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Move-in dates and information

27th Street - NEW/ENTERING RESIDENTS

Students accepted to Alumni, Coed or Nagler Halls:

 

With over 2,000 students in residence move-in becomes a challenge.  FIT’s residence halls are located in the heart of New York City. The Department of Transportation limits street closings in NYC.   The following schedule will apply:  

 

Residents Scheduled to Check-In MUST Arrive at

West 27th Street (between 7th and 8th Aves)

NO CHECK-IN PRIOR TO AUGUST 16TH. No exceptions!

Arrivals prior to August 16TH will be directed to local hotels

Saturday, AUGUST 16, 2014

10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON

Last names beginning with:

A, I, S, Z

12:00 NOON to 2:00PM

Last names beginning with:

B, C, E

2:00PM to 4:00PM

 Last names beginning with:

K, R, Q, U, X, H 

Sunday, AUGUST 17, 2014

10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON

Last names beginning with:

  D, F, J, W, Y

12:00 NOON to 2:00PM

Last names beginning with:

M, N, P

2:00PM to 4:00PM

Last names beginning with:

G, L, O, T, V

NOTE: We are very excited to have you begin the new academic year at FIT.  To answer your questions and better assist our students and their parents, a variety of college personnel will be available in the C-Bldg. Lobby from 12:00 noon—4:00 pm on August 16th and 17th.   We suggest you and your parents visit them once you have completed the check-in process.

 

 

 NOTE: Residents who cannot check in according to this schedule must WAIT for Evening Check-in hours**

**EVENING CHECK-IN - $25.00 EVENING CHECK-IN CHARGE - PAYABLE UPON ARRIVAL, 8:00 PM TO 11:30 PM ON DESIGNATED CHECK IN DAYS.  WE PREFER NOT TO COLLECT THIS $25.00 CHARGE, AND URGE ALL RESIDENTS AND PARENTS TO ARRIVE DURING SCHEDULED DAYS AND HOURS.  Anyone arriving between 11:30 PM and 9:00 AM (including recess residents) will not have access to the residence halls.
NO CHECK-IN PRIOR TO AUGUST 16TH.  No exceptions!
  Any resident arriving on these days will be directed to local hotels. 
SHIPPING INFORMATION

Please advise family and friends NOT to send cash or checks via mail.  The best way to send money is to have it deposited in your savings or checking account.   
 

ROOM AND ROOMATE INFORMATION

Students can start viewing their initial room and roommate assignments starting July 15 on their MyHousing.  This will be an initial assignment and may change prior to check-in.  For the most updated information check your FIT email and MyHousing.


SHIPPING INFORMATION

Packages:

  • may not arrive more than seven days (7) before you arrive
  • are limited to three (3) per resident
  • may not exceed 70 pounds each
  • may not exceed 36" on any side

CARRY ALL ITEMS THAT YOU WILL NEED UPON ARRIVAL.  Check in with items such as bed linens, medication, etc. in an overnight bag or a suitcase.
 
Shipping address:

c/o (your name), Alumni Hall, 210 West 27th Street, Room #
New York, New York 10001-5950
 
c/o (your name), Coed Hall, 230 West 27th Street, Room #
New York, New York 10001-5910
 
c/o (your name), Nagler Hall, 220 West 27th Street, Room #
New York, New York 10001-5911

Mail Room Hours:

Check postings for special mail room hours on move in weekend.  Regular hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00am—5:00pm.  The mail room is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

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