is one of the 29 residence halls and one of the 15 male dorms on the campus of the University of Notre Dame
. Siegfried is situated between Pasquerilla West Hall
and Theodore Hesburgh Library
on Mod Quad. Siegfried houses 240 undergraduate residents in 114 rooms on three of its four floors (the first floor consists of lounges, a weight room, study rooms and a chapel).
Constructed in 1988 through the financial commitments of Robert ('37) and Ray ('65) Siegfried, the building was converted from a female hall to a male hall in 1997 after Flanner and Grace Halls became office space. The original female residents of Siegfried Hall moved to Welsh Family Hall
on West Quad. After the move, the new residents adopted the nickname "Ramblers" which was one of the former names used by the University before "Fighting Irish" was adopted. Siegfried rivals with Knott Hall, the other male Mod Quad residence hall.
Siegfried and Knott are the only two residence halls to convert from female to male, in order to preserve Mod Quad’s gender balance when male dorms Flanner and Grace became offices.
Many of Siegfried's residents play a sport for the intramural teams sponsored by RecSports, the Notre Dame interhall sports authority. Siegfried holds championships in almost all of the sports offered, and has won the coveted "All Sports Champions" trophy from the University three years in a row. In addition to interhall sports,... Read More