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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:

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

Campus Tours, Information Sessions & Interviews

Spring Campus Tours, Information Sessions and Interviews

Now 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 
    • 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.

  • Customized tours and info sessions for students admitted to SHU for the fall 2019 semester 
    • Available select Mondays and Thursdays in April at 10AM

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.

  • Now - 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

Summer Campus Tours, Information Sessions and Interviews

Beginning Monday, May 20, 2019 through Friday, August 16, 2019

  • Monday - Friday at 9:30 AM, 12 PM and 2 PM (some exceptions apply)
    • Tours of the Center for Healthcare Education available Monday through Thursday after the 9:30 AM tours only.
    • Tours of SHU's West Campus available Monday through Thursday after the 12:00 PM tours only.
    • Interviews available by appointment after select weekday tours, based on staff availability.
  • Select Saturdays at 9:00 AM and 11 AM
    • Tours of the Center for Healthcare Education available after the 9:00 AM tours only.
    • Tours of SHU's West Campus are not available on the weekend.
    • Interviews are not available on the weekend.

Summer 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.

  • Beginning, Monday May 20, 2019 - Friday, August 16, 2019 (some exceptions apply)
    • Monday - Thursday at 10:00 AM or 3:00 PM
    • Fridays at 10:00 AM

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

Prospective Student Events and Visit Opportunities

Welch Wednesdays
Attend a Welch Wednesday program to receive an in-depth look at the Welch College of Business, including the School of Computer Science and Engineering

Spring Preview Day
For high school sophomores and juniors (and their parents), Spring Preview Day will provide insight into all aspects of living and learning at SHU and our personalized admissions process.

Audition for a Performing Arts Program

All students interesting in participating in the Performing Arts at SHU must audition in order to be considered for a Performing Arts grant and to determine placement within each program. If you would like to complete your audition this spring, please use the link below to schedule your audition date.

Attend a Performing Arts Show

Options include performances by SHU instrumental, vocal and dance ensembles as well as theatre productions.

On-Campus Admitted Student Events and Visit Opportunities

Final Admitted Student Day 
Friday, April 26, 2019

Cheerleading Tryouts
Saturday, April 27, 2019
For admitted students interested in trying out for the 2019-2020 SHU Cheerleading season

Dance Team Auditions
Saturday, April 27, 2019
For admitted students interested in auditioning for the SHU Dance Team

Audition for a Performing Arts Program

All students interesting in participating in the Performing Arts at SHU must audition by May 1, 2019 in order to be considered for a Performing Arts grant and to determine placement within each program. If you would like to complete your audition this spring, please use the link below to schedule your audition date.

Attend a Performing Arts Show

Options include performances by SHU instrumental, vocal and dance ensembles as well as theatre productions.

 

Transfer and Part-Time Visit Opportunities

Transfer Campus Tours and Information Sessions

Now through Thursday, April 25, 2019

  • Select Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 2PM (some exceptions apply)
    • Interviews available by appointment after weekday tours only, based on staff availability

Transfer Open House

Saturday, April 27, 2019

  • Event begins at 10:30 AM
  • Explore campus, learn about our 80+ undergraduate degree programs and vast array of extracurricular activities and meet the people who will work with you throughout the transfer application and admission process at SHU.

Part-Time Interviews

Select weekdays now through Wednesday, April 24, 2019

  • Appointments available at 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM, 4 PM and 5 PM

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