Summer Course Registration

Thank you for choosing Fairfield University for your summer studies. If you have not yet done so, please take a moment to review our Summer 2018 course offerings, searchable by date/time and subject area.

If you have ever taken a course for credit at Fairfield, please refer to the Current and Returning Students section below. If you are a high school student seeking to enroll in a course for college credit, please follow the instructions for visiting high school students.

New Visiting Student Registration

If you are visiting Fairfield from another institution and taking a course here for the first time, please complete the following steps. For additional information and guidance, please contact Cathy O'Donnell at or 203-254-5532.

Step #1:

Review the course descriptions and course schedule and determine the class(es) you want to take and the summer session in which you would like to enroll.

Step #2:

To receive your official Fairfield student ID, complete and submit the First Time User form. If you receive an error message after completion of the First Time User Form (this rarely occurs), please copy and e-mail it to You will receive an e-mail from the Registrar’s Office within 24 hours (during business hours) with a resolution.

Step #3:

Claim your NetID. Within one hour of submitting your First Time User Form, you will receive an email prompting you to claim your NetID at to set up your access to – the official student portal for Fairfield University. You must claim your NetID and set up access to in order to proceed with registration and payment.

Step #4:

Register and pay for your classes at Once you click the STUDENT tab, you will see a REGISTER NOW button on the left. At the end of registration, you will be asked to select your payment option. For all future course registrations at Fairfield, you will go directly to to register for classes.

Current & Returning Student Registration

If you are a current Fairfield University student or have previously taken a course at Fairfield University, please complete the following steps. For additional information and guidance, please contact Sandy Richardson at 203-254-4000 ext. 2911.

Step #1:

Review the course descriptions and course schedule to determine the class(es) you want to take and the summer session in which you would like to enroll.

Step #2:

Visit and log in using your Net ID user name and password. On the homepage, you will be instructed about login procedures or if you need assistance in claiming your ID and creating a password if it has expired or you have forgotten it. 

Additional Registration Information


All new and returning students are required to access their Fairfield University Gmail account for official communications, including directions for online courses, student evaluations, and messages from your professors. Official University notifications, course schedules, transcripts and access to your grades can also be found at


Summer course tuition is $725 per credit. Unless otherwise noted, all courses are three credits or $2,175 per course.  Other tuition rates for part-time bachelor’s degree programs and graduate courses can be found on the Bursar webpage.

Course Payment

After completion of your course registration on, you can click on “Finalize Registration” to view your tuition, fees and various payment options. NOTE: For summer course registrants, the only option will be “Pay Now” utilizing an electronic check or credit card payment in full.

Campus Safety

The LiveSafe mobile app allows all users to have two-way, real-time communication with Fairfield University's Department of Public Safety (DPS). Students, faculty, staff, and visitors who download the app have the ability to submit real-time tips – texts, photos, videos, and location information – anonymously, as well as request an in-person and virtual safe-walk service around campus. Follow these simple steps to activate your LiveSafe account:

  • Download the LiveSafe app from Google Play or the App Store
  • Register with your phone number
  • Search “Fairfield” and follow directions to complete the download


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