Four walls, a thousand points of view

Cavanaugh Exterior

Walk down a hallway of any of our 30 residence halls and you’ll encounter a true cross-section of our student body: varsity athletes heading to practice, sophomore music majors discussing the merits of cool jazz vs. big band, Californian freshmen testing out their first winter coats.

At Notre Dame, our residence halls are microcosms by design. Every entering first-year student receives a randomly assigned roommate, and every single-sex hall brings together students from every year of study.

The result? Our residence halls are one of the most profound examples of the curiosity and open-mindedness that permeates our student body.

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