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Treat your FITCard as you treat your bank card
By obtaining a Fashion Institute of Technology FITCard or opening a FITCard debit account you agree to be legally bound by all terms and conditions set forth in this and other related FIT agreements. FIT agrees to give you a card and establish, accept and maintain an account for your benefit and exclusively for the purpose described herein.

1. Eligibility
Your FITCard is your campus official multi use card. It is your ID, door access key, debit card for purchase of services within FIT including library and graphics lab print services. FIT issues several categories of ID cards to identify students, staff, faculty, visitors and students from affiliated programs. FITCard is provided to all FIT registered full-time and part-time students, faculty and staff at no charge. A $20 Fee is charged to vendors, contractors, Alumni and other categories. Only one FITCard may be issued, even if you hold dual status such as staff/student.

2. How to obtain your FITCard
Once you complete your student registration or human resources hiring process an FIT ID number will be issued to you. That number will be you FITCard key and will be send along with other associated demographic information to the FITCard system. For students, your photo will be taken and your FITCard will be printed at orientation. If you are a faculty or staff you need to go to the card office located at the Security Department, D Building, Fourth Floor to obtain your FITCard.

3. Location Hours of Operation
The FIT ID card is issued by the Security Office located in the D Building, Room 404.

Sunday Closed
Monday 10 am - 9 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 9 pm 
Wednesday 10 am - 9 pm
Thursday 10 am - 9 pm
Friday 10 am - 9 pm
Saturday   Closed  

Telephone: (212) 217-7777 or (212) 217-6035 or email fitcard@fitnyc.edu.  

4. Use
ID: At all times your FITCard must be presented to security officers to enter campus facilities and events.
Door Access: Access to 31st street student residence and rooms, some academic and administrative offices, after hour labs and classrooms is restricted to authorized persons. If you are one of these authorized persons, the magnetic stripe on the back of your FITCard will be encoded accordingly to grant you access. If your card fails please contact security.
Debit: Charge purchases to your pay-for print account. More services will be added soon.

5. Fraudulent Use
Any act of deliberately using the FITCard to gain a wrongful advantage. The following actions will be taken in such violation:

  • Immediate suspension of card privileges.
  • Revoke of cardholder's purchasing authority.
  • Mandate student’s or employee’s reimbursement of any lost funds or value of equipment to FIT.
  • Security and student affairs or the cardholder's supervisor will be notified and the FITCard office will request a formal disciplinary action.

6. Lost/Stolen or Damaged FITCard

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