Orientation Recap

Orientation Recap

‌Fairfield University hosted two Orientation sessions in June, with over 1900 in attendance! We were so happy to meet the families and students of the Class of 2022, and are excited about welcoming you to the Fairfield family this fall.

Check out pictures from this year's orientation!

2018 Orientation

 

View the presentations

University Welcome | Video

Welcome Class of 2022!

Parent/Guardian Guidebook | PDF

Class of 2022 Orientation

Student Life Forum - PowerPoint | Video

How can families best prepare to send their student off to Fairfield? Karen Donoghue, Dean of Students, was joined by various Student Affairs administrators to answer families’ questions.

The Fairfield Experience (Parents/Guardians) PowerPoint | Video

Learn what it means to live and learn in an academic community as faculty, staff, and students discuss the Core Curriculum--our institutional commitment to educating the whole person and the difference a Jesuit education can make in the life of the mind.

The Fairfield Experience (Students) PowerPoint | Video

Hear what it means to live and learn in an academic community as faculty, staff, and students discuss the Core Curriculum, our institutional commitment to educating the whole person, and the difference a Jesuit education can make in the life of the mind.

Financial Planning (Parents/Guardians) | PowerPoint | Video

Financial Planning (Students) | PowerPoint | Video

From tuition payments and financial aid, to meal plans and purchasing books and computers, this session highlighted how to finance and plan for four years at Fairfield.

Varsity Athletics Information Session | PowerPoint

This session focused on the role of athletics at Fairfield University and what it means to be a Fairfield student-athlete.

Academic Planning Video

Learn about the academic components and expectations at Fairfield University. Topics of discussion include academic advising and planning, academic support services, resources, and first-year transition/support.

First-Year Academic Gathering

The First-Year Academic Gathering traditionally marks the start of the academic year commemorated by a coming together of the Fairfield University community. In addition to welcoming new students, it is a time set aside for the community as a whole to reflect on not only academic pursuits but also the larger mission and values of the institution. Finally, the incoming class will receive their class gift. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 5 p.m. on the Bellarmine Lawn. The rain location is the Recreational Complex Field House.

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