New Facilities



New Wellness Center is Constructed
June 13, 2013
To continue to meet the core mission of serving students and fostering health for the whole person, Sacred Heart University is constructing a new Wellness Center. The two-story, colonial-style, 5,800-square-foot building, which will be situated on Park Avenue across from the main campus, will serve as a place for acute health and medical needs and will also offer students counseling and therapeutic services. The first floor of the new Wellness Center will house a reception and waiting area, medical record storage room, several examination rooms, a physician’s office and both a supervisor’s office and nurse’s office. The second floor will consist of a health resource area, wellness center and several counseling suites. The new building is slated to be completed by July 2013. Read more...


Ground is Broken for New Academic Building
May 7, 2013
Sacred Heart University broke ground Tuesday, May 7, on the largest new academic building in the school’s 50-year history. Located on the corner of Park and Jefferson Streets, the 125,000-square-foot structure will house the John F. Welch College of Business and the Department of Communication & Media Studies – one of Sacred Heart’s fastest-growing programs. “This is an exciting time for the University. This building represents our growth and our commitment to provide our students with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment," said President John J. Petillo. Read more...

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Edgerton Center Gets a Facelift
February 22, 2013 
Demonstrating its commitment to Theater, Performing Arts and Art & Design, Sacred Heart University is currently renovating the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts. Exciting upgrades to the 776-seat facility will be completed later this year. The expansion to the Edgerton Center follows major interior improvements made to the acoustics and HVAC system about five years ago. The expansion includes the addition of a large Art & Design Gallery for student and faculty artwork that will double as a reception area and a venue where people can gather prior to and following performances. Creating a feeling of openness and natural light, the art gallery/reception area will be walled with panels of glass and windows. Read more...