TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (June 27)


For the Week of June 27

Arts and Performances

Summer Band Concert
The band, led by the Notre Dame Band staff, will perform a wide variety of music including marches, movie themes, wind band classics, transcriptions and (of course) traditional Notre Dame favorites. Membership in the Summer Band is open to all members of the community with previous band experience, including current students, faculty, staff, alumni and musicians age 15 and older. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the outdoor concert!
Wednesday, June 29; 7:30 p.m. on Irish Green (rain location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center)

Closures, Limited Hours and Cancellations

Pharmacy Drive-thru Temporarily Closed
The pharmacy drive-thru at the Notre Dame Wellness Center is closed through mid-August. Curbside pickup and free shipping of (most) prescription refills will be available. The pharmacy is open to foot traffic. Here are details.

Use Alternate Entrance to Wellness Center
Beginning Monday, June 27, the main entrance to the Notre Dame Wellness Center will be closed to be remodeled. It is expected to reopen Tuesday, July 5. Here are details.

Parking Services Office Closure
The Parking Services Office will be closed Friday, July 1, from noon to 5 p.m. for a team training event. It will reopen on Tuesday, July 5.

Hesburgh Library Fourth of July Building Hours
The Hesburgh Library will be closed on Monday, July 4. The building will return to regular hours on Tuesday, July 5. Find all branch and service desk hours at

Deals and Discounts

Weight Watchers Offer
Full-time, benefit-eligible Notre Dame faculty and staff and their spouses can join Weight Watchers at a discounted rate. Plus, sign up by Thursday, June 30, to receive a free activity kit worth $100.

Therabody Discount
Therabody offers faculty, staff and retirees a 20 percent discount on many wellness technology products. Create an account using a Notre Dame email address at, and the 20 percent discount will automatically appear on eligible products. Review other employee discount programs.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Taste of Technology Mini-Conference
To attend the sessions, you must register to join the Taste of Technology Google Group.
Zoom-land: The Most Collaborative Place on Earth, Tuesday, June 28; 10:05 to 10:50 a.m.
Recalculating: Mapping a More Sustainable Lifecycle for Your Electronic Devices, Wednesday, June 29; 2:05 to 2:50 p.m.
Photoshop: Make Your Photos Postcard Worthy, Thursday, June 30; 10:05 to 10:50 a.m.

Introduction to Canva
Participants will learn the basics of Canva, a web app used to easily create presentations, posters, documents, social media graphics and other types of visual content.
Wednesday, June 29; 2 to 3 p.m. via Zoom

Personalized SAT/ACT Test Preparation
Could your child or student benefit from individualized 
SAT/ACT test prep? You can now sign up by week for low-cost test preparation. Take a look at the weekly topics (running through July 20), and just sign up for the weeks that you need or are available for. Cost is $30/week/student. Register here. Sponsored by the Alliance for Catholic Education.

Technology Training Classes
Office of Information Technologies technical training classes are free of charge. Check the class description in Endeavor for the method of delivery of each class.
∙ AiM Work Request Training, Wednesday, July 6; 10 to 11 a.m.
∙ Qualtrics Forms, Level I: Basic, Tuesday, July 12; 1 to 4:30 p.m.
∙ Spreadsheets, Level I: Introduction, Thursday, July 14; 8:30 a.m. to noon
∙ Qualtrics Forms, Level II: Contact Lists and Embedded Data, Thursday, July 14; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Faith and Service

Blood Drive with Notre Dame Campus Services
Donate today to help eliminate summer blood shortages. Sign up online at On-campus shuttle services are available for donors from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call Building Services at 631-5615 for pickup. Review the poster for more information.
Wednesday, June 29; 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Room 119, Mason Support Center

Health and Recreation

Summus Master Class — Men’s Health
Dr. Jesse Mills, director of UCLA Urology, Santa Monica, will review the importance of prostate exams, male reproductive health and how to increase quality of life through lifestyle modification. He will also discuss why yearly check-ups are so important, especially throughout the aging process. Brought to you by Human Resources and Summus.
Tuesday, June 28; 2:30 to 3 p.m. virtually

Summus Master Class — LGBTQIA+ Health
Dr. Neir Eshel, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, will discuss LGBTQIA+ health, including increased risk factors, how to find an LGBTQ+ friendly doctor and how to support someone you know who is LGBTQ+.
Thursday, June 30; noon to 12:30 p.m. virtually

Artful Yoga
Kick off your summer with yoga at the Snite Museum. Join yoga instructor Steve Krojniewski in the Mary Loretto and Terrence J. Dillon Courtyard (if the weather is agreeable) or in the galleries to relax and recharge while surrounded by your favorite works from the collection. Mats are provided or you can bring your own. Co-sponsored by RecSports.
Thursday, June 30; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

Lectures and Presentations

Presentation — “The Cross and the Swarm: A Theological Crash Course in Digital Geopolitics”
Join the Church Communications Ecology Program at the McGrath Institute for Church Life to welcome James Poulos, founder and editorial director of RETURN and strategic adviser at New Founding. He is the co-founder and editor of The American Mind at the Claremont Institute.
Thursday, June 30; 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium, Eck Visitors Center

Safety, Parking and Traffic

Lyons Lot Temporarily Closed
The Lyons parking lot will be closed Thursday, June 30, to Sunday, July 3, for a mini basketball tournament that is part of the Summer Scholars pre-college program. If you normally park in the Lyons Lot, please consider parking in the Lake Lot during this time.

Proactive Measures Can Reduce Workplace Injuries
June is National Safety Month. Risk Management and Safety is highlighting common workplace injuries and how to prevent them. Learn the top three injuries in the workplace and steps to prevent them. Take a quiz to receive a weekly prize. All entries will be entered in the grand prize drawing for a $100 gift card. 

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Run the Eduroam Setup Utility Before June 30 to Maintain Campus Wi-Fi Access
The OIT will update the Eduroam certificate by 7 a.m. Thursday, June 30. To ensure that you can connect to the campus Wi-Fi network after this update, run the Eduroam setup utility found at on each of your devices as soon as possible. This will configure your devices for the new certificate.

Canvas Tip: Make Course Announcements More Visible to Students
When instructors send an announcement to their students in Canvas, students see a notification in their To Do lists, and will get a copy sent to their email. Instructors can also have the announcement added to the top of their course page for increased visibility.

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.