Directions & Parking

Navigating Notre Dame’s Campus

The University of Notre Dame is predominantly a walking campus, encouraging students and visitors to engage with the grounds closely. To navigate your visit around campus, there are several resources available.

ND Mobile

The official University mobile app. This free application is available through the app stores for both iOS and Android, as well as at

Digital Campus Map

Find specific buildings and parking information at

Directions to DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

From the South

The center is at the corner of East Angela Boulevard and Notre Dame Avenue. Take U.S. 31 north, which becomes Indiana 933, south of the city of South Bend. Stay on Indiana 933 through downtown South Bend and its roundabouts to Angela Boulevard. Turn right at Angela, and then turn left at the first stoplight onto Notre Dame Avenue. Take the first right onto Holy Cross Drive; the center is the large building on the right.

From the North

The center is south of the Indiana Toll Road (Interstate 80/90). Exit I-80/90 at Exit 77 and turn right onto Indiana 933. Make a left at Angela Boulevard. Turn left at the first stoplight onto Notre Dame Avenue. Take the first right onto Holy Cross Drive; the center is the large building on the right.

Parking at DeBartolo

There is a 10-minute parking zone on the north drive of the center for ticket pick-up and patron drop-off. Parking is not permitted in the paved brick area or curbside except in the 10-minute parking zone, where you are welcome to drop off passengers before proceeding to a parking lot.

Handicapped & Disabled Parking

There is a lot for our handicapped/disabled patrons next to the center. You need a valid hangtag or license plate. Handicapped spaces are also available in the Stayer Lot, north of the center.

Google Map directions to handicapped/disabled parking

Stayer Lot, Stadium Lot, and Compton Lot

The Stayer Lot (north of the center), and the Stadium Lot & Compton Lot (C1) (both due east of the center) are FREE and open to the public on weekdays after 5 p.m. and weekends. Parking is restricted during special events; attendants will direct you to available parking.

Visitor Lot

The Visitor Lot is on the east side of the Walsh Architecture building, a short walk from the center. During regular business hours (Monday–Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.), visitors must buy a permit at the pay station (credit cards only) near the lot entrance. (You don't need a permit outside of regular business hours and on holidays.) Display your permit face up on the driver’s side dashboard, so parking enforcement staff can see it.

Eddy Street Commons

Off-campus parking is available at Eddy Street Commons, directly south. Bring your ticket from the garage and a Performing Arts Center staff member can validate it for you.

Directions to Washington Hall

Historic Washington Hall is next to the Main Building (Dome) and the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Enter through the Main Gate off Holy Cross Drive (linked below) south of campus, via E. Angela Blvd, and travel north along Holy Cross Drive to the parking lots linked below. Guards at the Gatehouse will grant access to all Shakespeare guests.

Parking at Washington Hall

Two parking lots are available within walking distance of Washington Hall (the A lots).

Handicapped parking is available on a limited basis at the Cavanaugh Hall lot next to Washington Hall, and off Sorin Court behind the Main Building. Handicapped patrons can be dropped off and picked up at the traffic circle outside Cavanaugh Hall, next to Washington Hall.