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Congratulations On Your Admission!

Congratulations on your admission to Fairfield! Now it is time to explore our campus, participate in programs for admitted students, talk to our faculty and administrators, engage with current students, compare the financial aid packages you've received, and most importantly, determine which school "feels right" and which campus you can see yourself moving onto in September. On this page you will find important resources to assist you as you make your final decision.

 

Fairfield In Focus

Dates and event information to be announced soon! We will be offering a variety of ways to connect with us that are specifically tailored to admitted students. Please see the below section for more information.

Virtual Visits & Opportunities

Learn more about your chosen major, meet faculty, tour our facilities, and get important updates from the Vice President of Enrollment Management - all from the comfort of your own home! The Office of Undergraduate Admission has organized a variety of virtual engagement opportunities to help members of the Class of 2025 get to know our community a bit better. Read more about these opportunities and register for our virtual events below. 

There are even more virtual events to come! Check back soon for additional opportunities.

Admitted Students Virtual Information Session

Virtual Information Sessions specifically tailored to students admitted into the Class of 2025 will be held on select days throughout the week. Sessions will be conducted via Zoom and will provide students with valuable insights into the Fairfield experience.

Current Student Panel

Meet some of our current Stags and hear about their experiences at Fairfield. Panels will be conducted via Zoom and offered on Tuesdays at 4 p.m.. and Sundays at 2 p.m. beginning in February.

Parent Conversations with the Vice President for Enrollment

Parents of students admitted to Fairfield are invited to join Corry Unis, Vice President for Enrollment, for a virtual conversation conducted via Zoom.

Admission Counselor Virtual Meetings

From the basics of your application to the ins and outs of campus life, your admission counselor is one of your best resources. For that reason, we are offering admitted students the opportunity to schedule a virtual meeting with an admission counselor. Meetings can be conducted via Zoom or by phone.

Financial Aid Counselor Conversations

Fairfield is committed to every aspect of your education, including helping you afford it. For that reason, we are offering admitted students the opportunity to schedule a phone conversation with one of our financial aid counselors to assist you in understanding the various financing options available to you as a Fairfield student. Calls will be held during regular business hours.

Office of Accessibility Information Session

This online session is offered to students with disabilities and family members who want to learn more about the accommodations process at Fairfield University.

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School Specific Offerings

College of Arts and Sciences

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College of Arts and Sciences

The Office of Admission is delighted to partner with the College of Arts and Sciences to offer the following visit and learning opportunities to students admitted into the Class of 2025.

Campus Visits for Arts and Sciences Students
Admitted students interested in studying the arts and/or sciences at Fairfield are invited to join us for a College of Arts and Sciences-specific information session scheduled on select days throughout the spring semester.

Faculty Student Research
The College of Arts and Sciences empowers and encourages undergraduate students from all disciplines to conduct innovative, in-depth, and collaborative research under the guidance and encouragement of faculty experts and staff. Each year, more than 300 faculty-student research projects are conducted in the areas of STEM, the humanities, arts, and social sciences, more than half of which are presented at national scholarly meetings and/or published in professional journals and manuscripts.

2018 Fairfield University College of Arts & Sciences Research Symposium

State-of-the-Art Spaces and Academic Places
From a brand new innovation lab and media center to upgraded research and performance spaces, the College of Arts and Sciences is expanding its academic presence across Fairfield’s campus. Learn more about the exciting new facilities available to students enrolled in the arts and sciences.

Dolan School of Business

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Dolan School of Business

The Office of Admission is delighted to partner with the Charles F. Dolan School of Business to offer the following visit and learning opportunities to students admitted into the Class of 2025.

Campus Visits for Business Students
Students admitted into the Dolan School of Business are invited to join us for a business-specific information session scheduled on select Wednesdays throughout the spring semester.

Tour the Dolan School
Take a virtual tour of Fairfield’s new, state-of-the-art Charles F. Dolan School of Business.

Tour the New Charles F. Dolan School of Business

Fairfield StartUp Showcase
A signature Dolan School event, Fairfield StartUp is a yearlong, “Shark Tank” style entrepreneurship competition where students have the opportunity to pitch their original business ideas to a panel of investors and compete for seed money. In addition to the potential of receiving funding, students also learn how to develop a business plan and gain valuable entrepreneurship and networking experience from successful alumni.

The 2020 Fairfield StartUp Journey (Intro)

Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies

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Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies

The Office of Admission is delighted to partner with the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies to offer the following visit and learning opportunities to students admitted into the Class of 2025.

Campus Visits for Nursing and Health Studies Students
Students admitted into the Egan School are invited to join us for a nursing-specific information session scheduled on select Mondays throughout the spring semester.

Tour Our Simulation Lab
Take a virtual tour of Fairfield’s state-of-the-art simulation lab located in the Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies.

Fairfield University’s Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing Simulation Center

School of Engineering

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School of Engineering

The Office of Admission is delighted to partner with the School of Engineering to offer the following visit and learning opportunities to students admitted into the Class of 2025.

Campus Visits for Engineering Students
Students interested in studying engineering at Fairfield are invited to join us for an engineering-specific information session scheduled on select dates throughout the spring semester.

Hands-on Learning Opportunities
Students at Fairfield University's School of Engineering receive an education based on one-on-one interaction with dedicated faculty and close collaboration with like-minded peers. Not only will you learn how things work, but how to make them work better. This engaging, interactive approach will provide you with the necessary training and confidence to solve the world's engineering problems with creative and effective solutions. Find out why Fairfield is ranked among the best in the Country for STEM Education.

Fairfield University School of Engineering

Truss Bridge Project
Watch our engineering students put design theory to the test and experience what it’s like to blow up a bridge in a School of Engineering lab class.

Truss Bridge Design Activity | School of Engineering

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Important Dates

Early Decision I Deposit Deadline

Date: January 15, 2021

Early Decision II Deposit Deadline

Date: March 15, 2021

Early Action & Regular Decision Deposit Deadline

Date: May 1, 2021

First-Year Student Orientation

Session A: Tuesday, June 15 - Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Session B: Monday, June 21 - Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Roommate(s) Contact Information Notification

Date: August 2021

Fall Welcome and Move-In

Date: September 5, 2021

First Day of Classes

Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Activities Fair

Date: Friday, September 10, 2021

Alumni & Family Weekend

Date: Friday, October 15 → Sunday, October 17, 2021 

Class of 2025 Commencement Date

Date: Sunday, May 18, 2025

*Dates subject to change

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