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Payment Due Dates
Financial Aid
Tuition Deposits
Ways to Pay Your Bill
Non-Payment of Tuition and Fees
Questions or Comments

FIT does not send bills by mail. A notice will be sent to your FIT email when your student account is ready for your review. Your accounts and bill payment can be done online through a secure billing system. Please check you FIT E-Mail often.  When your bill is available or changes have been made to your student account notices will be sent to your FIT e-mail.  You may also have a test message sent to your mobile phone.   

Students:

Log in to MyFIT.  Click on the Student tab, then select Pay Student Account & View E-Bill, under "Account Activity", "View transactions by term" select E-Bill semester.

Important:  If you do not pay your own FIT bills, you must authorize a parent or another person to access your account. To do this, click on Authorized Users after you are logged into the Pay Student Account & View E-Bill site.

Parents and other authorized users:

After you have been designated an authorized user, you will receive an email providing you with access to the system. You will receive important notices about your student's account, including new bills and payments due dates.

Please see notes below about acceptable forms of payments on-line.  Do not make tuition deposits on-line.

Payment Due Dates

Degree Students:

Your payment for the Fall Semester is due August  4, 2014 or at time of registration after August  4, 2014.

In General -- Tuition and housing due dates are determined by the college before each semester and may vary from one academic year to the next.  Tuition for the fall semester is normally due in early August; for the spring semester, tuition is normally due in  early January. If you register after the tuition due date, you will be required to make payment in full immediately upon registration.  Tuition due dates are published in advance for each semester.   

Non-degree Students in credit-bearing courses:

Your payment for the Fall Semester is due August  4, 2014 or at time of registration after August  4, 2014.

Non-degree Students in non-credit bearing courses:

You must pay all tuition and fees in full at time of registration for all semesters.

Financial Aid

If you are awarded financial aid, you will receive a deferment for the amount of the authorized award.  Make sure your financial aid award is reflected on your student account.

Tuition Deposits

You will receive a Tuition Deposit form from Admissions.  You should mail both the form and a check for the total amount to:  

    Bursar's Office-Cashiering Operations
    Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room #127
    227 West 27th Street
    New York, NY 10001-5992

For information on applying for housing and making a housing deposit, please refer to Housing's, 'How To Apply' webpage.

Ways to Pay Your Bill

You may pay your bill online, by wire transfer, by mail, or in person. Payment must be made in the exact amount due in U. S. dollars.  Foreign forms of payment will be charged an exchange rate and applied to your student account at a later date.  You will be held responsible for any foreign exchange rates.

Online Payments

  • You may pay online with all major credit cards:  Amex, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover. 
  • Online payments may also be completed using a web check from US banks and valid US checking accounts. 
  • Please note: web checks from foreign accounts will be returned for non-payment.  You will be assessed a $25.00 returned check fee on your student account and may also be subject to de-registration.

Wire Transfer

  • Wire transfer information:
Sterling National Bank
38th Street and 7th Avenue
New York, NY
Account# 3803026401
Routing# 026007773
Swift# STET US 33
  • Please include the Student's name, Student IS number, and stipulate that the funds are for payment of Tuition and Fees.

Paying by Mail

  • Print out a statement of your account from the E-Bill Payment website.  Cut off coupon section and mail it with your payment to to the address indicated on the form.  Include your name and student ID number.
  • If you cannot print out a coupon, mail your check or money order (with your name and student ID number) to:
    • Bursar's Office-Cashiering Operations
      Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room #127
      227 West 27th Street
      New York, NY 10001-5992
  • Please allow up to 10 business days to process your payment via mail.
  • Checks from bank credit cards or lines of credit, home equity loan checks, or other non-checking accounts will be returned for non-payment.  You will be assessed a $25.00 returned check fee on your student account and may also be subject to de-registration.
  • Returned checks, for any reason, will be charged a return check fee of $25.00.  The college will not accept future checks from a student who has a history of returned checks. 
Paying in Person 
  • You may make payments in person when you register or visit the FIT campus. The Bursar's Office-Cashiering Operations is located in room #127 in the Business and Liberal Arts Center (B Building).
  • After regular business hours there is a payment drop box for your convenience.

Non-Payment of Tuition and Fees

  • If you have not satisfied your full financial obligations by the scheduled due date, except for certified financial aid or tuition payment plans, you may be de-registered and all your classes may be dropped.
  • Late registration and program change fees may be assessed if you are de-registered and want to re-enroll.
  • You are not guaranteed class availability if you need re-register for courses.
  • There will be a late payment fee of 1.5% assessed per month on all outstanding balances.
  • Outstanding debts may be referred to a licensed collection agency and all collection fees may be added to the outstanding balance.
  • If legal action becomes necessary, litigation and all court costs will be your responsibility to pay.
  • If you have an outstanding balances at the end of any semester, a hold will be placed on your account. Holds will prevent you from registering for future classes, sending/receiving transcripts, or other services from the college.

Note:  A stop payment on a check is not considered an official withdrawal from the college. If you cancel or stop payment on a check for non-attendance, you will be charged a $25.00 returned check fee and you'll be held responsible for all courses you're registered for. If you want to withdraw from the college, please follow the proper procedures to do so. 

Questions or Comments 

If you have questions about your account, send an email to bursarhelp@fitnyc.edu.  You can also call Cashiering Operations at 212 217.3680 or Administrative Services at 212 217.3720.  If you want to write our office, mail your letter to:

Office of the Bursar
236 West 27th Street, 6th floor
New York, NY 10001-5992
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