University of Notre Dame

Game Day

Courtesy Guidelines


Game Day can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for some fans and a time-honored tradition for others. Notre Dame welcomes all visitors and fans and works to create the best possible experience for all.

To that end, we offer a few guidelines for behavior while you are a guest of the University.

Notre Dame Encourages:

  • Enthusiastic support of your team
  • Good sportsmanship
  • Family friendly atmosphere
  • Commitment to safety
  • Welcoming attitude to all fans and visitors

Unacceptable Behaviors:

  • Disruptive, unruly, or intoxicated behavior
  • Foul or abusive language or obscene gestures
  • Rudeness to fellow fans or stadium personnel
  • Possession of alcoholic beverages in Notre Dame Stadium
  • Visibly intoxicated or disruptive fans

Fans who display unacceptable behaviors will be subject to sanctions, including refusal of admittance, removal, and arrest.

In Addition: Please Note The University prohibits any use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), or Drones, on campus. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) prohibits the operation of any UAS within a 5 mile radius of an airport. Given the University’s proximity to the South Bend International Airport (SBN), any use of UAS on campus is strictly prohibited.