Work Life


Notre Dame encourages healthy lifestyles, supports a positive work environment, provides resources for employee assistance and promotes balance between home and work responsibilities.

Caring For Yourself

LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program

The University’s Employee Assistance Program, LifeWorks, is a comprehensive source to help you face life’s everyday challenges. The program offers a real person to talk to when you need answers to a question; support on a wide range of issues; or referrals to resources, services, and support groups in the community. Lifeworks brochure (PDF) | More about LifeWorks

Check out LifeWork’s monthly promotion

Giving Back This Holiday Season

Spanish – Giving Back This Holiday Season

Other resources

Notre Dame offers many resources for your health and happiness. Utilize these resources for a healthier and happier you. Caring For Yourself

Caring for Others

Bright Horizons Care Advantage (Back-up care)

The Bright Horizons Care Advantage program includes short-term, back-up care for unexpected child or elder care needs, and an online provider directory for on-going family care solutions. Available to regular full-time faculty and staff (exempt and non-exempt). Bright Horizons Care Advantage

Other resources

You are invited to take advantage of the many benefits, programs, and resources Notre Dame offers to assist you in caring for your children and dependents. Caring for Others

Balancing Your Time

The University provides a generous holiday and vacation package to exempt and non-exempt staff. Flexible work arrangements can also support your efforts to balance the demands of work and personal life. Balancing Your Time

Whether you are considering relocating to the South Bend/Elkhart region to work at Notre Dame or just moved to the area, you can easily discover where to dine, play or live on This community resource website provides a comprehensive listing of services and amenities in and around the University of Notre Dame.

Additional Information:

Childcare Locator

Elder Care Finder

Financial Calculators


Volunteer Opportunities

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