TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (June 28)


For the Week of June 28

Deadlines or Registrations

Residence Hall Early Arrival Requests
Residential Life is now accepting early arrival requests for students and University-sponsored departments and groups to move into the residence halls early for the fall. Link to the online form.
Deadline of Thursday, July 1

Diversity and Inclusion

Pride Month Diversity Discussion
This captivating discussion will be led by guest speaker Doug Bauder, author and founding director of the Indiana University LGBTQ+ Culture Center. Get the flyer here. RSVP here.
Wednesday, June 30; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Educational and Research Opportunities

HR Workshop: “Growth and Resiliency During Times of Change”
HR 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
Tuesday, June 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.
∙ buyND, Tuesday, June 29; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
∙ contractsND Module Demonstration, Wednesday, June 30; 2 to 3 p.m.
∙ travelND Training, Thursday, July 1; 2 to 4 p.m.
∙ AiM Work Request Training, Wednesday, July 7; 10 to 11 a.m.   
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Faith and Service

Staff Prayer Line
Prayer can be a path to peace, courage and strength, especially in times of uncertainty and challenge. Rev. Jim Bracke, C.S.C., staff chaplain, invites you to submit your prayer requests. Staff members of all faith traditions are welcome to do so. All requests are confidential and only accessible to Father Bracke.

Health and Recreation

Campus COVID-19 Testing Sites Move
The University Testing Center for COVID-19 surveillance and diagnostic testing is moving.
∙ The last day of surveillance testing at the Joyce Center Gate 2 entrance is Thursday, July 1. Surveillance testing facilities are moving to McCourtney Hall, Room 120F, first floor, north end of the building. Please follow the exterior signs to enter the new McCourtney Hall surveillance testing space.
∙ The final day of diagnostic testing for COVID-19 and other ailments in the Joyce Center, Gate 3 entrance, is Friday, July 2. Diagnostic testing will move to the Notre Dame Wellness Center beginning Tuesday, July 6. Please call in advance, 631-0050, to schedule a test and follow all posted signs at the Wellness Center for COVID-19 diagnostic testing.

Campus Services Blood Drive
Review the flyer for more information including how to make an appointment.
Wednesday, June 30; 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Mason Services Center Parking Lot

South Bend to Offer Vaccination Clinic at Four Winds Field
The City of South Bend will host a pop-up vaccine clinic at Four Winds Field. The Pfizer vaccine will be administered and participants will need to return Wednesday, July 21, to receive the second dose. Those taking part will be entered into a drawing to win a suite package for an upcoming South Bend Cubs game.
Wednesday, June 30; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Four Winds Field, downtown South Bend

Lectures and Presentations

Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit
Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Initiative is hosting this inaugural summit. Several sessions including the keynote address by Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan will be available to watch live on the Law School’s YouTube channel.
Monday, June 28; 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. online
Tuesday, June 29; 12:30 p.m.

Conference: “The Trauma of Communism”
This three-day virtual academic conference will reflect on life under communism, the trauma of transition and its impact that lingers within the individual. The event is hosted by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies in collaboration with Central and Eastern European Catholic Universities from the Catholic Universities Partnership. Free registration required for online panel participation.
Note: Keynote addresses will be on YouTube; panels and keynote addresses for registrants will be on Zoom.
Tuesday, June 29; 7:45 to 10:30 a.m. online
Wednesday, June 30; 7:45 a.m. to noon
Thursday, July 1; 7:45 to 11:45 a.m.

Taste of Technology Mini-Conference Sessions
Each Zoom link will be in the calendar invitation.
Taste of Technology — “Life on the Carousel: Clean Up Your Google Chrome”
Chrome is a great tool but it can be made better and safer by following some simple guidelines.
Tuesday, June 29; 10 to 11 a.m.
Taste of Technology — “Thrill Ride: Best Features of Qualtrics”
Think you know Qualtrics? You may not know about some of its best features.
Wednesday, June 30; 2 to 3 p.m.
Taste of Technology — “Google Sheets Acrobatics: Filter, Format and Validate”
Let your spreadsheets turn cartwheels for you by learning how to make the most of their features. Thursday, July 1; 10 to 11 a.m.

Engaged Learning Forum: “Anti-Asian Violence in South Bend and Indiana”
People of Asian descent around the world have experienced increased attacks, discrimination and unfair blame for the development and spread of the coronavirus. Bring your questions, stories and ideas for this collaborative discussion, led by the Center for Social Concerns, about anti-Asian racism nationwide, in Indiana and in local communities — and what can be done to stop it.
Tuesday, June 29; 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. virtually

Tech Upgrades and Service Interruptions

buyND+ New User Experience — Coming July 6
In the buyND+ training demo sessions, you’ll be introduced to the new buyND+ shopping marketplace that guides you effortlessly to available products and suppliers. Please visit the website for more information on the buyND+ enhancements, training guides and videos.

Also This Week ...

Office of Undergraduate Admissions In-Person Campus Tours and Information Sessions
On Monday, June 28, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will welcome guests back to campus and the Main Building for information sessions and tours. Please note that during the summer 2021 season, attendance will be limited to rising high school seniors and two guests. More information can be found on

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.