This is the 2018 NCAA Division I Women's Ice Hockey Championship.
Eight teams qualify for the single elimination tournament. The top four teams were seeded by the tournament committee. The quarterfinal round game held at the home rink of the higher seeded team. The semifinal and final rounds are held at the Ridder Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota hosted by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Four conference tournament champions earned automatic berths in the tournament.
- College Hockey America tournament champion:
- ECAC tournament champion:
- Hockey East tournament champion:
- WCHA tournament champion: