du Lac: A Guide to Student Life is a central resource for information for students enrolled at the University of Notre Dame. The web-based handbook is organized under the following structure:

  • Student Activities Policies
    In addition to the University’s Standards of Conduct, all students are required to abide by all Student Activities Policies as articulated below, as well as contained in the Resources tab of the Student Activities Office web site.  For the purposes of the following Student Activities Policies, the term “recognized student group” refers to student clubs, organizations, and residence hall councils, officially recognized by the University through the Director of Centers, Activities, and Events.
  • Protection of Children Policy
    If your group is planning an event that involves children or minors, you must register the event on NDCentral AND follow all policies by Risk Management. Visit the Protection of Children Policy to register for your event and find more information. 
  • University Mission & Vision Statement
    Learn about the University's values, mission and vision  
  • Academic Resources
    Academic Code of Honor, information about excused absences and withdrawal, links to colleges, etc.  
  • Campus Life
    A wide variety of resources and links related to faith formation, wellness, student involvement, transportation, and much more. 
  • Community Standards
    Code of conduct applicable to all students, overview of the University Conduct Process, conduct records, etc. 
  • ND A to Z
    FAQ resource guide, campus building directory, and acronym list