University of Notre Dame


Fri Jan 20, 2017

Tue Jan 24, 2017

Citizen: An American Lyric Discussion


Location: 217 Coleman-Morse Center

In support of Claudia Rankine’s visit to campus on January 26th, the First Year of Studies and the Department of English invite you to a discussion of Citizen: An American Lyricz.

Wed Feb 1, 2017

Thu Feb 2, 2017

Physicians Who Write


Location: 217 Coleman-Morse Center

Fr. Don LaSalle invites you to take part in a new reading group designed for first-year students considering a career in the health professions, Physicians Who Write.

Through reading and discussion of books written by practitioners in science and medicine, Fr. LaSalle hopes to support your reflection on and planning for your future career path. Participation in this group will give you a taste of the day-to-day experience of being a doctor, with its difficulties and rewards.…

Thu Feb 9, 2017

Urban Challenge II Info Session


Location: 242 Coleman-Morse Center

Spring semester’s Urban Challenge II invites first-year students to delve a little deeper into an issue of local or regional importance. Individuals or groups can submit a proposal that addresses a concern of the greater Michiana community — South Bend, Mishawaka, and Niles (Michigan).

This proposal can be envisioned as the beginning of a research project. Concrete, creative proposals might address and propose solutions for issues related to: economic development, neighborhood revitalization, community and police relationships, youth programs, sustainability of the environment, food security, or arts/cultural awareness.…

Fri Feb 24, 2017

Wed Mar 29, 2017

Fri Mar 31, 2017

Wed Apr 5, 2017

Christ's Passion: Medieval Mystery Plays


Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The First Year of Studies will provide 25 free tickets to first year students.

Please use this form to request tickets.

Adapted by Mark Pilkinton

Developed at Notre Dame in 1996 and originally produced in Washington Hall, presented now as a prelude to Easter.…

Thu Apr 27, 2017

First-Year Sorting Ceremony


Location: Morris Inn Ballroom

Join us for dinner and entertainment as we celebrate the accomplishments of first-year students and mark the transition of the Class of 2020 to their new collegiate homes.