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Academic Advisement Center

advisement center group photo 2019FIT's Academic Advisement Center is here to help with all types of academic questions in order to make your academic experience as smooth and rewarding as possible. We embrace a holistic, developmental approach to student success, recognizing your dynamic, creative, career-oriented spirit. Our goal is to build strong partnerships with you, your faculty, and other administrative offices to support you through every stage of your academic life at FIT.


  • Newly admitted spring 2019' students: welcome to the FIT community! Please review the New Student Advisement page for important information to prepare for advisement and registration.
  • We are excited to introduce our Academic Advisement Newsletter! Each semester you will find it filled with bits of useful information and will highlight various academic resources on campus. Our newsletter is one more way we can provide you with useful information as a member of the FIT community. Of course, this newsletter will never replace the personalized advice you get from our knowledgeable and friendly advisors! Please schedule an appointment today!
  • Current students placed on academic probation are required to meet with their academic advisor and complete a probation workshop before Spring 2019 registration deadlines for full registration access. 

Reminder:  Please check your FIT email account often for important updates. (How to Sign Into Your FIT Email Account)

Important Dates

January 23 - 25

New student Orientation

January 28

First day of Spring 2019 semester

Jan 28 - Feb 3

Late registration (add/drop) week

February 3

Last day to add/drop classes in MyFIT (online system closes at 11:30pm)

February 15

Last day to withdraw from spring classes with a partial refund

February 18

Presidents Day - College closed

March 4 - 8

Make-up examination period for Fall 2018 Incomplete (IN) grades 
                                             March 4 - Related area exams 
                                             March 5 - Major course exams 
                                             March 6 - American History, History of Art, Philosophy, Social Science exams
                                             March 7 - English and Modern Language exams
                                             March 8 - Science and Mathematics exams

March 28

Summer 2019 registration begins for all students

April 1 - 5 

Fall 2019 registration begins for currently enrolled, degree seeking students

April 5 

Fall 2019 registration begins for re-admitted degree student

April 15 - 21 

Spring Recess - No classes

April 19 

Good Friday - College closed

May 1

Graduation application priority deadline for December 2019/January 2020 candidates

May 3 

Last day to submit spring Course Withdrawal forms (WD grades)
Last day to submit a College Withdrawal form for spring

May 14 

Fall 2019 registration begins for newly admitted Bachelor students

May 14 

Last Day for ALL Tuesday Classes

May 15 

Last Day for ALL Wednesday Classes

May 16 Last Day for ALL Thursday Classes
May 17 Last Day for ALL Friday Classes
May 18 Last Day for ALL Saturday Classes
May 19 Last Day for ALL Sunday Classes
May 20 Last Day for ALL Monday Classes
May 21, 22 Emergency Make-Up Days
May 22 Last day of Spring 2019 semester
May 22 * Commencement   
* The previous Commencement date of May 23 was updated and confirmed to May 22 on October 10, 2018.
May 27 Memorial Day - College closed

Please view the Academic Calendar for additional important dates.