Sophomore Residential College Common Application

Fairfield University's Sophomore Residential Colleges provide students a special opportunity to explore their identity and their purpose by connecting with faculty, mentors, staff, and other students in a variety of ways. Residential Colleges offer a fun and engaging community experience to consider some big meaning of life questions and make connections between classroom learning and lived experience. While each Residential College has a particular focus, students involved come from many different places, each bringing their different points of view, life experiences, hopes, desires, and interests.

Application deadline is Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

Applications received after February 16, 2016, will be considered at reviewer's discretion. Acceptance emails will be sent the week of March 16, 2016. Questions? Contact the Office of Residence Life at ext. 4215.

Required fields are indicated by a red asterisk (*).

Applicant information


Short answer questions

Please answer the following short-answer questions in the spaces below.

Applying individually or with a friend?

Please choose one:*

Preferential order

Please select your preferential order of Sophomore Residential Colleges below. You can rank order all Residential Colleges or just the ones to which you seek acceptance.

How did you hear about us?

How did you hear about Fairfield's sophomore residential colleges?*

Required courses

Next semester, what Residential College required course do you anticipate taking in the following academic subjects? Please choose your top three from the drop down menus.

Participant expectations

Participants of the Residential Colleges are expected to be active and contributing members of their community, fully participating in the few required events, but also taking advantage of as many opportunities as possible that are offered through the Residential College. Required components include: An orientation session at the beginning of each semester, participating in a mentoring community, attending a retreat once per semester, taking a Residential College course each semester.

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