Visit the Law School

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The Notre Dame Law School Office of Admissions is pleased to connect with prospective students in person and remotely this fall.

University COVID Guidelines

Please note that in-person visits will be conducted in line with the University of Notre Dame’s COVID policy. Visitors are encouraged to review the University’s policies prior to arranging their travel plans. Please note that said policies are subject to change based on the evolving nature of the pandemic.

In-Person Prospective Student Visit, Fall 2022

In-person visits for prospective students will be held on Mondays and Fridays. A visit day includes an admissions information session, class observation, and a student-led tour of the Law School.

The Monday visit day will begin with a class observation at 9:30 a.m. ET and will conclude at 1:00 p.m. ET after an admissions information session and a tour of the Law School. Student visitors should check in at the Office of Admissions at 9:00 a.m. ET.

The Friday visit day will begin with an admissions information session at 10:00 a.m. ET and will conclude at 1:30 p.m. ET after a class observation and a tour of the Law School. Student visitors should check in at the Office of Admissions at 9:45 a.m. ET.

To RSVP, please complete this form at least two business days before your expected visit. A member of the Admissions Office will respond to confirm your visit.

Remote Visits, Fall 2022

The Notre Dame Law School Office of Admissions is pleased to host group information sessions via Zoom on select dates. Each information session will last approximately one hour, including time for general questions.

  • September 14 at 3:00 p.m. ET
  • September 30 at 12:00 p.m. ET
  • October 12 at 7: 00 p.m. ET - Register here
  • November 3 at 3:00 p.m. ET - Register here
  • December 7 at 12:00 p.m. ET - Register here

NDLS representatives will also be available at the LSAC Digital Law School Forums.

Law Fairs

The Office of Admissions will participate in various in-person and virtual law fairs during Fall 2022. To view a calendar of events, please visit our NDLS In Your Area page.

Travel Information

Time Zone Note

The University of Notre Dame is located in the Eastern Time Zone. If you are traveling to campus from Chicago, please note that you will lose an hour during your commute. Campus is approximately a two- to two-and-a-half-hour drive from O’Hare. A driver leaving O’Hare at 6 a.m. Central time should arrive on campus at approximately 9:00 or 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. Similarly, a driver leaving campus at 1 p.m. EST should arrive at O’Hare by approximately 2:00 or 2:30 p.m. CST.

By Air

Notre Dame is about 15 minutes from South Bend International Airport (SBN). Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports are around a two-and-a-half-hour drive from campus.

By Car

Google Maps link to the Visitor Parking

From the Toll Road (east or west): We’re located just south of the Indiana Toll Road (Interstate 80/90). Exit I-80/90 at Exit 77 and turn right onto Indiana 933. Make a left at the fourth stop light (Angela Boulevard) then turn left at either the first stoplight (Notre Dame Avenue), or second stoplight (Eddy Street). Follow signs to visitor parking, located in the Walsh Architecture Visitors Lot on the south end of campus.

From the south: Take U.S. 31 north which becomes Indiana 933 just south of the City of South Bend. Stay on Indiana 933 through downtown South Bend to Angela Boulevard. Turn right onto Angela, and then turn left at either the first stoplight (Notre Dame Avenue), or the second stoplight (Eddy Street). Follow signs to visitor parking, located in the Walsh Architecture Visitors Lot on the south end of campus.

By Bus

Bus services are provided by Coach USA, Greyhound Lines and Royal Excursion via terminals at the South Bend International Airport.

By Train

The South Shore Line provides service from downtown Chicago to South Bend International Airport. National train service is provided by Amtrak.

Taxis and Ride Sharing

The following taxi cab companies serve the South Bend/Notre Dame area:

  • Blue Ribbon Cab: 574-233-4040
  • Checker Cab: 574-288-7777
  • South Bend Taxi: 574-383-6767
  • Uber and Lyft are available in South Bend, though not with the same frequency you may find in a larger city.

Campus Map

A map of the University campus is available at map.nd.edu. Please enter “Law School” in the keyword search or select “Law School” from the drop-down menu to highlight our location.