Get involved at Fairfield.
I always wondered why somebody didn't do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody."
- Lily Tomlin
Fairfield Volunteer Recruiters (FaVoR) is a group of Fairfield alumni, parents, and friends who volunteer at Admission events across the country.
From interviews to regional receptions, FaVoR offers numerous ways to get involved and share your knowledge and experience with prospective students in your community.
Better yet, the program helps to keep you connected with your alma mater! Whatever activity you choose, training materials will be provided by the Office of Admission.
To become part of the FaVoR program, please fill out our volunteer form and we will contact you.
Join today and stay connected!
The free Fairfield University Alumni Online Community is the best way to reconnect - and stay connected - to your fellow classmates.
Sign up today to get special alumni-only access to event registration, photo galleries, Career Resources, the Fairfield Alumni Network (FAN), Class Notes, the all-alumni directory, and more!
Fairfield University Friends of Athletics is a volunteer organization, supported by the University, whose objective is to secure a place for Fairfield Athletics programs among the nation's finest, academically and athletically.
Friends of Athletics seeks to grow our fan base through communications, events, mentoring and career networking, and by building a sense of tradition and community. To get involved and be a part of this tradition, visit our website.
Through your volunteerism, you can help promote excellence in coaching, recruiting and academic performance to enhance each student-athlete's competitive experience.
You will also be able to meet or re-connect with student-athletes, coaches, university administrators and staff, alumni, parents, friends and fans of the Fairfield University community and family!
Alumni Relations offers many opportunities to mentor students and alumni. Join Fairfield Alumni Network (FAN) and become a career advisor. You'll help fellow alumni and current students by responding to their career and industry questions.
Pay it forward! Be a career mentor to a junior year student by hosting them for a day or lunch during Job Shadow week over winter break. Fill out a volunteer form today. For more information, contact Julie Tuozzoli '85, director of Alumni Career Services.
Give back to a current student by volunteering at one of our various alumni-student networking events held throughout the year on campus. These events, sponsored by the Student Alumni Association, Friends of Fairfield Athletics Groups, and Career Planning, are the perfect way for you to reconnect with your alma mater, provide great career advice, and make a lasting impression on a current STAG. For more information, contact SAA Advisor Colleen McGinn, director of Young Alumni & Student Engagement.
Alumni Relations works with the Regional Chapters to increase networking opportunities. The Briefcase Breakfast, Leadership Speakers Series, and Fairfield CONNECTS are networking models that were developed to bring alumni together either before or after work to reconnect with friends and also make new connections. Attend a networking event near you.
LinkedIn is the best way to stay in touch professionally with your network. LinkedIn Fairfield University Alumni Groups are valuable resources which give you immediate access to where alumni are working and what they are doing in their careers. Join a LinkedIn group today. Questions about networking? Contact Julie Tuozzoli '85, director of Alumni Career Services.
Parents are an integral part of the University community and we encourage their involvement.
The Parents' Committee is a group of current and former parents who work with the University to engage other parents in a variety of projects; such as regional parent gatherings, welcome calls to freshman parents, attendance at University events, and contacting parents in support of The Parents' Fund.
Meetings are held during Homecoming & Family Weekend each October. Please fill out our volunteer form and we will contact you. For more information, contact Bonnie C. Crews at (203) 254-4000, ext. 3276.
Regional Chapters & Your Local Community
Each regional chapter has many ways in which you can get involved based on your personal interests and time you have to donate!
You can participate in committees on the topics of Lifelong Learning, Service & Spirituality, Career Development, and Admissions. Help us to coordinate events in your area, reach out to prospective students, and volunteer to serve your local community.
To find out more about what volunteer opportunities are available and/or to reach out to your local Chapter leadership team, simply fill out our volunteer form.
Each year hundreds of alumni and their families celebrate at Reunion through BBQ's, educational programs, activity fairs, meet & greets, kids' programs, class cocktail parties and dinner dances. Reunion Class Committees, comprised of alumni from each Reunion Year, make these events possible. These volunteers work to energize their classmates, encourage them to return to Reunion, garner support of Fairfield, and share their insight into what they'd like to see at their Reunion.
For information on making a gift to your Reunion Class, please contact Debra Reich, director of The Fairfield Fund and Special Gifts at
(203) 254-4000, ext. 2157.
The Fairfield Fund
The Fairfield Fund is our unrestricted giving program - supporting academic excellence, a vibrant campus community, and access to opportunity that all leads to a future of promise for our graduates.
Join The Fairfield Fund Committee and help us achieve great alumni participation and support for a University we are proud of. Show past, present, and future students how much we valued our time at Fairfield University.
To learn more, please contact Debra Reich, director of The Fairfield Fund and Special Gifts at (203) 254-4000, ext. 2157.
Young Alumni (Classes of 2002-2011) are the University's leaders of tomorrow. There are many ways to stay involved with your alma mater.
Were you involved in Glee Club, FUSA, athletics, or another activity at Fairfield? We invite you to consider becoming a Class Agent representative for your class. Simply fill out our volunteer form.
The "Adopt-a-Stag" program is an opportunity for friends of the University to assist in welcoming international students and new faculty into the Fairfield community. Find out more about Adopt-a-Stag online. Please fill out our volunteer form and we will contact you.
Still have questions? Call the Office of Alumni Relations at (203) 254-4280.
"The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live."
- Ethel Percy Andrus