An Education With Value(s)

A Notre Dame education is an incredibly valuable investment – and not simply because of the quality, rigor, and access of the education you’ll receive. In addition to a world-class academic environment, you’ll experience the communal and spiritual landscape that makes our University truly unique. This is a place for students dedicated to improving their minds, hearts, and spirits. Beyond the campus, Notre Dame offers one of the widest and most influential alumni networks in the world. 

Office Hours and Appointments

The Office of Financial Aid is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. We are available to assist you by telephone, email, or in person.

Should you need to schedule an appointment with a financial aid counselor to discuss detailed questions or concerns, please call our office (574) 631-6436 or complete the online Appointment Request Form. Appointments should be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

Service Guarantee

We are committed to responding to your telephone and email inquiries within 24 hours. Due to the high volume of inquiries that we receive during peak times of year, there may be delays of up to 48 hours. Please know that your inquiry is important to us and will receive our personal attention.

We meet

full demonstrated financial need

of each student.


75% of students

received some type of financial aid last year.


45% of first year students

received university gift aid.

Priority Submission Dates

Prospective Freshmen Students

February 15 - FAFSA and PROFILE
March 1 - IDOC

Returning Undergraduate Students

April 25 - FAFSA and PROFILE

Transfer/Readmitted Students (FALL)

March 31 - FAFSA and PROFILE
April 30 - IDOC

Transfer/Readmitted Students (SPRING)

November 15 - FAFSA and PROFILE
November 30 - IDOC

Graduate/Professional Students

February 28 - FAFSA

International Students

January 1- Certification of Finances and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE