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Fairfield, Connecticut

Spring 2015 Visit Opportunities

The spring 2015 semester at SHU offers a variety of opportunities for admitted students, students in the midst of completing the admission process and prospective freshmen and transfer students to visit our growing campus and interact with our helpful and friendly staff. Below is information on the variety of events being offered, with admitted student events focused on our academic colleges, regional receptions and opportunities for prospective students to tour the campus and meet with admissions representatives. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Admitted Student Days

» Welch College of Business Admitted Student Day - NEW!
An additional opportunity to take a closer look at the Welch College of Business. Meet faculty and students, get an in-depth look at undergraduate programs of study, and learn more about The Welch Experience, special global study and graduate study opportunities, career development resources and the success of our graduates in addition to a first-hand look at the brand new Frank & Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center.

» College of Arts & Sciences Admitted Student Day
Attend presentations and interact one-on-one with faculty and students from a wide variety of majors as well as SHU’s Career Center team and Student Life staff. Special sessions will also be offered for students pursuing an Education career (teacher certification) and those interested in pre-professional programs such as pre-law and pre-med.

Targeted Events for Admitted Students

» Welch Wednesday
An intimate and informative look at SHU's AACSB-accredited Jack Welch College of Business.

» Cheerleading Clinic
Get a first-hand look at what it's like to try out for college-level cheerleading. Open to individuals, teams and stunt groups.

» Cheerleading Tryouts
Students interested in being a part of Sacred Heart University Cheerleading for fall 2015 are invited to come to campus for tryouts. A pre-season team of about 40 members will be chosen at this event.

» Dance Team Tryouts
Students interested in joining the SHU Dance Team for the fall 2015 semester are invited to come to campus for tryouts.

Regional Receptions for Admitted Students

» Connecticut Admitted Student Reception

» Westchester and Rockland Admitted Student Reception

» Long Island Admitted Student Reception

» Central New Jersey and Jersey Shore Admitted Student Reception

» Northern New Jersey (Bergen County) Admitted Student Reception

» Morris County and Western New Jersey Admitted Student Reception

» Greater Boston Admitted Student Reception

» Philadelphia/Mid-Atlantic Admitted Student Reception

Information Sessions, Tours & Interviews

» Spring 2015 Tours & Information Sessions
Options include weekdays, Saturdays and some Sundays.

» Transfer Tuesdays
Learn all you need to know about becoming a transfer student at SHU.

» Pioneer for a Day
Exclusively for admitted students to become fully immersed in a day in the life of a SHU student.

» 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