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Monday, Feb. 26, 2024
The Observer

Notre Dame announces construction of new men’s residence hall

A new men’s residence hall is currently under construction, the University announced Tuesday in a press release. The new dorm will be located on East Quad between Johnson Family Hall and McCourtney Hall, where construction is also underway for a new research building.

The new dorm is part of a 2017 plan to strengthen campus residential communities, which included increasing the on-campus residency requirement to six semesters, according to the release.

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Located on East Quad, the new residence hall will sit east of Dunne and Flaherty Halls and south of Johnson Family Hall.


The release said the four-story, 79,000-square-foot dorm will house approximately 260 students and adhere to Notre Dame’s collegiate gothic architecture style. The building, not yet officially named, will offer a variety of room types including singles, doubles, quads and six-person rooms.

Set to open in the summer of 2024, the residence hall will feature an arched opening on the first floor that allows pedestrians to travel east-west via an existing sidewalk.