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

Spring Tours, Information Sessions and Interviews
Options include weekdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Group Tours and Information Sessions
Select weekday and weekend visit opportunities for high school groups of 10 or more.

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

Spring 2017 Admitted Student Events

For students admitted to SHU for the fall 2017 semester including high school seniors and transfer students.

On Campus Events

College of Nursing Admitted Student Day | Friday, March 24, 2017
Learn more about what being a nursing major will entail including aspects sch as academics, student life and career development.

College of Arts and Sciences Admitted Student Day | Friday, March 31, 2017
Get an in-depth look at what studying in the College of Arts and Sciences will entail including aspects such as academics, student life and career development. Special sessions will be offered for students pursuing an Education career (teacher certification).

Welch College of Business Admitted Student Day | Saturday, April 1, 2017
Gather all the information you'll need to know about studying in the Welch College of Business including aspects such as academics, student life and career development.

SHU Cheerleading Clinic | Sunday, April 2, 2017
A first-hand look at college-level cheerleading for high school students (9th grade or above), open to individuals, teams and stunt groups.

SHU Cheerleading Tryouts | Saturday, April 8, 2017
For students interested in participating in SHU Cheerleading for fall 2017.

SHU Dance Team Auditions | Sunday, April 30, 2017
For students interested in participating in the SHU Dance Team for fall 2017

On Campus Visit Opportunities

Pioneer for a Day | February - April on select Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 
Go beyond just visiting campus and spend time shadowing a current student as they attend class, have a meal and explore other aspects of campus life.

Regional Receptions

Providence Reception | Thursday, April 6, 2017
Warwick Country Club, Warwick, RI 

Long Island Reception | Monday, April 10, 2017
Villa Lombardi's, Holbrook, NY 

Greater Albany Reception | Monday, April 10, 2017
Longfellow's, Saratoga Springs, NY 

Westchester Reception | Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Knollwood Country Club, Elmsford, NY 

Southern Connecticut Reception | Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Great River Golf Club, Milford, CT 

Greater Boston Reception | Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Lombardo's, Randolph, MA 

Northern Connecticut Reception | Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, CT 

Monmouth County Reception | Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Buona Sera, Red Bank, NJ 

Northern New Jersey Reception | Thursday, April 20, 2017
Biagio's Terrace, Paramus, NJ 

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