Housing Options

During the summer, many of Fairfield University's residence halls and apartment complexes are available for summer student housing as well as for overnight camps and conferences. Please contact the Office of Conference and Event Management at (203) 254-4000, ext. 3288 to discuss the types of overnight accommodations available for your summer program.

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Summer Internship Housing

Fairfield University, a Jesuit institution centrally located on the Connecticut shoreline, is an ideal place for undergraduate and graduate students to live while interning or working during the summer.

Internship Housing - Conference and Event Management

The campus is within one mile of I-95 and the Fairfield Metro North station, making it an easy commute to many locations like Norwalk, Stamford, and New Haven.

Summer residents can also take advantage of being just an hour away from New York City via public transportation or take weekend trips to Boston, Newport, and many other celebrated New England cities and towns.

Students are offered single bedrooms in shared apartments that can accommodate 4-8 students. Some of the many amenities include:

  • Air-conditioned, furnished accommodations with kitchens
  • Morning and evening shuttle service to and from the Metro North Fairfield train station
  • 24-hour on-call support and security
  • Free access to campus recreational facilities
  • Cable television access with HBO
  • Wireless and wired internet access
  • Free Parking
  • Free laundry facilities

All living rooms come furnished with a couch, coffee table, kitchen table, and chairs. Kitchens are equipped with a full-size refrigerator and oven. Bedrooms each contain a twin extra-long bed, wardrobe, dresser, desk, and chair.

cem_apt_village12To be eligible for internship housing, students must be either an undergraduate or graduate student at a university who has secured an internship or job for the summer months. Proof of employment and of student enrollment is required to confirm summer housing.

Note: Fairfield University student summer housing is provided by the Office of Residence Life. Please visit their website for information and updates.

Availability and Costs

Housing is offered on a weekly basis starting Saturday, May 31, 2014 and ending Saturday, August 9, 2014. To be eligible, a minimum of four consecutive weeks must be reserved.

Housing is offered for $315 per week. This includes all utilities, air-conditioning, cable/internet access, and unlimited laundry. It also includes morning and evening shuttle service to the Metro North train station as well as access to the on-campus Recreation Complex and an on-campus parking permit. A refundable security deposit of $250 is required and must be recieved two weeks prior to arrival. 

To Apply

If you are interested in summer housing, please fill out the online application. Housing is limited, and applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the requested move-in date.

Please contact Nathan Lubich at nlubich@fairfield.edu or at (203) 254-4000, ext. 3119, if you have questions about summer housing.

Visiting Guests or Family Housing

A limited number of townhouses will be made available for visiting guests or families this summer. Housing will be available on a nightly or weekly basis (two-night minimum) from June 9, 2014 - August 10, 2014. The townhouses are two-story units consisting of two bedrooms, a living room, kitchen, dining area, a minimum of 1.5 bathrooms with an extra sink, and plenty of closet/storage space. Townhouses have central air conditioning, cable television access, and wired and wireless internet access.

For more information about summer townhouse rentals, please call The Office of Conference and Event Management at (203) 254-4000, ext. 3119 or e-mail Nathan Lubich at nlubich@fairfield.edu.

Camp and Conference Housing

During the summer, many of Fairfield University's residence halls, suites, and apartment complexes are available for overnight camps and conferences. Please contact the Office of Conference and Event Management at (203) 254-4000, ext. 3288 to discuss the types of overnight accommodations available for your summer program.

To learn more about the many types of housing offered at Fairfield University, visit the Residence Life website.