Eck Center


Eck Visitors Center

The Eck Visitors Center, located on Notre Dame Avenue in the heart of campus, is the home of the Notre Dame Alumni Association. It also serves as a hospitality center, museum, and meeting place for alumni, parents, and friends. Stop by the Eck Visitors Center to take a guided tour of campus and enjoy exhibits that share the unique history and traditions of the University of Notre Dame. A video presentation chronicling Notre Dame’s traditions is also a highlight for many visitors.

The Eck Visitors Center is open the following, based on the Eastern Time Zone.

Day of the Week Open Time Close Time
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Saturday (non-football weekends) 12:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Football Saturday Day Games 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Football Saturday Night Games 10:00 a.m. 6:30 p.m.


Guest parking is available first come, first served in the Joyce/Compton Parking Lot on Holy Cross Drive between Compton Family Ice Arena and Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center, just east of the Eck Visitors Center and near Legends Restaurant. 

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Football Fridays at the Eck

Football Fridays at the Eck offers tailgate food fresh from the grill that’s priced with families in mind (starting with hot dogs for just $1). Enjoy your meal on the Eck Visitors Center patio, with ample outdoor seating that’s perfect for groups. Soak in some live music, and watch special live interviews with ND celebrities. Have a few minutes? get a sneak peek at Notre Dame's popular "What Would You Fight For?" series, including guest appearances by the stars of each week's segment.


When Where Time
EVERY Home Game Friday Eck Visitors Center Patio 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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