Welcome Class of 2021

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Accepting Your Offer

Congratulations on your admission to Fairfield! Now it is time to visit campus once again, attend programs for admitted students, talk to faculty, administrators, and most importantly, engage with students. Eat in the dining hall, visit a residence hall, imagine yourself studying in the library. Compare the financial aid packages the colleges have provided. And finally, determine which school "feels" right and which campus you can see yourself moving onto in September! On this page you will find resources to assist you as you make your final decision.

To confirm your enrollment at Fairfield, submit your deposit online or mail the enrollment card included in your admission package by the candidate reply date of May 1, 2018 (postmark date).

Congratulations on Your Admission!


Congratulations on your admission to Fairfield University! We are so excited to welcome you to our campus community.
Join the herd at Fairfield in Focus, our admitted student visit days on Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 15, 2018!

View the Flickr Album from Last Year's Fairfield in Focus programs:

Fairfield Mosaic Class of 2021

Find Yourself At Fairfield

Shadow a stag

Shadow a Stag

Experience academic and student life here on campus. You will be paired with a current student who will take you to class, introduce you to members of the Fairfield community, show you his or her favorite on-campus locations, answer your questions and eat lunch with you in the Barone Dining Hall.


MVP Shadow a Stag

The Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) Shadow Experience is designed to give prospective students an opportunity to see and experience the celebration and importance of culture and diversity at Fairfield University. Students will have the opportunity to attend university and student-sponsored events highlighting the unique diversity of our student body. This program will also allow students to learn about academic and social life first-hand at Fairfield University.


Students sitting under dogwood trees in a campus setting

Admitted Student Campus Visit

Learn about Fairfield and celebrate your admission with an information session and campus tour created just for the Class of 2022! You will get a comprehensive overview of all that Fairfield has to offer the mind, body, and spirit and discuss next steps. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to explore campus with other admitted students and will be led by one of our tour ambassadors. Admitted student campus visits are offered February 23 through April 30, 2018 on Mondays and Fridays at 11:45 a.m.


Nursing students walking in a hallway

Visits for Students Admitted to the Nursing Program

For admitted students interested in studying nursing at Fairfield, the Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies and the Office of Undergraduate Admission will be hosting nursing-specific information sessions on select Fridays.



School of Engineering in Focus

For admitted students interested in studying engineering at Fairfield, the School of Engineering and the Office of Undergraduate Admission will host a visit day on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

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Important Dates

Early Decision I Deposit Deadline

Date: January 15, 2018

Early Decision II Deposit Deadline

Date: March 15, 2018

Early Action & Regular Decision Deposit Deadline

Date: May 1, 2018

First-Year Student Orientation (Session A)

Date: June 25, 2018 → June 26, 2018

First-Year Student Orientation (Session B)

Date: June 28, 2018 → June 29, 2018

First-Year Academic Gathering: Webinars

Dates: July 19, August 15, and August 23


Date: September 2018

Activities Fair

Date: September 2018

Alumni & Family Weekend

Date: October 19, 2018 → October 21, 2018

Class of 2022 Commencement Date

Date: May 2022

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