First Year Orientation will be held August 22-24, 2014.

Orientation is mandatory for all first-year students.  First-Year Orientation Weekend is held each fall to introduce parents and new students to campus life and to help them become more familiar with the University of Notre Dame.   

Updated information for the Class of 2018 will be posted periodically until May 15, 2014. Please check this website frequently for the latest information.

PDF of Orientation Weekend 2014 Schedule of Events

Residence Hall Move-In begins at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, August 22nd.

Hundreds of people and dozens of departments and services are busy with preparations to welcome the Class of 2018 to their new home.  We know this is a busy time for you as well and we have some information and suggestions to help make the transition to life at Notre Dame as smooth as possible.

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Student ID Card Photo and Print

Your University campus ID card is necessary to access important privileges both on and off campus that include your Domer Dollars and your meal plan, as well as the ability to make charges to your student account, use the Notre Dame libraries, and enter campus buildings and recreation facilities.

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Campus Ministry Welcome Tent

Friday, August 22, 11:30 a.m.

Campus Ministry will provide hot dogs and beverages to students and their families starting at 11:30 a.m. in the South Quad outside the Coleman-Morse Center. Students will also receive free t-shirts!

More about Campus Ministry >

Parents Program Welcome

Parent volunteers are looking forward to welcoming our new parents to Notre Dame. Look for our volunteers in the parking lot staging areas--they will be wearing yellow t-shirts and handing out packets of information prior to Residence Hall Move-In.