Winter Housing FAQs
Yes. Winter Housing is available beginning January 1, 2013 at 12 Noon to Spring check-in.
2. What are the requirements for students living on-campus for the winter?
To qualify for winter housing you must:
• be a resident in the halls for BOTH Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
• be currently enrolled as an FIT student (FIT I.D. required)
• pay for the entire Winter housing program
3. What is the rate for Winter Housing?
Rates are based on your spring 2013 assignment - Traditional, Suite/Apartment, or Single style rooms:
• Traditional Style Room: $841.00
• Suite/Apartment Style Room: $968.00
• Suite/Apartment Style Single Room: $1,579.00
4. Do I pay the Single rate if my roommate is not staying for Winter?
No. The Winter “single” rate applies ONLY to those residents assigned to a “single” for the Spring 2013 semester.
5. How can I apply?
Online applications will be available by October 1, 2012. You must log into the secure area to access MyHousing@FIT – “ApplyOnLine”. The due date for applications and payments is December 4, 2012. After December 4, 2012, a $25 late fee will apply.
6. How do I submit my payment?
You may pay by credit card on-line, or in person at the bursar’s office (B-127). To reserve a space, full payment is due immediately once you have been billed.
7. Do I have to be enrolled in a Winter class?
No. The only requirement is that you are a Fall 2012 and Spring2013 resident and pay for the cost of Winter Housing in full.
8. Do the residence halls close at the end of Fall semester?
Yes. The halls are closed from December 19, 2012 to January 1, 2013 at 12 Noon. There will be no access to the halls at this time.
9. Do I have to move my belongings out of my room at the end of the Fall 2012 semester?
No. If you are living in the residence halls for the Spring 2013 semester, you may leave your belongings. However, you will not have access to these items and the college will not be responsible for missing or damaged items.
10. Do I get a temporary room assignment for Winter?
No. All winter residents will stay in their Spring 2013 assignment. If you are not switching rooms for the spring, you will remain in your fall assignment.
11. If I live in the residence halls during Winter, what is the process for checking in for Spring?
You will receive an email from the Residential Life Department regarding spring check-in. You will need to retrieve your Spring 2013 visitation card and Spring sticker.
12. Is there a fee for overnight guests, and am I allowed extended overnight visitors?
Yes. Residents are charged $10.00 for each overnight guest. There is no extended visitation during the recess periods. All other overnight visitation rules and regulations apply. See resident handbook. All overnights must be pre-registered.
13. Is the cafeteria open during the Winter sessions?
No. Check out the FIT neighborhood for places to eat and purchase groceries.
14. What happens if I am found in violation of occupying more than my assigned space?
Those who occupy more than their assigned space will be charged for a single for winter recess and spring semester.
15. Is alcohol allowed in the residence halls?
FIT is a dry campus. Alcohol and/or drugs are prohibited. This includes alcohol or drug paraphernalia. See resident handbook.