Updated: July 30, 2020 at 2:18PM

Student Gathering Spaces

A number of venues will have designated hours for quiet study and informal gathering.

Quiet study is intended for independent study or online learning (headphones required when participating in an online course).

Informal gathering in unstructured space to help students spend time with each other safely.

Indoor Spaces

Locations include strong WiFi and restrooms.

South Dining Hall

West Wing

Capacity: 367

Quiet study
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Informal gathering
Mon - Fri: 2 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Sat and Sun: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.

East Wing

Capacity: 367

Informal gathering
Mon - Sun: 9 p.m.- 12 a.m.

North Dining Hall

Southern Area

Capacity: 70

Quiet study
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Informal gathering
Mon - Fri 2 p.m. - 8 a.m.
Sat and Sun: 24 hours

Northern Area 

Capacity: 125

Quiet study
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Informal gathering space
Mon - Fri 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sat and Sun: 24 hours

Stadium Concourse Gate E 

Capacity: 250

Quiet study or informal gathering (sections available for both)
Mon - Fri 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Outdoor Spaces for Informal Gathering

WiFi signal strength is not guaranteed.

Outdoor Spaces Map

Tent Locations

  • Bond Hall Quad Tent  map
  • DeBartolo Quad Tent  map
  • East Quad Tent  map
  • North Quad Tent  map
  • South Quad Tent  map

Other locations

  • Bond Hall Hemicycle  map
  • Coleman Morse Patio  map
  • Decio Patio  map
  • Duncan Student Center Patio  map
  • Eck Visitors Center  map
  • Fieldhouse Mall Half Moon  map
  • Geddes Terrace  map
  • Hammes Bookstore Patio  map
  • Hesburgh International Center  map
  • Hesburgh Library - North Entrance Plaza  map
  • Hesburgh Library Patio  map
  • Irish Green  map
  • Library Quad  map
  • Mendoza College of Business Courtyard  map
  • Nanovic Hall Entrance Plaza  map
  • Pizza Pi  map
  • Stadium Concourse - Gate E  map
  • Stayer Center Patios  map

Event Spaces Encouraged for Student Group Reservations

The University encourages students to think creatively about where to hold gatherings and consider utilizing what may be atypical spaces. The listed locations are not the only venues available for student groups to reserve.

Contact University Events at venueND@nd.edu or 574-631-1400 to reserve:

  • Wind Family Fireside Terrace at the Morris Inn
  • Notre Dame Stadium bowl seating and field
  • Purcell Pavilion
  • Irish Green
  • Legends club and patio

Contact Student Activities Office at 574-631-7308 or use SAO360 to reserve:

  • South Quad Tent (Mon - Thu: 9 p.m. - 12 a.m.; Fri and Sat: 7:30 p.m. - 12 a.m.)
  • North Quad Tent (Mon - Thu: 9 p.m. - 12 a.m.; Fri and Sat: 7:30 p.m. - 12 a.m.)