Summer Courses for Credit

Catch up on credits, lighten your course load, or get ahead of your studies with one or more of Fairfield’s summer session courses. Traditional and online courses are available in a variety of disciplines and are offered during three separate sessions in May, June, and July.


Summer 2018 Course Registration opens Friday, April 6, 2018.

Summer 2018 Academic Sessions:

Pre-Session:   One-Week Undergraduate Courses
Wednesday, May 23 - Wednesday, May 30, 2018
(No classes on Memorial Day, May 28)
Session I:   Four and Five-Week Undergraduate Courses
Monday, June 4 - Friday, July 6, 2018
(No classes on Independence Day, July 4)
Session II:   Two-Week Undergraduate Courses
Monday, July 9 - Friday, July 20, 2018
Four and Five-Week Undergraduate Courses
Monday, July 9 - Friday, August 10, 2018
Online Courses:   Tuesday, May 29 - Saturday, July 9, 2018
Monday, July 9 - August 18, 2017



Summer Sciences at Fairfield

Whether you are pre-med, pre-dental, or pre-allied health, Fairfield University has the prerequisite science courses to get you qualified for a successful application to professional schools in the health sciences.


Please note that courses, dates, times, and faculty are subject to change. Students are encouraged to check with the Registrar's Office to ensure accurate information.

For information on courses, registration, pre-work or syllabi, contact Program Coordinator Sandy Richardson at (203) 254-4000 ext. 2911 or

Teaching Shakespeare Summer Institute 

In Partnership With the Folger Shakespeare Library 

Fairfield University, in collaboration with the Folger Shakespeare Library and Connecticut Writing Project, will offer a one-week, three-credit summer institute for high school teachers from July 30 - August 3, 2018.

The goal of the summer institute is to offer educators with opportunities for professional development during the summer months. The deadline to register is June 18.



Whether you are a current Stag, returning student, or brand-new to Fairfield University, our Admission Office offers easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to register for summer courses.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition for Fairfield University’s summer courses are $725 per credit. Unless otherwise noted, all courses are three credits or $2,175 per course. There is also a $35 registration fee. The maximum number of credits that a student may register for is 12.

REFUND POLICY: Full refunds are granted ONLY if a student withdraws from a course 7 days or more prior to the first scheduled class. There are no refunds after the second scheduled class on campus or after the second day of the online term. For more information, review the University’s refund policy.

Summer Housing

On-campus summer housing in a two-to-four bedroom apartment or townhouse is available for Fairfield University undergraduate students taking classes, holding internships, or working in the area.

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