. RSVP information will be sent to students in early August. 

Location: Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Friday, August 23, 2019

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Student Services Resource Fair

What's better than putting all of a student's available resources together in one location during your first day on campus? The Student Services Resource Fair in the Duncan Student Center does just that. Make sure to stop by to check out tables featuring a wide variety of offices and departments from across campus. 

Location: Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

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Campus Ministry Hot Dog Tent

After a long morning of moving into your new residence hall home, you've definitely earned yourself a hot dog! Swing by the Campus Ministry Hot Dog Tent on South Quad to say hello to some of the friendly faces who will help you along your faith journey while a student at Notre Dame. Yes, just this once, there is such a thing as a free lunch.

Location: South Quad

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What if I'm Not Catholic?

Ever wonder what the Catholic Mass is all about? Trying to figure out how you can find your place at Notre Dame as a student from another faith background? Look no further than Campus Ministry's "What if I'm Not Catholic?".  Our team of Campus Ministers will help connect you to faith resources at Notre Dame and in the South Bend community, and will help illuminate the ways we celebrate the Catholic faith throughout the year. 

Location: DeBartolo Hall 101

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Official University Welcome ☘️

Join your fellow classmates and family members in this can't-miss welcome event at Purcell Pavilion. The Official University Welcome will kick off your career as a Notre Dame student! Featured guests will include University President, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Vice President of Student Affairs, Erin Hoffmann Harding, Associate Provost, Dr. Hugh Page, the Student Body President and Vice President, the Notre Dame Combined Choirs, and the Notre Dame Marching Band.

Location: Purcell Pavilion, Joyce Center

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Welcome Cookout

Grab a bite to eat at the Welcome Cookout! Transfer Students and Parents are invited to attend the Welcome Cookout in the Notre Dame Football Stadium. 

Location: Notre Dame Stadium, Gates A and E

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Welcome Weekend Parent Programming

All Transfer Parents are welcome to continue their Welcome Weekend experience by attending the outlined events as listed in the First Year Parents Schedule. In particular, please consider attending the Parents' Program, Academic Exploration Sessions, Rector and Hall Staff Welcome and/or the New Student Mass at your own discretion.

Location: Various Campus Locations

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Welcome Weekend Parent Programming

All Transfer Parents are welcome to continue their Welcome Weekend experience by attending the outlined events as listed in the First Year Parents Schedule. In particular, please consider attending the Parents' Program, Academic Exploration Sessions, Rector and Hall Staff Welcome and/or the New Student Mass at your own discretion.

Location: Various Campus Locations