A gift made to honor or remember a loved one can be used to meet areas of greatest need or can be designated to a specific area of the University.

If you wish to notify the honoree or his or her family of your thoughtful gift, please provide contact information when you make your gift. The amount of the gift is not disclosed, and your gift is fully tax-deductible as provided by law.

Gifts may be made online, by phone at (574) 631-5150, or by mail:

University of Notre Dame
Department of Development
1100 Grace Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Additional information and services:

If you’d like to include Notre Dame in an obituary announcement, we recommend the following verbiage that can be personalized to your needs:

Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Notre Dame. Please direct your gift to (fund) in memory of (name). Gifts may be made online at, by phone at (574) 631-5150, or by mail: University of Notre Dame, Department of Development, 1100 Grace Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556.

For information on how to start a memorial gift fund, contact Jamie Barry at (574) 631-2651.

For other honorary or memorial gift questions, contact Sharon Rankert at (574) 631-6785.