Residence Life

A Place to Call Home

Fairfield University is a residential campus with approximately 2,600 full-time undergraduate students, living on campus in residence halls, townhouses, and apartment complexes. Graduate student housing is also offered in independent off-campus houses, and in an apartment style residence hall (47 Mahan Road and Dolan Hall).

As a residential campus, life in the halls, townhouses, and apartments are an integral part of the Fairfield undergraduate’s four-year experience. Programs and activities specific to a hall or residence area, are sponsored by resident assistants and area coordinators, or in partnership with other offices and departments to provide students with numerous educational, social, cultural, service, and spiritual programs and activities for personal growth, development, and fun. Programs range from game nights and movie nights, to mentoring sessions and retreats, to career development workshops and guest speakers, to residence area community athletic game fundraisers, and many more. These diversely designed programs enrich the students’ loves and help them be more fully engaged in the life of the University.

Living in residence teaches and fosters a sense of shared and collective responsibility – responsibility to one’s self, roommate(s), floor mates, and the campus community. Residential living at Fairfield University is an experience, where learning is continuous.

Contact Information

Office of Residence Life
Barone Campus Center, first level, room 96
Main Number: (203) 254-4215
Fax: (203) 254-4151
E-mail: residencelife@fairfield.edu

 

Closing Information

Closing Dates & Information.

Housing Options

Residential life at Fairfield University consists of a variety of housing options on campus, and housing is guaranteed for four years to all full-time, matriculated undergraduate students. In addition, students are required to remain resident students for four years unless they are able to commute from home or are otherwise released from this obligation by the Office of Residence Life.

Housing Lottery

Fairfield University guarantees the availability of University housing to all full-time undergraduate students who apply and are admitted as resident students for the duration of their undergraduate experience (i.e., all four years). Each year, the University holds a housing lottery to determine where students will live the following year.

Summer Housing

For Fairfield University students taking classes, holding internships, or working in the area on-campus housing is available during the summer.

For more information regarding Resident Assistant Staff Selection, visit our policy and procedures page.

Policies & Procedures

Policies and procedures governing life in the student residences are outlined in the Student Handbook. Policies specific to residential life are contained in the Residential Guidelines section. Students can request a copy of the Handbook from the Office of the Dean of Students or access it on the University's website.

Resident Jesuits

Members of the Society of Jesus - Jesuit priests - are a valued part of the residential living communities. In particular, those who live in residence help to foster a spiritual community within their respective areas and offer their presence, guidance, and counseling to their residents. Resident Jesuits offer Mass for their residents and may participate in floor or other hall programs and activities. Students are encouraged to reach out and get to know the Jesuits who live among them. They will find in them caring and dedicated men who have devoted their lives to and "for the greater glory of God" and the development and education of young men and women.

Resources

Below you will find various links, forms, and applications related to the Office of Residence Life's on-campus and off-campus housing options and related programs. Questions about housing can be addressed by contacting an Area Coordinator or by calling the Office of Residence Life.

New Students

Read the Residence Hall & Meal Plan Agreement in the to make sure you know all of the policies.

Build-A-House Program

Check out the Build-A-House application for more details. Participating in the Build-A-House program provides an opportunity for you to live with a group of friends in a townhouse or apartment dedicated to a particular theme or interest. Additionally, priority selection for housing is given to Build-A-House participants.

Staff

The Office of Residence Life is located in the Barone Campus Center 096 on the lower level.

The office is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Ophelie Rowe-Allen
Associate Dean, Residence Life 
Office: BCC 096
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: orallen@fairfield.edu

Charles Sousa
Senior Associate Director of Residence Life
Office: BCC 096
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: csousa@fairfield.edu

Meredith Smith
Associate Director of Residence Life
Office: BCC 096
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: msmith13@fairfield.edu

Pejay Lucky
Associate Director of Residence Life
Office: BCC 096
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: plucky@fairfield.edu

Jodie Fitzpatrick
Assistant Director Business and Housing Operations 
Office: BCC 096
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: jmfitzpatric@fairfield.edu

Alberto Jacome
Area Coordinator - Regis/Gonzaga Hall
Office: Jogues 119
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: ajacome@fairfield.edu

Shawn McCabe
Area Coordinator - 70 McCormick Rd/Loyola Hall
Service for Justice Residential College and Creative Life Residential College
Office: McCormick 104
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: smccabe@fairfield.edu

Laura Boliver
Area Coordinator - 42 Langguth Rd/Loyola Hall (First-Years)
Ignatian Leadership Residential College
Office: 42 Langguth Rd
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: lboliver@fairfield.edu

Jonathan Horgan
Area Coordinator - Dolan Hall and the Townhouses
Office: Dolan Hall 311
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: Jhorgan@fairfield.edu

Niquita Dietrich
Area Coordinator - The Village/South Side (47 Mahan, Meditz Hall, Kostka Hall & Claver Hall, Faber Hall)
Office: Mahan 110
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: ndietrich@fairfield.edu

Marianne Neville 
Mentor Program Coordinator (Sophomore Residential College Program)
Office: BCC 96
Phone: 203-254-4215
Email:mneville@fairfield.edu

Caitlin Amaya
Graduate Resident Coordinator
Office: Gonzaga 014
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: Caitlin.amaya@fairfield.edu

Joshua Singleton
Graduate Resident Coordinator- Meditz Hall
Office: Meditz Hall 10F
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: Joshua.singleton@fairfield.edu

Shennell Tyndell
Area Coordinator - Campion Hall
Office: Campion Hall 
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: shennell.tyndell@fairfield.edu

Shaquanna Raynor
Graduate Resident Coordinator- 42 Mahan Rd
Office: 47 Mahan Rd 110
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: Shaquanna.raynor@fairfield.edu

Ali Famigletti
Graduate Resident Coordinator- Gonzaga Hall 
Office: Gonzaga Hall 014
Phone: 203-254-4215
Email:alaina.famigletti@fairfield.edu

Kevin Fiallos Maldonado
Graduate Resident Coordinator- South Townhouses 
Office: 47 Mahan Rd 110
Phone: 203-254-4215
Email: kfiallos@fairfield.edu

Caitlin Amaya 
Graduate Resident Coordinator - Loyola Hall 
Office: Loyola Commons
Phone: 203-254-4215
Email:caitlin.amaya@fairfield.edu

Daniela Trotman 
Graduate Resident Coordinato- Kostka Hall 
Office: 47 Mahan 110
Phone:203-254-4215
Email:

Nicolle Salazar 
Graduate Resident Coordiantor 
Office: Dolan Hall 311
Email: 

Sharon Ferguson
Operations Assistant II
Office: BCC 096
Phone: (203) 254-4215
E-mail: sferguson@fairfield.edu

Philo Edu

Fairfield University is excited to offer the entertainment-streaming platform, Philo Edu. Philo Edu delivers live TV and DVR capabilities to laptops, tablets, smartphones, and Roku-enabled TV sets anywhere on the University network for all on-campus residents. Beginning June 1st 2018, watch your favorite shows and movies anywhere on campus—from the residence halls to The Tully!

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