Visit SHU

Fairfield, Connecticut

Spring 2016 at SHU boasts a wide array of visit opportunities. and we will continue to post additional information as it becomes available. In the meantime, we encourage you to contact your admissions counselor at any time with any questions you may have. 

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 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!

Spring Visit Opportunities for Admitted Students

For admitted students (high school seniors and transfer students only) and their families, we are hosting a variety of academic and targeted events.

By Academic College

» Welch Wednesdays | Wednesday, February 24, 2016
An intimate look at the Welch College of business including lunch with business faculty members.

» College of Nursing Admitted Student Day | Friday, March 18, 2016
Learn more about what being a nursing major will entail including aspects such as academics, student life and career development.

» College of Arts & Sciences Admitted Student Day | Friday, April 1, 2016
Attend presentations and interact one-on-one with professors, alumni and students in the College. Special sessions offered for students pursuing an Education career (teacher certification) and those interested in pre-professional programs such as pre-law and pre-med.

» College of Health Professions Admitted Student Day | Saturday, April 2, 2016
Get an in-depth look at your major of interest and hear directly from current students and faculty in the College about student life and career opportunities.

» Welch College of Business Admitted Student Day | Sunday, April 3, 2016
Participate in focused sessions and meet with faculty to learn more about your major of interest, the student experience and your future career path.

By Targeted Interest

» Varsity & Club Sports Day | Saturday, February, 27, 2016
Get an in-depth look at SHU Athletics including Division I, Club Sports and Cheerleading.

» Performing Arts Day | Sunday, February 28, 2016
Learn more about Band, Choir, Dance and Theatre programs at SHU and attend a Performing Arts Showcase.

» Pioneer for a Day | Ongoing
Fully immerse yourself into the college experience by shadowing a SHU student for a day.

Information Sessions, Tours & Interviews

For prospective freshmen and transfer students (including current juniors in high school) and their families, we continue to offer our information sessions and tours on a regular basis. Register today!

» Spring 2016 Tours & Information Sessions
Options include weekdays, most Saturdays and select Sundays.

» Transfer Tuesdays
An information session, campus tour, and one-on-one meeting with a Transfer Admissions Counselor.

» Welch Wednesdays
An intimate look at the Welch College of business including lunch with business faculty members.

» Group Tours
For large groups including high school classes, educational programs, organizations or businesses.

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

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