Part-Time Studies


At Fairfield, we know that every student has a different educational goal, and that each student takes a different path to meet that goal. This might mean attending college part time. As a part-time student at Fairfield, you'll have access to a dynamic, personalized learning environment, with the flexibility of day, evening or online courses.

Part-time students have access to a variety of options to suit their objectives:

  • Degree programs: 
Begin or complete your undergraduate degree with flexible part-time courses through our BA/BS Degree Program or our Bachelor of Liberal Studies.
  • Certificate programs: 
We offer a broad array of occupational certificate programs intended to enhance your skills and professional credentials, in areas like interior design and EMT.
  • Personal enrichment programs:  Students of all ages come to Fairfield from a broad range of backgrounds and interests to pursue personal enrichment. Learn more about our Learning for a Lifetime Program, Manhattan Art Tours, The Inspired Writer's series, and much more.
  • Summer programs and camps: 
Enjoy the many enriching opportunities Fairfield University offers students of all ages throughout the summer.
  • Courses for credit: 
Whether you're a visiting student, a non-degree student, or a degree student, you can take courses for credit during our many intersessions. Browse through our open courses to see topics and enrollment information. WINTER INTERSESSION 2015 courses are now available - Click here to view.