Important Dates & Milestones

This page was last updated on January 26, 2018, and is subject to change. Please check this page often for updates.

For the Class of 2021

Spring 2018


January 14

  • Residence halls open for move-in at 9:00 a.m.

January 15

  • Schedule Adjustment Day. Students must come to the second floor of the Coleman-Morse Center to see their First Year advisor to make schedule changes.

January 16

  • Classes begin.

January 23

  • Last day for course changes.

January 24 — March 9

  • First-year students must make an appointment to see their First Year advisor at least once in this time period

January 31

  • Mendoza Internal Application Deadline 

March 9

  • Spring meeting should be complete

March 10 — 18

  • Mid-Semester break. Mid-term grade reports will be sent to first-year students.

 March 13

  • Midterm Grades Available 

March 21

  • Summer Session Registration 


March 23

  • Drop Deadline 

March 23


March 26

  • Final Exam Conflict eform Turned On  

March 30 — April 2

  • Easter Holiday


April 23

  • Rising sophomores will begin to register for the Fall 2018 semester using NOVO.

April 24 — May 6

  • Course Instructor Feedback surveys will be sent to students beginning November 29. Please complete the survey before May 7. Students who complete this survey will see their final grades online a week earlier than those who do not.

April 25

  • Deadline for 2018/2019 financial aid applications for returning students.

April 30

  • Final Exam Conflict eform Turned Off

May 2

  • Last day of classes.

May 3 — May 6

  • Reading days to prepare for final exams (no examinations).

May 7 — May 11

  • Final examinations.

May 12

  • Residence halls close at 2:00 p.m.

For the Class of 2022

Fall 2018


Aug 15  Aug 16

  • Orientation for new international students at Notre Dame


Aug 16

  • Transfer Welcome Weekend and advising for new undergraduate transfer students


Aug 16

  • Transfer and readmitted students begin registration


Aug 17

  • Undergraduate halls open for first year student move-in beginning at 9:00 a.m.


Aug 17 — Aug 20

  • Welcome Weekend and advising for first-year undergraduate students


Aug 21

  • Classes begin for Notre Dame


Aug 28

  • Last date for all class changes


Sep 3

  • Labor Day - classes are in session


Oct 13  Oct 21

  • Mid-term break


Oct 15

  • Mid-term deficiency reports submitted through insideND by 3:45 p.m. at Notre Dame


Oct 26

  • Last day for course discontinuance at Notre Dame


Nov 12 — Nov 28

  • Registration for the Spring 2019 semester


Nov 21  Nov 25

  • Thanksgiving Holiday


Nov 27  Dec 9

  • Course Instructor Feedback administered at Notre Dame


Dec 6

  • Last class day


Dec 7  Dec 9

  • Reading days (no examinations)


Dec 10  Dec 14

  • Final examinations


Dec 15

  • Undergraduate halls close at 2:00 p.m.


Dec 17

  • All grades submitted through insideND by 3:45 p.m. at Notre Dame