Alumni & Family Weekend


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Save the date for Alumni & Family Weekend 2014

Friday, October 24- Sunday, October 26

Alumni & Family Weekend is a Fairfield tradition that offers a variety of fun activities and special events for students, alumni, and families alike!


Highlights of the weekend include:

  • A sampling of local resturants at the 7th annual Taste of Fairfield event
  • Fairfield at Night’s extremely popular late night Bingo event
  • Reception for Nursing & Health Professionals hosted by tomorrow’s professionals in the Class of 2015
  • Alumni Career Panel
  • 7th Triannual Art History Alumni Forum
  • Comedian Hypnotist Jim Spinnato
  • Ghost Hunter John Zaffis from SyFy’s Hit Show: Haunted Collect Collector
  • A traditional Sunday brunch
  • Athletic events including Field Hockey and Men’s Soccer
  • Student Leadership Reception for current and former student leaders
  • Fun Run through campus
  • Alumni & Family Weekend Mass celebration
  • The always popular Glee Club Concert


Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Do I have to pay for my student to attend the events?
A. All events are free to students with their StagCard, except for the meal vouchers to the Taste of Fairfield event.

Q. Are grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins (etc.) invited to come?
A. Yes, anyone can come for the weekend. Registration fee for anyone over the age of 10 is $25, anyone under the age of 10 is free of charge.

Q. What does the Taste of Fairfield meal package include? 
A. Each package includes two food vouchers to use at the vendors of your choosing as well as unlimited refreshments. Additonal food vouchers are available for purchase. 

Q. Does my son or daughter (Fairfield student) recieve vouchers for the Taste of Fairfield?
A. No, you will need to purchase Taste of Fairfield vouchers for them during that event.

Q. What do children under age 10 get in their package?
A. They get everything the adult gets as well as a children's meal voucher for the Sunday Brunch.

Q. Do you have discounts for lodging during this weekend?

A. Yes, we have locked in rates at local hotels in the area. See below for details. 




Hilton Garden Inn Shelton- Shelton, CT

Easy 15-minute drive to Fairfield University

Special rate includes full, hot breakfast buffet with cook-to-order items

On-site restaurant open for breakfast & dinner

Indoor heated pool and hot tub

Complimentary wifi & parking

Call (203) 447-1000 by Oct 3rd

2 Double Beds or King ($99)

Mention “FUW” or Fairfield University Alumni & Family Weekend


Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites- Milford, CT

Special rate includes complimentary breakfast from 7 - 10 am

Complimentary wifi & parking

Call (203) 877-8588 by Oct 1st

2 Double Beds or King ($95)

Mention Fairfield University Alumni & Family Weekend


Hilton Homewood Suites- Stratford, CT

Number 1 with Trip Advisor!

Awarded Highest Ranking in Customer Satisfaction by JD Power & Associates for the 11th time!

Zagat recognition for best value chain! and more...

Call (203) 377-3322

Studio Suite ($89), 1 Bedroom Suite ($104), 2 Bedroom Suite ($189)

Mention Fairfield University Rate


If you have any questions, please call Colleen Wilson, Program Coordinator, Student Programs & Leadership Development at (203) 254-4000, ext. 2081 for assistance or