The 2023 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) will be held from Sunday, July 9 to Thursday July 13, 2023 on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. This page provides details to help individuals make their travel arrangements.

The tentative schedule for the symposium includes: registration is slated to open at 3 PM on Sunday July 9th, 2023 and Poster sessions will be held every evening, July 9-12, 2023 (8-11 PM). The symposium scheduled to end by 1:00 PM on Thursday July 13th.

We are requiring attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 following the University of Notre Dame policy.

Registration is currently slated to open by the end of February 2023

Location of DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on the Campus Notre Dame: Location of NOS 2023

Parking Information

Guests that stay at the Morris Inn or one of the other nearby hotels, will have access to parking associated with that hotel. Anyone staying in the dorms will have to park in the visitor parking lot which is located south of the stadium. This is a paid parking lot by the daily cost is $8. See: Notre Dame’s Visitor Guest Parking page

Visa Information for NOS 2023

Some international participants will require a visa prior to arriving in this country. Please check the website of the US State Department for detailed information.

If your entry to the U.S. requires a visa, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

If you need a formal letter of invitation from the meeting organizers as part of the visa application, please email Daisy Rosas Vargas If you are requesting a letter of invitation, be sure to include your name, address, and poster title.

Air Travel

Time zones – Chicago is central time; South Bend is eastern time.

The South Bend Airport (SBN) is located about 5 miles from the meeting location at the University of Notre Dame. (Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, United) –

Chicago area airports (ORD and MDW) are within a range of driving and public transport (~2h).

Shuttle Buses

Attendees who requested this shuttle service, which is provided for free (no charge), will soon receive an email from the University of Notre Dame regarding shuttle logistics. The current estimated shuttle times to and from O’Hare in Chicago are:

  • Sunday, July 9, 3:00 pm from Chicago O’Hare ORD Airport to Univ of Notre Dame (if there is a need, additional shuttles can be ordered)
  • Thursday, July 13, 1:00 pm from Univ of Notre Dame to Chicago O’Hare ORD Airport

Local Travel

Trasnspo–The local bus system
Campus Map

Travel Awards

Information on Travel Awards available to the NOS can be found on the Travel Award Page.