Welcome to Notre Dame

Explore our tradition. Live our spirit.

Céad Míle Fáilte is a greeting that means a hundred thousand welcomes. Whether you’re visiting for an hour, here for four years, or making Notre Dame your forever home—we welcome you. For first-time visitors to lifelong fanatics, come and immerse yourself in the rich tradition, spirited hospitality, and unique experiences that define us.

Experience Notre Dame. In your heart forever. 

...Informed by our Catholic mission, we will work together so that Notre Dame is an ever-greater engine of insight, innovation and impact, addressing society's greatest challenges and helping young people to realize their potential for good.

— Rev. Robert A. Dowd, C.S.C.

Picture of a platter of vegetables catered by Three Leaf Catering


A Notre Dame dining experience is like no other. With a gold standard for service and care for our common home, it is our privilege to host you surrounded by the stories, people, and iconic views that make this place special. 

Morris Inn in the spring. Green trees and pink flowers line the exterior of the Inn.


Stay in the center of it all—on campus at the AAA Four Diamond Morris Inn, located just steps from the Golden Dome. Immerse yourself in the unique Notre Dame spirit and experience the warmth that sets us apart.

The Golden Dome with red tulips in front of it. Two big, green trees line each side of the Dome.


Explore the many seasons at Notre Dame. Whether your journey brings you here for an admissions tour, a stop off the highway, a special gathering, or a football game, you’ll make a memory that will last a lifetime.

Group of students cheering on Notre Dame during a football game in the stadium. Notre Dame gear is worn.


From heart-pounding sporting events to unforgettable stadium concerts, being a part of the Notre Dame family means you cheer with voices true at the center of the action.

Three women students smiling and walking. Students gather for food trucks on the library quad.


With Irish blessings, hospitality, and inspiration around every corner, there’s no place more special than here to gather and connect to the spirit of Notre Dame.

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