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Policies & Procedures

Policies and procedures governing students' responsibilities and role in the Residence Halls are outlined in the Student Handbook. Policies specific to residential life are contained in the Residential Guidelines section. Students can access the Student Handbook on the University's website.

Health and Safety Inspections: A Quick Guide


Commuter Request Form

For full-time undergraduate students of the University who wish to change their status from resident to commuter. In order to qualify for commuter status, student must be residing full-time with a parent or guardian and living within 35 miles of campus.

Graduate Student Housing

For information regarding graduate student housing, please visit our Graduate Student Life & Resources page.

Guest Pass

All guests must be registered with the University by a University student. After filling out the Guest Registration Form, you will receive an e-mail to confirm your guest has been registered. Please print the confirmation letter and have your guest carry it and a proper photo identification while visiting campus. If your guest is bringing a vehicle, this letter will also serve as their vehicle registration.

Housing Application

Students must complete a housing application in their The Housing Director account which can be accessed via my.fairfield.edu. If students have questions about accessing their The Housing Director account, please contact the Office of Residence Life at residencelife@fairfield.edu.

Individual Responsibility

If there is any damage to a living space, the resident should contact their Area Coordinator to complete an Individual Responsibility Form. If any damage is found and no one claims responsibility, the charge will be distributed equally among all residents of the space.

Housing Policy Exception Request

This form should be completed by students who have a qualifying physical or psychological need which may influence housing assignment after they have registered with the Office of Accessibility.

What to Bring and Not Bring to Campus

What not to bring is equally as important as what to bring. Therefore, students, especially freshmen, are strongly encouraged not to bring everything on move-in day that they think they might need during the course of the year.

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