Visit the Law School

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

Prospective Student Visit
Admitted Student Visit
Law Fairs
Travel Information

Prospective Student Visit, Spring 2024

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

The Monday Prospective Student schedule is as follows:

  • 9:00 a.m. ET Check-in at the Admissions Office

  • 9:30 a.m. ET Class Observation

  • 11:00 a.m. ET Admissions Information Session

  • 12:00 noon ET Student-led Tour of the Law School

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.

Admitted Student Visit, Spring 2024

Admitted students are encouraged to visit for a Different Kind of Lawyer Day on March 22 or April 5 to connect with faculty, current students, alumni, and other admitted students. The registration form will be sent via email.

Additionally, smaller in-person visits for admitted students will be held on Fridays. A visit day includes an admissions information session, a career development office information session, class observation, and a student-led tour of the Law School. Admitted students may also visit the Law School on Mondays.

The Friday Admitted Student schedule is as follows:

  • 9:30 a.m. ET Check-in at the Admissions Office

  • 9:45 a.m. ET Admissions/Career Development Information Session

  • 11:00 a.m. ET Class Observation

  • 12:30 p.m. ET Student-led Tour of the Law School

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 Information Sessions, Spring 2024

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. Sign in to the Zoom information session here.

  • January 3 at 12:00 p.m. ET

  • January 17 at 3:00 p.m. ET

  • January 31 at 7: 00 p.m. ET

  • February 14 at 12:00 p.m. ET

  • February 28 at 3:00 p.m. ET

  • March 13 at 7:00 p.m. ET

  • March 27 at 3:00 p.m. ET

  • April 10 at 7:00 p.m. ET

  • April 24 at 12:00 p.m. ET
  • May 8 at 3:00 p.m. ET

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 Spring and Fall 2024. 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. Our 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). Travel information to and from South Bend International Airport can be found here. 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 the 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 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.