Summer Soiree Series
Events to bring grad students together for fun and healthy activities. Free and open to all Notre Dame graduate and professional students, postdocs, families, and guests. If you have one, please wear a Grad School or Grad Life t-shirt so we can easily find each other at all events.
I Scream, Ice Cream!
Saturday, July 8, 2:00pm-4:00pm
East Race Waterway
Registration Deadline: June 30
Join Grad Life and the Grad School for a day of chills and thrills at the East Race Waterway. Take a trip down South Bend's East Race rapids and then cool down with some ice cream! Registration is limited to 60, so register soon!
Batty about Cricket!
Tentative date: Thursday, July 13, 4:30pm-6:30pm
West Quad Fields
Join Grad Life to celebrate the food and sport of our Indian international students! Come learn the ins-and-outs of playing cricket out on West Quad Fields next to the Bookstore.
Dog Days of Summer
Wednesday, July 19, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Rum Village Dog Park
Join Grad Life for a doggone good time at the Rum Village Dog Park! Bring your furry friend for a fun day in the sun, or come meet your friends' furry pals!
Meet Me Downtown
Friday, August 4th, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Downtown South Bend - Outdoor Dining Area on 200 block of Michigan Street
Every first Friday of the month, Downtown South Bend hosts their First Friday extravaganzas! Join Grad Life for August's First Friday event, Totally 80s, it will be totally rad, and Grad Life will provide appetizers to fuel your fun! Please rsvp by 8pm on Thursday, August 3. Thanks!
Potato Creek Cookout & Canoeing
Thursday, August 10, 3:00pm-8:00pm
Potato Creek State Park
Join Grad Life and your fellow graduate students for an afternoon of boating, picnicking, and beach time. We'll cover your entrance fee and canoe rental and we'll grill the food; you enjoy the great outdoors with great friends! All graduate & professional students, postdocs, and families welcome! Please register no later than noon on Wednesday, August 9. Thanks!
Block Party on Library Lawn
Tuesday, August 15, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Join Grad Life and your fellow graduate students for the closing event of our Summer Soiree Series as well as the culmination of Graduate Orientation. Enjoy food trucks, dessert, live music, games, and more on Library Lawn. All graduate & professional students, postdocs, and families welcome! Please register no later than Thursday, August 10. Thanks!
The Summer Soiree Series is hosted by the Graduate School and Graduate Student Life in partnership with the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being, Graduate Student Government, Campus Ministry, Multicultural Student Programs & Services, the Gender Relations Center, RecSports, and the Student Activities Office.