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Sacred Heart University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Fairfield, CT

Location and Setting


Fairfield Population
60,855
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
350 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.9 average low in January, 76 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Bridgeport
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Fairfield

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
50% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
50%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
Bystander Intervention, Personal Safety Escort Program, Silent Witness Program, crime prevention announcements, SHU Safe App

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Pioneers
School Colors
Scarlet and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x    
Crew x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Equestrian Sports x x    
Fencing x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Golf   x x x
Ice Hockey x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Rowing x x    
Rugby x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x x x
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Equestrian Sports x x
Fencing x x
Field Hockey x x
Football    
Golf   x
Ice Hockey x x
Lacrosse x x
Rowing x x
Rugby x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Bowling    
Crew    
Cross-Country Running x x
Equestrian Sports    
Fencing x x
Field Hockey    
Football x x
Golf x x
Ice Hockey x x
Lacrosse x x
Rowing    
Rugby    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, golf
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, alpha sigma lambda honor society, inter resident council, student nursing association, habitat for humanity, pre-pt club
Sororities
47% of women participate
Fraternities
27% of men participate
ROTC
Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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