TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (July 19)


For the Week of July 19

Closures, Limited Hours and Cancellations

Compton Parking Lot Temporarily Closed
Due to the University Enterprises and Events staff summer picnic, Compton Family Ice Arena and the Compton Parking Lot will be closed starting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, and will reopen at 6 a.m. Thursday.

Deadlines or Registrations

Application Open for Community Impact Grants
The Center for Social Concerns awards Community Impact Grants to Notre Dame faculty, students, staff and community partners for community-engaged research, teaching and learning that enact the values of Catholic social tradition. Grant recipients have investigated topics including sustainable housing, immigration and vaccines. Learn more online and apply by Monday, Sept. 13.

Educational and Research Opportunities

ND Essentials for Managing People
If you supervise others at ND, you’ll need to know some basic University tools and resources essential for your role. This workshop includes Campus Safety Management 101 and Equal Opportunity and Equal Access, an overview of OIE policies and the ADA interactive process. Enroll now through
Tuesday, July 20; 1 to 4 p.m. virtually

StrengthsFinder: Identifying and Capitalizing on Your Talents
One of the most important aspects of your professional development is being able to identify and capitalize on your top strengths in the workplace. Participants must complete the Clifton StrengthsFinder self-assessment and read about their top five talents and strengths prior to the workshop. Registration via will close at noon Friday, July 23.
Wednesday, July 28; 11 a.m. to noon virtually

Growth and Resiliency During Times of Change
Human Resources has teamed up with the Notre Dame Wellness Center to offer this insightful workshop. Practical application through activities and panel discussions will be included. This experience strives to help attendees find the purpose and meaning of growth and resilience and discover the positive pathway that lies ahead. Enroll now through
Thursday, July 29; 8 a.m. to noon virtually

OIT Training Classes
Office of Information Technologies technical training classes are free of charge and will be online until further notice.
∙ Video Editing Tools Review, Tuesday, July 27; 1:30 to 3 p.m.
∙ travelND Training, Wednesday, July 28; 2 to 4 p.m.
∙ InDesign Review: Intermediate Features, Thursday, July 29; 10 to 11 a.m.
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Lectures and Presentations

Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium
All are invited to attend a joint poster session to showcase undergraduate researchers and their summer research projects hosted by the Center for Research Computing, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, ND Energy, ND International, NDnano, the Graduate School and Wireless Institute.
Wednesday, July 21; 9 to 11:45 a.m. in Jordan Hall of Science

Safety, Parking and Traffic

ND Alert Test
The Office of Campus Safety will conduct a test of the ND Alert emergency notification system at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22. This test will engage email, telephone (office), indoor and outdoor speakers and digital sign boards on campus. Cell phones and text messages will not be included in this test, but will be included in the fall when the ND Alert system is tested again. Review the details here.

Tech Upgrades and Service Interruptions

Scheduled Maintenance on July 19 for DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Website
At 7 a.m. Monday, July 19, the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center’s website ( will be down for routine maintenance for approximately four hours. You won’t be able to access any DPAC events or purchase tickets online during that time. Tickets will be available for purchase over the phone beginning at 10 a.m. and in person at noon.

Also This Week ...

Sakai Tip: New Grader in Assignments Tool
Sakai’s Assignment tool now features a new grading panel. This panel will display alongside the student submission so you can enter feedback and grades while reading the student’s text, without the need to click between tabs. 

Training on FedEx International Shipping
FedEx Services will offer training to University employees to discuss best practices when shipping internationally, including how to complete a commercial invoice and how to submit electronic export information when required. Training will be conducted by webinar (GoToMeeting). Registration is required.
Wednesday, July 21; 10 to 11 a.m. via webinar

Keep up to date on 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.