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Be prepared as international soccer comes to campus (parking and more)

Published: Mon Jul 15, 2019 at 10:00AM

This is a big week at the University of Notre Dame as international soccer comes to Notre Dame Stadium.

Liverpool F.C. and Borussia Dortmund have invited Notre Dame students, faculty/staff and their immediate families to attend team practices this Thursday Read full article

Notre Dame hosts Career Fair July 16

Published: Thu Jul 11, 2019 at 04:00PM

The career fair is from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (July 16) in the Monogram Room at the Joyce Center at Notre Dame. Read full article

Benefits Drop-In Assistance Hours for 2019

Published: Wed Jul 10, 2019 at 11:30AM

You’re already familiar with our askHR customer service representatives. Notre Dame benefits specialists will continue to be available bi-weekly throughout 2019 to help you with benefits-related questions.

Are you…

  • a new employee with benefits questions?
  • changing your benefits due to a life event?
  • considering taking leave for surgery?
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Rigo Flores excited to watch international soccer played at Notre Dame

Published: Mon Jul 8, 2019 at 08:10AM

Bj 6Pictured is Rigoberto Flores, a supervisor in Building Service. Photos by Barbara Johnston, University of Notre Dame

When Liverpool F.C. faces Borussia Dortmund in Notre Dame Stadium on Friday, July 19, it will be “a first” for a couple of reasons.
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I am ND: Meet Patrick Holdeman

Published: Mon Jul 8, 2019 at 08:10AM

When Patrick Holdeman’s kids had all graduated and were out of the house, he wondered what he might do next. 

Then he met Sister Irene Pastagan, O.F.M., a Franciscan nun from the Philippines, who was on campus to recruit at Holy Cross. “She suggested doing mission work overseas,” he says.

Patrick has since — using his vacation time from work — made nine trips doing mission work in the Philippines and Vietnam with a number of different volunteer and social service organizations. 
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Invest in your health and your wallet - schedule your health screening early

Published: Thu Jun 27, 2019 at 04:00PM

Free voluntary health screenings for benefit-eligible faculty, staff, and enrolled spouses. Get a confidential health screening and be better informed about your health. Learn where you stand on such indicators as blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index, and more. Read full article

Staff Picnic: Back at the stadium on July 26!

Published: Thu Jun 27, 2019 at 08:00AM

Join us on Friday, July 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Stadium Concourse (entrance at Gate E) for this year’s Staff Summer Picnic. Read full article

U.S. Senior Open draws volunteers from 44 states, five countries

Published: Wed Jun 26, 2019 at 04:00PM

More than 2,000 people, representing 44 states and five countries, have signed up to volunteer for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open at Warren Golf Course, scheduled for Monday (June 24) to Sunday (June 30) at the University of Notre Dame. Read full article

ND Ranks 13th Among Large Organizations in Computerworld 2019 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Published: Wed Jun 26, 2019 at 04:00PM

Recognized for the seventh year in a row, the University of Notre Dame ranks 13th among large organizations in IDG’s Computerworld’s 2019 Best Places to Work in IT, and one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.

All organizations will be included in coverage on Read full article

Additional caregivers added to help with adult and elder care needs

Published: Mon Jun 10, 2019 at 09:00AM


The Bright Horizons Back-Up Care program provides short-term, last-minute child and elder care services for low, University subsidized co-payments. Eligible faculty and staff may use back-up care up to 15 days per year. Read full article

2019 Presidential Awards for staff announced

Published: Fri May 31, 2019 at 04:00PM

The three Presidential Awards recognize staff members for their significant contributions  to the betterment of the University and whose actions exemplify Notre Dame’s Core Values: Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Leadership in Excellence and Leadership in Mission. Any Notre Dame employee can nominate a staff member for an award. A selection committee reviews the nominations and presents recommendations to the Executive Vice President and the Associate Vice President for Human Resources for final approval. There are five recipients of the award for 2019. Read full article

Erin Oliver appointed assistant VP for institutional equity

Published: Fri May 31, 2019 at 10:00AM

Erin Oliver has been named the University of Notre Dame’s first assistant vice president for institutional equity in the Office of Human Resources, effective June 1. Read full article

Trent Grocock appointed vice president for finance at Notre Dame

Published: Thu May 30, 2019 at 05:00PM

Trent Grocock, associate vice president for financial planning and analysis at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed the University’s vice president for finance, effective June 10. Read full article

Upcoming Social Security Education Workshops - brought to you by Fidelity Investments

Published: Wed May 29, 2019 at 09:00AM

Want to learn more about Social Security and how to make choices to help maximize that benefit? Join us for this upcoming workshop on June 10! Read full article

Sign Up For Our Summer 2019 Professional Development Programs

Published: Fri May 24, 2019 at 08:00AM

To help you strengthen and develop new skills to build your career, Notre Dame offers staff and faculty professional development opportunities every semester. We are excited to unveil our offerings for the summer. No matter where you are in your career or how long you’ve been at the University, we have something for you! You’ll find programs in Career Development, Communication and Interpersonal Skills, Diversity and Inclusion, Professional Skills and Tools and Supervision and Leadership. Read full article

I am ND: Meet Suzanne Dunne

Published: Thu May 2, 2019 at 08:45AM

Suzanne Dunne, director of finance and administration for Campus Services, knows the type of work environment she prefers.


“For me, uniting in a common goal leads to a better, more engaged work experience,” she notes.


That’s one of the reasons she enjoys working at Notre Dame. “This place is rooted in its mission to educate students’ mind, body and spirit and to be a force for good in the world. As employees, that’s our goal too.” Read full article

Enroll your account in Okta

Published: Thu May 2, 2019 at 08:45AM

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) is transitioning to Okta—a new process for improving secure access to IT services which includes a new two step login service. This new service will simplify your login experience.

Additional Okta benefits include:

  • Self-service password reset
  • New options for using two step login
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New system to tackle nonconsumable food waste, contribute to clean energy needs of local farm

Published: Thu Apr 4, 2019 at 01:00PM

A new food waste system at the University of Notre Dame is poised to reduce nonconsumable food waste on campus by more than 2,000 pounds per day while contributing to the clean energy needs of a local farm — thanks, in large part, to the hard work of several Notre Dame students. Read full article

I am ND: Meet Rev. Matthew Kuczora, C.S.C.

Published: Mon Apr 1, 2019 at 04:00PM

When Matt Kuczora came to Notre Dame as a student in 2001, he chose to work toward an accounting degree. It was a sensible major. As an accountant, he could support a wife and family. 

 “I always thought I would marry and have children. But when God started showing me a different path, I looked into it,” he says. Read full article

Ivy Tech program for staff still going strong after 10 years

Published: Sun Mar 31, 2019 at 07:00PM

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Some call it one of the University’s greatest employee benefits — full-time and part-time staff can earn, for free, an associate degree of applied science in business administration or a business administration technical certificate through Ivy Tech Community College. Read full article

Sidewalk restrictions in April northeast of Hesburgh Library

Published: Wed Mar 27, 2019 at 08:00AM

During the month of April, work crews will remove and replace the sidewalks along the northeast side of Hesburgh Library. Pedestrian traffic will flow around a temporary construction fence. The truck loading dock will be closed from April 15 to 26 so the concrete can be replaced. During that period, the trash dumpster will be located outside the construction fence.  Read full article

Campus Ministry staff spread mercy at local drop-in center

Published: Wed Mar 27, 2019 at 08:00AM

A group of about 30 Campus Ministry employees volunteer at Our Lady of the Road on a regular basis, assisting with food preparation and service, dishes, laundry and other tasks in the Christian tradition of corporal and spiritual acts of mercy. Read full article

Spring 2019 Staff Town Halls schedule announced

Published: Wed Mar 20, 2019 at 10:35AM

Executive Vice President John Affleck-Graves invites all Notre Dame staff to the Spring 2019 Town Halls on March 21-29 where he and division leaders will share University news and information as well as results from the NDVoice survey.

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019

    • University Enterprises and Events    1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Washington Hall            
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Upcoming Diversity & Inclusion Discussion: Blackface in Historical Perspective

Published: Mon Mar 11, 2019 at 03:00PM


Korey Garibaldi, Assistant Professor of American Studies, will lead a discussion on Blackface in Historical Perspective.

He will discuss:

  • historical roots of minstrel shows and blackface
  • political relevance and ramifications of blackface today

Blackface in Historical Perspective Read full article

Weight Watchers: Join the Journey Kit promotion extended through Friday, March 15

Published: Tue Mar 5, 2019 at 10:00AM


Have you ever thought about joining Weight Watchers? Did you know a discounted Weight Watchers membership is available to full-time, benefit-eligible faculty and staff an their spouses (as long as spouses have a valid spouse ID)?

The Join the Journey Kit promotion Read full article

I am ND: Meet Kyle Sturges

Published: Fri Mar 1, 2019 at 04:00PM

Kyle Sturges works in Undergraduate Admissions as senior assistant director of international admissions.

For faculty and staff, he founded Spectrum, the University’s LGBTQ and Ally Employee Resource Group. Read full article

Taste of Technology 2019

Published: Wed Feb 27, 2019 at 07:00PM

OIT’s Free Mini-Conference has Something for Everyone

Explore new ways to use IT tools and applications in your daily life at Taste of Technology 2019…a free mini-conference for ND faculty, staff and students.

It will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 1:00-5:00 p.m. and Thursday, March 14, 8:00 a.m.-noon Read full article

Mammograms On Campus March 7 & 21

Published: Wed Feb 27, 2019 at 07:00PM

This preventive offering is available annually at no cost to female Notre Dame faculty and staff enrolled in a University medical plan (Anthem), beginning at age 40 (women age 35-39 may receive one baseline exam at no cost).

Thursday, March 7
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Joyce Center, Gate 3

Thursday, March 21
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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Events planned to celebrate Black History Month

Published: Fri Feb 15, 2019 at 04:00PM

Notre Dame will celebrate Black History Month with events including lectures, discussions and performances throughout February. Read full article

America Saves Week

Published: Fri Feb 15, 2019 at 07:00AM


The perfect time to review your savings progress.

Make the most of tax-advantaged savings opportunities during America Saves Week.

Help grow your future

Your workplace savings plan allows pre-tax contributions that lower your taxable income each year. Even a small increase could benefit you at tax time, and that small amount may grow to have a big impact on your future. Read full article