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 Fridays 8:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
Football Saturday - 2:30 pm Games 10:00 am 1:30 p.m.
Football Saturday - 3:30 pm Games 10:00 a.m. 2:30 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

Stop by the Eck Visitors Center (next to the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore) from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on home football Fridays. Enjoy tailgate food fresh from the grill and take your picture with a real ND football helmet. Break down the x’s and o’s during Chalk Talk with Bill and Bill. Stay for “Catching Up With…” featuring a special guest from the Notre Dame family. Attend the What Would You Fight For: Sneak Peek series, and check out our Notre Dame giveaways and prizes. Admission is free.

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

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