Named University of Notre Dame's "Hall of the Year" for 2000-2001 school year; The hall was originally a seminary for Holy Cross Brothers, named Dujare Institute; Sold to the University in the late 1960's and converted to a men's residence hall; Blessed Brother Andre Bessette visited while it was Dujare Institute; Named Carroll Hall after Charles Carroll, cousin of Bishop John Carroll, and only Catholic signer of Declaration of Independence; Carroll has some of the largest student rooms on campus; Carroll Hall is located on the west shore of St. Mary's Lake and offers spectacular views of the Golden Dome and Basilica.
As the smallest male residence hall, Carroll has approximately 35% singles, 35% doubles, 20% triples, and 10% quads. There are no private bathrooms in Carroll Hall. Rooms will either face the lakes/Dome or the west edge of campus.
RECTOR: Fr. Matt Kuczora, CSC
Fr. Matthew Kuczora, CSC is a Holy Cross priest originally from Marion, Indiana. He graduated from Notre Dame in 2005 with a degree in Accounting and again in 2011 with a Master of Divinity. During his time as an undergraduate and during a year of post-graduate service, Fr. Matt discerned a call to religious life and priesthood. He is passionate about poverty ministry and educational work among young adults. He has a particular interest in the Church and history of Latin America. Upon the profession of his perpetual vows in the Congregation of Holy Cross in 2011, Fr. Matt began an assignment as Director of Postulant Seminarians and as Vocation Director for his religious community in Monterrey, Mexico. In his "free time", Fr. Matt served at Nuestra Madre Santísima de La Luz parish in an urban working class neighborhood. Additionally, Fr. Matt has worked abroad in a number of contexts including in India, Honduras and Spain. Fr. Matt joins us from campus having served the last year as a guest scholar at the Kellogg Institute and as a priest-in-residence at his former residence, St. Edward's Hall. While he enjoys fishing, hiking and playing sports, Fr. Matt is a terrible singer and ends every day begging God to send him residents with musical talent for the Carroll Hall chapel choir.