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Office of Executive Vice President

Facilities Design & Operations


Notre Dame Design and Construction Project Team receives Team Irish Award

October 17, 2017

Notre Dame Design and Construction Project Team

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In a 12-month span, the Notre Dame Design and Construction Project Team has successfully completed an unprecedented number of campus facilities projects by constructing both new buildings and renovating scores of others. They opened eight new campus buildings between August 2016 and August 2017! These include  Corbett Family Hall, Duncan Student Center, Dunne Hall, Flaherty Hall, Jenkins Hall, McCourtney Hall, Nanovic Hall and O’Neill Hall. These projects exceed 1.3 million square feet, a one-time 12 percent growth in campus. In addition to this amazing feat, they have planned and accomplished hundreds of other campus building improvement, renewal and infrastructure projects in this same period. Read More

East Campus Plant

September 21, 2017

Construction on the East Campus Plant has commenced and will continue through fall 2018. The plant will be located southeast of the intersection of Douglas Road and Wilson Drive. The plant will house heat pumps that are connected to the geothermal well fields beneath Ricci Fields along with chillers and a Thermal Energy Storage Tank. The energy production from this plant is part of the University’s Comprehensive Sustainability Strategy. Read More

WNIT documentary to feature Campus Crossroads project

September 06, 2017

Video - The Campus Crossroads Project

A one-hour documentary detailing the origins, construction and academic, student life, performance and athletic components of the Campus Crossroads Project at the University of Notre Dame will air at 9 p.m. Sept. 8 (Friday) on WNIT (Channel 34) in the South Bend area. Read More

Historic project at Notre Dame nearing completion

August 11, 2017

by:  Dennis Brown

Campus Crossroads Project

The largest construction project in the 175-year history of the University of Notre Dame – an 800,000-square-foot integration of world-class space for teaching, research, performances, faith, multimedia, student life and athletics – is nearing completion, with several components now open or opening over the next two weeks and most of the other facilities ready for occupancy in January.Corbett Family Hall, O’Neill Hall and Duncan Student Center Read More

Solar array latest addition to Notre Dame’s sustainability commitment

July 19, 2017

Kenmore Center Solar Array

A new 144.72 kilowatt ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system, located at its Kenmore Warehouse on North Kenmore Street in South Bend, is the latest addition to Notre Dame’s sustainability efforts to meet its goals. Read More

Three dining options selected for Duncan Student Center

April 06, 2017

Duncan Student Center

After receiving feedback from students and others on campus, Star Ginger Asian Grill and Noodle Bar, Modern Market and a coffeehouse featuring Intelligentsia coffee have been selected as the inaugural dining options for the new Duncan Student Center. Read More

Notre Dame receives $25 million gift for O’Neill Hall

February 03, 2017

O’Neill Hall

A gift of $25 million has been made to the University of Notre Dame for the construction of O’Neill Hall, adjacent to the south end of Notre Dame Stadium. The building will be named in honor of Notre Dame alumnus and Trustee Joseph I. O’Neill III. Read More

North Dining Hall undergoes renovation

January 25, 2017

Dining Hall View

North Dining Hall is undergoing a major structural and interior overhaul. Read More

Notre Dame finalizes agreement to construct hydro facility on St. Joseph River

December 12, 2016

South Bend and Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame and the South Bend Board of Parks have reached an agreement on a 50-year lease that gives the University rights to construct and operate a hydroelectric generation facility on the dam in the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend. The agreement was approved Monday (Dec. 12) by the park board’s commissioners. Read More

The new East Quad

October 21, 2016

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New facilities, green spaces help build community within the Notre Dame community. The new East Quad — McCourtney Hall of Molecular Science and Engineering, Dunne and Flaherty residence halls — have opened their doors. Read More