Applying to SHU: Transfer

Where Do You Begin?

Transfer Counselor

Kevin Blake
Cell: 203-257-1670
Fax: 203-365-7607

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Curtis Hall - 1st Floor
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Transfer Counselor

Elyano Nascimento
Cell: 475-225-0057
Fax: 203-365-7607

Thank you for your interest in transferring to Sacred Heart. Below you will find more information that will help get you through the transfer process from start to finish. If you have any questions as you are working through the admission process, please feel free to reach out to one of the transfer counselors.

Application Deadlines

Fall 2017

 Priority Application deadline for entry into the fall semester is May 1. 

Spring 2018 

 Priority Application deadline for entry into the spring semester is December 1.


Applications that come in after the priority deadline will be handled on an individual basis. Please reach out to an admissions counselor before you apply to check on the availability.

Extensions may be available. Contact Kevin Blake at 203-257-1670 or

Application Process

For full time transfer students

Complete an online application

  1. Send in official college transcripts from any/all previous college institutions attended
  2. Send in official final high school transcripts
  3. Letter of recommendation from a professor, counselor, advisor or employer
  4. $50 application fee

For students looking to transfer into the Nursing Program

Currently, we are at capacity for the incoming nursing class for this fall. If you are interested in our nursing program as a transfer applicant for the Fall 2017, please complete the nursing survey and contact Kevin Blake at 203-257-1670 or

For International students

Click here to apply for admission

For students looking to go part time

Create an account, complete an online application

  1. Send in official college transcripts from any/all previous college institutions attended
  2. Send in official final high school transcripts or GED
  3. Provide documentation of adequate immunization against measles and rubella.

For visiting students


Students who have never taken a course(s) at Sacred Heart University and have not applied to the university must complete the Visiting Student Form.

Once you have created your account via the Visiting Student form above, you will receive a confirmation with the part-time undergraduate registration form attached to it. Completely fill out both sides of this form and fax back to 203-365-4458 or scan and email to


Please Mail Transcripts to:

Sacred Heart University
Undergraduate Admissions
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Credit Evaluations

Your credit evaluation will be completed by our Registrar’s Office after you are accepted to the University.  The credit evaluation will be mailed or emailed to you once it is completed. These credits will be put on your official transcript once all official final college transcripts have been received.

A maximum of sixty-six (66) credits may be applied to a baccalaureate degree from a two-year college and a maximum of ninety (90) credits may be applied from a four-year college or university. The overall number of courses needed for a degree may exceed 120 credits.

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Financial Aid

Once you are accepted into Sacred Heart University, please go to SHUawards. To activate your account, enter your seven-digit Student ID number found at the top of your acceptance letter and follow the prompts to create your PIN. This will allow you to monitor your award, review required information and pending documents or forms

To contact the Financial Aid office:

Tel: 203-371-7980 
Fax: 203-365-7608 
On Campus: Curtis Hall Room #101

Please allow 7-10 business days for your information to be sent from admissions to the financial aid office.

Schedule a Visit to Campus

In the spirit of community that remains such a vital part of life at SHU, we believe that spending time on campus with our faculty, staff and current students is the best way to get a full understanding of all aspects of living and learning at SHU please click the link below to schedule a visit.

Schedule a visit to campus

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