African-American Freshmen Retreat (The Plunge)

The purpose of African-American Freshman "Plunge" Retreat is to help connect incoming African-American students with one another and introduce them to the social, spiritual and academic aspects of life under the Dome. Student leaders share their experiences through talks and there is time for small group discussions in a warm, welcoming environment. Time is made for games, fun and fellowship so new friendships can begin.

Who can attend?

The African-American Freshmen Retreat is open to all Notre Dame, Holy Cross College, or Saint Mary's first-year students, but it is especially geared toward African-American students.

What am I attending?

A 24-hour retreat where you will meet new people, talk with upper class leaders, reflect on what has brought you to Notre Dame, discuss your hopes about the future and have fun!

When will the 2017-18 "Plunge" Retreat take place?

The 2017-18 Plunge Retreat will be held Saturday, Sept. 15-16, 2017. 

Where will the 2017-18 "Plunge" Retreat take place?

The 2017-18 Plunge Retreat will be held at Bair Lake in Jones, MI. Transportation will be provided.

Why should I go?

You should go on the Plunge Retreat if you want to grow in community while exploring your own identity under the Dome. 

How do I sign up?

Click here to register

For more information, please email Becky Ruvalcaba at Rebecca.Ruvalcaba.4@nd.edu