Stanford Hall is an all-male dormitory at the University of Notre Dame that houses the smartest, toughest, and classiest men on campus.
Stanford and Keenan, joined together in Siamese twin fashion, were built in 1957. Of the two, Stanford is officially a bit older as it was dedicated in October of that year (Keenan was dedicated in November).
Because the two dorms are joined together, a brotherly rivalry has developed between Stanford and Keenan. This rivalry culminates in the annual "Battle for the Chapel", an interhall football game that determines who gets naming rights of the shared chapel.
Stanford was a gift of a Notre Dame graduate who would later serve as a lay trustee of the university. Grattan T. Stanford, class of 1904, was an Indiana native who spent three decades as general counsel of the Sinclair Oil Corporation.
Some Notable Stanford Residents include:
VJ Beachem - Forward, Chicago Bulls G-Leaugue Associate
Jonathan Doerer - Kicker, Notre Dame
Joe Fennessy - Previous Notre Dame Leprechaun
Demetrius Jackson - Guard, Los Angeles Lakers G-League Associate
Joe Kernan - 30th Mayor of South Bend, 48th Governor of Indiana
DeShone Kizer - Quarterback, NFL Free Agent
Ted Leo - Musician
Andrew Mackay - First ND swimmer to qualify for the Olympics
Javon McKinley - Wide Reciever, Notre Dame
Troy Niklas - Tight End, NFL Free Agent
Jaylon Smith - Linebacker, Dallas Cowboys
Brandon Wimbush - Quarterback, Notre Dame/UCF
With over a dozen public study spaces Stanford is the perfect place to work on any project.
The study lounge in the basement was renovated in 2015.
Continue pursuing your passions. With access to interhall athletics, there is always a team for you.
We offer opportunities to play basketball, football (tackle or flag), volleyball, and more!
Play Switch in the 3rd-floor MPR or enjoy the basement's full kitchen!
72" Ultra-HD TV in basement lounge w/ XBox One and PS4
Men of Stanford
Feet to Dining Hall
Welcome Notre Dame class of 2025! Here are some resources you will need to begin the best 4 years of your life:
A special message from the 2021 St. Andre Committee:
2021 Welcome Packet coming soon!
HALL OF THE YEAR
2016-2017 Hall of the Year
2020-2021 Hall of the Year
Here's a video from the 2016-2017 run:
Meet Our Staff
Working hard to make your Stanford experience unforgettable.
Stanford Hall is home to 8 resident assistants, 2 assistant rectors, 1 priest-in-residence, and 1 rector, all here to assist you 24/7.
Commissioners and Committees: Coming Soon
There's always something to do.
At Stanford Hall we want you to pursue your passion. From hitting the gym to playing some Smash Bros. We've got you covered.
Feel free to customize your room to match your specific style. All rooms include modular furniture (2 beds, wardrobes, desks, and chairs) to save space.
Quads and six-mans come with a common room, perfect for hosting social gatherings and hanging out with friends.
Connecting Stanford to you
Stanford offers a variety of services to help you stay connected and informed on all announcements and news.
There's never a dull moment around Stanford Hall
Throughout the year Stanford hosts a variety of events. From Formal to Pirate Dance, Stanford Hall is never a boring place.
Ahoy! Grab your lass and peg leg and hit the dance floor.
Time to dust off that suit. Who knew Stanford guys cleaned up so well?
The newest signature event on campus!
Men of Virtue Dinner
Good food, good speakers. Learn what it means to be a Man of Virtue.
Hall-wide or class-wide opportunities to just vibe.
Compete in a variety of events. We throw lacrosse balls at phones!
"Best meat on campus." - Anonymous
Stanford Hall proudly partners with South Bend's Center for the Homeless.