Campus Construction

The University of Notre Dame is in the midst of one of the most significant periods of construction in its history: A combined 1.4 million square feet of research, classroom, residence, and student life space is being built on campus. But the exciting part is what will take place inside these buildings. More than bricks and mortar, these facilities represent new venues for discovery and learning that will fuel our ongoing commitment to academic excellence and an unsurpassed student experience. Explore this map to learn more about the expanded academic, research and student life opportunities currently under construction.

Corbett Family Hall

Open August 2017
  • Rex and Alice A. Martin Digital Media Center
  • Multimedia Classroom
  • Premium Seating
  • Press Box
  • Corporate Club
Open January 2018
  • Department of Anthropology
Open May 2018
  • Department of Psychology

Corbett Family Hall

On the east side of Notre Dame Stadium, Corbett Family Hall will house the departments of Anthropology and Psychology, and the Rex and Alice A. Martin Digital Media Center. The media center will feature two studios, control rooms, editing suites and a classroom. The academic space includes custom labs, classrooms, and offices. The top three levels will feature hospitality space for football weekends and throughout the year, and a press box. The digital media center, multimedia classroom, premium seating/club space and press box will be open in August 2017. The Department of Anthropology will move in the following January, while Psychology will move in after the 2018 commencement exercises.

Duncan Student Center

Open August 2017
  • Gameday operations center
  • Student Ballroom and premium seating/club space
  • Corporate club
Open January 2018
  • Student activities and dining court
  • Smith Center for Recreational Sports
  • Career Center

Duncan Student Center

On the west side of the stadium, the Duncan Student Center will be a focal point of student life at Notre Dame. It will offer vastly expanded study, recreational, meeting, career counseling and student activity space to serve the campus community throughout the year, while also accommodating the University’s hospitality needs on football game-day weekends. The hospitality spaces will be in use starting in August 2017, while other spaces will open in January 2018.

O’Neill Hall

Open August 2017
  • South Club
Open January 2018
  • Department of Music and Sacred Music at Notre Dame

O’Neil Music and Sacred Music Hall

On the south side of the stadium, the six-story O’Neill Hall will house the Department of Music and the Sacred Music at Notre Dame program, providing much-needed new space for these growing programs. The new building will include recital and rehearsal halls; the Frank Leahy Gate grand entrance to the stadium; a large music library, to be relocated from the Hesburgh Library; classrooms, a club/lounge level; offices, practice rooms, and storage for both departments. The club level will be open in August 2017, while the Music and Sacred Music at Notre Dame units will move in the following December.

Jenkins Hall

On the east side of Notre Dame Avenue next to the Hesburgh Center for International Studies, Jenkins Hall and Nanovic Hall will be adjoining buildings for international institutes and the social sciences. Jenkins Hall will house Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs, the University’s first new college or school in nearly a century, as well as the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Notre Dame Institute for Global Development, and provide additional space for the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

Nanovic Hall

On the east side of Notre Dame Avenue next to the Hesburgh Center for International Studies, Jenkins Hall and Nanovic Hall will be adjoining buildings for international institutes and the social sciences. Nanovic Hall will be the new home for the Departments of Economics, Political Science and Sociology, as well as the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

Flaherty Hall

On the northeast side of campus, the newest women’s residence hall situated between Knott Hall and Pasquerilla East Hall and the just-begun East Campus Research Complex. It is the home to 225 students.

Dunne Hall

On the east side of campus, Dunne Hall is the newest men’s residence hall situated between Knott Hall and Pasquerilla East Hall and the just-begun East Campus Research Complex. It houses 221 students.

McCourtney Hall

Open August 2016

McCourtney Hall

McCourtney Hall is the first dedicated research building to be constructed in a planned larger East Campus Research Complex. The research quad will create, for the first time at Notre Dame, a space for highly collaborative, state-of-the-art research that crosses the Colleges of Science and Engineering. The building will support research space needs that are currently unmet on campus and facilitate Strategic Research Initiatives and the Advancing Our Vision hiring plans within the molecular sciences.