Home and Family



Although most students live on-campus, many opt to rent an apartment or home in the South Bend or Mishawaka community. Making housing arrangements may seem overwhelming. Here is a breakdown of what must be considered when finding a home.

Clothing & Household Items

There are a variety of stores located near campus where you can purchase full priced or reduced price clothing and furniture.

Food Markets/Restaurants

Notre Dame and the surrounding community are home to many restaurants, representing a variety of cuisines. This page will provide more information about local on-campus and off-campus dining establishments.

Schools & Childcare

All children who have reached a certain age must be enrolled in school. This page provides information about making arrangements for schooling, babysitting, or daycare for children.