Dockweiler Award

The Dockweiler Awards recognize excellence in academic advising, as well as advising/support for student-athletes, as a key component of the Notre Dame student experience. Up to three Dockweiler Award winners will be selected each year.


Eligible nominees must not have received the Dockweiler Award previously, have been employed as full-time members of the regular faculty or full-time academic staff for the last five years (since the start of the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year), and must have been employed within their current advising unit for at least 18 months prior to nomination. 

Primary Evaluation Criteria

Nominations must demonstrate:

  • Outstanding service in academic advising or career counseling
  • Transformative and lasting impact on student advisees
  • Positive impact on staff and/or faculty peers who also advise students

All-time recipients

Recent Honorees