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In this Jan. 17 photo is a model of The University of Notre Dame's new football stadium. (The University of Notre Dame | Barbara Johnston)

Notre Dame building plans, at a glance

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Floor-by-floor plans of the three new buildings that the University of Notre Dame plans to add to its 84-year-old football stadium:

Nine-story west building, focusing on student development

  • Levels 1 and 2: Meeting rooms, graduate and undergraduate student lounges, a dining area, student organization space and administrative offices.
  • Levels 3 and 4: Recreational sports and fitness facilities, allowing the Rolfs Sports Recreation Center to become the practice home for the men's and women's basketball teams.
  • Level 5: Career services center with more than 40 interview rooms, training rooms and conference areas, an employer lounge and advising offices. Will include premium seating for football games.
  • Level 6: Mechanical support.
  • Level 7: A 500-seat student ballroom, club seating for football and booths for telecasts of football games.
  • Level 8: Premium stadium seats and terraces that will look onto campus and the playing field.
  • Level 9: Club seating, boxes for home and visiting coaches, security booths and boxes for administrative and athletic department leaders.
Six-story south building housing the Department of Music and Sacred Music.

  • Level 1: Recital and rehearsal halls and the Leahy gate grand entrance to the stadium.
  • Level 2: A large music library, to be relocated from the Hesburgh Library, classrooms and rehearsal and tutoring rooms.
  • Level 3: A club/lounge.
  • Level 4: Department of Music offices, practice rooms and storage.
  • Level 5: The Sacred Music Program, offices, organ practice rooms and storage.
  • Level 6: Mechanical, with a scoreboard on the exterior.
Nine-story east building with offices and laboratories for the Departments of Anthropology and Psychology, currently housed in several campus buildings.

  • Level 1: A digital media center with a 2,000-square-foot studio and production, teaching, learning, research and scholarship facilities. A control room will support faith-based programming, such as Masses at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, as well as athletics events, performing arts presentations and academic lectures and speeches.
  • Level 2: Anthropology offices, administrative space, conference and tutoring areas and research and teaching labs.
  • Levels 3, 4 and 5: Psychology offices, classrooms, labs, computer rooms and a student lounge.
  • Level 6: Mechanical support.
  • Level 7: Outdoor club seating for football, outdoor terraces and a large space that will double as a club area and flexible classroom.
  • Level 8: Outdoor club seating for football.
  • Level 9: Working press box, radio booths and a club area with indoor and outdoor premium seating for football.

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