Student Discernment Stories

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Prepare to Explore

Looking for some examples of what other students' discernment has looked like? Sometimes, hearing stories from your classmates can help you begin to write your own. Join Student Government representatives below as they explore the academic journeys of some of your peers from all corners of campus! View below and follow the Center for University Advising's Instagram - NDFirstYear

Student Government's Exploration Series for Fall 2022 begins on Oct. 12, 2022!

The series includes:

  • Tips on Discernment from the Center for Career Development
  • Advice from Academic Advisors on choosing your major
  • Academic Discernment Live Q&A with students at ND
  • Student Stories of Discernment from Student Government
  • Dorm Walk-Over times for the Exploration Kickoff Fair

Review the Exploration Series Posts on Instagram!


Academic Discernment Resources

Are you trying to decide your major? Are you looking to find your place in this world? Inspired by the life and ministry of Fr. Michael Himes, these academic discernment resources focus on college students, yet it assists anyone deciding on a career or a new way of living life to the full. Learn more!


Other Undergraduate Stories

  • Curious about the School of Architecture? Visit their Academics and Programs page!
  • What does "Study Everything. Do Anything." look like? Learn more about majors in the College of Arts & Letters on their Youtube Channel
  • How do the programs in the Mendoza College of Business help students grow the good in business? Explore student stories in the MS in Management, MS in Business Analytics, and MS in Accountancy Youtube playlists!
  • Check out "Life in Engineering at Notre Dame", a single-stop where you can explore the many way you can build community and build a better world with the College of Engineering programs.
  • Your undergraduate global journey can begin with the Keough School of Global Affairs. Check out stories from their Undergraduate Programs Youtube playlist!
  • What majors and minors are available in the College of Science? Learn about how students have engaged with the six undergraduate departments in the College of Science here!
  • More Undergraduate Stories of Discernment are available from the Events and Stories page from the Center for Career Development!