Visit SHU

Fairfield, Connecticut

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 and look forward to seeing you soon!

Prospective Student Opportunities  |  Admitted Student Opportunities

Information Sessions, Tours & Interviews

For prospective freshmen (including current sophomores & juniors in high school) and transfer students:

Spring Tours, Information Sessions and Interviews
Available beginning Monday, January 8, 2018 through Tuesday, May 1, 2018

  • Monday - Friday at 9:30AM, 12PM and 2PM (some exceptions may apply)
    • Tours of the new Center for Healthcare Education offered most Tuesdays and Thursdays after the 9:30AM and 12PM tours only
    • "Twilight Tours" offered most Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5PM starting March 20, 2018 until April 26, 2018
  • Select Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30AM and 12PM
  • Interviews available by appointment after each weekday tour only, based on staff availability - FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS ONLY

Group Tours
For groups of 10 or more high school students in grades 9-12.

Virtual Campus Tour and Interactive Campus Map
View our campus without ever leaving your home!

Admitted Student Events Spring 2018

For high school seniors and transfer students who have been admitted to SHU for the Fall 2018 semester:

On-Campus Events

Performing Arts Day
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Check-in begins at 12:30 PM
Get an in-depth look at SHU’s Band, Choir, Dance and Theatre programs with opportunities to audition, attend presentations, meet student participants and program directors, learn about academic programs and attend our Annual Performing Arts Showcase.

College of Arts and Sciences Admitted Student Day
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Check-in begins at 12:30 PM
Celebrate your admission to SHU and learn more about what your college experience as a student majoring in the College of Arts and Sciences will be all about! This event is also for students interested in our Pre-Health and Pre-Law Programs as well as our Farrington College of Education.

Welch College of Business Admitted Student Day
Friday, March 23, 2018
Check-in begins at 12:30 PM
Celebrate your admission to SHU and learn more about what your college experience as a student majoring in the Welch College of Business will be all about!

College of Health Professions Admitted Student Day
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Check-in begins at 10:30 AM
Celebrate your admission to SHU and learn more about what your college experience as a student majoring in the College of Health Professions will be all about!

College of Nursing Admitted Student Day
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Check-in begins at 12:30 PM
Celebrate your admission to SHU and learn more about what your college experience as a student majoring in the College of Nursing will be all about!

Off-Campus Regional Receptions

Westchester County Admitted Student Reception
Monday, April 9, 2018
Event begins at 6:00 PM

Hudson Valley Admitted Student Reception
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Event begins at 6:00 PM

Long Island Admitted Student Reception
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Event begins at 6:00 PM

Connecticut Admitted Student Reception
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Event begins at 6:00 PM

Northern New Jersey Admitted Student Reception
Monday, April 16, 2018
Event begins at 6:00 PM

Monmouth County Admitted Student Reception
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Event begins at 6:00 PM

Greater Boston Admitted Student Reception
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Event begins at 6:00 PM

Where is Sacred Heart University?

Conveniently located in Fairfield, Connecticut, just 55 miles northeast of New York City, Sacred Heart University is situated in the center of corporate America and is easily accessible by automobile, bus, train and airplane. The hustle and bustle of big city life in NYC and Boston is not far from Fairfield – nor is the natural beauty of Connecticut's scenic coastline, providing a variety of experience few private liberal arts colleges can match.

Beyond the opportunities for learning and living on the Sacred Heart University campus, Fairfield County offers a remarkable variety of cultural and recreational activities—and if you're looking for employment, it's home to numerous Fortune 500 companies. From museums and historical sites, to shopping and theater, Fairfield County is a great place to call home.

Directions to our Fairfield, CT campus