The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have finalized their 2018 and 2019 football schedules, the school announced on Thursday.
Notre Dame opens the 2018 season with three consecutive home games – Michigan on Sept. 1, Ball State on Sept. 8, and Vanderbilt, a newly scheduled game, on Sept. 15.
Other home games for Notre Dame in 2018 include Stanford (Sept. 29), Pittsburgh (Oct. 13), Florida State (Nov. 10), and Syracuse (Nov. 17).
Notre Dame will take on the Navy Midshipmen at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on Oct. 27.
Road games for the Fighting Irish in 2018 include Wake Forest (Sept. 22), Virginia Tech (Oct. 6), Northwestern (Nov. 3), and USC (Nov. 24).
Notre Dame opens the 2019 season on the road at Louisville. That game is scheduled for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2.
Following a bye week, Notre Dame will play their first home game of the season against New Mexico on Sept. 14. Other home games include Virginia (Sept. 28), Bowling Green (Oct. 5), USC (Oct. 12), Virginia Tech (Nov. 2), Navy (Nov. 16), and Boston College (Nov. 23).
In addition to Louisville, Notre Dame will travel to face Georgia (Sept. 21), Michigan (Oct. 26), Duke (Nov. 9), and Stanford (Nov. 30) in 2018.
According to the release, one game in 2018 or 2019 may be designated as Notre Dame’s “Shamrock Series” game and could be played off-campus.