Course Registration

New Students

Welcome to Fairfield

We are delighted that you have chosen Fairfield for your academic needs.

To get started, please review our Course Schedule for the upcoming semester. Once you find the course(s) you are interested in taking, you can click on the course name to find out class space availability, prerequisites that may be required, particularly for upper level courses. Please note the course name and CRN number for registration purposes.

If you would like to read a detailed course description, please reference our Online Undergraduate Course Catalog.

If you have never before taken a course at Fairfield (as an undergraduate, graduate, or part-time student or for any certificate, professional or personal development classes) you will need to follow these online registration steps. 

If you have ever taken a course in the past, you would be considered a Returning Student and should follow the instructions in the next section.

*New Non-Matriculated Graduate Students: All new, non-matriculated graduate students must seek approval from their School first and follow their stated procedures for course registration. Learn more at non-matriculated graduate procedures.

Step #1:

Review the course descriptions and course schedule to determine the classes you want to take and the academic term you would like to enroll.

  • Visiting High School students seeking to take credit courses at Fairfield are required to submit additional information before beginning the registration process. Visit the website for application details
  • Individuals interested in applying to bachelor’s degree programs (on a part-time basis) need to apply directly through the Office of Part-Time and Continuing Studies Admission at 203-254-5532 or visit the website to learn more. 

Step #2:

  • Student ID #:  To receive your Fairfield student ID, complete and submit in the First Time User form.
  • Error Message: If you receive an error message after completion of the First Time User Form (this rarely occurs), please copy and e-mail it to registrar@fairfield.edu.You will receive an e-mail from the registrar’s office within 24 hours (during business hours) with a resolution.

Step #3:

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

Step #4

Visit my.Fairfield.edu. This is the online student portal where you can register and pay for classes.  It is also where you can view official University notifications, course schedules, transcripts and access to your grades.  Once you click the STUDENT tab, there is a REGISTER NOW button on the left side.  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 my.Fairfield.edu to register for classes so please remember your username and password.

Returning Students

Welcome Back!

If you are a current Fairfield University student or previously taken a course at Fairfield University, you are considered a returning student and should follow these steps to register online for courses:

Step #1:

Review the course descriptions and course schedules to determine the class you want to take and the academic term you would like to enroll.

Step #2:

Go to my.fairfield.edu and log in using your Net ID user name and password. On the my.Fairfield 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. 

Other Information

Communication:

All new and returning students need to access their Fairfield University Gmail account for official communications, include directions for online courses, student evaluations, and messages from your professors. Please click on the Gmail icon on My.Fairfield.

Tuition:

For academic year 2017/18, 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 at the Bursar website.

Course Payment:

After completion of your course registration in my.Fairfield, you will click on “Finalize Registration” and 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.

Assistance:

For questions or more information, please contact the Office of Part-Time and Continuing Studies Admission or call (203) 254-5532.

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