Featured 2016 Events

January 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Classes canceled 11:30AM—1:30PM

Midnight March and Prayer Service

The Main Building

The University of Notre Dame has modified plans for tonight’s midnight march and prayer service due to a forecast of strong winds, dangerous wind-chill conditions and significant snow accumulation.

View more information about the midnight march weather update.

Community Building Lunches

North and South Dining Halls

Student, faculty, or staff ND ID required for entry.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon

Joyce Center North Dome

An opportunity for a campus conversation about building community. Ticket required for entry.

View shuttle information

Lunch Lecture

South Dining Hall's Oak Room

Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Question of ‘Illegal Laws’: Civil Law, Justice, and Morality– delivered by Fr. Dominic Legge. Co-sponsored by The Tocqueville Program, Constitutional Studies Minor, and Food Services.

More information about the Constitutional Studies lunch lecture

Civil Rights Photo Exhibit

Snite Museum of Art

Six civil rights era photos and another related exhibit featuring a variety of media celebrating African-American artists, African-American Voices, will be available for viewing until 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to all.

A Celebration Mass with Voices of Faith Gospel Choir

 Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Presider: Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., University President

BLACK LIVES MATTER: The Hashtag Behind the New Civil Rights Movement

DeBartolo 101 

A lecture by movement co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Programs and Services.

Learn More about the Black Lives Matter lecture

January 19

January 20

Feast of Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C.

Mass - Feast of Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C.

Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Presider: Rev. Richard Wilkinson, C.S.C., Assistant Provincial

Film Screening of Selma

Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Free but ticketed event. Co-sponsored by the Office of the President, Student Diversity Council, and Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures.

Learn about the Selma film screening

January 21

Unity Summit

Monogram Room, Joyce Center

Facilitator: Eric Love, Director of Staff Diversity and Inclusion. This is a two hour interactive program that gives participants an opportunity to share their personal diversity-and-inclusion experiences as well as brainstorm ways to make Notre Dame more welcoming and inclusive for all.

January 22

Featured 2016 Media

Panelists at 2016 Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Luncheon

Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Luncheon 2016: A Campus Conversation

A panel discussion spurred conversation about the opportunities for individual members of the Notre Dame community to "take the next step" in fostering an atmosphere of inclusion on campus.

Candles from Midnight Prayer Service

Midnight Prayer Service

As Walk the Walk Week began, a cross-section of Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff joined together for a midnight prayer service to show solidarity in the common pursuit of a more inclusive and diverse community.

Event Photos

What’s Your Next Step?

Tweet what you can do to make Notre Dame a more diverse and inclusive community using #NDwalkthewalk.