Lodging & Travel

Room Block

A block of rooms has been secured by the conference planning team at the Embassy Suites across the street from the Notre Dame campus. Rooms cost $169+ tax per night and include breakfast for either a king or double queen room. Please make your reservations here. These rates are only valid if booking on or before October 21, 2019. 

Travel Recommendations

Air Travel: For those attendees flying, we recommend booking your flights into the South Bend International Airport, Chicago Midway Airport, or Chicago O'Hare Airport. For those flying into either of the Chicago airports, additional transportation to South Bend is required by train, rental car, or bus. 

Bus Travel: For those attendees traveling by bus, South Bend has a Greyhound station. Please find rates and book your bus travel on the Greyhound website here

Train Travel: For those attendees traveling by train, South Bend has an Amtrak Station. For those connecting through Chicago, the South Shore commuter rail line drops off at the South Bend International Airport as well. Visit their individual websites for schedules, rates, and booking. 

Conference Parking

During regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 7a.m.- 4p.m.), visitors must purchase a permit at a pay station (credit cards only). The permit must be displayed face up on the driver's side of the vehicle's dashboard, so it is visible to parking enforcement staff.

The primary Visitor Lot is located on the east side of the Walsh Family Hall of Architecture (currently under construction). The only entrance to the Visitor Lot is off of Holy Cross Drive. Just inside the lot, there is a parking pay station to the right (the NW corner of the lot).

Additional visitor parking areas are located in the Joyce, Compton, and Baseball Lots. Pay stations to accommodate these areas are located in the Compton Lot (near the bus shelter off of Holy Cross Drive) and in the Joyce Lot (just south of the entrance to Purcell Pavilion). Please click here to see a map showing the location of the pay stations and shuttle routes.

If parking reaches capacity in these lots, the permits from any of the pay stations will allow guests or visitors to park in the Dorr Road, Lake, or Bulla Student Lots. The permits are valid for non-reserved parking spaces only.

The current rate schedule is:

  • 1 hr - Free (must obtain permit and display on dash)
  • 2 hrs - $1

  • 3 hrs - $2

  • 4 hrs - $3

  • 4+ hrs - $8

Weather

The weather in South Bend during November can be unpredictable. We will provide a local weather report the week of the conference, but generally we recommend bringing layers that will allow you to be comfortable whether the weather is sunny and 60 degrees Fahrenheit to snowing or raining and 30 degrees Fahrenheit. 

 

News

Kroc Institute welcomes four new Ph.D students

Four new students in four disciplines recently began the Kroc Institute’s interdisciplinary doctoral program in peace studies. The program is a partnership with the University of Notre Dame Departments of Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Theology. “The Ph.D. program in Peace Studies addresses the desire of many students...

Kroc Institute welcomes four new Ph.D students

Kroc Institute alumna named to inaugural Domer Dozen

Among the Domer Dozen honorees is Mary Kate Battle, a 2010 Notre Dame graduate with a degree in peace studies, political science, and Spanish. Battle now serves as the Business Development Specialist witih Catholic Relief Services in Freetown, Sierra Leone. 

Kroc Institute alumna named to inaugural Domer Dozen

New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

In “Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians," Atalia Omer traces the development of American Jewish solidarity with Palestinians and the diverse social movements that have shaped this advocacy. She also explores the implications of this developing solidarity for Jewish tradition and identity now and into the future.

New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

Events

Ethnic Violence and the Healing of the ‘Burden of Ethnicity’

Emmanuel Katongole Professor of Theology and Peace Studies “Ethnic Violence and the Healing of the ‘Burden of Ethnicity’” is part of a book-length project entitled “Who Are My People? The Reinvention of Love in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Set against the backdrop of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, this chapter on ethnic violence...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Ethnic Violence and the Healing of the ‘Burden of Ethnicity’

Film Screening: Night School (2016)

Indianapolis has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the country. For adult learners Greg, Melissa and Shynika, finally earning their high school diplomas could be a life-changing achievement. Emmy award-winning director Andrew Cohn’s absorbing documentary observes their individual pursuits, fraught with the challenges of daily life and...

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Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film Screening: Night School (2016)

Beyond Study Abroad

Undergraduate students from our international institutes will speak about their experiences, and representatives from the Keough School and its institutes will be available to answer questions and discuss: research grants, internships, conferences, majors and minors, language study, and funding opportunities.

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The Forum, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Beyond Study Abroad