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Conveniently located in Fairfield, Connecticut, just 55 miles northeast of New York City, Sacred Heart University's main campus is situated in the center of corporate America and is easily accessible by automobile, bus, train and airplane. The hustle and bustle of big-city life in NYC and Boston is not far from Fairfield, CT – nor is the natural beauty of Connecticut's scenic coastline.
Beyond the opportunities for learning and living on the Sacred Heart University campus, Fairfield County offers a remarkable variety of cultural and recreational activities—and if you're looking for employment, it's home to numerous Fortune 500 companies. From museums and historical sites to shopping and theater, Fairfield County is a great place to call home.
Sacred Heart University’s main campus is located in Fairfield, Connecticut,
Fairfield County offers countless places to stay and places to eat. Our free student shuttle travels to nearby shopping centers, grocery stores and a variety of specialty stores for music, clothing, books and more.
All around Fairfield County you’ll find a thriving music scene, national attractions and major performing spaces. Not far from campus you can visit:
Nearby multinational Fortune 500 headquarters offer our students a plethora of professional opportunities – including internships, co-ops, jobs, research, collaborative projects and more.
SHU is also within close proximity of train, plane and bus stations that provide easy access to New Haven, New York City, Boston and beyond.
Residential Life offers you more than just a place where you study and sleep. Your Residence Hall is a living and learning community designed to help you grow in all aspects of your life at one of the top liberal arts schools. Our goal is to be an extension of the Sacred Heart University classrooms by being the place where you continue conversations from class, work on group projects, or spend time studying by yourself.
The residential halls are an extension of the classroom and where students will spend their other time while at college. Students find that the residential halls are their home away from home. While living in the same location as their classmates and peers, relationships form that could last a lifetime. Students at Sacred Heart University will share a hallway, a bathroom and a bedroom.