Life On and Off Campus
Living at Fairfield University
You'll join the more than 80 percent of Fairfield University undergraduates that live on campus.
Fairfield's campus provides serene beauty, while its 36 modern buildings provide state-of-the-art technology and the resources you'll need to complement your classroom experience.
Our 200 acres feature multiple athletic fields and housing options from traditional residence halls to apartments to townhouses. All residences and academic buildings are linked by fiber-optic cable, some with wireless connections, so access to databases, the library's impressive collections, and the Internet are just a click away - anytime, anywhere.
- Campus Ministry
- Computer Help Desk
- Counseling & Psychological Services
- DiMenna-Nyselius Library
- Dining Services
- International Students
- Parking and Registration
- Residence Life
- Shuttle Schedule
- Student Involvement
Fairfield University occupies a unique, 200-acre campus in southwestern Connecticut with rolling hills, mature landscapes, and coastal views of Long Island Sound. The University runs a free shuttle bus into downtown Fairfield (pop. 55,000), just a mile from campus, with its popular shops and restaurants, and the train station that provides easy access to New Haven, Stamford, and New York City.
Our suburban setting provides a vibrant environment for living and learning, students are encouraged to step out, step up and access the many career and community opportunities in the thriving urban area.
Approximately 140 Fortune 500 firms are headquartered within an hour of campus. Internships, community service and leadership projects all provide invaluable extensions of classroom learning.