Auxiliary Operations is a major contributor of revenue to the University’s academic mission.  A diverse group of units, the division supports student life, academic endeavors, and research initiatives while serving as a key contributor to campus hospitality and customer service. 

Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore and Retail Operations

Managed by Follett Higher Education Group, Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore and Retail Operations provide textbooks and course-related materials, trade books, merchandise, religious gifts, and apparel for students, faculty, staff, visitors and legions of fans. Campus retail operations include the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore in the Eck Center; the Hammes Hub at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore; the Hammes Bookstore and Cafe on Eddy Street; the Leep Varsity Shop at Purcell Pavilion; the Dellelce Irish Hockey Shop at Compton Family Ice Arena; the Catalog Fulfillment Center; the Clearance Center; and the Notre Dame Shop on Michigan Avenue, Chicago. The Catalog Fulfillment Center distributes two catalogs per year to over 350,000 homes and sends out over 100,000 packages per year to destinations around the world.


The Licensing Department is responsible for management of the University's trademark licensing program. It protects the University by assisting in the prevention of unauthorized use of trademarks, ensures authorized products bearing University trademarks are manufactured under acceptable working conditions by companies that have adopted the University's Licensing Code of Conduct, and provides education and support to campus constituents, retailers and Notre Dame licensees.

St. Michael’s Laundry

Opened in 1934 for the University community, and now for the surrounding city area as well, St. Michael's Laundry offers full service dry and wet cleaning; tailoring/alterations; shoe repair; linen rental; wedding dress cleaning and preservation; and VIP 24-hour drop-off and same day service. availability. Additionally, laundry service offered exclusively to University departments includes athletic uniforms and towels; ROTC uniforms; bed, bath and table linen lease programs to Morris Inn and residence halls; uniform rental and purchase programs; religious community linens and personal garments; student health center linens; Early Childhood Development Center linens and the processing of  mops and rags for all departments.The laundry's student bundle service averages 35,000 pieces of clothing washed every week, contributing to the 2.7 million total pounds cleaned annually.

Notre Dame Clubs and Concessions 

Notre Dame athletic clubs and concessions are managed by Levy, a Chicago-based restaurant company specializing in providing premium-quality vending and food services to major entertainment and sports venues. Levy oversees operations in Notre Dame Stadium; Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center; Compton Family Ice Arena; the Warren Golf Course; Arlotta Lacrosse Stadim; Alumni Soccer Stadium; Frank Eck Baseball Stadium and Melissa Cook Softball Stadium. 

Cedar Grove Cemetery

Established in 1843 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, Cedar Grove Cemetery's mission is to provide a dignified, Christian burial for members of the Notre Dame community and their families. Formerly available to faculty, staff and retirees only, above-ground burial options in the Our Lady of Sorrows at Cedar Grove Cemetery Mausoleum Complex are now extended to Notre Dame alumni and their families as well as members of Sacred Heart Parish.