Stadium Emergency and Evacuation Procedures

The University of Notre Dame and our public safety officials are prepared to respond to emergency situations that may arise on Game Day.

To report an emergency in the stadium:

  • Contact the closest University personnel or uniformed law enforcement officer. 
  • While on campus guests and fans are encourage to call (574) 631-5555 for the most efficient response time.
    • Directly connects to Notre Dame Dispatch Center for safety and security, fire, or medical emergencies.
  • Fan Assistance Texting: Text IRISH <space> and the issue to 69050.

In the event of any evacuations or emergencies:

  • Guests and fans will be directed by the public address announcer.
  • Please follow directions of University personnel or uniformed law enforcement officer. 

For Tornado warning or severe thunderstorm warning:

  • Please leave the stadium in an orderly manner and seek shelter in nearby campus buildings.
    • Gate A
      • Jordan Hall of Science
      • Joyce Center
    • Gate B
      • Joyce Center
    • Gate C and D
      • Joyce Center
      • Mendoza College of Business
    • Gate E
      • DeBartolo Hall
      • O'Shaughnessey Hall
      • Fitzpatrick Hall
      • Cushing Hall
      • Decio Faculty Hall

Please Note: Your usual route of exit may not be available during an emergency.

Please be prepared to use an alternative exit route if necessary.

Public Safety Office

  • Located on the west side of Notre Dame stadium between Gates D and E near section 128.

First Aid

Upon entering Notre Dame Stadium with a game ticket after gates open at 90 minutes prior to kickoff and through the end of the game, guests and fans may visit any of the First Aid rooms for medical services.

  • There are three First Aid rooms in Notre Dame Stadium:
    • East side of stadium, inside Gate A
      • Near Section 4, lower concourse
    • West side of stadium, between Gates D and E
      • Near Section 25, lower concourse
      • Near Section 128, upper concourse

In the event of a medical emergency, please notify the nearest University personnel or uniformed law enforcement officer.