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Housing Options

The residence halls at Notre Dame College are student’s home away from home! We are home to five residence halls – two are designed for first-year students, and three are designed for upper class students. The exact plans of these rooms vary slightly. Below you will find information about the standard items for all residence halls, and then the unique designs of each hall.


Standard Features in all Residence Halls:

  • Bedroom furniture is per resident
  • Extra-long twin bed, desk, chair, dresser and closet/wardrobe
  • Secure, NDC ID card only access at building entrances
  • Wireless internet access in all rooms
  • Dining facilities within or nearby each hall
  • Cable TV connection in each room
  • Laundry rooms, free of charge in each building
  • Lounge and meeting spaces

First-Year Residence Halls

Petersen Hall

Petersen Hall is the largest of the first-year residence halls. It is a traditional-style hall, with most rooms in this building set up with two double rooms sharing a bathroom in-between. There is a lounge on the first floor with a TV and vending machines. There is also a laundry room on each of the three floors in the building.  Petersen Hall was formerly named Alumnae Hall after all of the graduates from Notre Dame College. In 2003, the Board of Directors renamed the hall after Helen Foose Petersen.

Room dimensions: 10’ x 16.5’

Providence Hall

Providence Hall is our second first-year residence hall. Like Petersen, the majority of rooms in this building set up with two double rooms sharing a bathroom in-between, with a handful of rooms designed to be triple rooms. There are lounges on both the ground floor and first floor, snack and drink vending machines, and laundry rooms on the ground and second floors. Providence Hall used to house the Sisters of Notre Dame, but was later remodeled to house undergraduate students.

Room dimensions: 11’ x 16’

Upperclass Residence Halls

Harks Hall

Harks Hall is traditional-style hall and provides housing to upperclassmen students. Rooms are set up with two double rooms sharing a bathroom in-between. There is a large social lounge on the first floor with a TV, and large study lounge on the second floor – both which overlook the center of campus. Snack and drink vending machines are available on the first floor of the building while laundry is available on the second floor. Harks Hall is named after Mother Mary Evarista Harks, who was the first president and a founder of the College.

Room Dimensions: 11’ x 16’

North Hall

North Hall opened in January 2009 and offers apartment-style housing in the form of four bedroom, two bathroom suites. North Hall is the most relaxing residence hall, and features a kitchenette in each the four-bedroom apartments. A laundry room is available on the ground level of the building.

Room Dimensions: 11.5’ x 14.5’

South Hall

South Hall is the largest residential building on campus. It offers two bedroom, one bathroom suites that each have a living area and a kitchenette with a refrigerator, freezer and microwave. Snack and drink vending machines are available throughout the building, and laundry rooms are available on every floor. There are two large lounges – one on the third floor and one on the fourth floor.

Room Dimensions: 11’ x 18’