Related campus organizations and resources

1st Generation at Notre Dame

1stG ND is a club for first-generation and/or low-income students at Notre Dame"

PrismND: Undergraduate LGBTQ+ Student Association

Founded in 2013, PrismND is Notre Dame’s first and only official LGBTQ+ undergraduate student organization. We are dedicated to fostering the campus LGBTQ+ community and raising awareness of our needs by hosting a variety of events: from our weekly HangOuts to annual, campus-wide events like Stand Against Hate Week

Black Students Association (Undergraduate)

The purpose of The Black Student Association is to promote unity among Notre Dame’s Black students by serving as a representative body for Black students, acting on issues of importance to the community, serving as a support and discussion forum for black organizations, clubs, and affiliates on campus, and voicing concerns of the Black community to the University.

The BSA will also strive to strengthen the relationship between the Black community and the wider Notre Dame community.

Graduate Students Against Racial Injustice at Notre Dame

Graduate Students Against Racial Injustice at Notre Dame (GS-ARIND) is a community of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers working at the university and department level towards actionable change to foster inclusive and diverse environments.

Liu Institute for Asia and Asia Studies

The Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies provides a forum for integrated and multidisciplinary research and teaching on Asia. It supports innovative projects that actively combine teaching, research, and social engagement, creating a unique model of rounded education in Asia. The Institute also promotes general awareness, understanding, and knowledge of Asia through organizing public events and supporting student and faculty scholarship and engagement with partners in Asia.

Institute for Latino Studies

The Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) fosters a deeper understanding of Latina/o/x communities to empower faculty, students, society — all of us — to make better strategic decisions as to what kind of a country we want to leave for our children and grandchildren.

Latinx Graduate Association at Notre Dame - LGAND

The purpose of the Latinx Graduate Association at Notre Dame is to build community and foster inter-cultural dialogue among Latinx graduate students, Latino Studies graduate students, and all interested Notre Dame graduate students who wish to participate. For more information, please contact us at 

Graduate Student Government

The Graduate Student Government (GSG) exists to improve the quality of life for all graduate students at the University, both in the classroom, laboratory, and library and in everyday life.  Through the planning and support of the council, the GSG endeavors to enhance the quality of graduate education and your experience at the University."

Be your own advocate – join a GSG committee!  GSG has nine committees addressing a wide range of issues important to Notre Dame graduate students. From health care to technology, from social events to general quality of life, these committees strive to improve services, resources, and programs for all grad students – and any grad student can join! Joining a committee not only allows you to advocate for your concerns, it will introduce you to other students with similar interests and provide opportunities for leadership development.

The Africa Graduate Club at Notre Dame

The Africa Graduate Club at Notre Dame is a student-led club with a network of graduate students from Africa and those interested in Africa across the prestigious University of Notre Dame’s Business, Law, Graduate, Engineering, Global Affairs and Architecture Schools.

Multicultural Students Services and Programs

Multicultural Student Services and Programs fosters students in a servant-leader mindset to support their work in building a more inclusive Notre Dame Community.

University Counseling Services

College is a time of major transition, change, and growth. It can be exciting and challenging and, at times, overwhelming, too. The stressors of college life may impact your mental health and make it difficult to manage daily life and often rigorous academic demands. The University Counseling Center (UCC) is here to help. Here, we provide a safe, confidential, nonjudgmental space where students can explore a wide variety of issues and concerns. Our services include crisis intervention, brief consultations, workshops, Drop-In services, group and individual counseling, psychiatric care for medication management, and referrals to off-campus treatment providers. All UCC services are confidential, free, and

available to all degree-seeking students currently enrolled at the University of Notre Dame.

Counseling Services: Students of Color

Native American Initiatives

Native American Initiativea (NAI) at the University of Notre Dame works to co-sponsor events that promote Native ideas, communities, and thinking at the University of Notre Dame all the while supporting Native American students and their allies.

Students with Disabilities: Sara Bea Center for Student Accessibility

The Sara Bea Center for Student Accessibility is the best first point of contact for those with a disability/disability-related needs and concerns.

Diversity Council of Notre Dame, DC of ND

Diversity Council of Notre Dame (DC of ND) is an assembly of student leaders under the responsibility of Multicultural Student Programs and Services (MSPS).

Through collaborative research, programming, and service, DC of ND explores issues of diversity at the University of Notre Dame in an effort to promote awareness,understanding, and acceptance of all differences that make up the Notre Dame community.

These issues include, but are not limited to: Race, Gender, Ethnicity (Culture), Sexual Orientation, Socioeconomic Status, and Spirituality.

The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures (CSLC)

The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures (CSLC) is home to innovative facility dedicated to supporting Notre Dame foreign language students by providing space, technology, and programming to promote advanced foreign language and cultural competency via structured practice, interaction, and communication.

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