Asian/Asian American First Year Retreat

The celebration of culture, identity and community are paramount throughout the Asian and Asian American First Year Student Retreat. The retreat provides students of Asian descent with an opportunity to gather together and share the beauty of their backgrounds and explore how they can bring their personal experiences and gifts to the broader Notre Dame community.

Who can attend?

TheAAA First Year Retreat is open to all first year Notre Dame, Holy Cross College, or Saint Mary's students, but is especially geared toward Asian and Asian 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! This retreat focuses on academics, spirituality, social life, family and how to prepare for success at Notre Dame.

When will the retreat take place?

August 24-25, 2018

Where will the retreat take place?

Sacred Heart Parish Center (across the lake on campus).

Why should I go?

You should go on the AAA First Year Student Retreat if you want to grow in community while exploring your own identity under the Dome. Learn more about the retreat and team by visiting the AAA webpage here.

How do I sign up?

Register here to attend the retreat.  

If you're under 18 years old, please have this waiver signed by a parent or guardian and bring a printed copy before boarding the bus. (PDF)


For more information, email Becky Ruvalcaba