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!

Information Sessions, Tours & Interviews

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

Fall Tours, Information Sessions and Interviews
Available through Saturday, December 9, 2017.

  • Monday - Friday at 9:30AM, 12PM and 2PM
    • Tours of the new Center for Healthcare Education offered most Tuesdays and Thursdays after the 9:30AM and 12PM tours only
  • Select Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30AM and 12PM
  • Interviews available by appointment after each weekday tour only, based on staff availability

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!

Fall 2017 On-Campus Events

For prospective freshmen (current seniors in high school) and transfer students:

Welch Wednesdays
An in-depth look at SHU's AACSB-accredited Jack Welch College of Business including academic programs, the Welch Experience, study abroad opportunities, career development resources and a luncheon with business faculty.

Dance and Cheerleading Event
A closer look at SHU Cheerleading and the SHU Dance Team.

Transfer Tuesday
Exclusively for prospective transfer students, this event includes an information session, campus tour, and the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Transfer Admissions Counselor.

Academic Information Sessions
For students interested in an overview of the SHU College or School of their choice from faculty and current students.

Pioneer Perspective: Life Outside the Classroom
For an in-depth look at SHU's wealth of extra-curricular activities including Athletics (Division I, Club and Intramurals), Performing Arts (Band, Choir, Dance and Theatre), Community Service, Greek Life, Media Clubs, Campus Ministry, Student Government and more. Lunch, campus tours and time to visit the SHU Bookstore are included.

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