TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (Dec 19)



For the Week of December 19

Christmas Wishes and Preparations for the New Year
This is the last faculty/staff/postdoc digest for 2022. We wish you safe travels as you gather with loved ones, joy, blessings and a relaxing Christmas break.
∙ The first student digest in the new year will be sent Sunday, Jan. 15.
∙ The first faculty/staff/postdoc digest in the new year will be sent Monday, Jan. 9. Please send all entries for that 2023 version by the extended deadline of 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4. Thank you.


Arts and Performances


AAHD Exhibition: “New Faces”
The Department of Art, Art History and Design shares “New Faces” — an exhibition of work from first-year MFA students in studio art and design in the AAHD Gallery.
The exhibition is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, through Jan. 12 (excluding the University’s Christmas and New Year’s holiday break).

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Closures, Limited Hours and Cancellations

Notre Dame Wellness Center and Pharmacy Holiday Hours
Monday through Friday, Dec. 19-23
Wellness Center: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pharmacy: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Drive-thru: ONLY 7:30 to 8 a.m. and 5 to 7:30 p.m.
The Wellness Center and pharmacy will be closed Saturday through Monday, Dec. 24-26. Find the following week’s hours at the top of InsideND.

Hesburgh Library Winter Break Hours
Hesburgh Library will have limited hours during winter break.
∙ From Saturday, Dec. 17, through Saturday, Jan. 14, it will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
∙ In addition, Hesburgh Library will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 24, through Monday, Dec. 26, and Saturday, Dec. 31, through Monday, Jan. 1.
Find all branch and service desk hours at

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Holiday Hours
The center’s Ticket Office will be closed from Monday, Dec. 19, through Sunday, Jan. 8. Phones will be monitored and calls will be returned as necessary between Jan. 3-6. Ticket Office windows will open one hour prior to any ticketed events during that time.

Snite Museum of Art Offices and Galleries Holiday Hours
Closed Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2, for holiday break.

Deadlines or Registrations

Travel Reimbursements for the March for Life
The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture offers travel reimbursement for faculty, staff and graduate/professional students to attend the national March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 20. Costs are $35 to travel on the student bus (lodging included), with varying amounts for personal travel and lodging. Submit your request before Wednesday, Jan. 11, using this form. The dCEC also has reserved blocks of hotel rooms near the march location, which must be booked before Thursday, Dec. 22.

Naughton Fellowship Applications
The Naughton Fellowship program provides opportunities for students and faculty from Notre Dame and some of Ireland’s leading research universities to experience international education in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines. 
Due by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31.

Notre Dame Cheerleading Youth Clinic
Ages 5-11. Includes a T-shirt and snack. $50.
Sunday, Jan. 29; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Purcell Pavilion, Joyce Center

Faith and Service

CBE-GSO Donation Drive
The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Student Organization will collect necessities to donate to Hope Ministries throughout the month of December. The group will focus especially on urgently needed items such as water-resistant gloves, winter socks, hats, etc.
Through Thursday, Dec. 22; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the donation drop-off boxes located in the second-floor atrium, McCourtney Hall, and on the second floor outside the CBE office, Nieuwland Hall

Lectures and Presentations

The Christmas Lecture on PBS
ICYMI: The Christmas Lecture, sponsored by the College of Science and featuring Jordan Ellenberg, will be broadcast on WNIT Michiana’s PBS channel 34.1 following “NOVA.” “Take a Random Walk Through Geometry” with this New York Times bestselling author and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Visit to sign up for a watch reminder.
Wednesday, Dec. 21; 10 p.m. on WNIT Michiana’s PBS channel 34.1

Safety, Parking and Traffic

Christmas Break Campus Access and Safety
In preparation for Christmas break, the Office of Campus Safety and University Operations shares some winter safety tips and makes you aware of the following steps the University will take to keep campus safe over the holidays. Review the details for campus access, building safety, energy conservation and winter safety.

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

OIT Infrastructure Upgrades in Hesburgh Library Dec. 19-21
Significant network, telephone and Wi-Fi outages will occur in the Hesburgh Library Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 19-21.
∙ On Monday, Dec. 19, work is focused on the first floor. First-floor service desks will be closed, but Ask Us consultations and Chat will be monitored remotely during regular hours. Please use computers and printers on the second floor and the self-checkout machine on the 10th floor.
∙ On Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 20-21, work is focused on the second floor. Printers and computers on the second floor will be unavailable during this time.

Sending Grades to the Registrar from Canvas
There is now a direct link from Canvas to the registrar’s system for final grade reporting. Look for the “Send Final Grades to Registrar” link in your course navigation menu.

Keep up to date on new hires and colleagues celebrating service anniversaries. Obituaries and memorial information may be found at In Memory. Please contact askHR at 631-5900 to submit obituary and memorial updates.