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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 Tully 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.

Congratulations On Your Admission!


Congratulations on your admission to Fairfield University! We are so excited to welcome you to our campus community.


Fairfield In Focus

The Office of Undergraduate Admission and the entire Fairfield University community invite you and your family to join us for one of our two upcoming Fairfield in Focus: Admitted Student Visit Days on Saturday, April 6, 2019 and Sunday, April 14, 2019.

We have planned this special day for you and your family to visit our beautiful campus and experience all of the services, amenities, and academic opportunities that Fairfield has to offer. The day will start with an 8 a.m. registration and 9:15 a.m. welcome, followed by a variety sessions for you and your family to interact with faculty, staff, and current students; discover the many ways to get involved on campus; and learn about the resources available to you as a Stag during the next four years.

Whether this is your first visit to Fairfield or your fifth, you can organize the day around your interests and preferences.

SESSION I: Saturday, April 6, 2019
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SESSION II: Sunday, April 14, 2019
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Find Yourself At Fairfield

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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 Tully Dining Hall.


Multicultural Visit Program

Embracing diversity has always been a distinguishing hallmark of Jesuit education. The tradition continues in Fairfield's commitment to build a community of learners from a diversity of social, economic, racial, cultural, national, and religious backgrounds. As a potential Fairfield student, we not only encourage you to embrace your uniqueness but to also learn about the many ways in which Fairfield celebrates the inclusive excellence of its community.

The Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) provides experiences that allow you to meet, learn, and engage with the many forms of diversity at Fairfield. We invite you to attend one of our three MVP Experiences to learn more about becoming a part of the rich, diverse culture at Fairfield.

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Admitted Student Campus Visit

Learn about Fairfield and celebrate your admission with an information session and campus tour created just for the Class of 2023! 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 March 1 through April 29, 2019 on Mondays and Fridays at 11:45 a.m.

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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.

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Important Dates

Early Decision I Deposit Deadline

Date: January 15, 2019

Early Decision II Deposit Deadline

Date: March 15, 2019

Early Action & Regular Decision Deposit Deadline

Date: May 1, 2019

First-Year Student Orientation (Session A)

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 → Wednesday, June 19, 2019

First-Year Student Orientation (Session B)

Date: Monday, June 24, 2019 → Tuesday, June 25, 2019

First-Year Academic Gathering: Webinar

Dates: July 31 (complete) and August 21

Fall Welcome and Move-In

Date: Labor Day Weekend 2019

First-Year Academic Gathering

Date: September 3, 2019

Activities Fair

Date: Friday, September 6, 2019

Alumni & Family Weekend

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019 → Sunday, October 20, 2019 

Class of 2023 Commencement Date

Date: May 21, 2023


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