Your best options for airport arrival is Chicago O’hare International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport, or South Bend International Airport. Keep in mind that you are allowed to arrive in the U.S. 30 days before your program start date. J-1 students may stay in the US 30 days after the program end date. F-1 students may stay 60 days after the program end date (this will be indicated on your DS-2019/I-20).

If you arrive in the US before the move in date of your on- or off-campus housing, you will need to find additional accommodation such as a hotel. Here are a few recommended accommodations for temporary stay at Notre Dame:

Spring 2019 Move in Date

Fall 2019 Move in Date

Sunday, January 13, 2019 (approximately 7-9 pm*) Wednesday, August 21, 2019 (approximately 7-9 pm*)
*Move in times are subject to change.  *Move in times are subject to change.

Please, make sure you arrive in time to attend orientation at 8 am on Monday, January 14, 2019 (Spring semester) or Thursday, August 22, 2019 (Fall semester).

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