Wedding table setup

Thank you for considering University Catering to assist in planning your Notre Dame wedding.

From a formal dinner to a midmorning brunch, we are pleased to consult with you regarding all of your needs. To ensure the success of your function and answer your questions, we have outlined some of our practices and policies. We look forward to working with you and making your event successful.


In order to maintain the smoothest planning for your special event, we would like your menu selection, an estimated count, and a basic room layout no later than two months in advance of your event. Fourteen days prior to your event, you will need to inform University Catering of your final guest count and table needs.

Wedding Menu Tastings

Once booked, menu tastings are scheduled three to four months prior to your wedding date. Tastings include your choice of four appetizers, two salads and three entrées for up to four guests. Additional guests are subject to an additional charge. The menu tastings are subject to availability and are not scheduled on or during major University events. Your final menu selection is due no later than two months in advance of your wedding date. Quantities of each selection are due with your final guarantee count fourteen days prior to your event. Guests must have individual place cards indicating their meal choice.

Enhancements to Your Wedding

Our experienced event planners are happy to assist with special enhancements. We can assist in providing the following details based on market prices:

  • Specialty Linens
  • Floral Services & Decor
  • Lighting
  • Ice Carvings
  • Specialty Service Wares
  • Draperies to Enhance Room Arrangements
  • Specialty Charger Plates
  • Preferred Vendor List

Campus Locations

Please contact VenueND at 631-1400 for availability and pricing.


All food and beverages left over from any function remain the property of University Catering and may not be removed from the location of service. Smoking is not allowed in buildings at the University of Notre Dame, including lobbies and restrooms. We reserve the right to restrict the service of alcoholic beverages in compliance with the policies of the University of Notre Dame and the State of Indiana. It is not the responsibility of University Catering to transport gifts or any other items not ordered through University Catering to or from the catering site.


Prices are correct at the time of printing. We will confirm prices when you finalize your menu with your wedding specialist. Menu prices and items are subject to change up to fourteen days prior to your event. Individual facility fees vary as per rental charges and space changes. Charges will be based on labor requirements.Your wedding specialist will provide you detailed pricing.


Once confirmed, all payments are made through the Venue ND office.

Administrative Fee/Taxes

A 20% administrative fee and 7% Indiana state sales tax will be added to your bill.