11 Saturdays till Home Opener

Author: Ami Driscoll

Notre Dame 2016 Season kicks off in 11 weeks

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Notre Dame fans, the countdown continues for the Fighting Irish to return to Notre Dame Stadium. There are only 11 Saturdays until the first home Game Day of the 2016 season here in South Bend on September 10th!

Our team is preparing for the season and are excited to share it with you! Until then, if you’re planning to come to campus for a game, be sure to make your arrangements early! To help you plan your visit to South Bend, you can find information on the travel options linked below.


  1. Anthony Travel
  2. Visit South Bend


PLEASE NOTE Chicago is on CENTRAL TIME, 1 hour behind ND in eastern time.

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)

Indianapolis International Airport (IND)

South Bend Airport (SBN)

Tickets and Experiences

On Campus

As you plan your trip, remember that we have multiple events happening around campus on Football Fridays including free Stadium Tunnel Tours, the Pep Rally, as well as faith, service, arts, and athletics events. You won’t want to miss everything that Notre Dame has to offer on a home game weekend! Be sure to follow our Twitter for additional information. Parking, tickets, tailgating, dining, maps, stadium policies, and more can be found here on our website!

Want to join us for a guided, scenic run on Notre Dame’s campus on Game Day morning, check out our Game Day Run Club! Registration will open approximately 4 weeks before each home game in 2016, except on Sept.17 vs. Michigan State. For 9-17-16, check out the Game Day Chase 5K/10K at Eddy Street Commons!

If you have questions please feel free to email the Game Day team at gameday@nd.edu. We are happy to help in any way we can!

Stay tuned for more information about the upcoming season! We look forward to seeing fans and guests for all of our home games. We’ll see you in 11 Saturdays for the for Notre Dame vs. Nevada on September 10th at 3:30pm ET!

Go Irish!

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