Important Dates: December 2018/January 2019

Student Activities

Today on Campus

Dec. 9: Alumni & Friends Sponsored Study Break

  • Dec. 9 from 1 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Jordan Hall of Science

Students are invited to share their thoughts and ideas regarding the results of the inaugural Inclusive Campus Student Survey during drop-in office hours with key members of the administration throughout the month of November. Snacks will be served.

Dec. 10: Pancake Break!

  • Monday 10 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Coleman-Morse Center (CoMo)

Blessed are those who study hard, for they shall receive pancakes! Campus Ministry will serve free pancakes to hungry students needing a study break on the first floor of the Coleman-Morse Center. All are welcome.

Jan. 1: Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic: Boston Bruins vs. Chicago Blackhawks

  • 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Notre Dame Stadium

To purchase tickets, visit Ticketmaster

Jan. 21: MLK Celebration Luncheon

  • Monday 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Joyce Center

The fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon, sponsored by the Office of the President and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, is an opportunity for campus-wide conversation. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend this free but ticketed event. Please check back for further program details.

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Football Playoffs

Dec. 29 -  No. 3 Notre Dame plays No. 2 Clemson in the Cotton Bowl at 4 p.m. ET

Home Basketball Games


Saturday, Jan. 19 vs. North Carolina State University

Monday, Jan. 28 vs. Duke 


Sunday, Dec. 2 vs. University of Connecticut 

Sunday, Jan. 13 vs. Wake Forest

This is a short list of notable games. The full men's schedule can be accessed here, and the women's here.

Academic Calendar

  • Dec. 7-9 - Reading days (no exams)
  • Dec. 10-14 - Final Exams
  • Dec. 15 - Undergraduate halls close at 2:00 p.m.
  • Jan. 13 - Undergraduate halls open for move-in at 9:00 a.m.
  • Jan. 15 - Classes begin for Notre Dame
  • Jan. 22 - Last day for class changes

Click here for the full 2018-2019 Academic Calendar.