I Love Jordan Hall Video Contest

Jordan Hall of Science after a snowstorm

The College of Science wants to know why you <3 Jordan Hall of Science!

Did you take your favorite class here? Did something happen in Jordan Hall that inspired your future career path or extracurricular activities? Do you have a favorite “secret” spot in Jordan Hall where you like to study? Which lab is your favorite and why? Create a short 15 second video and show us why you love Jordan Hall.  You could win $100 in Domer Dollars!

Contest Requirements

The video contest is open to all current Notre Dame undergraduate and graduate students who have taken a class, studied, or used Jordan Hall in some capacity during their time at the University. Videos should be sincere and genuine, but also upbeat, fun, and creative. Think outside of the box to tell us why Jordan Hall is a great place on campus.

Jordan Hall sundial in the Fall

  • Videos must be shot in or around Jordan Hall of Science.
  • If filmed with a cell phone, please ensure your video is captured horizontally.
  • Videos should be no more than 15 seconds in length.
  • Please do not use copyrighted materials, such as music, in your video. Stock media (such as iStock) or Notre Dame-owned images are acceptable.
  • We don’t expect Spielberg-quality videos, but please make sure that the sound and lighting is good enough to convey your message.
  • Costumes, props, and science t-shirts are all highly encouraged (but not required). If you’re doing any sort of work in a lab, don’t forget to wear your PPE.

To submit your video, your LIKE the College of Science Facebook page and upload your video to the page’s wall.

Not on Facebook? Email your video to Stephanie Healey. Any videos submitted via email may be posted on the College of Science Facebook page.


All videos must be uploaded to the College of Science Facebook page by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, December 7. The winners will be announced by the College of Science no later than Friday, December 12.

Jordan Hall Observatory


Videos will be evaluated on creativity and the quality of messaging.  The top three video entries will be awarded  $100 in Domer Dollars!

Encourage your friends and family to check out your video on our Facebook wall and share it with their Facebook network! The video that receives the most SHARES on the College of Science Facebook page will also win $100 in Domer Dollars.

All contest participants will receive a $5 gift card to Starbucks. Gift cards will need to be picked up in person at the College of Science dean's office in 215 Jordan Hall. Details on gift card pick up will be provided when the contest winners are announced.

Need some ideas?

Here are a few prompts to get your creative juices flowing.

“Jordan Hall is great because…”

“I love Jordan Hall because…”

“Jordan is the coolest because…”

“The best time I had in Jordan Hall was when…

“Jordan Hall is the best building on campus because…”

“My favorite lab in Jordan Hall is….”

Jordan Hall and Hesburgh Library

Final Contest Details

By entering this contest, you are giving permission to the College of Science and any other University entity to use and distribute your video clip for promotional purposes. Any student entering the video may be asked to provide full-resolution version of your video either via email (preferred) or on a flash drive to the College of Science dean’s office, 215 Jordan Hall of Science, before receiving a prize or gift card.

Any questions regarding the I <3 Jordan Hall Video Contest should be emailed to Stephanie Healey in the College of Science dean's office.