First Year To-Do List for May

  • Early May

    Net ID

    Activate your NetID and connect with us. You will receive a message in early May when NetID activation is open.

  • Early May

    ND Gmail Account

    Activate your ND email account and use it for all communications. You will receive an email in early May when your Notre Dame account is ready.

  • Late May

    Enrollment To-Do List

    Review the Student To-Do List and Mark early summer deadlines! Learn More

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First Year To-Do List for June

  • Mid-June

    Exploring Your Possibilities and Preparing for Advisor Meetings

    Review sample schedules, fall courses, and explore possible education plans that celebrate your unique abilities, interests, and values. Learn More

  • Late-June

    One-on-One Meeting with Your First Year Advisor

    Virtually meet with your First Year Advisor to learn more about your partnership and how to prepare for course registration Learn More

  • Late June

    Enrollment To-Do List

    Check off necessary enrollment tasks before their deadlines! Learn More

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First Year To-Do List for July

  • Early July

    One-on-One Meeting with Your First Year Advisor

    Virtually meet with your First Year Advisor to learn more about your partnership and how to prepare for course registration Learn More

  • Late-July

    Register for your Fall 2021 Courses

    Throughout June and July, you will work with your First Year Advisor and the Center for University Advising to prepare to register for your first classes as a Notre Dame student. Information about course registration will be offered in your meeting with your First Year Advisor and communications throughout the summer.

  • Late July

    Enrollment To-Do List

    Check off necessary enrollment tasks before their deadlines! Learn More

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First Year To-Do List for August

  • Early August

    Fall Course Schedule

    Review your fall semester course schedule.

  • Mid-August

    Complete ND Roll Call

    Answer the ND Roll Call email immediately and confirm your status as a student for Fall 2021. Learn More

  • Welcome Week

    Review your personalized Welcome Week schedule and download the Mobile App to keep track of required events. Learn More

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First Year To-Do List for September

  • Early September

    Appointment

    Meet with your First Year Advisor at least once during the first weeks of the semester. Learn More

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First Year To-Do List for October

  • Oct. 19 - Oct. 31

    Exploration Week

    Use this site to prepare for Exploration Week 2021! Learn More

  • Before the End of October

    Advisor Meeting

    Schedule an appt. with your first year advisor. Learn More

  • Oct 29

    Course Discontinuance Deadline

    Meet with your First Year Advisor if you need to learn about course discontinuance

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First Year To-Do List for November

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First Year To-Do List for December

  • December 2

    Confirm Final Exam Conflicts

    The Academic Code allows you to move an exam if it is in “conflict” with other exams. Learn More

  • December 7

    Last Day of Classes

  • December 10 - 16

    Final Exams

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First Year To-Do List for January

  • Jan 3 - 4

    Notre Dame closed for Christmas celebration

  • Begins Jan 9

    Welcome Week Spring 2022

  • Jan 10

    Classes begin!

    The last day to change classes is Jan 18

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First Year To-Do List for February

  • Feb — March

    Continue to learn about college programs

    Stay in the loop with FirstYear@ND letters and announcements from each college!

  • Preparing to Declare a College

    You must complete your formal college declaration process prior to registering for the fall semester of your sophomore year.

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First Year To-Do List for March

  • March 7 - 11

    Academic Journeys Week

    Join Academic Journeys Week and explore the next steps you'll take as a sophomore! Learn More

  • April 16

    College Declaration

    Meet with your First Year Advisor to complete the formal college declaration process

  • April 15

    Financial Aid Update

    You must file the 2021/2022 Renewal Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Renewal FAFSA) and the CSS PROFILE. Learn More

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First Year To-Do List for April

  • Early April

    College Orientation Events

    Check the calendar regularly for required events for your new college and/or major! Learn More

  • April 15

    Financial Aid Update

    You must file the 2020/2021 Renewal Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Renewal FAFSA) and the CSS PROFILE. Learn More

  • April 21-May 3

    CIF

    Complete the Course Instructor Feedback for each of your courses to receive your final grades on time. Learn More

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News and Perspectives

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Exploration Week!

Exploration Week is the fall semester's premiere event in which all students engage with members of Notre Dame's scholarly community to learn more about majors, minors, and opportunities to expand learning beyond the classroom. Throughout the entire week faculty, staff, and students from all corners of Notre Dame will open their doors as...

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