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Office of Executive Vice President

Facilities Design & Operations


North-south sidewalks between Haggar Hall & Holy Cross Dr. to be closed

February 21, 2018

Secondary Pumping Station

As part of the Utilities Long Range Plan (ULRP), the Utilities department will be constructing a new facility north of Haggar Hall that will house equipment to improve the chilled water distribution to campus. The construction will begin on March 5 and is scheduled for completion in January of 2019.  Read More

Power Plant expansion impacts road accessibility

February 21, 2018

Power Plant Expansion

As part of the Utilities Long Range Plan (ULRP), the Utilities department will be installing Heat Recovery Steam Generators and Combustion Turbines in the new Power Plant Expansion facility now under construction. 

These system components are of significant size and weight and will require the temporary closure of St. Joseph Drive from Moreau Drive to the Power Plant entrance as well as parts of Moreau Drive west of St. Joseph Drive during the moving of these items from White Field to the Power Plant compound. Read More

Giovanini Commons reopens with tech updates

February 08, 2018

New tech classroom accommodates MBA/MSBA dual degree and undergraduate business analytics major. Read More

Facilities Design & Operations launches project request formĀ 

February 02, 2018

Facilities Design & Operations has created a new online form for faculty and administrators to submit project requests. The new webpage highlights the preferred pathways for various types of facilities needs and includes a link to a new project request form for construction, renovation and remodeling projects.  Read More

NIPSCO installs natural gas service improvements from February to June

February 01, 2018

Nipsco Project 2018Natural gas service improvements map

As part of the Utilities Long Range Plan for the University, the natural gas service pipeline to the Power Plant will be improved. 

NIPSCO (Northern Indiana Public Service Company) has begun the process of installing a new natural gas pipeline as well as a metering and regulating station. The station will be located north of Mason Services Center. The pipeline will be installed adjacent to the Warren Golf Course along the west and north boundaries. Additionally, the University will install a pipeline from the metering and regulating station to the Power Plant later this spring.  Read More

New East Plant builds on commitment to sustainability

January 24, 2018

A thermal energy production and storage facility under construction on the northeast edge of campus will help the University of Notre Dame meet growing campus energy needs while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read More

Duncan Student Center to open on Notre Dame campus

January 11, 2018

The Duncan Student Center at the University of Notre Dame will open in its entirety to students, faculty, staff and the greater Notre Dame community on Jan. 15. Read More

Eddy Street Commons Phase II

January 05, 2018

Work is underway on Phase II of Eddy Street Commons, the $90 million mixed-use project south of the University of Notre Dame. The mixed-use space is 100 percent leased. Read More

Raclin, Murphys make lead gift for new art museum at Notre Dame

December 08, 2017

Longtime philanthropists in the greater South Bend community – Ernestine Raclin and her daughter and son-in-law Carmen and Chris Murphy – have made a lead gift to the University of Notre Dame for the construction of a new community asset, the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art at Notre Dame. Read More

Partial road closures near Power Plant

December 07, 2017

Road Closure Notification 1

Monday, December 11Construction activities at the Power Plant will cause a series of partial road closures on Holy Cross Drive near the Notre Dame Fire Station. The attached graphic shows the affected area. To avoid peak traffic periods, the crane and associated work is scheduled to occur only between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on the following dates: Read More