COVID-19 Response Unit

The COVID-19 Response Unit (CRU) oversees core elements of the University’s efforts to enhance health and safety on campus amid the coronavirus pandemic. It is made up of a team of medical and administrative personnel charged with directing and implementing the University’s COVID-19 medical, health, and safety strategy.

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Our academic mission is more important than ever

This year, Notre Dame will employ new strategies to meet our longstanding goal: to be a preeminent research university with a distinctive Catholic character.


Overview of Plan

Notre Dame’s plan to reopen aligns with local, state, and national guidelines. It is informed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the St. Joseph County Department of Health, Notre Dame EOC Medical Team, and was developed in close partnership with advisors from the Cleveland Clinic.

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Current Status

  • Phase 1
  • Phase 2
  • Phase 3
  • Phase 4
  • Phase 5

Phase 5
Fall Semester in Session

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