Where to Eat

There are several meals planned throughout Commencement Weekend through Notre Dame Campus Dining. These meals require the purchase of a meal ticket in advance.  

Student meal plans will remain active through lunch on Friday, May 19.  

In addition to ticketed events, several departments will be offering events that may involve a lighter fare. You may want to review the full Schedule of Events to see what other activities involve your graduating student.

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.

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.

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 19.

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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

NDH (North Dining Hall); SDH(South Dining Hall)

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 Daria at 574-631-4809. 

Many families ask about area restaurants and dining around the city. The area offers numerous venues for family celebrations—reservations are recommended.