Farley Hall

Farley Hall

Dedicated to Rev. John “Pop” Farley, C.S.C., standout Notre Dame student-athlete and former rector of Walsh and Sorin Halls, Farley Hall was the first residence hall constructed after World War II as the result of increased need for student housing. Former Notre Dame President, Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., served as the hall’s first rector. Converted to a women’s hall in 1973, Farley annually celebrates its namesake’s birthday through Pop Farley Week, which includes a skit night, a visit to Farley’s grave, hall decorating, and a hall dance. The hall also hosts Be Fine Day in which the women of Farley celebrate their inner beauty and distinctive talents. Farley was last named Women’s Hall of the Year in 2016-2017 and was home to former Notre Dame President Rev. Edward “Monk” Malloy, C.S.C.; NBC News Medical Correspondent, Bob Arnot; and United States Circuit Judge of the US Court of Appeals, Ann Williams.

Farley

Rector

Sarah Jesse

Sarah Jesse

Sarah Jesse grew up doing theatre in Cleveland, Ohio, where she learned the importance of creativity and development, effective storytelling, empathy, inclusion, and commitment to a community. Sarah attended the University of Notre Dame, completing both a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Psychology and a Master of Arts in Theology through the Echo Graduate Service Program. Sarah worked for a Catholic parish in West Lafayette, Indiana, where she served on the communications and leadership teams to help steer the parish’s vision, mission, and marketing for its present and future, especially in their exploration of Catholic (re)evangelization. There, Sarah also taught Sacramental preparation to parishioners of all ages. Sarah went on to work in Ireland at University College Cork as a full-time ecumenical chaplain, where she planned ecumenical retreats, led the Catholic student discussion group and Sunday Masses, and offered confidential pastoral care to the university community. When she is not awestruck over Europe’s history, global and religious diversity, and natural beauty, she can be found drinking coffee, taste-testing pastries, exploring parks, and reading or listening to audio books.

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Hall Stats

Approximate Capacity
215
Number of Sections
7
Year Established
1942
Quad
North
Sex
Female
Chapel
St. John the Evangelist
Number of Floors
4
Number of Rooms
103
Elevator
Yes
Air Conditioning
No
Nickname/Mascot