Action Items

Congratulations on your upcoming Commencement weekend!

Please remember to fill out your GradApp for important information, such as your diploma name, hometown, verifying your diploma ceremony, ordering guest tickets for the University Commencement Ceremony, and much more. The deadline for the majority of the items is March 22, 2024. 

As Commencement Weekend approaches, we encourage you to check your email regularly, as much of our communication to you will come in the form of emails.

Cap and Gown ordering information can be found here.

Please be sure to review the appropriate Action Items provided for your participation in Commencement Weekend activities.

May 2024 degree candidates - Action items

Summer 2023 and January 2024 graduates - Actions items

Action Items for before or soon after Graduation

Your NetID Will Be Deactivated—Transition Your Files

Approximately 60 days after graduation, your NetID will be deactivated. Visit the OIT Preparing to Graduate page for further information.

What services are affected by NetID deactivation?

  • Access to shared and personal file space
  • Access into insideND
  • Access to restricted Web pages
  • Web services
  • Visibility in the campus online directory
  • Email access, delivery, forwarding, auto-reply
  • Access to Canvas
  • Use of ND computer labs

Request an Alumni Gmail Account through the Alumni Association

The Notre Dame Alumni Association is pleased to offer alumni Gmail accounts for our graduates. If you would like a Notre Dame affiliated email address after graduation, and have not already requested one, complete the NDAA Online Help form and select "Alumni email account (Google)" from the options.

  • Your new alumni email address will be
  • Alumni Gmail includes Gmail and Calendar only. Google Drive, Google Photos, and other Google applications are NOT included with these accounts
  • Please remember, your account will be disabled 60 days after graduation
  • It is your responsibility to save your student content from that account prior to that time

Order a Copy of Your Student Transcripts

Who knows where life will take you next—be prepared! Order a copy of your student transcripts via insideND. As May is a busy time of the year for transcript requests, please allow a few weeks after grades are posted for processing. After your netID has expired, you may order transcripts through