Canaiden Storm Headquarters Published: Nov 1, 2012 - 5:07:52 PM

Fairfield University update on Sandy impact

By Fairfield University

Font size: Small Big
Email this article
 Printer friendly page
Share this article:
facebook Yahoo! MyWeb Digg reddit Furl Blinklist Spurl
Buy the "As seen on" mug

Fairfield University officials announced today (Thursday, Nov. 1) that both undergraduate and graduate classes are cancelled for Friday, November 2. However, graduate classes only will be held on Saturday November 3. All classes will resume on Monday, November 5.

The University is working to accommodate the approximately 300 students who reside at Fairfield beach and were forced to evacuate. Approximately half of those students will be accommodated in spaces on campus. Others will commute from their hometowns. Faculty, staff and alumni who reside in the area are being asked to contact the University if they have available space in their home to temporarily accommodate a displaced student.

The first individual to step up and offer his residence was University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S. J. In a letter to the University community, Fairfield University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., thanked everyone for their hard work and “for all that you are doing to assist one another in these trying circumstances. You and your families are in my prayers as well, and I appreciate all that you are doing to overcome the individual challenges that you face as we work together as a University community to resume normal operations and to keep one another safe.”

A limited number of University events are taking place throughout the weekend while others are cancelled or postponed. Special programming is being planned for students who remain on campus. A list of the status of University events is available on the institution’s website:

For the latest Fairfield University updates on Hurricane Sandy, visit this website or follow Fairfield University on Twitter (@FairfieldU), or on Facebook (

© Copyright by Some articles and pictures posted on our website, as indicated by their bylines, were submitted as press releases and do not necessarily reflect the position and opinion of, Canaiden LLC or any of its associated entities. Articles may have been edited for brevity and grammar.

Note: We reserve the right to delete posts at any time if we decide that they are offensive or distasteful.
SPS Named Kendra Brown as Director of Early Childhood Education
Tickets On Sale For “Compass To Success: A Nautical Night of Seaside Support” Primary Fundraiser On June 7th To Support Boys & Girls Village
Pequot Library: 05_04_18 Yale Curator Speaks at Fantastic Finds
First County Bank and First County Bank Foundation To Be Recognized At SilverSource Golf Fundraiser
Local filmmakers show how they made IMAX movie "Backyard Wilderness" at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Top of Page is part of the Canaiden Online Media Network.
Connecticut Plus Online | Stamford Plus Online | Norwalk Plus Online | | Best of Norwalk | Best of Stamford | Hauterfly Magazine |

Copyright ©2005-2010 Canaiden,LLC All Rights Reserved.