Extracurricular Activities

As a Notre Dame student, you will have access to a variety of extracurricular activities, organizations, and clubs. In the past, students have been involved in various choirs, faith based organizations, and a variety of sports clubs. Explore the University's Student Life website to discover all of the possible ways you can get involved.

ND Challenge

The ND Challenge is a way for Notre Dame International to encourage you to fully immerse yourself in the ND community and to experience everything Notre Dame has to offer. Students who complete at least 10 of the suggested events and activities during their semester here will be awarded a prize at the end of the semester.

Suggested activities are:

  • Join a club
  • Attend Mass
  • Go to an ISSA event
  • Attend a sports game
  • Light a candle at the Grotto
  • Do something typically American
  • Make an American friend (not roommate)
  • Learn the lyrics of the ND victory march
  • Get to know a professor well
  • Study at the Hesburgh Library
  • Take a guided tour of the Basilica
  • Experience a dorm tradition
  • Walk around the lakes
  • Go to an event at DPAC
  • Be a volunteer

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