Plan Your Visit

Notre Dame commencement ceremony to remain in stadium; delayed one hour

Welcome to the University of Notre Dame!

Commencement Weekend promises to be filled with memorable moments and opportunities to reminisce with your graduating student. The links provided here will assist with planning your weekend. Be sure to check the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Due to National Security, please review the Prohibited Items list before entering the stadium on Sunday morning. 

Visit to see images capturing the highlights of the weekend. You can purchase prints of your favorite scenes or moments. View Commencement Weekend photos by searching on "commencement".


THE DEADLINE TO ORDER HOUSING ONLINE WAS MAY 10, 2017. All rooms are full at this time.

If you currently have a residence hall room reserved and have questions, please email the Notre Dame Conference Center for further information.


Tickets may be purchased in advance for the various meals on campus. THE DEADLINE TO ORDER MEAL TICKETS ONLINE WAS MAY 10, 2017.

Tickets may be purchased at venues using cash or credit card. Cash only sales for Sunday sack lunch. Please note that some events may be sold out.

Guest Services

Throughout Commencement weekend, Guest Services representatives will be stationed across campus to assist fans (Saturday 2:00 PM - 6:45 PM and Sunday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM). These Guest Services representatives can be identified by their green blazers and white Notre Dame baseball caps. The team is happy to help you with directions, campus information, and more.

Several shuttles will run across campus during the weekend (Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 7 a.m.-6 p.m.).

For those with mobility limitations, golf carts and a van will operate from Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday, and on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. to provide assistance for those with limitations. Please contact NDSP at 574-631-1500, during golf cart operation hours, and for further assistance.

Open Guest Wireless Available For Commencement Weekend

The ND-guest wireless service is open to visitors on the Notre Dame campus during Commencement Weekend. To access this service, just select “ND-guest” in your WiFi settings. The ND-guest wireless service is offered for casual personal use on an "as is" basis with no guarantee of availability and no warranty of any kind.

Influenza Virus and other health concerns

The University takes every precaution regarding any influenza virus. Our standard policies and procedures for cleaning and disinfecting campus buildings are effective against influenza. The health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors is of paramount importance.  For more information on the health status of our campus, please visit our University Health Services website.