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Congratulations and Welcome to Fairfield!
Fairfield University is committed to making sure you get the most out your graduate experience. The University seeks to foster a sense of community among graduate students, strives to ensure access to resources, and assists with your transition to Fairfield.
Fairfield offers a variety of resources to support students beyond the classroom and department setting. We encourage students to utilize the following resources:
To ensure your successful transition to Fairfield, the New Graduate Student Checklist has been created to help you keep track of all the forms and tasks you will need to complete before the start the classes. At least 48 hours prior to accessing the checklist, new-to-Fairfield students need to claim their NetID.
Register & Enroll
Graduate students can register for courses online via the student portal, my.Fairfield.
Global Fairfield is the main resource for international students regarding visa and immigration matters. In addition, the Office of Student Engagement also provides support for international on-boarding, orientation, and student life.
We understand the task of finding rentals is a challenging one. Fairfield’s off-campus housing hub provides graduate students with information about searching for rentals, finding a roommate, local realtors, and transportation.
As you arrive at Fairfield, students will be required to obtain and carry a StagCard, the University’s official identification card. Additionally, students can register their laptops, desktops, tablets, and/or smartphones to our wireless network.
We are committed to helping graduate students throughout their professional development process. Comprehensive services are available through the Academic and Career Development Center that include career counseling, career readiness programs, leadership and professional development offerings, and on and off-campus recruiting opportunities.
Fellowship & Financial Aid
We're committed to every aspect of your education - including helping you afford it. We realize that every student has a unique set of circumstances, and we'll work with you one-on-one to do everything we can to help you attend Fairfield.
Many graduate departments and programs offer assistantships to graduate students. Assistantships are open to full and part-time graduate students who are fully accepted to a graduate degree program at Fairfield.
Fairfield's campus provides serene beauty, while its 36 modern buildings provide state-of-the-art technology and the resources you'll need to complement your classroom experience.
Health & Wellness
Fairfield University Health & Wellness involves three key areas for students: Fitness & Recreation, Counseling & Psychological Services and the Health Center.
The ITS department at Fairfield University understands the vital role technology plays in the teaching and learning experience. Our mission is to provide our integrative thinkers with competitive, reliable, innovative, and sustainable technology to support teaching, learning, research, collaboration, and service.
At Fairfield, we have over 100 student-led clubs and organizations—ranging from honor societies to academic-focused clubs to political and cultural clubs—where students gain first-hand experience in leadership, organizational development and management, decision-making, diversity, and event planning.
Equity & Inclusion
At Fairfield, we believe that no matter what's going on in the world, more unites us than divides us. We're committed to community—an inclusive, welcoming community that represents the ever-changing population.
Services for Student Parents & Guardians
As the parent or guardian of a student, you may have many questions concerning the experience he or she is having here at Fairfield. We recognize the important role that parents and families play in supporting students in these critical transitional years. In addition to being personally accessible, all of us here at Fairfield want to provide you with ready access to information that will be informative and helpful.