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Deciding how to spend your down time is an important way that you create your Notre Dame experience and your post-graduation memories. Making the arts at Notre Dame part of this exciting time in your life is relevant now and later. Maybe you’ll be asked to serve on an arts organization’s board or advocate for the arts at your child’s school. Perhaps you’ll startup or invest in a business with a mission to also give back to your community.

Art Attack is August 22!

Join us for our fifth annual ART ATTACK @ DPAC. It’s an arts crawl under one roof! Students can sample the diverse range of performing, visual, and literary arts on campus and enjoy an evening of great entertainment brought to you by the Arts@ND group. Learn more…

We need student workers for our upcoming season! If you are interested in working at DPAC check out the openings on the Student JOBboard. You must be a registered student at Notre Dame for the upcoming academic year to apply. We will also be conducting live interviews during Art Attack on August 22.

Join our student advisory committee! Students in the advisory committee collaborate with staff to promote events at DPAC on campus. The committee also plans and hosts academic and social events at the center specifically for students. For more information contact Sean Martin

+ ADD to your email contacts to ensure you receive our emails on exclusive offers, promotions, student events, and more!

+ LIKE + FOLLOW us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Share your photos using the hashtag #DPACnd!

+ ORGANIZE a group event. Ask your rector, RA, or hall council. Look for events with pre- or post-talks and after parties. Submit a group event online.

+ PURCHASE tickets Online By phone at (574) 631-2800 In person at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Ticket Office Monday–Friday, noon–6 p.m. and one hour prior to an event.

DPAC Hack: Skip Will Call by printing your tickets at home*. Or access your order and we’ll scan it from your mobile device. *Print at home not available for all events.

Every student enrolled at Notre Dame is automatically given a DPAC account.

Login to your DPAC account using your ND email and create a new password to begin receiving your student discount!


Your ND Email = Discounts

Pay only $10 for Presenting Series Tickets. Pay only $6 for tickets when you buy tickets to three or more Presenting Series events. Contact the Ticket Office for details or purchase a student subscription package online using your student login. 

Presenting Series student ticket support made possible by the Lee and Susan Manfred Family Endowment for Excellence.

Browning Cinema tickets are only $4. Attend free films sponsored by the Meg and John P. Brogan Endowment for Classic Cinema. Other film series and screenings are free, too. Watch for Universal Sneak Previews—soon-to-be-released feature films where you get priority free tickets! Recent previews include Blockers, Get Out, and Pitch Perfect 1 & 2. 

Several films offer free admission for ND, HC, and SMC students. Check out the upcoming film schedule.

Great entertainment couldn't be any closer

The center is a short walk from the heart of campus and even closer to the Duncan Student Center and across the street from Eddy Street Commons.

Don’t feel like walking? Jump on the Campus Shuttle and ask to stop at DPAC.  


The arts offer enjoyment + release

See a show. Take a study break. Charge your phone. Or relax on the Terrace and Irish Green. Each year academic departments and University offices present hundreds of events at DPAC. Our expert staff supports these and programs events for the Presenting Series and Browning Cinema. We’re open every weekday for classes, rehearsal, behind-the-scenes stuff, tours and more. Not only do the world-class artists, filmmakers, and events the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center brings to campus provide enjoyment and release, they are also a part of achieving important aspects of the University’s mission.


Activate your DPAC account

Activate your
DPAC account

Every student enrolled at Notre Dame is automatically given a DPAC account. Activate it to begin receiving your student discount on tickets!

  1. Login to your DPAC account using your ND email.
  2. Create a password.
  3. Buy tickets to awesome films and performances.
  4. Repeat.

Meet Up at DPAC

Pizza + a Performance only $6!

Opt-in to be notified when MEET UP tickets go on sale.

Buy $6 tickets before they sell out.

Eat + Enjoy. If 20 tickets are sold, there will be a pizza meet up before the show.

Text @4fd4ff to 81010
to sign up now!

Must use ND email to purchase tickets. Please bring valid student ID to pick up tickets. 

What’s your DPAC impact?

Be inspired by students who have had successful study or work and entertainment experiences. For more than a decade students have found a home-away-from-home at DPAC.

Share your DPAC Impact stories using the hashtag #DPACimpact and you could be featured in our ND Day campaign!