Press Information

2020 Commencement Information

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Notre Dame’s University Commencement Ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2020 in the Notre Dame Stadium.

Media wishing to cover the event should arrive to the media entrance at the west end of Notre Dame Stadium at 8:30 a.m. for check-in and credentialing. PLEASE BRING TWO FORMS OF ID – INCLUDING ONE VALID PRESS ID.

Credentialed media will be escorted to a press platform on the stadium floor, with video cameras on the platform and seating nearby, or you are welcome to view and record the ceremony from the stadium press box. An audio mult box will be available at the media platform for sound.

Please note: There will be NO ROAMING ON THE FLOOR during the ceremony.

In the event of inclement weather, the University Commencement Ceremony will be moved indoors to the Joyce Center Purcell Pavilion.

Questions? Please contact Sue Ryan by email or phone, 574-631-7916.


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