Fairfield University, a Jesuit and Catholic university, serving 3,900 undergraduate and 700 postgraduate students is based in Fairfield, Connecticut. Fairfield 's undergraduate program is comprised of four colleges (Arts & Sciences, Nursing, Engineering, and Business). The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts hosts a wide range of performing art events throughout the year so check their calendar before visiting. The town of Fairfield is a charming town offering a wide range of restaurants, shops, services, and the Long Island Sound.
Famous "Stag" alumni include Joe Devito - comedian and writer, E. Gerald Corrigan - former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Kathleen Murphy - President of Fidelity Personal Investing, Donatella Arpaia - New York City restaurateur, Leslie C. Quick Jr. - co-founder of Quick & Reilly, Peter Pronovost - 2008 MacArthur Fellow and Time 100 World's Most Influential People, and Brad Troup - All American and Super League rugby player.
Top 5 Parent Picks when visiting Fairfield University:
Walk Jennings Beach - Parking is available without a beach sticker except during the summer from Saturday of Memorial Day thru Labor Day weekend.
If you can't get to New Haven for the famous, Frank Pepe pizza now you can enjoy a pie at their Fairfield location. The white clam pizza is to die for...do not say no until you try it!
Indulge in a sweet treat at Milkcraft.
Enjoy an event at The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
Lindsay is a Senior from Caldwell, New Jersey. One quirky fact about Lindsay..."I met my boyfriend at freshmen orientation."
Jack is a quirky fact..."I like Fairfield!"
Fun fact about Fairfield University:
Lindsay - You can live on the beach Senior Year!
Jack - "Can you hear me now?" actor, Paul Marcarelli, is an alumnus of Fairfield University!
Vegetarian Hot Spot:
Lindsay - Organika
Where you would love your parents to take you for parents weekend:
Lindsay - Old Post Tavern.
Lindsay - Fairfield Bookstore.
Best Dive Bar:
Lindsay - The Grape.
Jack - The Grape.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang?
Lindsay - Townhouses (junior year).
Where do you want to go on spring break?
Lindsay - Florida.
Anything we missed? Tell us more!
Lindsay - Best Italian Restaurant, Pizzeria Molto.