Featured Events

January 20

Candlelight Prayer Service

Main Building

To commemorate the life of Dr. King, the Notre Dame family is invited to a Candlelight Prayer Service. Post-event (complimentary) late-night breakfast will be provided at South Dining Hall.

January 21

MLK Celebration Luncheon

Joyce Center, North Dome

The fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon, sponsored by the Office of the President and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, is an opportunity for campus-wide conversation. Join students, faculty, and staff at this free but ticketed event. Please check back for further program details.

Faculty and staff will receive information regarding ticket distribution from their department leaders. Students will be able to pick up tickets at the LaFortune Box Office during the week of January 14. There will be shuttles available for transportation to/from the luncheon.

Community Building Lunches in Dining Halls


Members of the Notre Dame community — students, faculty and staff — who are not able to attend the campus-wide luncheon at the Joyce Center are invited to gather with friends and colleagues for lunch in the campus dining halls to continue the day’s conversations. Lunch is complimentary from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with a Notre Dame ID.


Featured Media from 2018


Walk The Walk 2018 Candlelight Service

Walk The Walk 2018 Candlelight Service

The third annual Walk the Walk Week began with the candlelight prayer service in the Main Building rotunda. The event closed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on campus while kicking off a week of events designed to foster dialogue and reflection on making Notre Dame a more inclusive community.

Corey Robinson, interviews his father, former NBA Hall of Famer and philanthropist, David Robinson.

2018 MLK Celebration Luncheon: A Conversation with David and Corey Robinson

Former student body president, Corey Robinson, interviewed his father, former NBA Hall of Famer and philanthropist, David Robinson, in a fireside chat format. They explored the family’s motivations for service and shared insights on how they have both worked to serve their communities to make a difference.

Iris Outlaw

Walk the Walk Week 2018: Advancing Dr. King's Legacy

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Notre Dame answer the question "What are you doing to advance Dr. King's legacy on campus?" as part of Walk the Walk Week 2018.


What’s Your Next Step?

Tweet what you can do to make Notre Dame a more diverse and inclusive community using #NDwalkthewalk.