Professor Luis Fraga and special guest Rita Moreno speak with students at an ILS event

The Institute for Latino Studies advances understanding of the fastest-growing and youngest population in the United States and in the U.S. Catholic Church.

ILS strengthens Notre Dame’s mission to prepare transformative leaders in education, the professions, the arts, economic and civic participation, faith, and family life among Latinos and all members of our society.

Come visit ILS at its new home! Now located on the 3rd floor of Bond Hall.



With the well-being of all members of the Notre Dame community our highest priority, the University continues to closely monitor the risks of the coronavirus pandemic to our students, faculty, and staff.  Accordingly, ILS has canceled all of its summer programming and activities.

ND's coronavirus website will be updated regularly to reflect new developments.


Students celebrate degree conferral and other end-of-year accomplishments 

Sociology and Latino studies 2020 grad wins Fulbright to teach in Mexico

ILS scholars publish new book about Latinos & 2016 Election 

Latino Studies senior Kenzie Isaac on personal impact of COVID-19 

ILS Professor Alex Chavez receives NEH fellowship for new book on Chicago and Latinx music 

ILS faculty, alumni and students fight for justice at the border during the Teach-In 2019: Jornada por la Justicia 

In the news: LSSP scholar Aaron Benavides on finding his voice at Notre Dame 

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