New Student Orientation
As a new student at FIT, we know that you and your family are both excited and filled with questions. FIT’s orientation programs are designed around you, helping to uncover the answers to all the questions you have, connecting you to your academic department and educating you on the many valuable student resources. Be prepared to meet new people, make new friends, and to start your journey to commencement!
Throughout the year, there are five orientation programs at FIT:
Transfer Orientations in June
Required for all New Incoming Fall Bachelor's Degree Transfer Students
Fall Orientation in August
Required for all New Incoming Fall Students
Evening/Weekend Fall Orientation in August
Required for all New Evening/Weekend Degree Fall Students
Spring Orientation in January
Required for all New Incoming Transfer & Spring Students
Evening/Weekend Spring Orientation in Spring
Required for all New Evening/Weekend Degree Spring Students
All families are invited to a special welcome session led by the Dean of Students that will provide an opportunity for questions and to learn how FIT partners with parents and guardians in the development of our students.
Please feel free to contact the Department of Student Life at 212 217.4130 or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions. All questions concerning housing move-in should be directed to the Residential Life move-in web page at www.fitnyc.edu/movein.