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Fairfield, Connecticut

Spring Visit Opportunities

The spring 2014 semester at SHU offers an array of visit opportunities. For admitted students and students in the midst of completing the application process (including transfers) we are hosting a variety of academic and targeted Admitted Student Events. For prospective freshmen and transfer students, including current juniors in high school, we continue to offer our information sessions and tours on a regular basis. Be sure to check back regularly as new events continue to be added!

Admitted Student Events

The following Admitted Student Events are for high school seniors and transfer students who have been admitted to Sacred Heart University for the fall 2014 semester. Current juniors in high school are not eligible to attend these events but are welcome to come to campus for a tour and information session

Admitted Student Events by Academic College 

» Final Admitted Student Day
Join us for this final opportunity to engage with faculty, staff and current students and gain a thorough understanding of all that the SHU experience has to offer.  

» Welch Wednesdays
A special event for admitted students interested in getting an in-depth look at SHU's AACSB-accredited John F. Welch College of Business. 

Admitted Student Events by Targeted Interest

» Dance Team Tryouts
Students interested in being a part of the Sacred Heart University Dance Team are invited to come to campus to audition for a spot on the team in the 2014-2015 school year.

» Cheerleading Tryouts
Students interested in being a part of Sacred Heart University Cheerleading are invited to campus to try out and be chosen for one of three available teams. 

Regional Admitted Student Receptions

Information Sessions, Tours & Interviews

» Tours & Information Sessions Spring 2014
Options include weekdays, Saturdays and some Sundays.

» Transfer Tuesdays
Come learn all about the transfer admissions process as well as academics and student life at SHU!

» Pioneer for a Day
Pioneer for a Day goes beyond just visiting campus and allows high school seniors to fully immerse themselves into the college experience at Sacred Heart University!

» Group Tours
For high school classes, educational programs, organizations or businesses that would like to set up a special group tour.

» 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