The 73rd Commencement for Graduate Exercises will take place on Saturday, May 20, 2023.
The Commencement Ceremony will take place on the Bellarmine Lawn, behind Bellarmine Hall, high on a hill overlooking Long Island Sound. As you prepare to visit, keep in mind that reaching Bellarmine Lawn requires navigating an uneven grassy surface and walking up a large hill.
Yes, the ceremony will be live-streamed and archived on the University website.
The ceremony will be approximately two hours in length.
No. Because of the many events already taking place on campus, we are unable to offer space for private functions. We would suggest you contact a local restaurant or hotel. Visit the area hospitality page here.
There is a wide selection of hotels within two to ten miles of the campus. It is strongly recommended that you make reservations as soon as possible. Visit the area hospitality page here.
The Stag Spirit Shop, located in the Barone Campus Center, will be open as follows:
The Fairfield University Bookstore, located downtown at 1499 Post Road, will be open as follows:
If you have any Commencement-related questions that were not addressed on this FAQ page, please email email@example.com.
College of Arts and Sciences
(203) 254-4000, ext. 2227
Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies
School of Education and Human Development
School of Engineering
Stag Spirit Shop