Plan Your Visit

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. Information pertaining to on-campus housing and special meals will be available on this page in early March.

Housing/Accommodations and Meals

Restaurants across campus will be open, including starship deliveries (Starship deliveries will not be operational on Sunday). It is suggested that you download the GrubHub app, for easy, time-saving ordering. Restaurant locations and hours across campus for the weekend can be found here.

Visit Experience Notre Dame to learn more about housing and accommodations, and to discover where to eat, where to shop, what to do, and all campus has to offer on Commencement Weekend. 

The Commencement Accommodations Office processes the sales and assignment of on-campus housing in undergrad residence halls for the nights of May 19, 20, 21, 2023.

A limited number of rooms are available. 

Single $80 per night
Double $160 per night
Triple $ 180 per night
Quad $240 per night

Learn More and Book Housing

*Pricing includes linens.

Residence Hall CHECK-IN hours:

Friday, May 19,  Noon – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 20, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 21,  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Residence Hall CHECK-OUT instructions will be given when you arrive.

All guest rooms must be vacated by NOON on Monday, May 22nd.

If you have not received your confirmation for housing or meals, please check your spam folder for Cvent. Any additional questions can be sent to 574-631-4809. 


Meal Tickets

For all guests who have purchased a meal ticket for North and South Dining Hall please stop by McKenna Hall on the second floor during registration hours to pick up your meal tickets.

Tickets will be available starting on Friday, May 19, 2023 at 12 pm. 

Students will be able to use their meal swipe cards up till May 19th lunch meal period. Students will need to purchase a meal ticket for dinner on May 19th.

Learn More and Book Meals

Special Meals that require tickets:

  • NDH Friday Dinner 5/19 @ 5:30 pm - $38.25
  • NDH Saturday Brunch 5/20 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm  - $29
  • NDH Saturday Dinner 5/20  @ 6:45 pm - $38.25
  • NDH Sunday Breakfast 5/21 @ 7am - 9am - $17.50
  • NDH or SDH Sunday Brunch 5/21 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm  - $29
  • *NEW* Morris Inn Smith Ballroom Sunday Brunch 5/21 @ 11:00 am., 11:30 am, Noon, 12:30 pm, 1:00 pm - $80 order here

Guest Services

Throughout Commencement weekend, Guest Services representatives will be stationed across campus to assist guests.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, mobility accommodations, and more. Times and further information will be available by late March.

Complimentary water refill stations will be available throughout Commencement weekend at designated locations near Notre Dame Stadium and the Joyce Center. Bottled water will be available for purchase for ceremonies located in Notre Dame Stadium, Joyce Center, and Compton Family Ice Arena. Water will also be available for purchase at various retail outlets on campus throughout the weekend.

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. For wireless service in the Notre Dame Stadium and attached buildings, select "NDStadium17."

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.

Coronavirus, Influenza Virus and other health concerns

The University takes every precaution regarding Coronavirus and Influenza. Our standard policies and procedures for cleaning and disinfecting campus buildings are effective. 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, including the Coronavirus, please visit our University Health Services website.