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Fairfield, Connecticut

Campus Visit Opportunities

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!

Below is our complete list of spring visit opportunities for admitted students in addition to options for prospective freshmen (including current sophomores & juniors in high school), transfer and part-time students:

On-Campus Admitted Student Events | Campus Tours, Info Sessions & Interviews | 
Transfer and Part-Time Visit Opportunities

On-Campus Admitted Student Events

Performing Arts Admitted Student Day

Welch College of Business & School of Computer Science and Engineering Admitted Student Day

College Health Professions Admitted Student Day

College of Nursing Admitted Student Day

College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, Media and the Arts & Farrington College of Education Admitted Student Day 

Campus Tours, Information Sessions & Interviews

Winter Interview Only Dates

Available for high school seniors who have already visited campus at least once to meet one-on-one with a SHU Admissions counselor.

  • Monday, December 17, 2018 - Tuesday, December 18, 2018
  • Monday, January 7, 2019 - Friday, January 11, 2019 
    • Appointments available at 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM and 4 PM only

Spring Campus Tours, Information Sessions and Interviews

Monday, January 21, 2019 through Wednesday, May 1, 2019

  • Monday - Friday at 9:30AM, 12PM and 2PM (some exceptions apply)
    • "Twilight Tours" available at 4 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning March 19, 2019 
    • Tours of the Center for Healthcare Education available Tuesdays and Thursdays after the 9:30AM and 12PM tours only.
    • Tours of SHU's West Campus available Wednesdays after the 9:30 AM and 12 PM tours only.
    • Interviews available by appointment after most weekday tours, based on staff availability.
  • Select Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30AM and 12PM
    • Tours of the Center for Healthcare Education and West Campus are not available on the weekend.
    • Interviews are not available on the weekend.

Spring Interview Only Option
Available for high school seniors who have already visited campus at least once to meet one-on-one with a SHU Admissions counselor.

  • Monday, January 21, 2019 - Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (some exceptions apply)
    • Monday - Thursday at 10:30 AM, 2:30 PM or 4:30 PM
    • Fridays at 10:30 PM or 2:30 PM

  • Spring Break: Monday, March 4, 2019 - Friday, March 8, 2019
    • Monday - Friday at 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM

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

Transfer and Part-Time Visit Opportunities

Transfer Information Sessions

Part-Time Information Sessions

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