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Classes of 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2015: Registration is now open for your rescheduled Reunion celebration on Saturday, September 18, 2021! We’re planning a great evening and can’t wait to celebrate with you. 

To register, you’ll need to log in to the Online Community. When prompted, enter your username and password. Don’t remember your information? You can request to have it sent to you on the login page. If you are not yet a member, you can register using your unique Fairfield ID number, which can be found in your email announcing the opening of registration.

Please note: if you are looking for information for the rescheduled Reunion 2021 event for the Classes of 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016, please visit fairfield.edu/reunion2021

Reunion Schedule

The schedule below is as of June 2021. Please note that all events, times, and locations are subject to change due to evolving plans, campus construction, or other extenuating circumstances. 

Saturday, September 18

5:30 p.m. Reunion Mass
Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola
All are invited to attend a special Mass honoring all Reunion-year alumni and remembering classmates who have passed on.

6:30 p.m. Class of 1995 Champagne Toast and Class Photo
DiMenna-Nyselius Library
Celebrate your 25th Reunion milestone with a champagne toast and class photo.

6:30 p.m. - Midnight Reunion Dinner Dance 
Bellarmine Great Lawn (Rain or Shine)
Enjoy a gourmet buffet dinner, then dance the night away! The Dinner Dance requires advance reservations and may sell out. This is an adults-only event.

Hotel Information

As a result of Reunion being held during the academic year, all on-campus housing will be occupied by residential students. Therefore, we cannot provide on-campus housing accommodations to our alumni and guests and instead have arranged room blocks at a few local hotels. Please see below, and note that group rate availability is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend making arrangements as soon as possible.

Best Western Plus Fairfield Hotel
100 Kings Hwy Cutoff, Fairfield (1.7 miles from campus)
Rates starting at $229 per night, valid until room block sells out
To book, call (203) 659-2200 and reference “September 18th Fairfield Reunion”

Holiday Inn
1070 Main Street, Bridgeport (5.4 miles from campus)
Rates starting at $122 per night, valid until September 3 or until room block sells out
Click HERE to book (A group code will prepopulate into the search form and provide the discounted rate while rooms remain available.)

Trumbull Marriott Shelton
180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull (10.8 miles from campus)
Rates starting at $109 per night, valid until August 31 or until room block sells out
Click HERE to book

EVEN Hotel Norwalk
426 Main Ave, Route 7, Norwalk (13.5 miles from campus)
Rates starting at $119 per night, valid until August 20 or until room block sells out
We are awaiting the reservation link from the hotel and will update this site as soon as we receive it.

Should the above room blocks sell out, or if you wish to stay elsewhere, visit fairfield.edu/hotels for more options in the area.

Frequently Asked Questions

Rescheduled Reunion Logistics

What sort of COVID-related guidelines will be in place for Reunion?
We do not yet know what might be in place on campus at that time but we will keep you updated as we get closer to the event. Fairfield University continues to work with state and local officials to monitor the ever-changing guidelines surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. To protect the health and safety of our community, the University reserves the right, at any time, to implement new guidelines for University-sponsored events and to postpone and/or cancel events if current conditions dictate that such action is needed.

Registration

How do I register for Reunion?
To register, click HERE and select the Registration button at the top of the page. When prompted, enter your username and password to log in to the Online Community. Don’t remember your information? You can request to have it sent to you on the login page. If you are not yet a member, you can register using your unique Fairfield ID number, which can be found in your e-mail announcing the opening of registration. E-mail communityhelp@fairfield.edu if you need further assistance.

How much does it cost to attend?
There is no charge to attend Reunion Mass or the 25th Reunion Toast and Class Photo. Tickets for the Dinner Dance on Bellarmine Lawn are $80 per person until 5 p.m. EST on Thursday, September 9, 2021. After that time, the price will increase to $100 per person. Dinner Dance tickets include a gourmet buffet dinner and dessert bar and two drink tickets. Additional drink tickets will be available for sale at the event – CASH ONLY. There is a Bank of America ATM located on the Second Floor of the Barone Campus Center for your convenience. 

How do I receive my tickets?
No tickets will be mailed. You will receive a confirmation of your registration through e-mail and will check in upon arrival at the event. Check-in instructions will be e-mailed in the days leading up to the event. 

Housing/Hotel Accommodations

Will on-campus housing be available?
As a result of Reunion being held during the academic year, all on-campus housing will be occupied by residential students. Therefore, we cannot provide on-campus housing accommodations to our alumni and guests and instead have arranged room blocks at a few local hotels. Please see the Hotel Information section above, and note that group rate availability is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend making arrangements as soon as possible.

Bellarmine Lawn Dinner Dance

Can I reserve a table of my friends?
There is no assigned or reserved seating for this event. Tables in the tent on Bellarmine Lawn are in sections by class. 

What is the dress code?
Evening cocktail/"summer wedding" attire is recommended. For the ladies celebrating on Bellarmine Lawn, we also recommend a sweater or wrap and moderate heels or flats.

Can I request a special meal (i.e, gluten-free, vegetarian, etc.)?
The dinner on Bellarmine Lawn will be served buffet-style and menus will indicate items that are vegetarian, gluten-free, etc. Please call the Office of Alumni Relations at (203) 254-4280 for more information and/or indicate your specific needs in the “Special Accommodations” section of the registration form.

Can I bring my children/grandchildren?
The Bellarmine Lawn Dinner Dance is an adults-only event and children are not permitted.

Reunion Policies

Cancellation
The refund deadline is 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2021. After this date, we will have given counts and guarantees to our vendors and we cannot accommodate refunds. If your plans change, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (203) 254-4280 as soon as possible.

Smoking and Drug Policy
As of January 1, 2018, Fairfield University is designated as a smoke-free, tobacco-free environment. The use of tobacco and tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, dipping tobacco or snuff, and electronic cigarettes on campus is prohibited. In addition, all illegal substances are prohibited on campus. Anyone found in violation of this policy will be dealt with appropriately by the Department of Public Safety and the Fairfield Police Department.


For additional questions/concerns, please contact:

Office of Alumni Relations
Phone: (203) 254-4280
E-mail: reunions@fairfield.edu
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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