Frequently Asked Questions

When will Notre Dame Day take place?


How do I watch?

To watch the LIVE broadcast, go to NOTREDAMEDAY.ND.EDU. Exciting stories, live musical performances, and competitions will be featured throughout this 29-hour LIVE broadcast. You will not want to miss a minute of the broadcast!

How do I make a gift?

To make a gift during Notre Dame Day, go to NOTREDAMEDAY.ND.EDU, click the “Give” button, and follow the directions provided. Thank you!

How do I get votes?

For your first gift of $10 or more you will receive five (5) votes. Each additional gift (minimum of $10) will receive one (1) vote per gift. You can cast your vote for the areas of the University that mean the most to you – whether it be a college, department, program, residence hall, student club, Notre Dame Club, or sport. If you feel you have not received the accurate number of votes please email:

Do I have to cast my votes at the same time I make my gift?

Yes. Upon completing your gift, you will have to cast all 5 votes. If you do not, you will lose your votes.


Why do votes matter?

Your votes will help determine the allocation of a $1 Million Challenge Fund that will be awarded to areas based on the percentage of votes they receive.

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes, there is a minimum $10 gift to participate.